New for 2014 from Bulgari is this special piece Bulgari Octo Chronograph. The brand describe the new Octo Chronograph as the marriage of Italian genius with Swiss perfection. The octagonal case comes in 18kt rose gold or in stainless steel, measurring 41.5mm x 13mm; It has double sapphire crystals and it is water resistant to 50 meters. The watch is powered by the Swiss automatic Bulgari caliber BVL 328 ,base Zenith, with 31 jewels, 36,000 vph and a power reserve of 50 hours. The novelty comes on a steel bracelet or with a black alligator strap with 18kt rose gold or steel folding clasp. Did you know the original “Octo” was created by legendary Swiss watch designer Gerald Genta? So the legacy of Gerald Genta continues to live on … Nicely done Bulgari.
Movement: BVL 328, self-winding column-wheel chronograph movement; 36,000 vph, 50-hour power reserve, 31 jewels; 30 mm in diameter, 6.62 mm thick
Case: Finely crafted 41.5 mm case in 18K pink gold or solid steel, transparent sapphire crystal case-back, screw-lock crown in 18K pink gold or steel with ceramic insert; 13.07 mm thick
Display: Hours and minutes, chronograph central seconds hand along with hour and minute counters, small seconds, date window between 4 and 5 o’clock
Dial: Multi-layered black dial, faceted hour-markers coated with pink gold or rhodium
Bracelet/Strap: Steel bracelet or black alligator leather strap with 18K pink gold or steel folding clasp
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