Baselworld 2016: Interview with Jean-Christophe Babin, CEO of Bulgari

Jean-Christophe Babin, CEO of Bulgari

Bulgari just presented the thinnest minute repeater of the Swiss watch industry. Jean-Christophe will tell you more.

 

One wouldn’t expect Bulgari being so successful as a watchmaker. But guys I have to tell you that this brand is extremely creative and innovative. The new Bulgari Octo Finissimo Minute Repeater is a real masterpiece. With 6,85 mm it is the thinnest of its kind. If you now think there is no sound due to the thin case, I will give you the chance to listen to the new watch. Right at the beginning of my interview Jean-Christophe Babin will let the new Bulgari Octo Finissimo Minute Repeater chime …

 

Jean-Christophe Babin, CEO of Bulgari
Jean-Christophe Babin, CEO of Bulgari

 

 

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And this is the Bulgari Octo Finissimo Minute Repeater

 

Bulgari Octo Finissimo Minute Repeater
Bulgari Octo Finissimo Minute Repeater

 

Why I show you these macro pictures of the dial? Please listen to the interview to discover …

Bulgari Octo Finissimo Minute Repeater
Bulgari Octo Finissimo Minute Repeater

 

Bulgari Octo Finissimo Minute Repeater
Bulgari Octo Finissimo Minute Repeater

 

Bulgari Octo Finissimo Minute Repeater
Bulgari Octo Finissimo Minute Repeater

 

Bulgari Octo Finissimo Minute Repeater
Bulgari Octo Finissimo Minute Repeater

 

6,85 mm!!!

Bulgari Octo Finissimo Minute Repeater
Bulgari Octo Finissimo Minute Repeater

 

Calibre BVL362

Diameter 28,5 mm

Thickness: 3,12 mm

21.600 A/h (= 3HZ)

42 Hours of power reserve

 

Bulgari Octo Finissimo Minute Repeater
Bulgari Octo Finissimo Minute Repeater

 

Cylindrical Gongs …

Extreme miniaturisation of the centrifuge to a diameter of 3,3 mm.

You can see it at the “11 o´clock” position here underneath …

 

Bulgari Octo Finissimo Minute Repeater
Bulgari Octo Finissimo Minute Repeater

 

Bulgari Octo Finissimo Minute Repeater
Bulgari Octo Finissimo Minute Repeater

 

 

 

 

 

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