Inspired by the ocean
BLANCPAIN LAUNCH THE NEW FIFTY FATHOMS BATHYSCAPHE IN ABYSS BLUE
THE VINTAGE-INSPIRED FIFTY Fathoms Bathyscaphe, first presented in 2013, is extending its range with a new 38 mm timepiece attired in abyss blue. The new three-hand Fifty Fathoms Bathyscaphe model appears in a blue shade particularly cherished by Blancpain in that it recalls the depths of the ocean. Setting the perfect finishing touch, the steel bezel features a blue ceramic insert and hour-markers in Liquidmetal – an alloy known for its deformation resistance and long-term stability.
Having first created diving watches in the 1950s, the new Fifty Fathoms is loyal to the original Bathyscaphe version with its luminescent dot on the bezel serving as an index for divers, enabling accurate alignment with the minutes hand and thereby defining the start of a given dive time. Water-resistant to 300 meters, the Fifty Fathoms Bathyscaphe is powered by Caliber 1150. This movement distinguished by its robustness and its chronometric performance is equipped with two series-coupled barrels ensuring a 100-hour power reserve while guaranteeing constant energy, a significant technological feat.