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Sep 23

Monaco Yacht Show 2008

        Rooted in Switzerland, Villeret, Blancpain embodies a fascinating legend in the world of finest Haute Horology worldwide; it is not just a story of success dating back to the first half of the 18th century but also the pinnacle of luxury watch-making and a part of the universal cultural heritage of this world.

        With an impressive, 260 years of exemplar reputation and tradition, this brand earned its place as the pinnacle of highly exclusivist watch-making industry by remaining true to its principles and creating some of the most beautiful chronographs worldwide, characterized by the intricacy of their design and impeccable accuracy of their mechanical movements.

        Historically tied to the fascinating maritime world and sharing a special affinity for the sea-lovers worldwide and for their life-guiding philosophy, Blancpain has participated for the 9th consecutive year to the Monaco Yacht Show– one of the most important and prestigious yachting events in the world, and as a celebration to this fruitful bounding, Blancpain released a limited edition of 20 chronographs dedicated to nautical sports enthusiasts- the Fifty Fathoms Flyback Chronograph M.Y.S..

        Designed in a casual but elegant white-based color scheme, Fifty Fathoms Flyback Chronograph M.Y.S. model features a robust stainless steel case, measuring 45 mm in diameter fitted with a unidirectional rotating-bezel and it is completed by a white fabric strap.

        The Monaco Yacht Show commemorative timepiece bears, imbedded on the white dial the principality’s coat of arms and the M.Y.SMonaco Yacht Show initials over the small seconds sub-dial. Blancpain reveals the fascinating intricacy of its mechanical movement –the high-end Frederic Piguet, chronograph movement through a sapphire crystal back and as an unmistakable Blancpain signature we have to mention the one-of-a-kind, nautilus chamber shaped winding rotor. Fitted with sapphire crystal, and also equipped with chronograph pushers and also screw-down winding crown this model is intended to withstand the challenges of the extreme nautical sports and to have an outstanding 300 meters water resistance.

         Luxurious and refined, Fifty Fathoms Flyback Chronograph M.Y.S. will surely be one of the most desired collectable, high-finish chronographs present at the Monaco Yacht Show and will surely add a plus of elegance and refinement to the wrist of its lucky owner who can afford to pay its fairly exclusivist price.

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