GU C C I GUCCI Timepieces & Jewelry introduces new GUCCI Handmaster automatic variants
When first released in 2014, the Gucci Handmaster collection embodied a new breed of luxury watches for Gucci Timepieces, showcasing the very best of its watchmaking artistry. Blending graceful aesthetics with refined materials and quality movements, Gucci Timepieces & Jewelry is delighted to extend this premium range with two new models that introduce a classic, rounded design.
dial display. Each sun-brushed dial, in black or grey, is en-
With their handsome allure, range of functionalities and automatic movements, the new variants continue to uphold the Gucci Handmaster hallmarks of elegance and craftsmanship. The House’s quintessential Italian styling is seen in a wealth of smart details that include sophisticated crocodile leather straps and elegant Gucci accents on the clasp and dial.
Each Gucci Handmaster Automatic watch is part of a limited edition, one of 99 models that comes individually numbered. These unique pieces represent an ideal way to mark the year’s achievements, or to welcome in a New Year with a statement of handcrafted style.
These two new models, both in a 40mm size, come in a choice of two different materials and movements: a stainless steel and black version, or a precious variant in pink gold and grey. The stainless steel model is equipped with a GP3300 automatic movement by Sowind Manufactures. This movement drives the power reserve indicator, and the watch also shows a date display and small seconds counter. The stylish 18kt pink gold variant features a GP2700 automatic movement, also by Sowind Manufactures, with three hands and date dis- play at 6 o’clock. On each piece, these inner mechanics are visible through the transparent glass case back, a window onto the oscillating weight, which is personalized with Gucci’s iconic diamante pattern.
Gucci Timepieces has been designing, developing and manufacturing iconic Gucci watches since the early 1970s. Taking advantage of the worldwide recognition of the Florentine house – and its unique duality in brand positioning, pairing modernity and heritage, innovation and craftsmanship, trendsetting and sophistication – Gucci Timepieces is one of the most reliable and consistent fashion watch brands, with a clear design approach and positioning. Made in Switzerland, Gucci watches are recognized for their design, quality and craftsmanship and are distributed worldwide through the exclusive network of directly operated Gucci boutiques and selected watch distributors. Since January 2010, Gucci Timepieces has also been distributing the Gucci Jewelry collections, capitalizing on the expertise gained in the watch sector and leveraging the synergies between the watch and jewelry industries. For more informa- tion about Gucci Timepieces & Jewelry, please visit www.gucciwatches.com. Gucci is part of the Kering Group, a world leader in apparel and
The appeal of the new Gucci Handmaster Auto- matic timepieces lies in their visually pleasing style: the rounded cases are echoed by Roman numerals laid out in a circular sun-
hanced with the Gucci diamante pattern at its centre, offset with silver tone numerals and indexes. Each watch, available with either a black or grey crocodile leather strap, features the ‘Gucci Automatic’ logo at 12 o’clock and ‘Swiss Made’ seal at 6 o’clock.
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| DECEMBER 2015
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