A fresh shot of the Blancpain Fifty Fathoms from 2007. The first of the current saga.

Jan 28, 2020,13:37 PM

Barakuda, Tribute to Milspec, Ocean Commitment, Nageurs de Combat, Blue, Titanium, and so on... The first to fo the saga is this one. 

The luxurious competitor of the Rolex Submariner... Ala Blancpain. 



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A great sports watch...but...

 By: vitalsigns : January 28th, 2020-14:30
I would definitely want to wear the BP FF rather than Rolex sports watches...but the FF size is a non-starter. BP had a great opportunity to release a smaller FF with the big date version. Too bad.

Well said. [nt]

 By: amanico : January 28th, 2020-22:04

42mm should have been sufficient.

 By: Cpt Scarlet : January 28th, 2020-14:57
And definitely NO DATE !

Yes Capt

 By: Gelato Monster : January 28th, 2020-15:17
Totally in love

Agreed. [nt]

 By: amanico : January 28th, 2020-22:03

what a great pic.

 By: agyzace : January 28th, 2020-16:34
As I own three of the 5015 iterations, it is clear I like this watch. Being honest, and I do not say this lightly, I consider the 5015 the most complete and comprehensively convincing modern watch I have encountered. I hear the complaints about the 45mm, ... 

Couldn’t agree more with you

 By: aperna : January 28th, 2020-19:30

I forgot you had it! [nt]

 By: amanico : January 28th, 2020-22:06

Love how Blancpain has grown the 50 Fathoms! IMO BP has developed the 50 Fathoms very thoughtfully compared to similar styles like the AP ROO or the Seamaster

 By: Fastwong : January 28th, 2020-17:40
I do wonder though what if anything would be different now if BP had made the bracelet the default config and thrown the sailcloth in as an accessory. BP had the ultimate steel sports watch in 2007 but I think it was left behind a bit during the recent hy...