Among many luxury sports watches, Blancpain’s Fifty Fathoms is one of the most recognizable and popular diving items. Since the launch of the Fifty Fathoms series watch in 1953, especially after the launch of Bathyscaphe, a deep-dive device for civilian watches suitable for daily wear, in 1956, it has been widely used by watch enthusiasts at home and abroad for its excellent quality and unique aesthetics attention. At the Baselworld Watch & Jewellery Expo 2018, Blancpain once again injected fresh blood into this classic diving collection. For the first time, the combination of good-looking sporty style and practical complications has introduced the new Blancpain Fifty Fathom Submersible Bathyscaphe calendar watch. The new timepiece combines clear and easy-to-read design, solid and reliable movement, and the excellent genes of all professional diving watches, such as one-way rotating bezel. It is impressive. Let’s enjoy it together: (Watch model: 5071-1110-B52A)
The encounter between classic aesthetic features and practical complex functions
As a younger branch of Fifty Fathoms, Bathyscaphe, a deep diving device that is constantly being explored, adds a new feature to Blancpain’s sports series, further enhancing the practicality of daily wear. It is also the first time for the Fifty Fathoms Submersible Bathyscaphe watch to display the day, date and month on the dial in a logical sequence that people are used to. The internal annual calendar mechanism can automatically adjust the arrangement of all other large and small months except February. The wearer only needs to adjust it once a year at the end of February to add practical performance to the watch.
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The 43 mm case is made of stainless steel and is polished and satin-finished for added viewing and durability. The bezel is matched with a series of conventional black ceramic unidirectional rotating bezels and Liquidmetal hour markers to ensure a clearer and more intuitive presentation of underwater timing.
The bezel and crown are designed with a pit pattern, which feels first-class, easy to adjust and grasp, and safe and reliable. The crown is engraved with the Blancpain ‘JB’ LOGO, showing the brand’s unique aesthetics.
The dial is meteor gray, refinished by solar radiation, and has a gradual effect after being illuminated by the light source. The overall outline is clear and clear, using the traditional retro design of the original model, which has a unique charm. The 2, 3, and 4 o’clock positions have week, date, and month display windows, which are clear and easy to read, adding practical functions to the watch.
The central three hands and the hour scale are covered with a luminous part, which can observe the time even in a dark environment, which is convenient for the wearer to watch the time at night or underwater.
Through the back cover of the process, the appearance of the new 6054.P self-winding movement suddenly leaps into the eyes, full of mechanical sense. Designed based on the 1150 self-produced movement with two barrels in series, its performance is improved by the use of extension splints, thereby creating a more spacious and open movement mechanism to ensure the superior performance of the movement. In addition, the watch has a power reserve of 73 hours and a water resistance rating of 300 meters.
The watch comes with a nautical canvas strap, which is also available in NATO military strap and metal bracelet.
Blancpain Annual Calendar Watch
Summary: The low-key luxury sports timepiece is just like this Blancpain 50s deep diving submersible Bathyscaphe calendar watch, adhering to the unique aesthetic appearance and the traditional characteristics of durability and practicality, and innovatively combines the classic shape with the practical calendar Blend, recreate a good companion on the wrist. If you like this watch, you may wish to pay more attention.