ContaTempo Scuderia launched the first of itsautomatic watch collections at BaselWorld 2013. Inspired by the longstandingexcellence of Italian lifestyle where quality and innovation are thoroughly considered –from clothing to architecture to utility accessories – Contatempo Scuderia draws parallelsfrom a beloved genre within Italian lifestyle: vintage sport racing – both in terms of cultureand design refinement.
ContaTempo Scuderia speaks to the spirit who is driven byinnovation, but will not sacrifice style with evolution. Paramount to the line aresophisticated details and craftsmanship, well-appointed utility in all watch functions, anda true feel for strong mechanicals.
Sparked by his passion for vintage Italian racing, third generation Italian watchmaker,Enrico Margaritelli, expanded into automatic movements to further highlight superiorquality and design. Each watch is crafted with the highest attention to detail.
Constructed with four precise pieces, and with horns applied and finished by hand to fitthe various styles of its crowns or pushers, the line boasts top of the line standards.
Acrossall collections is a sapphire crystal 46 mm dial accompanied with the highest visibilityLumiBright system, screw crowns and a 10 ATM water resistance. Each watch includesunique black stainless steel sapphire case backs to uncover the intricacy of themovement in addition to sterling silver blue screws and flamboyant enamel colors of theItalian flag.
Further integrating luxury elements into its design, straps are hand crafted with the finestItalian leathers incorporating the same perforated leather used on superior luxury sportscars as well as NATO straps made with extra resistant material and lightweight fibers. WithCafé Racer names as well as Salt Flat Racer and Master Time, these sporty automaticwatches embody the heritage of sport racing and the utmost sophistication in Italiandesign.
ContaTempo Scuderia is providing a remarkable achievement in mechanical designwithin the watch market.
About ContaTempo Scuderia
As a third generation Italian watchmaker, Enrico Margaritelli’s tenure in watch designincludes a long time collaboration with the Fossil Group especially in the development ofprojects such as Emporio Armani watch collections and various other brands of thegroup. His biggest inspiration, his grandfather, Ariodante Margaritelli, was a dedicatedwatchmaker in Parma, Italy where he created highly technical precision watchinstruments for the Military during World War I and II. The clean lines of ContaTempoScuderia were envisioned by Enrico’s gravitation towards unusual shapes, lines, andpatterns as well as his enthusiasm for Italian design and vintage sport racing designs.
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