The World’s Slimmest Self-Winding Watch Is Essentially a Poker Chip on a Band
Stack two nickels on your wrist. Yeah, it's like that.
There are two schools of thought when it comes to the size and shape of a luxury watch.
Either A) “I want that thing to be so robust and
This is basically the Platonic ideal of the latter.
With a self-winding movement that’s just 2.23 millimeters thick, Bulgari’s Octo Finissimo Automatic has claimed the title of the world’s thinnest movement, the Italian maker’s third world record in that category in four years. The movement was manufactured entirely in-house by Bulgari and has a platinum micro-rotor as well as a 60-hour power reserve in case of a winding problem, The Jewellery Editor reported.
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The price is also — relatively, given the complexity of its movement — accessible: the wafer-thin ticker will run you north of $13,000. A pretty penny, to be sure, but
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