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A first glance at what looks to be one of the 2023 Fifty Fathoms novelties

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
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By: shortys home
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vallura
1948

A first glance at what looks to be one of the 2023 Fifty Fathoms novelties

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.
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By: shortys home
40
vallura
1948

A first glance at what looks to be one of the 2023 Fifty Fathoms novelties

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
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By: shortys home
40
vallura
1948

Some pictures of my beloved vintage Blancpain Fifty Fathoms Milspec Bronze.

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
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By: amanico
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amanico
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Some Vintage Blancpain Fifty Fathoms Halloween Shots.

Enjoy! Nicolas
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By: amanico
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amanico
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Blancpain Fifty Fathoms 3 / 6 / 9 / 12 Rotomatic Incabloc. Dilemmas...

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
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By: amanico
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amanico
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Blancpain Fifty Fathoms Bronze Milspecs. 14 years of investigation on case numbers

I found this Fifty Fathoms on eBay Kleinanzeigen, local eBay, some years ago. I was to late for bidding. What do you think about it?
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By: amanico
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Subexplorer
2024

Blancpain Fifty Fathoms Bronze Milspecs. 14 years of investigation on case numbers

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
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By: amanico
62
Subexplorer
2024

Vintage Blancpain Fifty Fathoms Early Milspec. Colors of Fall.

All is in the title and on the photo. Big love affair with this one. Best, Nicolas
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By: amanico
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amanico
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Blancpain TR 900 / Fifty Fathoms Bronze Milspec US NAVY. The Dream Pair.

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
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By: amanico
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Subexplorer
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