This watch was in frequent use in the first year after purchase but that was over a decade ago. Since then it became a quiet part of my collection.
Lately however I’ve been rediscovering its masculine appeal. The Blancpain 50 Fathoms. I went to the blancpain boutique recently and refitted it with a new strap. I realized I never really liked the original sailcloth strap, which was too stiff for me, and now I’ve got a brown leather strap with a special rough finish. It’s worked out well