Blancpain Fifty Fathoms Bathyscaphe Day Date 70s Hands-On




Blancpain Fifty Fathoms Bathyscaphe Day Date 70s Hands-On Hands-On


If there was one refrain echoed around Baselworld 2018, it was that far too many brands were playing it safe, hedging bets on the vintage re-issue trend with forgotten, back catalog editions. Blancpain sort of did this last year with the Milspec, but that watch was tied to a very specific vintage Fifty Fathoms model, and didn’t feel like too much of a departure from the modern Fifty Fathoms collection, which has consistently maintained strong ties with its source material over the years. This year, Blancpain is again reaching into its back catalog with the new limited edition Blancpain Fifty Fathoms Bathyscaphe Day Date 70s, but this watch is more “inspired by” vintage editions, than a direct re-issue of one. Is that a good thing? Well, it’s certainly not a bad thing – here’s why.



Blancpain Fifty Fathoms Bathyscaphe Day Date 70s Hands-On Hands-On