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Gérald Genta 50th Anniversary Watch

Bulgari 2019

ref. 103191
Men's

The Gérald Genta name is part and parcel of Bulgari, which in 2000 acquired the Manufacture founded by the watch design luminary 50 years ago. The Italian brand is marking this milestone with an anniversary model that borrows many of Mr Genta's design principles, beginning with the characteristic Arena case - a perfect platinum circle distinguished by a wide, smooth, curved bezel that is polished to a high sheen. Time is displayed not by conventional hands but through the complex mechanisms of jumping hours, in an aperture at 12 o'clock, and retrograde minutes sweeping a 210° sector. A retrograde date display occupies a smaller sector at 6 o'clock. Admirable from both a technical and a design perspective, this composition sits against a lacquered blue dial. Classic, elegant, and truly different...

Function

  • Function
    Hours, Minutes

Complications

  • Display
    Retrograde display
    Jumping display
  • Calendars
    Simple calendar

Movement

  • Movement name
    Bi-retro BVL 300
  • Energy supply
    Self-winding
  • Power reserve
    42 hours
  • Form
    Round
  • Diameter
    mm

Case

  • Form
    Round
  • Material
    Platinum
  • Diameter
    41.00 mm
  • Back
    Sapphire

Dial

  • Colour
    Blue

Strap

  • Material
    Alligator leather
  • Colour
    Blue
  • Fastening
    Folding clasp