• Blancpain Re-Introduces the Fifty Fathoms "Barakuda"

    3 monthes ago - By Hypebeast

    Blancpain re-issues a tribute to one of its oldest variants of the Fifth Fathoms - the Barakuda. Under its "NOVELTIES" umbrella of Fifty Fathom watches , the Barakuda has a rich history with the frogmen of Germany, serving as a highly durable dive watch to its underwater military. This particular Fifty Fathoms to the German Navy was also offered in a civilian model which won over collectors with its large two-toned hour markers; the company that distributed these watches was none other than diving specialists Barakuda, and that's how the watch got its name.
    While this re-issue does not...
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