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  1. DTMwatch Jun 13, 2018

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    Having just read a great write-up on a Blancpain Fifty Fathoms Bathyscaphe, I was inspired to post a picture of my Blancpain Rattrapante (Cal. 1186). I'm a big fan of BP.

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    And so i thought: are there other Blancpain fans on this forum? Post pictures of your BP, please.

    PS. I am also an Omega fan, obviously.
     
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  2. ulackfocus Jun 13, 2018

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    Why yes, yes there are fans of BP. Does a former watch count? I sold this Villeret a few years ago, which was pretty stupid. Luckily, I replaced it with a vintage AP so I kind of, maybe, sorta, got over letting this go.

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  3. Rasputin The Mad Monk of OF Jun 13, 2018

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    Looks as good at night as it does during the day.
     
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  4. Exiztence Jun 14, 2018

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    Never owned one, the new 40mm FiftyFathoms with moisture indicator is gorgeous. I helped friend pick limited Aqualung in gold from pawnshop for pretty good money, gorgeous watch:
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  5. kov Trüffelschwein. Jun 14, 2018

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    I am fan of the Blancpain GT Series

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    But it doesn’t affect my preferences in terms of watches in any way :D
     
  6. AnotherDon Jun 14, 2018

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    I have three that I've aggregated over the years: A military dial Leman, A military dial tdmp Leman, and a Flyback Chronograph.

    Military Dial Leman...Almost sold this one a couple of times, but @ulackfocus didn't like my price. ;)

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    The Military Dialed Moonphase...

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    BP Flyback Chronograph. This one is a little different from the normal ones. It's a limited edition called the Bagatelle. The opaline dial, sword hands, sapphire back, and gold rotor was done in 100 pieces in ~1998

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    That's all I've got. I used to have more, but there was this horrible boating accident.....;)
     
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  7. ulackfocus Jun 14, 2018

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    For a split second, I thought that watch was called the Baguette. This would have been a perfect name for a watch from Blanc Pain (which translates to "white bread"). :p :p :p
     
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  8. Philou Jun 14, 2018

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    Bagatelle for a BlanPain works well too : trifle in proper English :D
     
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  9. Archer Omega Qualified Watchmaker Jun 15, 2018

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    Yes, definitely BP fan here...my old Leman...

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    21,600 A/hr...

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    Even came is a nice box...

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    Kinda miss it sometimes...
     
  10. Exiztence Jun 15, 2018

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    Oh yea those old 2000~ boxes, velur on the underside, and they are as pretty as they are heavy.
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  11. ulackfocus Jun 15, 2018

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    Forgot about how nice those boxes were!

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  12. amiga500 Jun 15, 2018

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  13. Kmart Jun 15, 2018

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    I think I would overlook them less if they would release a non-limited edition of the Fifty Fathoms (not the Bathyscaphe, the real FF) for less than $12,000 f::censored::ing dollars...
     
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  14. Vercingetorix Banned Jun 15, 2018

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    I had a cigar cutter once. 385C0C06-5747-461D-87B5-DE3017C23D27.jpeg
     
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  15. ulackfocus Jun 15, 2018

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    Nice! I like my dual branded Cuisinart / Audemars Piguet breadmaker better though.

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  16. w154 Jun 16, 2018

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    Here’s a long term project Blancpain that still needs a bezel sourcing. Not sure that it fits in here, it’s certainly the ugly duckling amongst the swans. I’m still dreaming of the day I can find a 50s Fifty Fathoms on the cheap...

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  17. Exiztence Jun 16, 2018

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    The hell :D it never occured to me that AP would be like lets brand a breadmaker.
     
  18. w154 Jun 16, 2018

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    Well they sell their watches for obscene amounts of dough, so they have to do something with it all :D
     
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  19. ulackfocus Jun 16, 2018

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    They make a whole line of small kitchen appliances, available in white or silver.

    Toaster:

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    Toaster Oven:

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    Rice Cooker:

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    There are lots more, but you get the picture.

    ::rimshot::
     
  20. Exiztence Jun 16, 2018

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    I would kill for AP branded popcorn cooker, ah well maybe next time :(
     
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