CHOPARD MILLE MIGLIA GTXL
CHRONOGRAPH COMPETITOR'S WATCH
Chopard, Genève, "Mille Miglia - GTXL - Gran Turismo XL - Competitor
Edition 154", Certified Chronometer, case No. 1244991, Ref. 8489. Made
circa 2007 for the Brescia - Rome - Brescia classic car race.
Fine, self-winding, water-resistant to 100m, stainless steel wristwatch with square button chronograph, registers, date, tachometer bezel and
a black rubber "tyre-tread" strap with stainless steel Chopard buckle.
Three-body, polished, inclined tachometer bezel to 240 UPH,
concave lugs, case back with 8 screws and engraved with a map of the
Brescia-Rome circuit, protected screw-down winding crown, domed
sapphire crystal with cyclops lens.
Satine gray with applied luminous shield-shaped indexes, Arabic
12 and 6 on the crystal, outer red dot minute divisions, 1/5th seconds
scale with 5- minute/seconds Arabic numerals, red "1000 Miglia"
logo, aperture for the date, applied gray subsidiary ring dials for the
seconds, 30-minute and 12-hour registers. Luminous steel baton
hands, red arrow chronograph hand.
Cal. based Valjoux 7750, rhodium-plated, oeil-de-perdrix and
fausses cotes decoration, 25 jewels, straight-line lever escapement,
monometallic balance adjusted to 5 positions, shock absorber,
self-compensating flat balance spring, micrometer regulator,