The renowned horological company Eberhard & Co surprises the world of watchmaking with its captivating novelty, named Tazio Nuvolari Edition Limitee Grand Prix en Or. The timepiece is to be unveiled at Baselworld 2010.
The watch has been encouraged by the famous racing driver Tazio Nuvolari deeply admired by the brand. This timepiece is instantly identifiable thanks to its red gold case, evocative of a vintage dashboard.
The new Eberhard & Co watch represents a perfect marriage of a complicated nature and powerful aesthetic appeal. The brand has succeeded in creating a timekeeping instrument characterized by remarkable clarity, legibility, accuracy and resistance. The watch wins the heart due to the utmost attention to detail.
The Tazio Nuvolari Edition Limitee Grand Prix en Or demonstrates a gold-plated black dial with large sub-dials, a circular-grained flange, a ceramic bezel, outfitted with a tachometer scale. The watch face artfully plays with refined color contrasts: a successful combination of black and red gold is accented with subtle touches of red. The new Eberhard & Co watch has been issued in a limited edition of 123 items.
The heart of the Tazio Nuvolari Edition Limitee Grand Prix en Or watch is represented by a self-winding ETA Valjoux 7750 movement. Its functionality includes hours, minutes and the chronograph function.
The mechanism is housed in a 43 mm case, rendered in 18Kred gold. The black ceramic bezel features a tachometer scale in miles/h engraved in red. The dial is shielded by a sapphire crystal, with internal anti-reflective treatment. The case exhibits a screw-down back with the central part engraved with the autograph of the driver, and the outer part bevelled with circular-grained finishing. The water-resistance of the case is down to 30 meters.
The timepiece boasts an attractive dial, featuring luminous Arabic numerals and luminous hands for perfect legibility. They are kept company by a central red direct-drive seconds hand. The dial is also completed with chronograph hour and minute sub-dials, positioned at 6 and 12 o’clock correspondingly.
The Eberhard & Co Tazio Nuvolari Edition Limitee Grand Prix en Or watch, reviewed by Watches.InfoNIAC.com, goes on a black red-stitched alligator leather strap, fitted with an “E&C” personalized buckle.