September 28, 2023

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Blancpain Watches

About Blancpain Watches

Blancpain watches are known to represent innovation and tradition in their designs. It’s one of the world’s oldest manufacturers that’s still in operation. Blancpain watches distinguish themself by assembling and designing all their movements by hand, paying homage to the rich horological traditions of the brand.

Blancpain Watches: History of the Oldest Watch Manufacturer

Jehan-Jacques Blancpain started the brand in 1735 in Villeret, Switzerland. He set up his first workshop on the upper floor of his house, making it brand one of the oldest surviving Swiss watch brand. Blancpain watches remained family owned for nearly 200 years being passed on from generation to generation. Frédéric-Emile Blancpain was the last heir of the family and after his death, the company was sold in 1932. Blancpain was acquired by the Swatch Group in 2002 for 60 million Swiss francs. Since its inception Blancpain watches have been known to combine technical innovations with intricate designs. In its centuries-long history, Blancpain watches have never produced a quartz-powered watch and only focus on perfecting the art of mechanical Swiss watchmaking. Blancpain is most known for designing the world’s first automatic women’s wristwatch in 1930 named ‘Rolls” and their iconic Blancpain Fifty Fathoms diving watch introduced in 1953.

The Journey of Blancpain watches:

1815: During this time Frédéric-Louis Blancpain transformed the watch brand into an industrial watchmaking unit from a traditional craft workshop. He reinvented the watch escapement design with a slim construction introducing their first major development in the Swiss watchmaking world.

1830: In 1830 Blancpain was renamed “Fabrique d‘horlorgerie Emile Blancpain” and launched a construction project making it the largest Luxury watch brand in Villeret.

1953: This was the year when Blancpain introduced the most iconic Blancpain watch collection the ‘Blancpain Fifty Fathoms’ diving watch. These Blancpain men’s watches were originally commissioned by the French navy revolutionizing underwater exploration.

1961: Blancpain watches became a part of the prestigious Société Suisse pour l’Industrie Horlogère (SSIH), alongside Omega, Tissot, and Lémania. It started producing watch movements for the SSIH group along with its own watches.

2000: In 2000 Blancpain watches proved their capabilities to the world by producing a horological marvel the ‘Blancpain Leman Tourbillon Perpetual Calendar 2625’ a self-winding tourbillon and perpetual calendar with an 8-day power reserve.

2008: The watch brand raised the standards again in 2008 after producing a wristwatch featuring a one-minute flying carousel movement with a 100-hour power reserve

What Makes a Blancpain watch so Special?

Combining the Tradition of Luxury watches and Technology

Combining the Tradition of Luxury watches and Technology Blancpain is the inventor of rugged, water-resistant, and iconic Swiss watches trusted for underwater exploration along with multiple refined and complex watch mechanisms. The watchmaker has produced some of the most iconic watch designs from the Blancpain Fifty Fathoms to the 1735 Grande Complication, Blancpain watches boast advancements in silicon and high-complication movements. In the past decade, the watch brand has designed and created 43 new, in-house, exclusive, and varied calibers showcasing their dedication towards innovation.

In-house Manufacturing with Attention to Detail

Blancpain is one of the few luxury watchmakers that have complete control over its manufacturing process giving it creative freedom which fuels its quest for innovation. Blancpain watches for men and women are fully handcrafted with detailed finishes. From their in-house design of complex components to manual single-handed assembly of each movement, the innovative production process of a Blancpain watch pays respect to the elegant Swiss watchmaking tradition. This art of traditional Swiss watchmaking has earned Blancpain a reputation for quality and elegance which is reflected in all Blancpain watches.

Blancpain Watches in India by Time Avenue

Over their centuries-long history of Swiss watchmaking, Blancpain watch models have become some of the most refined and beautiful horological marvels. The Swiss watch brand was the pioneer in incorporating tourbillons into wristwatches and still does a brilliant job of blending flawless movements with alluring designs. At Time Avenue, we offer the best Blancpain watches price in India for well-known Blancpain collections like:

Blancpain Fifty Fathoms

The Blancpain Fifty Fathoms watch models were the pioneers in diving watches being the first modern diver’s watch. These Blancpain watches were introduced in 1953, with its name referring to the watch’s water resistance of 50 fathoms. One fathom equals 6ft which gives the watch a water resistance of 300ft, a revolutionary breakthrough during the time. Multiple models of the Blancpain Fifty fathoms have been introduced since but all feature the signature elements of the original design. The newer additions of these Blancpain watches are made using extraordinary technical movements & innovative materials to fulfill the contemporary demands of professional scuba divers. The most popular modern Blancpain fifty fathoms collections include the Fifty Fathoms Barakuda, the Automatique, and the Bathyscaphe.

Blancpain Villeret

The name of this Blancpain watch collection was inspired by the town in which Blancpain was established. This Blancpain watch collection includes some of the finest Blancpain women’s watches. Filled with tradition, the Blancpain Voilleretare inspired by the roots of the brand offers sophisticated designs with flawless complications. From simple three-hand watches, chronographs, and elegant moon phase displays to complicated perpetual calendars, minute repeaters, and tourbillons these Blancpain watches consist of elegant designs that suit multiple personalities. Crafted using under-lug correctors, secured calendar and moon phase mechanisms, and exceptional power reserves, the Blancpain Villeret models portray innovations made by Blancpain in designing intricate modern watch movements. This Blancpain watch collection also features special ultrathin Blancpain watch models hand-assembled by some of the most experienced and expert watchmakers.

