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Blancpain X Swatch Fifty Fathoms Watch

Swatch is celebrating another Swiss watchmaking icon, Blancpain’s Fifty Fathoms. The watch was born exactly seventy years ago and revolutionised watchmaking by becoming the first true diver’s watch. Launched in 1953, the Fifty Fathoms was created by a diver to meet the needs of underwater exploration. It immediately became the professional timekeeping tool of choice for diving pioneers and elite marine corps around the world. In its new collaboration, Swatch honours this icon with five new models, all while staying true to itself in a fun, playful way. Named Bioceramic Scuba Fifty Fathoms, the collection references the brand’s own diver’s watches, the SCUBA line. The watches in this non-limited collection faithfully reproduce all the Fifty Fathoms hallmarks: superior water resistance,...

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