Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 17, August 2019: The “Tazio Nuvolari – Vanderbilt Cup” collection is dedicated to one of the most exciting and renowned race from Nuvolari, won on Long Island in America in 1936, on board of his12-cylinder Alfa Romeo. Tazio and his Vanderbilt Cup make racing history.
Eberhard & Co. celebrates this legendary, prestigious victory with the Tazio Nuvolari–Vanderbilt Cup collection, characterized by a great temperament and a sporting spirit
Tazio Nuvolari Vanderbilt Cup is a mechanical, self-winding, waterproof chronograph featuring significant technical details from the past but revised in accordance with modern criteria. The crown features a coaxial pushbutton recalling the chronographs from the ‘30s. The case has a hinged double caseback that can be opened with a special vertical sliding pushbutton.
On the internal part of the back cover are depicted a stylised reproduction of Nuvolari’s legendary tortoise, the driver’s initials and there is also space to apply an individual dedication. The finely machined movement is revealed through a sapphire glass with Tazio Nuvolari’s signature.
The 42 mm diameter of the circular watch case is generous, it is waterproof to 30 metres and it has a dial particularly striking, with a design that recalls dashboard instruments of vintage sports cars.
With a superbly refined self-winding movement (30 rubies, blue screws, perlage and Côte de Genève finishing) guaranteeing at least 42 hours of autonomy, this Eberhard & Co. chronograph has the classic trio of counters for hours, minutes and a second hand sweep; it is available on a leather strap or on a Charmant® steel bracelet with deployment clasp Déclic® (Patented)
Movement: calibre 13 ¼’’ 8102 – base ETA 7750 mechanical chronograph with automatic winding, setting to zero device with a pushbutton on the crown’s axis at 3 o’clock. 28.800 vibrations p.h., non-magnetic, shock-resistant.
“Glucydur” balance wheel
Embellishments: - movement with blue screws, rubies and gold plated circular engraving
- rotor with personalised details and Côtes de Genève style embellishments
- chrono bridge, Côtes de Genève style embellishments
- other lower bridges, circular grained
Diameter of the case: 42,00 mm
Thickness of the case: 16,30 mm
Case-back: - flat sapphire glass, locked by 6 screws with Tazio Nuvolari’s signature
- hinged steel cover, snap closing - a vertical sliding pushbutton at 4 o’clock makes it easier to open it. The internal part of the cover is reserved for special engravings: the lucky charm stylised tortoise’s carapace, the initial letters of Tazio Nuvolari and a scroll for personal engravings and dedications
Strap-attachment: 20,00 mm.
Water-resistance: 30 m.
Crown: steel, water-resistant, coaxial pushbutton for setting to zero, personalised E
Glass: sapphire, anti-reflective on both sides
Dials: - white with painted blue or dark green Arabic numerals, in relief; large blue or dark green leaf-shaped hands
- white with luminescent Arabic numerals, oxide contour; baton-shaped luminescent hands
3 large, well readable counters:
- hour counter of the chronograph
- minute counter of the chronograph
- small continuous second hand
- tachometer scale
Pushbutton: round-shaped, in steel, personalized TN
(unique pushbutton for start and stop)
Strap: leather with yellow stitches and deployment clasp Déclic (Registered Design – Patented)
Bracelet: steel, Charmant with deployment clasp Déclic (Registered Design – Patented)