Bulgari Octo Maserati Watch – 1,914 pieces – $11k

This limited-edition chronograph pays tribute to the joint anniversary of the two Houses embodying a certain art of living Founded on December 1st 1914 in Bologna by Alfieri Maserati and two of his six brothers, Ettore and Ernesto, the eponymous car manufacturer now based in Modena is celebrating its centenary in 2014. A momentous year, that also sees Bulgari toast its 130th anniversary.cms_block_image_1528

Reputed for their creativity and excellence, the two Italian firms have jointly decided to mark this milestone year with a distinctive and exceptional sports watch: the Octo Maserati chronograph, symbolising the encounter between Italian talents in two fields that are at once very different and yet extremely close.

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The Octo Maserati expresses the quintessence of a vision of elegance fully shared by the two Italian Houses keen to provide an imaginative and perfect response to a desire for high standards and elegance.

  • Integrated self-winding chronograph Manufacture movement, Calibre BVL 328 Velocissimo, 36,000 vph, silicon escapement, 50-hour power reserve: hour and minute hands, chronograph sweep-seconds hand, chronograph minute and hours counters at 3 and 6 o’clock respectively, seconds counter at 9 o’clock; date between 4 and 5 o’clock
  • Steel case, 41.5 mm in diameter, tachometric scale on bezel, semi-transparent blue case-back with Maserati logo, 13.07 mm thick; screw-lock crown with ceramic inlay; water-resistant to 100 metres
  • Lacquered and polished “champlevé” blue and white dial, Maserati blue alligator leather strap, steel folding clasp
  • 1,914-piece limited edition

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Taken from their joint press release.

The watch information is available on Bulgari’s website. They are unfortunately out of stock there.

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