Blancpain Air Command

With an elegant vintage flair and legendary movements, the Blancpain Air command collection links modern design with the sought-after military clock of its time. Launched in 2019, the new Air Command Blancpain watches are inspired by the watches created for & distributed to the US Air Force in the 1950s. Essentially a pilot-oriented chronograph version of the Fifty Fathoms, the Blancpain Air command models offer a sophisticated design with 2 separate functionalities: a flyback chronograph and a countdown bezel. Available in 18ct gold or grade 23 titanium, these Blancpain watches are available in 36.2 and 42.5mm case sizes with two sub-dials at the 3 and 9 o’clock positions.

Blancpain LadyBird

Finished with intricate hand-assembled mechanical movements decorated with beautiful stones and precious materials, the Blancpain Ladybird is the exclusive collection of Blancpain women’s watches. The Ladybird Blancpain watch collection reflects Blancpain’s traditional values of designing exclusive women’s watches. Designed after keeping the needs of modern women in mind, these Blancpain watches are equipped with cutting-edge technologies and feminine designs reflecting the beauty in each woman. These Blancpain watches for women feature elegant diamond-studded bezels and mother-of-pearl dials equipped with colorful and sporty leather and metal straps, catering to the unique personality of each woman.

Blancpain men’s watches offered by Time Avenue

Being a legacy Swiss luxury watch retailers in India, Time Avenue offers you some of the best Blancpain men’s watches online. We offer some of the best Blancpain watch price in India for men’s watch collections like the Blancpain Villeret and Blancpain Fifty Fathoms. Our collection of Blancpain Men’s watches includes various rose gold, stainless steel, and two-tone watches. Some of our most desired Blancpain men’s watch models are the Blancpain Villeret Quantième Complet, Fifty Fathoms Bathyscaphe Quantième Complet, And Fifty Fathoms Bathyscaphe Chronograph Flyback.

Blancpain watch for women offered by Time Avenue

Time Avenue offers some of the most desirable Blancpain watch women in India for you to choose from. A Women’s Blancpain watch elevates your outfit by adding a touch of sophistication & style. We offer the best Blancpain watch price to help you buy desired women’s watches from Blancpain. Our collection of Blancpain watch women includes collections like the Blancpain LadyBird and Villeret for you to choose from.

Where to Buy Blancpain Watches in India?

Blancpain is the oldest Swiss watch brand in the world that has revolutionized Swiss watchmaking. Known for their always innovative approach, Blancpain watches combine tradition with technology which makes them highly desired in India. Blancpain watch collections like the Blancpain Villeret and LadyBird are elegant dress watches while the Blancpain Fifty Fanthoms is an amazing everyday watch. Blancpain watches are available in multiple material combinations including stainless steel, gold, and two-tone luxury watches. Blancpain watches in India purchased from authorized Swiss luxury watch retailers come with a 24-month international warranty.

While purchasing automatic Blancpain watches online or from a Swiss watch boutique, make sure you visit a luxury trusted retailer like Time Avenue that provides the best Blancpain watch price in India.

Get the Best Blancpain watch price in India at Time Avenue

Time Avenue helps you to select from multiple sophisticated watches by Blancpain to match your style and offers the Blancpain watch price. We work with a network of Swiss watchmakers around the globe to provide you with the best Blancpain watch price in India for various models. Our team provides you with Blancpain watches like the Villeret, Fifty Fanthoms, LadyBird, etc in India. So book your favorite Blancpain watches in India online today at Time Avenue.


Blancpain produces its own tools for watchmaking that are exclusive to its watchmakers giving each of its luxury watches a unique finish. Despite the availability of multiple modern techniques, Blancpain watches are still assembled by hand respecting the authentic swiss watchmaking tradition.

Due to their excellent craftsmanship and impeccable designs, Blancpain watches are highly desired by collectors and admirers across the Globe. The most popular Blancpain watches in India are:
Blancpain Fifty Fathoms Automatique
Blancpain Ladybird
Blancpain Fifty Fathoms Bathyscaphe
Blancpain Villeret
Blancpain Air Command

Blancpain was founded in 1735 and is the oldest watch brand in the world known for its innovations. Each Blancpain watch is handmade by a single watchmaker making their watches extremely limited and desirable. This is what sets the Blancpain watch price so high in India.

Blancpain women’s and men’s luxury watches are made by some of the finest watchmakers in the world. Their automatic movements are very complex and need to be treated with care. Time Avenue is an authorized luxury watch retailer that offers the best Blancpain watch price in India and servicing for your luxury watches in India through our worldwide network of Swiss watchmakers.

Since its inception in 1735, Blancpain has never produced a battery-powered luxury watch and never plans to do so in the future as well. Even during the high rise in popularity of quartz watches in the 1970s and 80s, Blancpain watches stuck to their roots of mastering the mechanical movement.

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