Launched in 2013, the charming, chic and cheap Blancpain Fifty Fathom Bathyscaphe replica watch was produced to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the watchmaker’s flagship diver’s watch. Often overshadowed by the bigger brother, the Bathyscaphe is still nonetheless a stunning piece that is no-nonsense and practical.
Despite the simple nature of the famous and typical Blancpain replica watch, the three-hand Fifty Fathom Bathyscaphe is actually a rather gorgeous watch with some tasteful design cues. We also love how uncluttered the watch is, and how every element of the timepiece actually serves a proper and useful function. To add some icing on the cake, Blancpain had made some modifications to the Bathyscaphe in this year’s Baselworld to make it even more desirable than before.
The special Blancpain Fifty Fathom Bathyscaphe replica watch is fitted with a dazzling blue sunburst dial. At different angles or lighting conditions, the shade of blue on the dial actually changes. It makes the watch very interesting, and it definitely adds some flavors into the watch.
The high quality and well finished Blancpain Fifty Fathom Bathyscaphe replica watch features eight round hour indices, as well as four rectangular ones at every three hour intervals on the dial. Even the indices are sized rather small, to ensure that the face is kept as clean as possible. The dial is paired with a pair of bar hands, and a red-tipped lollipop seconds hand. Additionally, among the hour indices, there is also a date window at the 4:30 position of the dial.
The blue dial of the distinguished Blancpain Fifty Fathom Bathyscaphe replica watch, notably, is complemented by a uni-directional plasma grey bezel that features a ceramic blue insert. The insert also features Liquidmetal hour markers, which adds to the contrast of the watch. The 43.6mm watch is also cased in plasma gray ceramic, and it gives the watch an interesting aesthetic that remind us of brush-finished titanium. In fact, it feels very industrial, and it sort of reminds us of the silver oxygen tank that the divers use in their diving trips. This definitely adds some character into the timepiece.