In 1936, Tazio Nuvolari wins a wonderful race in New York and enters racing history by receiving the Vanderbilt Cup.
In 2013, Eberhard & Co enlarges the collection it dedicates to Tazio Nuvolari – Vabderbilt Cup with a new model which preserves the sporty spirit while adding a touch of elegance and character with a “total black” look.
This new self-winding mechanical chronograph is for the first time featuring a black dial and white Arabic numerals and hands. Its technical characteristics combine past and future: they express modernity with old ideas. Compared to the collection’s precedent versions, the case is lighter, without back plate thus the definition Naked. This watch’s movement is visible through the back sapphire crystal, decorated with the pilot autograph.
This generous dimensions model is equipped with a circular 42 mm watch case waterproof up to 30 meters. It is the reflection of the quality and exclusivity specific to Eberhard & Co creations. The la “Tazio Nuvolari – Vanderbilt Cup“, decorated with the pilot initials TN, offers a large visibility and its designs recalls dashboard instruments of vintage sports cars’ design.
The new Eberhard & Co chronograph offers at least 42 hours of autonomy and three counters for hours, minutes and seconds. The black leather strap with white top-stitching is completed by a personalized E&Co buckle.
Movement: caliber 13 ¼” 8102 – basis ETA 7750.
Mechanical self-winding chronograph, stop push button coaxial to the crown at 3 hours. 28.800 vibrations/hour, non-magnetic, shock-resistant. “Glucydur” balance wheel.
Finishing: blue movement screws, rubies with gilt round engraving – weight with personalized decoration and Côte de Genève finishing chronograph – bridge with Côte de Genève finishing – other lower bridges perlé.
Case: in steel
Case diameter: 42,0 mm
Case thickness: 13,45 mm
Case bottom: secured by 6 screws, with flat sapphire crystal, polished bevel with Tazio Nuvolari’s autograph engraving
Dial: black with embossed white-painted Arabic numerals, white large leaf-shaped hands. Tachometer scale.
3 large counters for easy reading:
– chronograph hours counter
– chronograph minutes counter
– running seconds counter
Push button: in steel, round, personalized “TN“
Crown: water-resistant, in steel, with co-axial pushbutton personalized “E“
Glass: domed sapphire crystal with antireflective treatment on both sides
Water resistance: 30 mt
Strap: in calf leather, with white stitching and personalized “E&C” buckle
Optional: Déclic® (Registered Design – Patented) deploying clasp