Have read about this piece but never saw one in the metal. The finishing is super cool indeed 💥

Oct 10, 2021,16:06 PM

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The „unicorn“ Bathyscaphe

 By: shortys home : October 9th, 2021-07:59
Do you remember the Ceramized Titanium Bathyscaphe, introduced in March and already discontinued in November of 2013? A close friend was able to hunt one down, which gave me the opportunity to finally capture it in photos. Have a great weekend everyone! C...  

Great photo! I think that shows off the unique color of the car better than the press shots!

 By: Fastwong : October 9th, 2021-09:39
The watch looks pristine too, the ceramic coating must be working!

There’s no reliable information…

 By: shortys home : October 9th, 2021-09:54
… since Blancpain were silent about the reasons. Possibly it is more an issue of a too cost intensive production process. The few pieces that surfaced did not have any issues to my understanding. Cheers Henrik

Yes my friend, I think so too, :)

 By: templetowers : October 9th, 2021-10:02


 By: amanico : October 9th, 2021-10:32

Information on the ceramized titanium used is pretty sparse as far as I can tell when I was looking for a ti Bathy

 By: Fastwong : October 12th, 2021-14:53
Based on this photo and what was cool when the watch was released, my hypothesis is that this was a ti case with a relatively thick ceramic coating. A thin DLC/PVD coating would allow the underlying metal treatment to show through (brushing, polishing, et... 

I’m fortunate to own one…..

 By: NardinNut : October 13th, 2021-00:51
It’s as pristine as day one. Not a mark on it. Hell of a watch. I never see people talk about them on the forums! Love this thread. ...  

Wow, lucky you!

 By: amanico : October 13th, 2021-06:21

Yes, indeed!

 By: amanico : October 14th, 2021-06:15

I don't, but take your word on all things BP

 By: MichaelC : October 10th, 2021-13:46
Wow, that is striking.

The best one!

 By: patrick_y : October 10th, 2021-20:52
My first introduction to the Bathyscaphe was this one. And this is still my favorite!