The Basics

The Blancpain Villeret Calendrier Chinois Traditionnel was introduced in 2013 as the first ever mechanical wristwatch to be fitted with a traditional Chinese calendar. It is powered by the self-winding caliber 3638, which needs some 463 parts in order to accomplish this feat. Reference 00888-3431-55B has a platinum case and a white enamel dial. It is limited to 20 pieces a year.

Brand: Blancpain
Family: Villeret
Reference: 00888-3431-55B
Name: Villeret Calendrier Chinois Traditionnel Platinum / White
Produced: 2013
Limited: Yes, 20 units

Below is a detailed look at Blancpain’s model 00888-3431-55B from Villeret watch family, including the price, case details and movement features.

Blancpain Villeret 00888-3431-55B

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The Details

Blancpain’s Villeret Calendrier Chinois Traditionnel Platinum / White (00888-3431-55B) was originally released in 2013. This watch features a automatic movement beating at a frequency of N/A (N/A Hz) to provide a 168-hour power reserve when fully wound.

The Case

The platinum case measures 45mm in diameter and roughly 15mm thick, with 23mm lug width. The round case is paired with a white color dial with -shaped hands, and a roman numerals hour markers and minute track, covered by a sapphire glass. Blancpain’s Villeret model 00888-3431-55B is water resistant up to 30 meters (98 ft). A display caseback is over the back of the watch case.

Material: Platinum
Glass: Sapphire
Back: Display
Shape: Round
Diameter: 45mm
Height: 15mm
Lug Width: 23mm
W/R: 30

Case Diameter

Case Thickness

Lug Width

Water Resistance

The Movement

The Villeret 00888-3431-55B movement is a powered by caliber 3638 made by Blancpain. The 36-jewel automatic movement is 32mm in diameter. Its balance wheel oscillates at N/A semi-oscillations per hour or N/A Hz. This movement offers a 168-hour power reserve.

Type: Automatic
Brand: Blancpain
Caliber: 3638
Base: N/A
Display: Analog
Diameter: 32mm
Jewels: 36
Reserve: 168 hours
Frequency: N/A
Time: Hours, Minutes

The Price

How much does the Blancpain’s Villeret 00888-3431-55B cost? This watch was introduced in 2013 and has been in Blancpain’s collection for around . This watch is a limited edition with just 20 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: Villeret Calendrier Chinois Traditionnel Platinum / White
  • Reference Number: 00888-3431-55B
  • Limited: Yes, 20 units

Case & Dial:

  • Material: Platinum
  • Glass: Sapphire
  • Back: Display
  • Diameter: 45
  • Thickness: 15
  • Lug Width: 23
  • Dial Color: White
  • Indexes: Roman Numerals and -shaped hands
  • Water Resistance: 30 meters


  • Winding: Automatic
  • Brand: Blancpain
  • Caliber: 3638
  • Display: Analog
  • Diameter: 32mm
  • Jewels: 36
  • Power Reserve: 168 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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