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Blancpain
VILLERET A YELLOW GOLD AND DIAMOND-SET WRISTWATCH WITH MOTHER-OF PEARL DIAL, MADE FOR THE SULTANATE OF OMAN AND RETAILED BY ASPREY, CIRCA 1990
Dial: mother-of-pearl
Calibre: cal. 9513 automatic, 19 jewels
Case: 18k yellow gold, snap on case back
Case number: 2 
Closure: black Asprey alligator strap and 18k yellow gold Blancpain buckle 
Size: 34 mm diameter
Signed: case, dial and movement
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Catalogue Note

Made in 1990 to celebrate of the 20th anniversary of HRH Sultan Qaboos rise to the realm of the Sultanate of Oman, these unusual Blancpain wristwatches were made in collaboration with Asprey, the famous London jewellers with prestigious clients such the Crown of England, the Marahadja of Patiala, the finance magnate JP Morgan and even the Beatles’ own Ringo Starr who received a chest board specially commissioned for his birthday in 1973.

Delivered in crisp unpolished condition, with their dial enhanced with the “Royal Khanjar” Coat of Arms and the number 20 in Arabic, the present watch is in great condition.

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