Mille Miglia Chopard Chronograph
12 1/2" self-winding mechanical movement chronograph.
Dial: white mother of pearl, 3 counters.
51 diamonds = 1.51 CT FC,
Chronometer certified (COSC), power reserve of approx. 42 hours, 37 jewels, glareproofed sapphire crystal, sapphire crystal black, 4 HZ 28800 vibration/hour, chronograph, date, water-resistant up to 50 meters, pin buckle.
Since 1988, Chopard has been serving as historical partner and official timekeeper of the Mille Miglia, the legendary car rally born more than 90 years ago. Roaring engines, smoking tarmac, thrilling speed and waves of adrenalin…. all of which make a striking contrast with the world of watchmaking and its temperature-controlled rooms pervaded by almost monastic serenity. A closer look however reveals a number of similarities between the two spheres: the relationship with time, a passion for fine mechanics, as well as absolute concentration. The ties between Chopard and the Mille Miglia have been woven through an inseparable shared history.This bond stemmed from Karl-Friedrich Scheufele’s personal passion for classic cars that fuelled the Maison Chopard in becoming the main sponsor of the Mille Miglia in 1988 – and one of the first brands to associate its name with the automobile world. For Karl-Friedrich Scheufele, these ties are self-evident: “Lovers of fine cars often have a weakness for precious timepieces, and vice versa. Extreme precision and sporting elegance are important in both fields.” Since his first participation in the Mille Miglia, Karl-Friedrich Scheufele has made a point of honour of being one of the drivers in the Porsche 550 Spyder RS A. The Mille Miglia is a family story of passion for the Scheufele’s. This passion is transmitted from generation to generation. All the members of the family have taken part or attended the Mille Miglia under the Maison Chopard flag.
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