Blancpain Fifty Fathoms Bathyscaphe in Titanium

Blancpain expands its Fifty Fathoms collection by introducing a new Bathyscaphe diving watch in titanium.

Measuring 43 mm in diameter and water-resistant to 300 metres, the sharply contoured case of the new Bathyscaphe is made of satin-finished grade 23 titanium. This high-end titanium rarely used in the watch industry requires substantial machining work that is extremely challenging.

Blancpain Fifty Fathoms Bathyscaphe in Titanium

The anthracite-coloured dial features a hand-crafted vertical satin finish creating a resolutely modern matt effect, enhanced by the Bathyscaphe’s traditional luminescent baton-type hands and geometric hour-markers, as well as a satin-finished titanium bezel with a satin-finished ceramic insert and a Liquidmetal™ time scale.

Blancpain Fifty Fathoms Bathyscaphe in Titanium

This new Bathyscaphe is equipped with in-house Calibre 1315. Known for its accuracy and performance, this self-winding movement with a five-day power reserve features a silicon balance-spring rendering it totally insensitive to magnetic fields.

Blancpain Fifty Fathoms Bathyscaphe in Titanium

Its high level of finishing is visible through the transparent sapphire caseback, where snailed and chamfered bridges rub shoulders with a sandblasted, satin-finished and snailed gold oscillating weight.

Blancpain Fifty Fathoms Bathyscaphe in Titanium

This new model comes fitted with a NATO or anthracite sailcloth strap, or a grade 23 satin-finished titanium bracelet. The design of the latter is identical to those fitted on Fifty Fathoms models – a first for a Bathyscaphe timepiece. The use of grade 23 titanium affords numerous finishing possibilities that influence the colour nuances of the material.

Blancpain Fifty Fathoms Bathyscaphe in Titanium

Technical details

Model: Fifty Fathoms Bathyscaphe in Titanium
Ref. 5000-1210-G52A / 5000-1210-NAGA / 5000-1210-98S

Case and dial
Satin-brushed titanium
Thickness: 13.45 mm
Diameter: 43.00 mm
Water resistance: 30 bar
Lug width: 23.00 mm
Unidirectional satin-brushed titanium bezel with ceramic insert and LiquidmetalTM hour-markers
anthracite dial

Movement
Calibre 1315
Self-winding
Thickness: 5.65 mm
Diameter: 30.60 mm
Power reserve: 120
Jewels: 35
No of components: 227