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Blancpain Villeret Quantieme Annuel GMT Watch Hands-On Hands-On

Blancpain Villeret Quantieme Annuel GMT Watch Hands-On

September 11, 2017

Considered one of the nicest issues regarding the layout from the watch, and one thing which genuinely adds to its daily-wearableness, is that Blancpain has omitted just about everything pointless through the layout; most conspicuously, there’s no “annual calendar” written anywhere as well as the blancpain calendar is much better for it. George Daniels famously […]

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Blancpain World Oceans Day 2017 For the 4th time, Blancpain took part in the annual United Nations World Oceans Day reception, in New York City.

July 24, 2017

Hosted by the Division for Ocean Affairs and the Law of the Sea (DOALOS), and supported by Blancpain, the festive gathering took place on June 8, 2017 in the Visitor’s Lobby of the UN general assembly building. June 8th marks World Oceans Day, celebrated unofficially since it was originally proposed in 1992 at the Earth […]

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Blancpain GT Series Europe The launch of the Blancpain GT Series Europe 2017 took place in Monza, Italy on April 22nd and 23rd, drawing around 20,000 spectators.

July 24, 2017

This championship now exported to Asia, and as of next year to the United States, showcasing a development that has turned the Blancpain GT Series into the largest GT series in the world. Over the past nine years, the watch Manufacture has become an international benchmark in GT racing through its partnerships. Blancpain thrives on […]

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Blancpain Tribute to Fifty Fathoms MIL-SPEC Only Watch The first watch brand to support the Monaco Association Against Muscular Dystrophy presents a unique piece for Only Watch 2017.

July 24, 2017

The Tribute to Fifty Fathoms MIL-SPEC Only Watch 2017 is a one-off watch in the MIL-SPEC series launched earlier this year by Blancpain. The original MIL-SPEC of 1953 was among the first true divers’ watches and, as its name suggests, was adopted by the military, including the French Navy’s combat divers and the American Navy […]

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Blancpain Gombessa IV, Episode 1 First video in the Gombessa IV series: from Paris to Fakarava, in French Polynesia.

July 24, 2017

After the Gombessa II expedition, Laurent Ballesta and his team wanted to return to Fakarava atoll,  in French Polynesia, in order to study the feeding behavior of the Grey reef sharks. Fakarava is the world’s largest known concentration of these animals with approx. 700 individuals. With Gombessa IV, Laurent Ballesta is back in Fakarava. SOURCE:http://en.worldtempus.com/article/events/arts-and-culture/blancpain-gombessa-iv-episode-1-24282.html

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Blancpain Gombessa IV, Episode 2 Arrival in Fakarava and preparation of the equipment.

July 24, 2017

The Gombessa II expedition to Fakarava made it possible to observe the 18,000 groupers and 700 sharks gathering there every year. In 2017, the objective of Gombessa IV is to observe, film, study and understand the grey sharks’ nocturnal hunting in packs. SOURCE:http://en.worldtempus.com/article/blancpain-gombessa-iv-episode-2-24289.html

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Only Watch 2017 All the watches Don’t miss our photo gallery of all the one-off models on offer at the biennial charity auction.

July 24, 2017

For the second time since its first edition in 2005, the world renowned biennial charity auction Only Watch will be staging in Geneva. On 11 November, this exceptional fundraising for research on Duchenne muscular dystrophy will be opening the autumn Geneva watch auction week, in presence of hundreds of connoisseurs, donators and collectors who will […]

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Blancpain Villeret Day Date For the first time in the Villeret collection, Blancpain is offering a horological complication indicating the day of the week and the date.

June 12, 2017

Blancpain’s ability to develop and produce its own movements confers upon it complete freedom to create. This expertise has enabled the brand to present a horological complication indicating the day of the week and the date. This new entry into the Villeret collection is housed in a stainless steel case measuring 40mm in diameter. Its […]

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Blancpain Supporting The Economist’s World Ocean Summit Blancpain has been a supporter of The Economist’s World Ocean Summit since its inaugural edition in 2012. The fourth edition took place in Bali.

June 12, 2017

The fourth World Ocean Summit took place on February 22-24, 2017, in Bali, Indonesia. The Summit has been established as the leading forum uniting world leaders from governments, businesses, academia and NGOs to discuss a sustainable ocean economy. This success is reflected in both the number and calibre of the 400+ speakers and participants. From […]

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Blancpain Gombessa III – Antarctic A frozen desert, an oasis of life…

June 12, 2017

I do not have my head in the stars, but firmly in ice flakes, and to cap it all, a blow to the top of the head with a spade serves to remind me of the harsh reality of the situation: a meter deep, imprisoned in the ice floe, or to be more exact, stuck […]

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