Blancpain Fifty Fathoms Barakuda SS LIMITED 40MM
Blancpain 5008B-1130-B52A Fifty Fathoms Barakuda, 5008B1130B52A, released in 2019 and limited to 500 pieces sold only in Blancpain boutiques, stainless steel on a rubber tropic style strap with a stainless steel tang buckle, automatic Blancpain caliber 1151 movement, 100-hour power reserve, date at 3 o'clock, matte black dial, vintage toned luminescent markers with red accents, center sweep seconds, 60-minute unidirectional sapphire bezel, sapphire crystal, screw down crown, water resistant to 300 meters, diameter: 40.3mm, thickness: 13.3mm. Like New with box and papers dated January of 2019.
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This is a limited edition stainless steel Blancpain Fifty Fathoms "Barakuda" 5008B-1130-B52A. It has a rubber tropic style strap with holes, with a stainless steel tang buckle, and a scratch resistant sapphire crystal and bezel cap. There is a screw down protected winding crown with a Blancpain raised emblem, and it has a screw down exhibition sapphire case back engraved with "BLANCPAIN-FIFTY FATHOMS," and the limited edition number out of 500 pieces. The 40.3mm diameter solid three-body case, straight lugs, and rounded wide bezel with knurled edge, are polished. The 60-minute unidirectional sapphire bezel has luminous baton indices, Arabic numerals at 15, 30, and 45 minutes, and there is a green luminous diamond at the 60 position. The dial is matte black with painted vintage-toned luminescent hour indices. It has pointed white baton hands with luminous inserts and a luminous tipped center sweep seconds hand. There is a white framed date aperture window at 3 o'clock. It's water resistant to 300 meters/1000 feet, and the 13.3mm thick case, dial, and movement are all signed. This Blancpain Fifty Fathoms "Barakuda" 5008B-1130-B52A has a mechanical automatic self-winding Blancpain Caliber 1151 movement. It's rhodium-plated, with fausses cotes embellishment, and it's constructed with 28 jewels, 210 components, and a shock absorber mechanism. It includes a straight-line lever escapement, a beryllium balance, and a self-compensating nonmagnetic flat silicon balance spring. It has an 18k white gold rotor, and the movement oscillates at a frequency of 21,600 vph (3 Hz). The Blancpain Fifty Fathoms "Barakuda" 5008B-1130-B52A was introduced in 2019 in a limited edition of 500 examples and was sold only in Blancpain boutiques. The watch is based on a version of the watch from the aquatic supplier Barakuda for the Bundesmarine.
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