Distinctive expression of daring design and highest precision, Octo encircles with simple sophistication Italian creativity and Swiss mastery in the art of watchmaking. In the 15th and 16th century, Italian artists such as Leonardo Da Vinci excelled in creating both innovative and timelessly beautiful masterpieces. Driven by the same genius, Octo combines a unique octagonal design – inspired by the 310 AD Roman Massentius Basilica – with exceptional mechanisms. The Octo watch unveils its technically oriented nature always fused with the distinctive character of its architectural design. It wears the face of a chronograph made in pure classic watchmaking tradition, but it hides the complex motor of its integrated high-frequency chronograph. Octo Velocissimo watch with mechanical manufacture movement, integrated high-frequency chronograph (5Hz) with column wheel mechanism, silicium escapement, automatic winding and date, BVL 328 -Velocissimo caliber decorated with perlage, côtes de Genéve finishing and 50 hour power reserve. 41 mm stainless steel case, transparent case back, crown set with ceramic, lacquered polished dial, hand-applied indexes and stainless steel bracelet. Water-resistant up to 100 metres.