In July, Atimelyperspective.com was the only US based publication to join Bulgari at the unveiling of the new Octo watch, which we covered here briefly. Now, we are one of the first to be able to wear, work with and enjoy the new Bulgari Maserati watch. Bulgari recently signed a contract with Maserati and now unveils the 45mm steel OCTO Maserati. ($32,100).
It houses a manufacture automatic winding movement GG7800 with jumping hours, retrograde minute and date indicators, and chronograph with retrograde hours and minute counters. The watch offers 38 hours of power reserve and is water resistant to 100 meters – in case one plans to swim with it on. The dial is a magnificent blue lacquer with champlevé’ technique and an azure date and counters. The caseback is fitted with a semi-transparent blue sapphire crystal that proudly displays the Maserati logo and special edition mention. With tachymeter bezel, and a cushioned blue calf leather strap, this watch is sublimely beautiful, weighty and wonderful to wear and fabulously functional – a technical delight that you will want to try on – and purchase at just $32,100.