Chopard watches pays tribute to the Italian car rally with this timepiece
Mille Miglia is a popular car rally in Italy and has been going on for many years now. Chopard Watches has been continuously associated with this rally for the last quarter of a century. Every year, as part of the occasion, Chopard Watches creates a unique watch to celebrate the rally. They have been doing this all throughout the past 25 years. The latest addition to this, Chopard Mille Miglia 2013, was introduced to the general public at the recently concluded Basel World watch and jewelry show.
Chopard Watches is associated with Mille Miglia in more ways than just the creation of a limited edition watch to celebrate the occasion. Members of the Scheufele family, who owns Chopard Watches, actively participate in the rally. This year, two teams run by people from the family participated in the rally driving in their Ferrari 750 Monza and Mercedes-Benz 300 SL.
Chopard watches got an independent organization to put this timpiece to the test
When it comes to an intense car rally like Mille Miglia, it is essential to have a reliable watch in your possession. A chronograph with a tachymeter scale would be your best friend in such circumstances. Again, Chopard Watches created an extremely accurate watch for this year’s rally that they got certified as a chronometer. COSC, an independent organization, is responsible for checking the watch out and providing this certification. Any watch that has cleared the tough tests conducted under varying difficulties would provide time with an accuracy of -4 and +6 seconds within every 24 hours.
Chopard Watches created this watch with a GMT complication. Thus, it is the right watch for travellers who pass through multiple time zones.
Chopard Watches provides you with two choices of Mille Miglia special edition watches. One is stainless steel and the other one is 18 karat rose gold. 2013 pieces of the former model with reference number 168555-3001 and 250 pieces of the latter model with reference number 161292-5001 will be available in the market.
Chopard watches new timepiece qualifies as a chronometer because of its accuracy
Chopard Watches opted for a 44 mm watch case with a power reserve of 42 hours. The automatic chronometer chronograph watch movement that is driving the watch is an ETA/Valjoux 7750 based model. Obviously, they modified this movement to add the GMT feature. The crown and pushers are created with lots of ingenuity. With a 13.7 mm thick case, the Chopard Mille Miglia 2013 is definitely going to turn some heads in your direction. The price of the stainless steel version is $7,050 and the rose gold version is $ 24,800.