Italy is always a popular vacation destination during the Christmas holiday season. There’s something magical about both the city of Rome and the Vatican City, which are filled with breathtaking holiday decorations and awe-inspired festivities. The crisp winter weather and Old World opulence of Venice make it the perfect festive location to celebrate the holidays. The Italian Alps along with the Paganella and Cervinia Valtournenche resorts are popular holiday destinations for skiers and winter sports aficionados alike.
Whether your holiday plans are taking you to Italy this Yuletide season or other destinations near and far, you can certainly capture the spirit of Italy with the unsurpassed excellence of precision-made Italian timepieces from legendary watchmakers Bvlgari, Salvatore Ferragamo, U-Boat and Bruno Magli, which are all currently available at The Watchery.
Bvlgari is prestigious Italian jeweler, renowned for its breathtaking jewelry and bespoke wristwatches. The Bvlgari Assioma Automatic Chronograph for men features the impeccable craftsmanship and design the brand is legendary for.
The elongated rectangular-shaped case in premium grade stainless steel with a contoured top and bottom is highly polished to a mirror-bright patina. The black alligator leather strap adds to the striking design and has a convenient deployment clasp closure.
The attractive charcoal gray dial features three sub-dials, luminous sword hands and baton hour markers. Features include an automatic calendar, small-second, 30-minute and 12-hour countdown timers. Features include premium Swiss-made automatic inside, a scratch resistant sapphire crystal above the dial, along with water resistance to 30 meters or 100 feet. The Bvlgari Assioma Automatic Chronograph is 38mm wide and 13mm thick.
U-Boat is another highly esteemed Italian watch brand and the U-Boat Automatic Men’s Chronograph is pure energy on the wrist. The dynamic Italian-made men’s watch features the ultra-bold, oversized case in durable high-tech black ceramic with a satiny brushed finish, presented on a handsome black rubber strap with genuine brown alligator inlays. The left-side facing crown with a protective cover and matching push-pieces add to the bold, modern design.
The stationary, integrated bezel surrounds the sleek black dial with three sub-dials, matte brown sword hands and raised Arabic numeral hour markers. Features include a date window at the 9 o’clock hour, small-second, 30-minute and 12-hour countdown timers.
An exhibition skeleton case back lets you see the intricate Automatic movement inside. Features include a scratch resistant sapphire crystal above the dial, a 44-hour power reserve and water-resistance to 100 meters or 330 feet. The U-Boat Automatic Men’s Chronograph is 50mm in diameter and 18mm thick.
Salvatore Ferragamo is a brand synonymous with high-end Italian luxury, since it was founded in 1920’s as a bespoke shoe and leather goods maker. The Salvatore Ferragamo F-80 Men’s Watch makes an impression on the wrist with a black ion-plated stainless steel case in a satiny textured finish, presented on the high-performance green rubber strap with decorative horizontal fluted detail.
A locking crown at the ten o’clock hour operates the inner rotating slide rule bezel. The charcoal gray dial has a tachymeter outer dial, a 30-minute sub-dial, an automatic date calendar, luminous green hands, luminous baton and Arabic numeral hour markers.
Premium Swiss-made quartz movement inside assures you of precise time-keeping accuracy. Features include a scratch resistant sapphire crystal above the dial and water-resistance to 100 meters or 330 feet. The Salvatore Ferragamo F-80 Men’s Watch is 43.5mm in diameter and 13mm thick.
Bruno Magli is another prestigious Italian brand, popular first for its premium shoes and accessories. Magli expanded its product line in the early 2000’s and their wristwatches live up to the brand’s high standards and exemplary craftsmanship.
The Bruno Magli Limited-Edition Ottanta men’s watch features classic traditional styling right for today and always. The round contoured case in 18K rose gold-plated stainless steel features a satiny brushed finish. The handsome alligator-textured Bordeaux colored leather strap adds to timeless design and has a convenient deployment clasp closure.
Decorative raised beaded detail on the bezel adds distinction. The cream colored dial features a date, day-of-the-week and moon-phase sub-dials, along with a week of the year outer dial, polished rose gold-tone sword hands and rose gold-tone baton hour markers.
Premium Swiss-made quartz movement inside assures you of precise time-keeping accuracy. Features include a scratch resistant sapphire crystal above the dial and water-resistance to 50 meters or 165 feet. The Bruno Magli Limited Edition Ottanta men’s watch is 42mm in diameter and 12mm thick.
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