A story of inspiration and style is the driving force behind every U-Boat watch, with roots dating back to 1942. Today headed by Italo Fontana in the small town of Lucca in Italy, Fontana thanks to his wonderful design skills has taken the U-Boat brand to great heights of popularity whilst still remaining a rare sought-after product in the luxury watch market.
LIMITED TO JUST 300 PIECES WORLDWIDE
Designed from Italo’s ideal of pure the Classico range is military inspired with a timeless design. The limited-edition CLASSICO 48 STERLING SILVER 925 carries the ethos of a classic watch whilst making a bold statement. This particular chronograph boats a 48mm case, made from 120 gr of Sterling Silver that has been specifically untreated to preserve its most raw state with the iconic configuration of the crown fitted to the left-hand side of the case, with U-Boats patented device for protecting the crown. This special piece screams extraordinary with the added edition of a central hook at the base of the case that has been welded on. The case houses a Swiss made fully automatic 25 jewel chronograph movement, personalised to accommodate the crown stem at 9 o’clock, with a laser cut rotor, all visible through an aperture window on the case back showcasing the balance wheel. The movement runs at frequency of 28,800 vibrations per hour, 4 Hz, with a power reserve of 48 hours. The case displays a sophisticated beige dial with 3 sub-dials. The dial is finished with Arabic numerals and markers and three hands that have been treated with superluminova with a date window displayed at the 9 o’clock position. This limited-edition watch has the added feature of boasting the metal from which it is made with an engraved plate at 6 o’clock all visible through a flat sapphire crystal glass. The chronograph system is operated by 2 push buttons with the three sub-dials displaying the seconds, minutes and hours. The watch head is fitted to a brown handmade leather strap with white stitching with a silver tongue buckle that is 23/22mm.
This watch is complete with a two year international guarantee and a stunning U-Boat presentation box.