Over 200 years of watchmaking history pages contain Blancpain a brand that today as in 1735 continues to cultivate the traditional manufacturing methods of the true art of watchmaking, now showing a new vision of time and seamless integration of mechanical flows, between elegance and functionality, qualities that have enabled Blancpain achieve a privileged position in the segment of high end mechanical watch and become the bearer of the watchmaking art.
Throughout its history, Blancpain has created the most diverse types of watches, mechanical always, from the string with the string key to crown the last century.
In our century, made major complication watches and especially a mechanism for pocket watches slim in early 1900. Born in 1926 a prototype of “HarwooT” the first wristwatch winding-produced. From 1930 began production of another famous timer, the “Tolis” and in 1953 was born the “Tifty Fathoms, a wristwatch that Cousteau and his divers were used during the filming of the documentary” The World of Silence “, awarded the Palme d’Or at the Cannes Film Festival 1956.
This model has now reissued, making a perfect trilogy diver’s watch, chronograph version of GMT and model, in gold or steel, these new “Tifty Fathoms” are presented with their particular case waterproof to 300 meters.
Blancpain, now integrated brand in the watch group SMH powerful, is giving birth to marvels class technique and good taste, born of the hands of the best craftsmen Swiss watchmakers of the Jura. So, have emerged as relevant today jewels and models tourbillon, the minute repeater, the moon phase, perpetual calendar, the ExtraSlim, clock or stopwatch Bagatelle Ryback, equipped with the automatic mechanism smallest and thinnest in the world.
Blancpain continues to innovate, creating jewelry watch-full of technical and aesthetic perfection, based on a tradition of over two hundred sixty years.
HAVANA MODEL:Blancpain Watch Movement Automatic, caliber 55A5A, in platinum with sapphire, features hours, minutes, seconds, perpetual calendar with moon phases, GMT
Production of 150 units with an MSRP of Public Sale: 48,000 Euros
MODEL ULTRAPLATE:Lotus Ultraplate Blancpain watch, automatic movement caliber 1150, steel case with 180 diamonds, sapphire, features hours, minutes, seconds and date.