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Blancpain and Bucherer present the Fifty Fathoms Bathyscaphe Bucherer BLUE EDITIONS


18/10/2018

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While Blancpain and Bucherer are both founded on expertise and engaged in a quest for excellence, the two Maisons also share a blue connection. As well as being Bucherer’s iconic color, blue evokes Blancpain’s passion and commitment to the marine world, dating back to 1953 when the brand unveiled the first modern diving watch, named Fifty Fathoms. As a complement to this professional instrument mainly intended for use in a subaquatic environment, the Manufacture developed the Bathyscaphe model, which as of 1956 became a civilian alternative suitable for wear in any circumstances, whether under water or on land. Reinterpreted by Blancpain in 2013, the Bathyscaphe has since been enriched with numerous complications, including a flyback chronograph now presented in an original version created for the Bucherer BLUE EDITIONS.

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