Baume & Mercier presents the Clifton Club Shelby Cobra CSX2299 Limited Edition
years ago, Carroll Shelby won the FIA GT International Championship
Constructors aboard his now legendary racing car "Cobra" Daytona
As a tribute to the speed record of 315 km / h, 196 mph set on the Le Mans circuit in 1964 Baume & Mercier presented the Clifton Club Shelby Cobra CSX2299 produced in only 196 copies, each individually numbered.
This watch equipped with an automatic manufacture movement (La Joux-Perret 8147-2) with flyback chronograph function enabling you to get an indication of other chronograph simply by pressing a button. The case diameter of 44 mm is made of titanium and stainless steel in polished / satin finish.
The medium blue dial and a half silver is inspired by the color of the dresses of the late Shelby Daytona driver Peter Brock.
The numbers are Arabs, the hands are coated in blue Superluminova while the chronograph hand is bright red and features the Cobra logo.
The horizontal counters colimaçon finish chronograph contrasts with the tachymeter scale which shows the "196 mph speed record".
On both sides of the crown are reproduced the pedals to manage the chronograph functions.
On the opposite side of the Cobra emblem is engraved on the case in homage to the power of the engine Cobra.
The strap in blue calfskin simulates the look of carbon fiber and is enlivened by red stitching. On the reverse are represented then the wheels of the Daytona Coupe, framed from the incision of the collection name and the words that attests to the limited edition.
Encased in a sleek black case and silver, the Clifton Club Shelby Cobra CSX2299 includes an exclusive 1:43 scale model of the Shelby Cobra Daytona Coupe. A watch that amazes and celebrates the immortal icon Carroll Shelby champion with a love for detail and high performance.
A timepiece that like all other Clifton Club collection has been designed to encompass the spirit and power, without sacrificing elegance.
Bedetti, official dealer Baume & Mercier, is waiting for you in his store in Piazza San Silvestro to show the whole collection.