Baselworld 2017 – Shine a Light – The Bulgari Octo Tourbillon Sapphire

Baselworld 2017 – Shine a Light – The Bulgari Octo Tourbillon Sapphire

In mid 2017, Bulgari disclosed another expansion to its symbolic Octo assortment . Consistent with the plans codes of the assortment, (specifically a circle outlined by an octagon), the lines of Roma have been smoothed highlighting just 58 aspects rather than the customary 110 of the ordinary models. The Roma catches the conventional stylish of the assortment with metropolitan, general allure. Enlivened by a striking and protester vision of watchmaking, the Roma is currently upgraded with a radiant tourbillon development, uncovering its internal activities in complete transparency. Meet the Bulgari Octo Tourbillon Sapphire.

With the Octo Tourbillon sapphire, Bulgari has split away from the conventional codes to make a non-traditionalist, advanced style (some way or another suggestive of a portion of the brand’s trying Magsonic plans). The differentiation of shadings and materials, profundity and 3D engineering of the development are for sure striking. Shadow and light impacts change our insight. Its skeletonized development is directed by a tourbillon and comes in a sandblasted finish. Ten extensions transmits from its middle filling in as files. These scaffolds are improved with green brilliant material bars made from Superluminovaâ and ITR2â (a hard composite material with carbon nanotubes particles – the abbreviation represents Innovative, Technical, Revolutionary Resin). Drifting over the development, the openworked bolt formed dark hands with glowing tip appear to be suspended in mid-air.

A entrancing piece of creativity, the in-house type BVL206 with manual winding, is controlled by a flying tourbillon making a full pivot at regular intervals. Resisting gravity, its controller is cantilevered, gotten to the plate just, with no upper scaffold and along these lines gives an unimpeded view of this enthralling artful dance. Its confine is hand completed to the best expectations. Running at 21’600 vibrations each hour, its force save is evaluated at 64 hours. The BLV206 type additionally fuses a savvy time-setting pointer: squeezing the crown shows a red spot in a small opening at 3 o’clock, along these lines flagging that the time might be set by essentially turning the crown. When the activity is complete, another press makes the speck disappear and bolts the time-setting mechanism.

To complete this cutting edge, modern style, the Octo Tourbillon sapphire case is manufactured from titanium covered with dark DLC; its ‘sandwich’ development includes a center part made of sapphire with green ITR2 and Superluminova chambers. At 44mm, (versus 41mm for the ‘normal’ Roma watches), its measurement is in accordance with the general striking style. The scratch safe sapphire gem sapphire has twofold sided hostile to intelligent treatment.

The Bulgari Octo Tourbillon sapphire is worn on a dark rubber treated crocodile lash shut with a titanium collapsing clasp. Value: CHF 65,000. More data at www.bulgari.com .


Technical details Bulgari Octo Tourbillon Sapphire

  • Case: 44 mm breadth x 12.45 mm thick – dark DLC titanium – sapphire precious stone on the front and on the back with antireflective covering. Water impervious to 50m.
  • Movement: BLV206 with manual winding – 34.00 x 5.00 mm – 64h power hold – 21’600 vibrations/h – 20 gems – hours, minutes, flying tourbillon.
  • Strap: rubberized gator tie with titanium collapsing clasp.
  • Price: CHF 65,000