I actually called the boutique yesterday. They stated they knew nothing about this. But after some “jostling,” they agreed to take a deposit.😉 Then this email appears today! There was nothing when I clicked on Download the press kit. Now, my interpretatio
The only thing about those 40mm limited editions is that they are a bit thick, so even though they look good on a strap, for me bracelet is the way to go . I understand why many collectors think that something like 42-43mm would be the sweet spot for FF.
Earlier his week I had the opportunity to visit Blancpain and even had the chance to briefly meet Marc Hayek. On his wrist I noticed a very interesting watch, most likely a prototype for next year’s 70th anniversary of the Fifty Fathoms. I can’t provide
A watch I've hidden since 2012. After ten years in the mud, it was time to unearth it. It was part of the 2011 Exhibition, in Paris. A PuristS' Watch? I took it with me a bit everywhere during all these years. That's all for the moment. I will keep some o
No worries Nicolas for your watch, it's all good. I just bought an FF which has the same characteristics, drilled lugs, triangle bezel, "wide" space of the dial and rotor, as well as the bezel fixation. Only the crown is different although also FF complia
14 years since now. In fact, it took me 5 years to fully understand the Fifty Fathoms Bronze Milspec case. From 2008 to 2013... In 2008, I discovered two Bronze Milspec, an US NAVY and a " Civilian ". Since then, I started to investigate on them, contacte
The TR 900 is famous. It is a legend, an icon, and one of the most sought after vintage Fifty Fathoms. Rare it is, clearly. But compared to the Bronze Milspec US NAVY which was only a prototype, there is no comparison. When I think that I couldn't get thi