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MILLE MIGLIA

MILLE MIGLIA

Chopard ’ s new Mille Miglia GTS Azzurro Power Control ($ 9,690 ) is an automatic time and date steel watch , limited to 500 pieces in a 43mm stainless steel case with rose gold crown and bezel . In keeping with its historic role accompanying the 1,000-mile Mille Miglia classic car race , the watch features a power reserve indicator designed to mimic an automotive fuel gauge .
The second addition to the Mille Miglia collection is the Mille Miglia GTS Azzurro Chrono ($ 7,400 ), a 44mm stainless steel ( 750-piece limited edition ) watch with a featuring a sub-dial layout inspired by a classic car instrument cluster .
Both these new watches are named for their steel blue ‘ Azzurro ’ dials , which Chopard contrasts with the traditional Mille Miglia red hue found on the hands and ‘ 1000 Miglia ’ direction arrow that frames the date window on each watch .
And finally , Chopard has added a new Happy Sport watch to this ‘ dancing diamond ’ collection with two 36mm jewelled versions , each showcasing diamonds using a prong setting that maximizes the amount of light reaching the diamonds . Made in either white gold or rose gold , they feature the automatic Chopard 96.17-C caliber . Each is priced at $ 88,300 .
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