To celebrate their 30th year of partnership with Mille Miglia, the car race event that goes from Brescia to Rome and then back to Brescia with 1.600km in total, Chopard release two new models. 250 piece limited edition in two-tone steel and rose gold case and 1000 piece limited edition in steel. This partnership is the best reflection for Karl Friedrich Scheufele (Co-CEO of Chopard) for his passion for classic cars.
Starts on 15 May, The Mille Miglia 2019 race finish with 430 vehicles completed the 1,000-mile loop from Brescia-Rome-Brescia, through some of Italy’s most scenic towns. All of the vehicles that took part in this race have to be models that took part in the 1000 Miglia from 1927 - 1957. Karl-Fried Scheufele joins the Mille Miglia with his 1957 Porsche 550 A 1500 RS SPYDER.
The dial coming with warm golden-brown colour with fully snailed ruthenium dial and black-grey inner bezel ring. The 30-minute chrono register located at 12 o’clock, 12-hour chrono registers located at 6 o’clock are in black, and running seconds at 9 o’clock covered in the same colour as the dial. To guarantee proper readability, for the very first time the date aperture is positioned beneath a domed crystal with a loupe.
This Chopard Mille Miglia 2019 Race Edition powered by Chopard 25-jewel COCS movements that beating at a frequency of 28,800 vph and also features a power reserve up to 48 hours. Fitted with a screwed-on case back to ensuring a water resistance of 100 meters. The case back also features with engraved Mille Miglia logo on a black PVD checkerboard pattern and “Brescia-Rome-Brescia” route.
As race car inspired watch, the strap coming with racing wholes, cognac colour, with calf leather strap and tone-on-tone stitching. There is also black rubber lining with a pattern that inspired by the 1960’s Dunlop racing tires inside the strap to add comfort. The strap design really completing the racing touch on it.
The Chopard Mille Miglia 2019 Race Edition gonna looks so good on your wrist while handling an old sports car and vintage outfit. A great looking race car inspired watch with a very convenient 12-hour chronograph, date function, and reliable automatic movement. This 1000 piece limited edition watch is available in your nearest The Time Place boutique.