Yes is the answer you’re looking for. OK, the Swatch-Omega Moonswatch thing was a sale success, queues in the streets, scalpers doubling their cash on eBay and Etsy etc. For a while. Try selling a Moonswatch now, especially that pooh brown one, see what the premium is. You see pulling the same stunt twice in watch marketing rarely works. In any event, the bio-OK, plastic, … Continue reading Are Swatch Pulling Your Pants Down With the Blancpain Ocean Range?
The Blancpain Gombessa has an unusual name, it’s actually a type of super brightly coloured fish – Wikipedia educated us on that score. The latest variation on Blancpain’s Fifty Fathoms gets a few tweaks to make it stand out too. This watch has been extensively tested underwater with dives lasting three hours and that time-frame is marked out on the bezel. So yeah, this is … Continue reading Blancpain Gombessa: Luxury Tool Watch For Pro Divers
You can nevr have too many variations on the classic Blancpain Fifty Fathoms dive watch. OK, we haven’t got the Covid loan cash to buy them but if we did, then one of this moonphase pair – just released – would be on the shopping list. First up is a titanium case model, which also has a titanium strap. So a lightweight everyday watch, plus … Continue reading You Want More Fifty Fathoms Goodness, No, You Do
Blancpain has sent us info on a new Fifty Fathoms Tourbillon model, here’s the press info; The 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 … Continue reading Tourbillon Power To The Depths & Back
Blancpain has a new variant on their legendary Fifty Fathoms dive watch, and this time it gets the titanium treatment. We aren’t sure about that grey dial and bezel combo – restrained elegance or a little bit ghostly night in November, what do you reckon? Here’s the word; Titanium is a reliable ally of diver’s watches, offering numerous advantages including high resistance to shock, pressure … Continue reading Blancpain Fifty Fathoms, Titanium Grey Ghost
The latest collectors book of underwater photography, from Blancpain; Ever since the launch of the first Fifty Fathoms in 1953, Blancpain has been consistently associated with the sea. Twelve years ago, to share its passion for diving, exploration and the beauty of the world’s oceans, the Manufacture launched the Edition Fifty Fathoms project, a collection of annual publications dedicated to the most stunning underwater photographs. … Continue reading Edition 2020 Fifty Fathoms: Collectors Underwater Photography Book
Latest from Blancpain, a new Fifty Fathoms edition; The Fifty Fathoms Bathyscaphe model, renowned for its dual function as a diving instrument and civilian timepiece, now comes in a version combining a blue dial and bezel with a Sedna® gold case. The history of the Fifty Fathoms goes back to 1953, when Blancpain unveiled a timepiece that was to become the first professional diver’s watch. … Continue reading Blancpain Fifty Fathoms Bathyscape is Where Diver Meets Dress Watch