Introducing The Bulgari Octo Finissimo S With Silvered Dial
Measurements, costs, materials, and specialized developments are what I need to know most when I read a public statement about a watch. The rest is commonly showcasing talk. Saving you however much of that as could reasonably be expected is something I consider to be an aspect of my responsibilities. Yet, permit me to break structure briefly and share what I discovered right at the highest point of a new one declaring the current year’s harvest of Bulgari Octo Finissimo watches: “The Watchmaking Icon Of The XXIst Century.'”
That’s really striking, I thought. However, at that point I considered the Octo Finissimo’s unequaled combination of record-breaking slenderness across different models, its dazzling plan, and its apparently ceaseless presentation of complicated models. The extraordinary impact the Octo Finissimo has had on how watch fans consider Bulgari to be a brand is clear to any individual who’s been focusing. As far as I might be concerned, consequently, the Octo Finissimo is the new watch plan that stands apart most in the previous 20 years.
But the Octo Finissimo hasn’t generally been an ideal game watch, regardless of whether it looked like it. Thirty meters of water-opposition doesn’t move certainty for swimming, for instance. A year ago, Bulgari tended to this with dark dialed and blue-dialed forms of the Octo Finissimo S in silk cleaned steel, which added a marginally thicker case and a screw-down crown in return for an entire 100 meters of water opposition. Bulgari had just indented such countless significant records for slimness that it could now direct its concentration toward making the Octo Finissimo that lovers could wear each day and deal with like legitimate game watches.
Today, we have another monochromatic interpretation of the Octo Finissimo S. Like the past two forms, this exceptionally water safe steel Octo Finissimo has a glossy silk cleaned treated steel case and arm band. Yet, in contrast to the dark dial and blue dial of a year ago’s contributions, this year we have a vertical-brushed dial in a similar tone. The freshest Octo Finissimo’s thickness (6.4mm), breadth (40mm), and obviously water opposition (100 meters) are all very similar as the two forms that came out a year ago. Inside, we’re blessed to receive a similar BVL 138 programmed development with miniature rotor, which pleasantly rounds out the scope of the transparent caseback while coming in at an insignificant 2.23mm thick. It may not be the most slender Octo Finissimo Bulgari’s consistently made, however I’d joyfully exchange the additional thickness isolating this and the standard Octo Finissimo Automatic in steel for 70 extra meters of water resistance.
What makes the most recent Octo Finissimo S new is its monochromatic dial with vertical brushing, which plays perfectly off the radially brushed bezel. I believe it’s the most attractive of the 100-meter-safe Octo Finissimos that have so far come out, and by very some margin.
Beyond being a game watch, the Octo Finissimo is a plan watch. It’s unbelievably mathematical and building for a watch that oversees a particularly compact profile. Seen from above or the side, it has the attributes of a compressed Art Deco tower, a detail that I think represents why numerous individuals are attracted to it.
Bulgari is a plan forward brand, obviously. It has utilized the Octo Finissimo as a stage to team up with the universally prestigious engineer Tadao Ando. While the beat up dials channel the game side of the Octo Finissimo fine and dandy, the new monochromatic dial you see here inclines toward the plan y side of Octo Finissimo. There’s no shading pop or differentiation – simply an understated presentation of what’s become an advanced exemplary among watch plans, and now you can wear it consistently and even get it wet without considering it.
This isn’t the solitary new 100-meter-safe Octo Finissimo dropping today. There’s likewise another steel variant of the Octo Finissimo Chronograph GMT, my #1 Octo Finissimo hitherto. We have the full story on that one as well .
Model: Octo Finissimo
Case Material: Stainless steel
Dial Color: Silvered with vertical brushing
Water Resistance: 100 meters
Strap/Bracelet: Stainless steel
Caliber: BVL 138
Functions: Hours, minutes, little seconds
Power Reserve: 60 hours
Winding: Automatic through miniature rotor
Frequency: 21,600 vph
Estimating & Availability
Availability: May 2021
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