The Basics

To the casual admirer, the ref. 00225-3434-53B Le Brassus ‘Carrousel Volant Une Minute’ probably seems like an impressive watch – its platinum case measures a generous 43.5mm and a quick glance reveals a mechanism reminiscent of a tourbillon – only, it’s not. It is a carrousel mechanism and to the best of our knowledge, Blancpain is currently the only one using it.

Brand: Blancpain
Family: Le Brassus
Reference: 00225-3434-53B
Name: Le Brassus Carrousel Volant Une Minute Platinum
Produced: 2008
Limited: Yes, 288 units

Below is a detailed look at Blancpain’s model 00225-3434-53B from Le Brassus watch family, including the price, case details and movement features.

Blancpain Le Brassus 00225-3434-53B

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The Details

Blancpain’s Le Brassus Carrousel Volant Une Minute Platinum (00225-3434-53B) was originally released in 2008. This watch features a automatic movement beating at a frequency of N/A (N/A Hz) to provide a 120-hour power reserve when fully wound.

The Case

The platinum case measures 43.5mm in diameter and roughly 14mm thick, with 22mm lug width. The round case is paired with a skeleton color dial with sword-shaped hands, and a stick / dot hour markers and minute track, covered by a sapphire glass. Blancpain’s Le Brassus model 00225-3434-53B is water resistant up to 100 meters (328 ft). A display caseback is over the back of the watch case.

Material: Platinum
Glass: Sapphire
Back: Display
Shape: Round
Diameter: 43.5mm
Height: 14mm
Lug Width: 22mm
W/R: 100

Case Diameter

Case Thickness

Lug Width

Water Resistance

The Movement

The Le Brassus 00225-3434-53B movement is a powered by caliber 225 made by Blancpain. The 36-jewel automatic movement is 26.2mm in diameter. Its balance wheel oscillates at N/A semi-oscillations per hour or N/A Hz. This movement offers a 120-hour power reserve.

Type: Automatic
Brand: Blancpain
Caliber: 225
Base: N/A
Display: Analog
Diameter: 26.2mm
Jewels: 36
Reserve: 120 hours
Frequency: N/A
Time: Hours, Minutes
Additionals: Power Reserve Indicator, Carrousel

The Price

How much does the Blancpain’s Le Brassus 00225-3434-53B cost? This watch was introduced in 2008 and has been in Blancpain’s collection for around . This watch is a limited edition with just 288 pieces released. As with most luxury watches, the price of depends on the availability and demand.

CURRENT PRICE: Not Available

For more information, visit Blancpain online.


  • Brand: Blancpain
  • Model: Le Brassus Carrousel Volant Une Minute Platinum
  • Reference Number: 00225-3434-53B
  • Limited: Yes, 288 units

Case & Dial:

  • Material: Platinum
  • Glass: Sapphire
  • Back: Display
  • Diameter: 43.5
  • Thickness: 14
  • Lug Width: 22
  • Dial Color: Skeleton
  • Indexes: Stick / Dot and Sword-shaped hands
  • Water Resistance: 100 meters


  • Winding: Automatic
  • Brand: Blancpain
  • Caliber: 225
  • Display: Analog
  • Diameter: 26.2mm
  • Jewels: 36
  • Power Reserve: 120 hours
  • Frequency: N/A
  • Functions: Hours, Minutes

About Blancpain

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Jehan-Jacques Blancpain founded Blancpain in Villeret, Switzerland, in 1735. Today, under the Swatch Group, the manufacture is well known for the 1735 grand complication and the Fifty Fathoms dive watch. Blancpain is part of the Swatch Group group.

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