Along with other novelties, U-BOAT will unveil at Baselworld 2015 a unique selection of watches.
Five “ultra-rare” masterpieces conceived by Italo Fontana, the Creator of U-BOAT. Developed on designs currently in collection such as the Classico, the Flightdeck and the Chimera; these custom produced watches have been meticulously hand finished.
Each watch is fully hand crafted in a different artisanal way, so each piece of the same design looks unique as it is personalized for each customer.
Great example of fine Italian handiwork, they boast precious and selected materials such as Gold and Sterling Silver, treated with traditional but also advanced and unusual techniques: acid baths, IP and DLC treatments, “martellée” finishing, etc.
Precious stones, like full diamond pavé and baguette cut rubies, have been set in order to turn these watches into Jewelry masterpieces.
One of the five is the Phoenix, developed on the Classico design. This limited edition chrono watch, features a mother-pearl dial. Its 48mm case, received “martellée” finishing and it has been partially drilled, in order to create small cracks in the sterling silver 925 material. The small cracks have been patiently filled by Italian craftsmen with 180 black diamonds.
Jewelry watch with full U-BOAT identity it boasts a central horn welded to the case locking to this a precious hand made and hand finished calf brown leather strap.