Just in time for the St. Valentine’s Day, Blancpain has presented the limited edition Ladybird Ultraplate Saint-Valentin 2016 (Ref. 0063F-1954-63A). Featuring an in-house automatic movement with an exterior design done by something that looks like a team of real professionals, this one may be a little expensive for most of us, but it still is worth every penny.
The Blancpain Ocean Commitment Bathyscaphe Chronographe Flyback features a stunning ceramic body with an elegant blue bezel and a highly-legible dial, sports a water resistance rating of 300 meters, and is limited to just 250 numbered pieces. Blancpain is also committed to donating as much as €1000 from each timekeeper sold to the various initiatives and foundations that contribute to making the world ocean a little bit better place to live for its billions of dwellers. What other excuse do you need to buy this beautiful timepiece?
Blancpain has a long tradition of offering limited editions of their models for St. Valentine’s Day. The year 2014 is not an exception. Their automatic Blancpain Saint Valentin 2014 (Ref. 6604-4654-55B) is designed for ladies who have a good taste when it comes to luxury items and is based on their previous Saint-Valentin 2013 Limited Edition model. The difference here is that it features a more sober design to its dial and a bit more modest level of decoration for the stainless steel body and the automatic movement that powers it.
It is still almost five weeks till the next St. Valentine’s Day, yet the Swiss-based luxury watchmaker has already prepared a new, limited edition Blancpain Saint-Valentin 2013 (ref. 3400-4554-58b St Valentin). Executed in a relatively inexpensive stainless steel body, the watch features a nicely crafted dial, a number of beautifully executed ceramic elements, as well as an ultra-thin automatic movement.
Compared to many timepieces offered today, this Blancpain Quantieme Retrograde (ref. 3653-2954-58b) ladies watch not only sports a brilliantly executed marquetry mother-of-pearl dial but also comes equipped with a gorgeous retrograde calendar complication that shares the dial real estate with a traditional moon-phase display.
The Swiss watchmaker Blancpain has recently revealed a model that combines an in-house automatic movement and classic shape of the body with decisively high-tech bezel and case-back crafted from ultra-lightweight carbon fiber material. Most often used in aerospace industry, as well as in the world of motor sports and other fields where power to weight ratio is of extreme importance, it has recently attracted attention of major brands specialized in manufacturing of luxury timepieces. Finally, Blancpain joins the revolution. Meet the new Blancpain L-Evolution Chronographe Flyback a Rattrapante Grande Date chronograph wrist watch!
In a couple of months, the legendary Swiss watchmaking house Blancpain will update its collection of vintage-styled dress timekeepers with a beautiful Blancpain Collection Villeret Retrograde (Ref. 6653Q-1529-55B). The model’s selling point is the finely crafted dial, which is executed using a rare “flinque” technique. The watch will be officially presented during the upcoming Baselworld 2012 trade show.
The 2011 Blancpain X Fathoms (Ref. 5018-1230-64A) automatic diver is one of the most complicated mass-produced mechanical divers ever. Officially presented yesterday in Dubai, the new timepiece offers you guaranteed 300 meters of water resistance, as well as an innovative mechanical depth gauge.
This year Blancpain has significantly expanded its Collection Villeret line. The 2011 Villeret Chronographe Monopoussoir Quantieme Complet Collection (refs. 6685-3642-55B in rose gold and 6685-1127-55B in stainless steel) is one of the most beautiful among them featuring a nice take on a centuries-old design of their beautifully finished dials.
Blancpain, one of the oldest Swiss Manufactures, has just revealed some info regarding its 2011 Villeret Demi-Fuseau Horaire GMT (Ref. 6665-3642-55B) model that is going to be officially revealed at the Baselworld 2011 trade show. As usual for this kind of classic-styled, vintage-inspired dress watches, this one is offered in a compact body of only 40 millimeters in diameter. Thanks to its relatively thin automatic movement, it is also quite slender for such a feature-packed model.