17 watch brands take part in the Geneva Watch Days exhibition. Among them are Bvlgari, Breitling, De Bethune, Girard-Perregaux, Ulysse Nardin, H. Moser & Cie and others. The event is supported by the authorities of the Canton of Geneva and in strict accordance with sanitary precautions. All brands present their new products in boutiques or central hotels in the city, organizing meetings by appointment for the press and retail representatives, thereby avoiding large crowds.
“This decentralized flexible collegial format will keep us safe. None of the participants risks anything. The unification of the entire Swiss watch industry in one place - Geneva - is a unique opportunity to breathe life into watch production, which has recently been on the decline, "- this is how Bvlgari CEO Jean-Christophe Babin told Geneva Watch Days.
1 of 3 Octo Finissimo Tourbillon Chronograph Automatic, Bvlgari © Press Service Caliber BVL 388 (reverse side) © Press Service Caliber BVL 388 (obverse) © Press Service
Bvlgari, as always, has another record in the Octo Finissimo collection ready, already the sixth in a row. This time the brand presents the thinnest automatic one-button chronograph with a tourbillon, and even in skeletonized form. The in-house caliber BVL 388 with a peripheral rotor is only 3.5 mm thick and still provides a 52-hour power reserve. There are no analogues on the market with such functionality and such a small thickness of the mechanism. Perfect symmetry reigns on the matte gray skeletonized dial. On the sides there are disks of a 30-minute chronograph drive and a small second counter, along the vertical axis there is a balance wheel and a tourbillon bridge.
Watches Octo Finissimo Tourbillon (2014), Octo Finissimo Minute Repeater (2016), Octo Finissimo Automatic (2017), Octo Finissimo Tourbillon Automatic (2018), Octo Finissimo Chronograph GMT Automatic (2019), Octo Finissimo Tourbillon Chronograph Automatic (2020) © press -service
Externally, the Octo Finissimo Tourbillon Chronograph Automatic continues the line of monochrome Bvlgari record holders: an ultra-thin 7.4 mm titanium case with an abrasive blast finish, the same material for the crown, chronograph buttons and flexible bracelet with a folding clasp. The model was released in the amount of 50 copies, its cost is 155 thousand euros.>