In 2013, Swiss watch brand Paul Picot presented a limited edition Chronograph dedicated to Giuseppe Morandi, Chevalier OM and winner of the first 1000 Miglia legendary car race. Then, in 2014 it was the turn of Ferdinand « Nando » Minoia, a real pioneer of car racing; he won several races while driving prestigious cars such as Mercedes-Benz, Alfa Romeo, to name a few.
Given the popularity of those limited editions, Paul Picot will present this year a new series of 100 pieces of the Minoia 2 Chronograph. This time it will be in a black case (treated DLC) with the addition of a brushed finished bezel in fine steel. It will also be equipped with a natural rubber strap, which will give the watch a peculiar look. Each watch will be delivered in a precious wooden box, together with a book on the history of this legendary driver.
Case and dial
Stainless steel case with Minoia logo in red at 9o'clock – legendary car driver
Water resistant to 50 meters
Paul Picot screw down crown
Customized dial, mat black colour with Superluminova index
A 6-hour and 12-hour white over-sized counters are inspired by the old car instruments
Brushed bezel with tachymeter scale
Bottom plate personalized with major Minoia’s victories: First of Coppa Florio (1907) –Millemiglia (1927) and International Gran Prix (1931)
Automatic movement Valjoux 7750 base
Rubber black strap
Alligator strap with red stitching (optional)
Each watch is accompanied by OM book with the story of Fernando Minoia
Delivered with limited edition certificate and luxury wood box
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