Unique Blancpain Exhibition Devoted to Fifty Fathoms

Nov 03, 2010
On October 28, Blancpain inaugurated a remarkable exhibition devoted to its most famous watch - the Fifty Fathoms. The event took place within the brands Boutique on the Place Vendome, Paris.

The exhibition became possible due to the joined efforts of the brand and contributions from numerous collectors from around the world. The accumulated collection boasts a great variety of the Fifty Fathoms watches from 1953 to the present day. After the exhibition in Paris, the collection will travel to China and the United States.

The exhibition allows to drop a glance at more than 60 models that highlighted the history of the Fifty Fathoms. The first Fifty Fathoms watch was born in 1953. It was created on request from the French Navy combat divers unit. Visitors of the exhibition can also see the Fifty Fathoms Flyback Chronograph with Complete Calendar watch released this year. The exhibition gives everyone interested a unique opportunity to travel through time by following the evolution of the legendary timepiece.

The Blancpain exhibition is one of the events scheduled by the brand in celebration of its 275th anniversary. The new Parisian boutique opened last spring is located on one of the worlds most prestigious squares. It presents the brands finest timekeeping creations reflecting its heritage and know-how. The Fifty Fathoms exhibition could not have found a finer showcase to demonstrate its splendors.

Blancpain is grateful to the collectors from around the world who have contributed to the exhibition, having expressed their generosity and their passion for fine watchmaking.

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