Blancpain x Swatch Scuba Fifty Fathoms. Did you get one?

The Blancpain x Swatch Scuba Fifty Fathoms Collection takes a playful approach to the iconic Fifty Fathoms scuba diving watch, which was first introduced 70 years ago as the first true diver鈥檚 watch. The 42.3mm case of the watch is nearly identical to that of the stainless steel Blancpain Fifty Fathoms 70th Anniversary Series I. The watch boasts a very specific depth rating of 91m, equivalent to exactly fifty fathoms. The bezel on the Bioceramic Fifty Fathoms uses the same mechanics as on the stainless steel version. This watch is powered by Swatch's Sistem51 movement, known for its one-screw design and hermetically-sealed construction, offering a 90 hours of power reserve. The movement is visible through an exhibition caseback and features a laser-etched Easter egg on each watch.

In comparison to the Omega x Swatch MoonSwatch, it feels substantially sturdier, albeit thicker, measuring at 14.4mm. Adding a two-pass NATO strap to the equation results in the watch sitting relatively high on your wrist. Unlike the MoonSwatch, changing the straps requires a special tool to unscrew the fixed bars from the case. Hence, we have chosen to introduce a custom line of five Single Pass Leather NATO straps, individually tailored to each model, to facilitate a seamless strap-changing experience.

I really like this watch and would choose it over the MoonSwatch. What are your thoughts on this new collaboration? Are you planning to get one for yourself?

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Good looking watch 馃憦

Can鈥檛 afford it! After Richard Mille, it鈥檚 most expensive plastic Watch馃槈. Nice looking watch and you matched it up nicely..

Not yet ...but I keep dropping hints to my Mrs , what with Christmas on the way...馃馃徎馃馃徎

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Not yet ...but I keep dropping hints to my Mrs , what with Christmas on the way...馃馃徎馃馃徎

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I don't own one and I don't have any interest in either this one of the Moonswatch. Nothing against people who do, these watches just aren't for me.

I would rather slam my fingers in a door

Are you working for swatch? It seems like a marketing post

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Are you working for swatch? It seems like a marketing post

Does TwoStitchStraps work for Swatch?

Does he work for TwoStitchStraps though - that鈥檚 the question we all need to be asking? It鈥檚 not obvious鈥 but I have my suspicions鈥

Their uber-restrictive availability to source one is reason enough not to buy.

Plus the nearest Swatch store is 200+ miles from Boston.

Good looking watch but way to expensive at $500 CAD. To many good watches at that price point. Enjoy the watch though 馃嵒