An artistic time machine… the Villeret Squelete 8 Jours

We got used to more visually transparent timepieces over the past two decades, but rarely in such an ornate way like with the , reference 6633, belonging to the Metiérs d’Art collection of the .

Villeret Squelete 8 Jours

This 38mm white gold timepiece carries the traditional insignia of the Villeret line, but obviously it does not feature a dial. Instead, the face of the watch is the the skeletonized manual wind calibre 1333SQ, all hand decorated for maximum transparency and visual delight.

Villeret Squelete 8 Jours

Villeret Squelete 8 Jours

Being no doubt a true piece of art, this remarkable watch still offers a plentiful of horological use: the 4Hz calibre has a remarkable power reserve of eight days, it features a balance and the readability is very good due to the black hands.

Villeret Squelete 8 Jours

Villeret Squelete 8 Jours

Villeret Squelete 8 Jours

Villeret Squelete 8 Jours

If you wish to go even deeper on this already very open timepiece, do not miss reading the fabulous deconstruction of the Villeret Squelete 8 Jours by The Naked Watchmaker.

You also find this beautiful timepiece here on the Blancpain website.

Villeret Squelete 8 Jours

Villeret Squelete 8 Jours

Villeret Squelete 8 Jours

I hope you enjoyed this closer look at one of the more rarely seen Blancpain references.

Cheers

Henrik

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