The Italian jewelry and luxury stuff specialist has revealed an updated version of its highly successful Bulgari Diagono Caliber 303 Chronograph men’s wrist watch.
Sporting the same unisexual yet sporty appearance, the new Bvlgari Diagono Caliber 303 is nevertheless 2 mm smaller in diameter sporting a 40 mm case made of stainless steel. Two of its chronograph sub-dials at 9 and 3 o’clock are also made of steel with golden outer and inner rims while the original had them fully gold-plated.
Its prominent bezel with a pair of traditional “BVLGARI” logos incised on it is still made of 18-carat white gold and the 3-dimensional dial still sports the gorgeous satine soleil decoration.
The watch is powered by a 303-parts Caliber BVL 303 automatic movement, which is based on the well-known Piguet 1185 ebauche and widely used by major watch brands.
The movement is only 5.5 millimeters in height however the watch is rather thick measuring not so healthy 13 mm from top to bottom.
The recommended pricing of the refreshed model is still unknown but I can guess that it is going to be close to that of the original version. Something around $10,000, I suppose.
Bvlgari Diagono Caliber 303 chronograph watch specification
Price range: TBD
Movement: Caliber BVL 303, automatic, 21,600 vph, 37 jewels, 303 parts, 25.60 mm in diameter, 5.50 mm in height, Swiss Made
Complications: Column wheel chronograph, date
Power reserve: 40 hours
Case material: Stainless steel
Bezel material: 18-carat white gold
Case shape: Round
Transparent case back: Yes, sapphire display caseback
Case size: 40.00 mm
Case height: 13.00 mm
Dial: Anthracite, gray, gold
Strap: Black alligator leather strap with black stitching, 3-prong stainless steel folding buckle and safety system
Crystal: Sapphire, AR-coated
Water resistance: 100 meters