Gérald Genta (1931 – 2011) is widely acclaimed as perhaps the most compelling watch originators ever making, among the others, watches like the Royal Oak by Audemars Piguet and the Nautilus by Patek Philippe.
Gérald Genta additionally established his own image in 1969, creating renowned complication watches that added to the watchmaking renaissance that began during the 1980s.
Bulgari gained the Gérald Genta brand in 2000 and, with it, an uncommon expertise which was incorporated into Bulgari’s cutting edge make in Le Sentier, so allowing the company to wander into haute horlogerie complications, for example, tolling instruments just as to seek after new difficulties like the advancement of super slight developments, where the Italian brand accomplished four world records to date.
In 2019, Bulgari honors Gérald Genta with a 50th Anniversary watch accessible in an uncommon version.
Outlined by the popular stout, round Arena case (breadth is 41 mm), with a smooth, wide, bended bezel in exceptionally cleaned platinum, the blue lacquered dial is described by the Biretro design ordinary of numerous Gerald Genta watches, for example with date and time retrograde signs. The first Gérald Genta logo flaunts at 6 o’clock.
The hopping hours are shown through a window at 12 o’clock, while the minutes are followed on a 210° bend traversing the top portion of the blue polish dial, across which the moment hand voyages and snaps back to zero like clockwork. Similarly, for the date, masterminded in a more modest 180° curve at 6 o’clock.
The 4 Hz (28,800 vph) self-winding development, BVL 300 Caliber, and its bidirectional wavering weight flaunting a 42-hour power save are obvious through the scratch safe sapphire case back.
Completed by a blue gator lash with white gold collapsing catch, the Gerald Genta 50th Anniversary Watch (ref. 103191) by Bulgari has a cost of Euro 58.300/US$ 59,000. bulgari.com