Reading Time: 5 minutes Blancpain presents the third act marking the 70th anniversary year of its iconic Fifty Fathoms diver’s watch. Named “Fifty Fathoms 70th Anniversary Act 3“, this model is inspired by the MIL-SPEC model adopted by the main armed forces of the time. The Manufacture is now offering a 555-piece limited-edition reinterpretation
Reading Time: 4 minutes In 1953, Blancpain introduced the first modern diver’s watch, the Fifty Fathoms. In 2003, 50 years after this iconic watch of the deep was born, Blancpain unveiled an anniversary limited edition comprising three series of 50 watches, thereby ushering the then-dormant Fifty Fathoms into the modern era. Now, 70 years
Reading Time: 3 minutes In 2022, Blancpain is focusing on introducing new variants of its Fifty Fathoms Bathyscaphe watches, playing with styles by means of red gold and grade 23 titanium. These two materials now adorn the Flyback Chronograph model, a staple of the Bathyscaphe line for nearly a decade.
Reading Time: 3 minutes For almost two decades, prestigious Swiss watchmaker Blancpain has been committed to marine protection. For the first time, the Maison is now supporting a local project in Germany that is dedicated to protecting the biosphere on the North Sea coast. The construction of protected breeding grounds for rare migratory birds
Reading Time: 3 minutes Blancpain presents two new interpretations of its Fifty Fathoms Bathyscaphe Quantième Complet model: a red gold version with a blue-gradient dial; and a titanium version with an anthracite dial. Through their distinct styles, these new models bring together two emblematic Blancpain universes: the sporting DNA of its famous Fifty Fathoms
Reading Time: 2 minutes The Blancpain Fifty Fathoms Tourbillon 8 Jours diver’s watch epitomises the encounter between horological complexity and high performance. Its flying tourbillon whirls inside a dedicated opening in the refined blue dial. This new model comes in a surprisingly light titanium version, as well as a red gold version ensuring a
Reading Time: 2 minutes Since its inception in 1956, the Bathyscaphe line has been a mainstay of Blancpain‘s diver’s watch collection. True to the legacy and sporty-chic style of its predecessors, the latest addition to the Bathyscaphe line features a case in titanium representing a valuable asset in all circumstances: Blancpain Fifty Fathoms Bathyscaphe
Reading Time: 4 minutes Autumn 2020 brought a new addition to the magic of the Bathyscaphe – a green dial interpretation. The legendary Blancpain Fifty Fathoms Bathyscaphe Chronographe Flyback received a new dial colour named Tropical Green. We have a look today at this good looking piece.
Reading Time: 2 minutes Blancpain announces the release of a full-length documentary film Fifty Fathoms – The history as told by the pioneers who created it. Narrated by American Emmy Award-winning actor and author Peter Coyote, the film recounts the most important events in the creation and seven-decade evolution of the watch. First-hand interviews
Reading Time: 3 minutes Blancpain reinterprets one of its emblematic historical timepieces, the Fifty Fathoms No Rad “no radiations”. This mid-1960s diving instrument, of which one version was used by the German Navy’s Combat Swimmers, had the characteristic feature of being stamped with a “no radiations” logo indicating that Blancpain was not using luminescent