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Virata is an automatic watch with a racing pedigree

Thursday, November 24, 2016 12:09
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Virata Watches is the brain-child of Patrick Wacks from Canton, Ohio. Wacks was inspired by his favorite Formula 1 cars to create a watch as streamlined and sexy as a race car. He’s finally shipping his watches and he’s running a Kickstarter to get them out the door.

The feature I find interesting is the clever, highly-engineered case. The watches look like chunks of crystalized meteorite. It’s beveled on all four corners and then has a beveled bezel into which is set a sapphire crystal. It runs an automatic Miyota 9015 movement.

“In Italian, VIRATA means to veer or to change direction,” said Wacks. “I’ve decided to change direction in my life and to pursue this dream of my own watch company. I also believe that the case itself and the overall design changes direction compared to the rest of the industry, which is why I patented it.”

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Source: https://techcrunch.com/2016/11/24/virata-is-an-automatic-watch-with-a-racing-pedigree/?ncid=rss

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