Blancpain x Swatch 70th AnniversarySwatch is collaborating with Blancpain and the collection will consist of five watches, with each one named after the world’s five oceans – Arctic Ocean, Pacific Ocean, Atlantic Ocean, Indian Ocean, and Antarctic Ocean.Blancpain x Swatch have teamed up to create a unique and unexpected new version of the brand’s classic Fifty Fathoms scuba diving watch. Five Bioceramic Fifty Fathoms watches pay tribute to the oceans that Blancpain firmly protects and protects.Blancpain and Swatch Bioceramic Scuba Fifty FathomsBlancpain and Swatch have launched a non-limited series of five watches, each of which is filled with joy of life, colorful colors and excellent technology. The two major brands of the Swatch Group have joined hands to dive into the five oceans of the blue earth, integrating their respective advantages and combining innovative plant-based ceramic waterproof timepieces with mechanical movements with a 90-hour power reserve.
A Bioceramic version of the Fifty Fathoms 70th Anniversary Series
The two brands have joined forces to create the Bioceramic Scuba Fifty Fathoms (innovative plant ceramic Fifty Fathoms series diving watch) consisting of five watches, each representing one of the five oceans of the earth, reflecting Blancpain’s emphasis on ocean protection. The Blancpain Fifty Fathoms watch is the perfect choice for this joint project – it has been on the market for 70 years. Once it was launched, it became a veritable originator of modern mechanical diving watches, leading the development of diving watches in the watchmaking industry.
These five Blancpain Although the colors chosen for this collaboration make it clear that this is not a traditional Blancpain watch, all fans and enthusiasts will recognize at first glance many of the functions and features of the classic Fifty Fathoms watch, as well as its close association with Svo Similarity to the Chi Scuba series.
The main features of the Fifty Fathoms are all present in this Swatch version: the classic case design, the unidirectional rotating bezel for measuring the duration of the dive, and the self-winding movement that is not disturbed by magnetic fields – The SISTEM51 movement used in this joint venture is equipped with NivachronTM anti-magnetic hairspring.
For Blancpain President and CEO Marc A. Hayek, this cooperation is of great symbolic significance: “Without Swatch, the Swiss watchmaking industry would simply not be able to survive and experience such wonderful prospects. This collection is something we are proud of. As a pioneer in the industry, we have a responsibility to collaborate with a brand that is also a pioneer, and the launch of this collection clearly demonstrates this. In its own way and with its own perspective, Swatch has re-established the It interprets its classic watches, and the results are impressive. This watch is waterproof to a depth of 91 meters. It is exactly equivalent to 50 fathoms (a fathom is also called a fathom, 1 fathom is approximately 1.8288 meters), which is the unit of depth measured in the ocean. This is also a quite special highlight.”
Blancpain President and CEO Mark Hayek relaunched the modern Fifty Fathoms watch in 2003. Even he was impressed by the design of the SISTEM51 mechanical movement oscillating weight that echoed sea slugs: “These marine creatures are Absolute miracles of nature. With their various shapes and often sparkling colors, it is endless fun to observe the sea slugs swimming leisurely in the water during diving; they create an atmosphere of tranquility and tranquility. Blancpain Transmission Through its Blancpain Ocean Commitment program, it has co-funded more than 20 large-scale scientific expeditions and helped double the area of global marine protected areas.”
This new series launches a total of five watches, using colors never chosen by the original Fifty Fathoms watch, adding a unique twist to Blancpain’s classic diving watches. The Blancpain X Swatch joint logo is engraved on the dial and crown of each watch. The nato watch strap is made from fishing nets recovered from the seabed.
All those who want to immerse themselves in the underwater world or explore this series on other occasions should pay close attention, as each watch will be on sale in selected Swatch stores around the world from September 9th. These watches will be presented in a special diving watch box and will be displayed in some Blancpain stores for several weeks, but will not be sold to the public.
Watch band size guide for Swatch x Blancpain
- Watch end: 22mm
- Buckle end: 22mm
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