Aston Martin is a brand that has inspired more watches than any one else. The latest one called Christopher Ward C70 Aston Martin DBR1 pays tribute to the 1959 DBR1 who took first and second places in the Le Mans 24 Hour Race and ultimately went on to win that years World Sportscar Championship. The watch is limited to only 500 pieces, and is priced at £325 (around $520 at the current exchange rates).

The DBR1 watch features: 22 jewel Swiss quartz movement, convex Anti-reflective sapphire crystal with anti-reflective coating, adjustable quick-release butterfly clasp, screw-in crown, chronographic dials with split minutes / seconds /1/10 seconds, tachymeter bezel, deluxe box upgrade, water resistance 10 atm, Spanish ’Toro Bravo’ Italian leather strap and unique engraved individual serial number.

With the Christmas coming, the C70 Aston Martin DBR1 Watch is the perfect watch for anyone who admires this quintessentially English sports car marque.

Press release after the jump.

Press release

Aston Martin is one of the great English marques that inspires us at Christopher Ward. The understated beauty of every Aston Martin is combined with a precision and power that is unique in the world of motor manufacture and is even the case when they turn their hand to motor sport.

David Brown (the DB that pre-fixes their model names) bought Aston Martin in 1947 and was determined to build on the company’s motor racing heritage, a vision that reached its ultimate fruition in 1959 when the magnificent DBR1/300 car took first and second places in the Le Mans 24 Hour Race and ultimately went on to win that years World Sportscar Championship.

The C70 DBR1, in a world-wide limited edition series of only 500 pieces, is a very worthy addition to our acclaimed Grand Prix Series and is the perfect watch for anyone who admires this quintessentially English sports car marque.

Features

Christopher Ward C70 Aston Martin DBR1 Watch Products
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  • Worldwide limited edition of only 500 pieces
  • Swiss made
  • 22 jewel Swiss quartz movement
  • Convex Anti-reflective sapphire crystal with anti-reflective coating
  • Adjustable quick-release butterfly clasp
  • Screw-in crown
  • Chronographic dials with split minutes / seconds /1/10 seconds
  • Tachymeter bezel
  • Deluxe box upgrade
  • Water resistance 10 atm
  • Spanish ’Toro Bravo’ Italian leather strap
  • Unique engraved individual serial number
  • Beautiful presentation case and owner’s handbook

Technical

  • Diameter: 42mm
  • Height: 10.7mm
  • Weight: 90g
  • Calibre: ETA 251.272
  • Vibrations: n/a

 

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