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Apr 25

1000 Miglia GT XL Speed Black FC Barcelona

       One of the best-known luxury goods manufacturers in the world, Chopard was created in the 19th century, by a visionary spirit of his time, Louis-Ulysse Chopard. Moreover, the company soon evolved into one of the largest manufacturers of high-class exquisite jewelry, elegant accessories and, for most watch-connoisseurs started to be synonymous with superb luxury wristwatches that masterfully combine the watchmaker’s skill and the jeweler’s art.

       Nevertheless, in spite of cultivating the so-called jewelry-watch, that targeted especially the feminine audience, the brand also experienced a privileged partnership with the dynamic and world sports, and created countless watches inspired by the sporty design of classic racecars. Recently Chopard created another superb addition to its 1000 Miglia Collection, an eye-catching timepiece, this time dedicated to a famous football team, FC Barcelona the first team ever that won every tournament it joined, the Spanish Champions League and Cup, and the UEFA Champions League- the bold Chopard 1000 Miglia GT XL Speed Black FC Barcelona watch.


       Especially created to honor a glorious season in the history of the prestigious Spanish club, the outstanding Chopard 1000 Miglia GT XL Speed Black FC Barcelona watch was first introduced during an exclusive cocktail party at the Chopard Boutique in Barcelona.

       Produced in a highly exclusive edition of just 50 timepieces, the powerful 1000 Miglia GT XL Speed Black FC Barcelona features a robust masculine stainless steel case measuring 44 mm in diameter, with high-end DLC blackened finish, which perfectly matches the racy Dunlop Racing tire-tread rubber strap of the timepiece.


       Furthermore, the watch features a black sporty dial fitted with the “FC BARCELONA TRICAMPIONS” inscription, and contrasting white details. It ensures chronograph function, through three counters, small second’s chronograph counter, located at 9 o’clock position, 12 hours counter, located at 6 o’clock, and a 30-minutes chronograph counter, located at 12 o’clock; furthermore, the watch features a round date display at 3 o’clock, beneath a magnifying lens. The sporty design of the dial is individualized by two oversized Arabic numeral hour markers for the 12, respectively 6 o’clock positions.


       Especially created for a charismatic contemporary man, who appreciates both football and high-end watches, the remarkable Chopard 1000 Miglia GT XL Speed Black FC Barcelona watch is animated by a high precision COSC-certified chronograph movement, and it will surely became a coveted collectable item, available for an approximate price ranging from $6,000.00 up to $10,000.00.

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