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Cable Meets Cobra: David Yurman's New Shelby 1000 Sports WatchsharetweetshareWatch-and-jewelry designer David Yurman, renowned for his signature cable bracelet, has partnered with muscle-car visionary Carroll Shelby, creator on the legendary Shelby Cobra, to generate Yurman's first limited-edition sports watch, the David Yurman Revolution Shelby 1000.The Shelby watch, that's obtainable in two case versions one inch steel the other "all-black" model with black PVD —will be the centerpiece of David Yurman's recently introduced group of sports replica watches, called Revolution. It celebrates the 50th anniversary on the Shelby American brand, founded by Carroll Shelby, which produced the Cobra and other high-performance sports cars that tore in the worldwide auto racing circuit in the 1960s and early 1970s. The discharge in the watch coincides with the introduction from the new Shelby 1000 Mustang, described by the company becasue it is most powerful car to date. (Wallpaper pictures of the Shelby 1000 car are in the foot of the article.)The watch includes a 43.5-mm case with rubber side insets and is powered by an ETA/Valjoux 7753 automatic chronograph movement. The bezel includes an engraved tachymeter scale, a useful feature for professional and weekend racers who wants to log their lap times. The multi-layered, galvanic dial sports an engraved Shelby Cobra insignia, that is finished by hand, and it's accented by vertical guilloche racing stripes. The pattern around the textured rubber strap is inspired by an actual cobra's belly. (Simply click pictures for larger images.)"For 50 years, Shelby American is creating iconic cars who have both progressed automotive design and also demonstrating how beautiful and effecting American craftsmanship could be," said Evan Yurman, David Yurman's son plus the company's director of the perception of men's jewelry and timepieces. "It's this extraordinary persistence to craftsmanship and style that gravitated us to partner on this project, as both brands share precisely the same desire for building beautiful objects with the highest possible quality."The metal version of the David Yurman Revolution Shelby 1000 will be a limited-production model (total pieces confirmed undetermined) costing $7,200. The black-PVD model is restricted to 150 pieces and pricing $8,600. Both will likely be offered by David Yurman shops, select retailers at www. antique rolex watches davidyurman.com.Technical characteristics:Movement: ETA Valjoux 7753, automatic, chronograph; 27 jewels; 48-hour power reserveFunctions: Hours, minutes, small seconds, chronographCase and strap: Stainless or stainless steel/black PVD, rubber side inset and crown protectors watches ; scratch-resistant sapphire crystal with double-sided nonreflective coating; screw-down crown and caseback rolex price list ; rubber chronograph pushers; engraved tachymeter scale on bezel; caseback engraved with Carroll Shelby's signature; water-resistant to 100 meters; natural black rubber strap with deployant claspDial and hands: Multi-layer black galvanic dial with vertical guilloche racing stripes and coarse grain zone; recessed black galvanic subdials; applied Shelby Cobra insignia, Arabic numerals and indices; 30-minute chronograph subdial at 3 o'clock; small seconds subdial at 9 0'clock; indices and hands treated with Super-LumiNovaReceive each of the news, features and reviews from WatchTime for free! Sign up to our free weekly newsletter and get all the news brought to your inbox.sharetweetshare replica bell and ross ceramic watches
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