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  • Blancpain Fifty Fathoms Bathyscaphe

    Bath time Angus Davies reviews the latest diver’s watch from Blancpain, the Fifty Fathoms Bathyscaphe, launched earlier this year at Baselworld 2013.     There is something cathartic about concluding a hard day, lying in a warm bath. It seems water can soothe a weary soul and psychologically cleanse the mind of many stresses and…

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  • Blancpain Villeret Ultraplate

    Nei blu depinto di blu The dial of the Blancpain Villeret Ultraplate is the first model from the brand featuring a flinqué lacquered dial. The vivid blue hue is the product of several layers of translucent blue laquer. The result is a rich, luxurious aesthetic affording a profound depth akin to fathomless oceans.    …

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  • Blancpain L-evolution chronographe flyback a rattrapante

    Born to race Angus Davies reviews the Blancpain L-evolution chronographe flyback a rattrapante. This is a watch that is born to race.     I have had the good fortune to attend Blancpain Endurance Series at Silverstone on more than one occasion.   GT cars enter Copse corner at incredible speed. Their drivers demonstrate tremendous…

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  • Blancpain Fifty Fathoms Chronographe Flyback Quantième Complet

    Deep beneath the ocean, enjoy high horology Angus Davies reviews the Blancpain Fifty Fathoms Chronographe Flyback Quantième Complet, a diver’s watch from the haute horlogerie brand from Le Brassus.     My daily exposure to deep waters invariably means running the bath too long. Twice a year I venture into the sea with snorkel and…

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  • Blancpain Villeret Ultra-Slim (Reference 6651-3642- 55B)

    The onwards march of the mechanical watch Angus Davies reviews the Blancpain Villeret Ultra-Slim (Reference 6651-3642- 55B), a watch from the brand who can trace its history to 1735.     Blancpain has never produced a quartz watch and probably never will. When I formed ESCAPEMENT I vowed I would never feature a quartz watch…

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