What if a watch manufactured around 1954 that has marked as many hours as there are since its existence, with many stories behind and hundreds of kilometers away comes back home? The answer was obvious on the radiant face of Mr. Alanig Gaillard, Head Responsible of the Vintage Atellier in Blancpain when he held between his experienced hands the main character of this chronicle: a Blancpain Fifty Fathoms Rotomatic Incabloc from the private collection of our founder.
When two great names (and their creations) come together to provide the haute horlogerie world with iconic timepieces, we can anticipate that the outcome is an horologic treasure that goes beyond its purpose and give us some history lessons. This one, is about the Movado's revered 95M movement and the legendary François Borgel (FB) case for the Movado Chronograph Cronacvatic Ref. 19038.