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MoneyMaker: The First Watch for Traders by Meccaniche Veloci

Meccaniche Veloci, the Italian-Swiss watchmaker based in Geneva, presents a preview of its latest watch. The new MoneyMaker will be officially unveiled at the next Basel World Watch and Jewellery Show, Baselworld 2016.

Geneva, Switzerland - February 22, 2016 - (

The MoneyMaker is part of the Quattro Valvole – Four Strokes collection, showing four different time zones simultaneously, and will be the first watch launched by the Geneva watchmakers with the new MV8801 in-house movement.

The dial of the MoneyMaker is characterised by a traditional guilloché needle-etched design with radial elements applied by hand representing a vault door, and the symbols of major world currencies make it quick and easy to identify the four different time zones. The new logo characterizing the production 'Made in Geneva' also appears for the first time on this model.

Cesare Cerrito, the Executive Chairman of Meccaniche Veloci, stated: “The MoneyMaker represents an absolute ground-breaker for the brand. For the first time the unique 4-valve piston-shaped case, which has always been in our DNA, appears with a theme that isn't strictly related to motor racing; this model portrays two contrasting aspects of the same theme in fact: The security of a bank vault and the volatility of the stock markets. The theme is dealt with in a fresh, ironic tone, in the usual Meccaniche Veloci spirit. The complex work on the dial is both classic and bold, in a particularly elaborated and original style. The MoneyMaker is therefore intended for a new type of clientele”.

Technical specifications

Model: Quattro Valvole – Four Strokes MoneyMaker. MV8801 movement. Natural titanium case. Guilloché needle-etched dial and inserts applied by hand. Sapphire crystal with anti-reflective coating. Natural rubber strap with leather inserts.
Prices starting from CHF 7,900 (before tax)

Technical specifications of the MV 8801calibre

Automatic movement; Diameter: 44.30 mm; Thickness: 6.8 mm; 4 independent displays (2 GMT with hours and minutes; 1 GMT with hours, minutes and date at 9 o’clock position; 1 GMT with hours, minutes and seconds); Rotor: MV cog; Power reserve: 38 hours; Frequency: 28,800 vibrations per hour; Number of parts: 195; Water resistance: 10 atmospheres; Movement decoration: perlage, Côtes de Genève, rhodium-plating.

About: Meccaniche Veloci is an Italian creative time lab that has managed to successfully combine motor engineering with the highest quality watchmaking since 2006, allowing for all the excitement of high speed racing to be transferred to wristwatches, that stand out for their state of the art design and a strong sporting and technological feel. All Meccaniche Veloci models, in addition to being veritable masterpieces of creativity and using original materials, have their own particular story. The best known is the Quattro Valvole, known worldwide for its design reminiscent of a motor piston: A timepiece that embodies the spirit and values of the brand.

​For further information on Meccaniche Veloci:

Michele Caracciolo - Mob. + 41 77 410 35 60

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