The Blancpain watches facebook Replica Tribute to Fifty Fathoms Mil-Spec can be obtained on one of 3 choices: Blancpain’s now-familiar rubber-backed sailcloth, a stainless steel bracelet, or a black NATO strap — the latter of which seems to best disguise the price point and match the watch’s UDT trappings most effectively between the three. Since 1735, Blancpain has already been making mechanical watches which set standards of excellence. The Swiss manufacturer is famous for dramatic improvements in the watchmaking world also it may be called the innovative brand that knows how to be different from others.An interesting fact about Blancpain is that it’s never produced quartz timepieces in the past and according to their own commercial motto, they never will. Additionally, this daring watchmaker claims that it will never produce watches with electronic displays.The Blancpain brand was founded at the start of the 18th century by Jehan-Jacques Blancpain who established his first workshop on the top floor of his house in Villeret, Switzerland. That’s how the story of the planet’s earliest watchmaking brand started.
In a reinterpretation of their famous diving line, we see the Blancpain Fifty Fathoms Bathyscaphe in gray plasma ceramic for Baselworld 2016. Blancpain has created various iterations of this iconic watch in the past, and this vintage-inspired piece is another hit you’ll likely admire.
The ceramic dial is a gorgeous, deep blue that references the very depths of the ocean. The hour markers are LiquidmetalÂ, and the thick, illuminated hands ensure legibility in the deepest of dives, especially with the lume on the unidirectional rotating bezel. You will find a date window between 4 and 5 o’clock and the sapphire crystal case back allows a view of the movement. Blancpain first used a grey plasma ceramic case with the Bathyscaphe Chronographe Flyback Ocean Commitment in 2014, and here it is again in stunning form. The production of this case adds a metallic sheen to the color palette and produces an elegant yet utilitarian experience.
As any dive watch worth its salt should be, this Blancpain dragon watch Replica Fifty Fathoms Bathyscaphe is meant to be taken underwater and is rated for 300m of water resistance. Behind the dial, the Blancpain Fifty Fathoms Bathyscaphe is powered by Blancpain’s powerful in-house 1315 movement. The 1315 contains a three-series mainspring that offers a remarkable five-day power reserve (roughly 120 hours). This 35-jeweled automatic movement is renowned for its robustness and durability, and it is incredibly convenient to have an automatic that you can forget about and pick up a few days later without having to always use a winder. The silicon balance-spring allows a decrease in density and enhanced shock-absorption while affording increased magnetic resistance. For additional precision, the movement is also outfitted with a glucydur balance wheel with gold micrometric screws ensuring a smooth operation.
This Blancpain Fifty Fathoms Bathyscaphe is a welcome addition to the Fifty Fathoms collection. Blancpain has managed to create a real beauty here, that is topped off with the exquisite grey plasma ceramic case. The dial is lovely on its own, but the metallic complexion of the case really pairs wonderfully with the blue accents. Price on the Blancpain Fifty Fathoms Bathyscaphe is $12,800. blancpain.com