Luxury watch maker Ateliers deMonaco introduced the Tourbillon Ronde d’Or – Grand Prix de Monaco 1966 watch to pay tribute to this iconic Formula One race. Formula One racing is extremely popular all around the world. Ateliers deMonaco timed the release of their new luxury watch to coincide with the 74th Grand Prix de Monaco.
As one of the most prestigious automobile events held anywhere in the world, the Grand Prix de Monaco attracts score of racing fans to Monaco each year. The striking watch commemorates the 1966 Grand Prix de Monaco car race.
The watch features an incredible. multi-layer hand-engraved 18K white solid gold dial showcasing a poster of the 1966 Grand Prix de Monaco race. The dial displays race action between the Graham Hill in his green BRM and John Surtee in his red Ferrari. The shot was taken in front of the luxurious Palace of Monaco on the French Riviera
Anybody who has ever attending a Grand Prix race, knows it’s quite a memorable event. Racers put in an immense amount of time to hone their racing skills. That level of dedication is also depicted in the craftsmanship and high quality of the Tourbillon Ronde d’Or – Grand Prix de Monaco 1966 watch from Ateliers deMonaco. The watch dial alone took about 200 hours of work.
The Ateliers deMonaco watch is enclosed in an 18K white gold case, measuring 44mm in diameter. The size allows the brilliance of the dial to shine. The watch has a sapphire case back. Peer inside and be amazed at the patented Tourbillon XP1 movement. The watch provides a reliable power reserve of 42 hours.
Bernard Ditzof is the master hand-engraver at Ateliers deMonaco. His impressive, hand-engraving skills were utilized to his fullest on this luxury watch. Ditzof carefully wielded the burin to extract life. His unique techniques integrated both depth and volume to the flat gold surface of the watch dial. He utilized a low-relief technique. As a result, the final product is simply stunning. By adding his own personal touch, the watch is a beautiful, one of a kind creation.
The Tourbillon Ronde d’Or – Grand Prix de Monaco 1966 watch runs at 28,800 beats per hour. It’s embellished with 29 gorgeous jewels and the 22 carat gold rotor is hand-engraved.
In conclusion, the stylish yet elegant watch will look sharp on your wrist. It comes with a brown alligator leather strap and accompanied with a 18K white gold folding buckle.
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