It's hard to imagine that a mechanical watch is thickness of a printed coin, with all mechanical parts inserted into it for perfect travel time. From BVLGARI (BVLGARI) Octo Finissimo Ultra watch, world's thinnest mechanical watch. Looking at it from outside, people really can't believe their eyes.
One of most difficult technologies in watchmaking is to make watches very thin. After all, mechanical watches are based on connection of parts and mechanisms. Therefore, design of ultra-thin watches has become almost one of most difficult tasks. functions in watch industry. Various brands are also competing to launch ultra-thin series to showcase their own watchmaking techniques. Recently, another ultra-thin watch broke record. This Bulgari Octo Finissimo Ultra watch is only 1.8 inches thick. mm, that is, as thick as a 20 euro cent coin, making it thinnest mechanical watch in world.
This thin thickness refers not only to movement, but also to thickness of watch case, measured from back of case to sapphire crystal. Watch back, bracelet, buckle, etc. need to be remade. , which is tantamount to breaking all thought of creating Octo in past, because professional skills of team can no longer cope with this extreme task.
The Octo Finissimo Ultra has been eighth best watch in world since launch of Finissimo series in 2014. These are seven thin watches with automatic tourbillon, ultra-thin chronograph watches with two time zones, ultra-thin skeletonized watches with automatic chronograph tourbillon. , and an ultra-thin watch with a perpetual calendar. The eighth one is Octo Finissimo Ultra watch. A total of eight extreme watch models have been released in eight years, repeating unique minimalist octagonal shape of Octo, whether it is a coincidence or a plan, it is very beautiful.
At same time, to celebrate tenth anniversary of Octo series since its launch in 2012, two 10th anniversary commemorative versions were released: ultra-thin Octo Finissimo Automatic and ultra-thin two-hour GMT Automatic Chronograph. A watch with a chronograph of time zone of region. The biggest feature of these two watches is that first sketch, created by Fabrizio Buonamassa Stigliani, Bulgari's Executive Director of Product Design, is placed on dial, recalling passage of time and technological evolution, without forgetting original. intention.The
version is an ultra-thin automatic Octo Finissimo Automatic and an ultra-thin chronograph watch with two time zones GMT Automatic Chronograph. The most distinctive feature of these two watches is that dial is placed on Fabrizio Buonamassa Stigliani dial. , Executive Director of Product Design at Bulgari. Created first sketch, looking back at fleeting time and technological evolution, but not forgetting original idea.