Baume et Mercier Capeland Shelby Cobra Limited Edition Watch Review
Friday - 02 September 2016
Baume et Mercier celebrates Carroll Shelby’s racing legacy with the stunning Capeland Shelby Cobra Limited Edition. His contribution to automative design and racing driving changed the entire sport; an achievement very worthy of an exclusive timepiece that embodies his attitude towards performance excellence and maximum power.
The Capeland Shelby Cobra collection brings the spirit and power of the Cobra to life. A tribute to the iconic racing car is witnessed with the shape of the seconds hand. The hand is forged into the Cobra logo to link the sporting influence to the timepiece forever. Another tribute is evident in the hours and minutes hand, which are shaped to mirror the Cobra’s graceful steering wheel. The generous case in polished and satin finished stainless steel frames the dial that pays tribute to the American sports car so fiercely. Shelby’s creation is honoured by the Baume et Mercier case echoing the flared style and aerodynamic body lines. The case back is engraved with Carroll Shelby’s signature to add to the exclusivity of the device.
Baume et Mercier have assembled the timepiece with such care and precision to honour Shelby’s reputation. Exact requirements and high quality is a focus for the watch brand providing an automatic movement that boasts accuracy and performance.
The Limited Edition absorbs the endurance, precision and performance of a true champion. Dressed in black with a hint of yellow the instrument encourages all to reach their potential. To raise the bar by following your passion via strength, teamwork and commitment reaching success. A bold, powerful timepiece that reflects the courage and determination that leads Cobra drivers to victory. Baume et Mercier proudly celebrates an incredible heritage of motor racing reminding all of the great legacy before us.
The Baumer et Mercier Capeland Shelby Cobra Limited Edition is for those who understand and appreciate the importance of performance and attention to detail in the highest form.