Two different watches but with a common denominator: on one hand Italo Fontana’s passion for vintage culture, on the other his highly recognizable design concept molded into one of his iconic models with the purest, most essential and characteristic lines, the Classico.Elegance and refinement as well as a hint of retro inspiration is the dominant lait motif that characterizes these two creations, with an automatic mechanical movement and a 40 mm AISI 316L steel case.
The two watches, with the inevitable crown placed on the left side and its crown-cover secured to the case through the iconic safety hook, although they differ in some stylistic details, both boast a large curved window on the dial at 6 o’clock, for the day-date function, framed by a fine line, which highlights the date at the top and the day of the week written in full at the bottom.
The CLASSICO 40 VINTAGE model boasts, under the highest quality sapphire crystal, a dark gray metal dial with a soleis finish that creates a satin effect, finely surrounded by a smooth and polished outer bezel. Clean and free from any disturbing element to the time, date and day of the week views, the watch has only double bayonet markers placed at 12/4/8 as well as light metal spheres with beige superluminova.
The CLASSICO 40 VINTAGE BEZEL / SCREWS model, on the other hand, features a bezel with an “industrial” motif with screws, a matte black dial with applied beige indexes and numbers and also with spheres, again in light metal with beige superluminova. The caseback of the two watches is sealed with 6 screws for a water resistance till 100 metres and a U shaped sapphire that allows you to glimpse the movement.
To complete the “retro” style, a black strap, with pin buckle, in laser-cut leather, aged with a natural process and handmade in Tuscany by expert craftsmen. U-BOAT expands the Classico watch family with two new entries that embody the identity and elegance of Italo Fontana’s design in perfect synthesis between contemporary and retro style.