Blancpain’s Fifty Fathoms was, along with Rolex’s Submariner, amongst the first true dive watches. Throughout the years, Blancpain has gradually improved the watch’s technical capabilities whilst retaining its iconic good looks, making it one of the classiest and most instantly recognizable dive watches today. Here is an in-depth look at the latest generation of this legendary dive watch.
Welcome back to an original aBlogtoWatch feature, "My First Grail Watch." In this series, we ask prominent people in the watch industry about the first timepiece that they lusted after. Today, we're talking with Peter Speake-Marin, who started off as a restorer of antique watches, and today is the founder of his own watch brand. You'll definitely want to read on about his grail watch. Not only does it feature a minute repeater, split-second chronograph and a tourbillon, it came into being in 1913 at the behest of none other than J.P. Morgan.
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