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Oct 28

Eberhard Co Tazio Nuvolari

       Manufacture d’Horlogerie Eberhard & Co, later known as Eberhard & Co, is a name which hides a typical Swiss watch-making success story, started with a very young ambitious watchmaker named George-Emile Eberhard, who, at the age of 22, inspired by the surrounding watch-making traditions of his country, decided to enter this competitive industry and to create his own workshops in 1887.

       In more than a century of existence, Eberhard & Co gradually evolved into one of the established elites of the fine watchmaking industry, internationally appreciated for the impeccable quality, sophisticated design and mechanical complexity of its horological products.

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       Surely, an impassionate fan of the brand will know that Eberhard & Co shares a profound connection with the thrilling world of the racing circuits, which started many years ago, when the brand was appointed the official timekeeper of the very first car race held in Europe. Ever since, the brand never stopped creating impressive new models inspired by this fascinating universe, and the superb Eberhard & Co Tazio Nuvolari watch Collection is a great example of the brad’s watchmaking mastery.

       A watch line, which celebrates the life and career of Tazio Nuvolari, a man who turned himself into a car racing legend, the new Eberhard & Co Tazio Nuvolari Watch Collection draws its inspiration from the adrenalin-inflicting world of race circuits, and comprises many attractive models, which emanate style and fresh sporty dynamism.

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       The models feature round stylish cases, manufactured from, either stainless steel or 18-karat yellow gold, which demonstrate an elegant satin-polished finish, and incorporate a high-end patterned bezel, fitted with tachymeter scale, a fluted crown and smooth rectangular chronograph push pieces, and confer a good 30-meter water resistance. Moreover, the amazing finish touches of the timepiece are inspired by a vintage car’s control panel, and it is noteworthy to mention that the screw-down exhibition case-back, allows the curious eye of a connoisseur to admire the miniature engraving of the champion’s car, performed in 18-karat yellow gold on the watch’s rotor.

       Moreover, the models feature sporty black dials, completed by luminescent-coated, baton-shaped hour and minute’s hands, and Arabic numeral hour markers, also treated with luminescent substances. The models display the pilot’s logo at 9 o’clock, central hours, minutes and seconds functions, along 30-minutes and 12-hours chronograph functions, displayed at 12, respectively 6 o’clock positions.

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       The models accommodate wonderfully decorated self-winding mechanical movements, which confer optimal timekeeping accuracy and reliability; they embrace the wrist with stylish black or brown crocodile leather straps, or masculine metallic bracelets. As far as the price tag goes, the superb models of the Eberhard & Co Tazio Nuvolari Watch Collection will be available for a price ranging from $2,700.00 up to $11,500.00 for the limited edition performed in pink gold.


 
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