July 11, 09:58 AM GMT
450,000 - 650,000 HKD
BLACKJACK 21, REFERENCE BLJ08
A LIMITED EDITION PINK GOLD AND PVD-COATED TITANIUM WRISTWATCH WITH STRIKING HAMMER, CATHEDRAL GONG AND THREE CASINO GAMES, CIRCA 2012
Blackjack 21 型號BLJ08
Dial: tinted black
Calibre: cal. BLJ08 automatic, 40 jewels
Case: 18k pink gold and PVD-coated titanium, sapphire crystal display back secured by 6 screws
Closure: black Christophe Claret alligator strap and 18k pink gold double folding clasp
Size: 45 mm diameter
Signed: case, dial and movement
Accessories: Christophe Claret International Guarantee, Production Acceptance Certificate, C.O.S.C., six dice in ebony, two decks of cards with rhodium edges, lucky chip in solid silver, magnifying glass, instruction manual, travelling pouch and presentation box
It was an eventful day at the market of Saint Tropez, when Christophe Claret came across an intriguing little box, which could throw two dice randomly using mechanical discs. A jolt of creativity struck the talented watchmaker, and thus the Blackjack 21 was born.
Converting the present watch into a miniature casino, a game of black jack could be played by random cards dealt with rotating system discs, which is seen in action through the black tinted glass beneath the dial. Accompanying the casino is a pair of rolling dice on the bands and a roulette on the case back, which serves as the self-winding rotor as well. Overflowing with creativity, the present Blackjack 21 is an extraordinary timepiece which showcases Christophe Claret's skyrocketing passion towards mechanical watchmaking.
The watch is in like new condition.