The Basics

The Blancpain Fifty Fathoms Bathyscaphe was introduced in 2013, as a reinterpretation of the brand’s dive watch heritage in a highly technical yet classic design. The Bathyscaphe reference 5000-1230-K52A finds it titanium case paired with a black dial, black bezel insert and a contrasting canvas ‘sailing’ strap.

Brand: Blancpain
Family: Fifty Fathoms
Reference: 5000-1230-K52A
Name: Fifty Fathoms Bathyscaphe Titanium / Black / Sand Canvas
Produced: 2013
Limited: No

Below is a detailed look at Blancpain’s model 5000-1230-K52A from Fifty Fathoms watch family, including the price, case details and movement features.

Blancpain Fifty Fathoms 5000-1230-K52A

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The Details

Blancpain’s Fifty Fathoms Bathyscaphe Titanium / Black / Sand Canvas (5000-1230-K52A) was originally released in 2013. This watch features a automatic movement beating at a frequency of N/A (N/A Hz) to provide a 120-hour power reserve when fully wound.

The Case

The titanium case measures 43mm in diameter and roughly 13.4mm thick, with 23mm lug width. The round case is paired with a black color dial with baton-shaped hands, and a stick / dot hour markers and minute track, covered by a sapphire glass. Blancpain’s Fifty Fathoms model 5000-1230-K52A is water resistant up to 300 meters (984 ft). A display caseback is over the back of the watch case.

Material: Titanium
Glass: Sapphire
Back: Display
Shape: Round
Diameter: 43mm
Height: 13.4mm
Lug Width: 23mm
W/R: 300

Case Diameter

Case Thickness

Lug Width

Water Resistance

The Movement

The Fifty Fathoms 5000-1230-K52A movement is a powered by caliber 1315 made by Blancpain. The 35-jewel automatic movement is 30.6mm in diameter. Its balance wheel oscillates at N/A semi-oscillations per hour or N/A Hz. This movement offers a 120-hour power reserve.

Type: Automatic
Brand: Blancpain
Caliber: 1315
Base: N/A
Display: Analog
Diameter: 30.6mm
Jewels: 35
Reserve: 120 hours
Frequency: N/A
Time: Hours, Minutes, Seconds

The Price

How much does the Blancpain’s Fifty Fathoms 5000-1230-K52A cost? This watch was introduced in 2013 and has been in Blancpain’s collection for around . This watch is not a limited release. As with most luxury watches, the price of depends on the availability and demand.

CURRENT PRICE: Not Available

For more information, visit Blancpain online.


  • Brand: Blancpain
  • Model: Fifty Fathoms Bathyscaphe Titanium / Black / Sand Canvas
  • Reference Number: 5000-1230-K52A
  • Limited: No

Case & Dial:

  • Material: Titanium
  • Glass: Sapphire
  • Back: Display
  • Diameter: 43
  • Thickness: 13.4
  • Lug Width: 23
  • Dial Color: Black
  • Indexes: Stick / Dot and Baton-shaped hands
  • Water Resistance: 300 meters


  • Winding: Automatic
  • Brand: Blancpain
  • Caliber: 1315
  • Display: Analog
  • Diameter: 30.6mm
  • Jewels: 35
  • Power Reserve: 120 hours
  • Frequency: N/A
  • Functions: Hours, Minutes, Seconds

About Blancpain

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Jehan-Jacques Blancpain founded Blancpain in Villeret, Switzerland, in 1735. Today, under the Swatch Group, the manufacture is well known for the 1735 grand complication and the Fifty Fathoms dive watch. Blancpain is part of the Swatch Group group.

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