GV2 by Gevril Scuderia Mens Chronograph Swiss Quartz Alarm GMT B

GV2 by Gevril Scuderia Mens Chronograph Swiss Quartz Alarm GMT B

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GV2 by Gevril Scuderia Mens Chronograph Swiss Quartz Alarm GMT B

GV2 by Gevril Scuderia Mens Chronograph Swiss Quartz Alarm GMT B:we are a team of professionals who are working hard to provide you with the best products at the best prices, delivered to your door as soon as possible. I have had a lot of thoughts on this watch so I have prepared a super short, and a short review before the longer review, and you can choose depending on your preference. Also, I am not a watch expert, so everything in my review is opinion based on extensive internet searches.SUPER SHORT REVIEW - Seems to be a quality watch - but also seems to be listed at about 8x the value.SHORT REVIEW:The watch looks attractive, despite being a tad small (for my taste). Unfortunately, in certain lighting conditions it is difficult to tell the time without having the watch at just the right angle to catch the light. Since the things that are legendary about a Swiss watch are hidden inside, it is tough to tell, but it seems like a quality product - I guess time will tell (no pun intended).What I don't like is #1 IT is virtually impossible to determine the actual value for the watch. I have seen it on Amazon from ,500 (original listing), .038(current listing) all the way down to 5 for one in different colors.Also, it is not uncommon to see Gevril watches offered 'at great discounts' for a few hundred dollars from other retailers. #2 The watch is not a 50mm case as it is described in the listing on Amazon. significantly smaller than my 47mm https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B018QKJ6W8 and my 46.5 https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00F92DNGC - my guess is it is a 40-42mm case. #3 it is difficult to read the time in certain lighting condition.For me, the actual value of the product is the biggest stumbling block in the way of being super happy with this watch. Also, I find the absolute lack of an prolific social media presence for a Swiss watch company in business since 1758 a bit astonishing. Additionally, None of the watches on Amazon (as of 11/29/2016) have more than 13 reviews. The value of an Rolex, Omega, Cartier or a Tag Heuer watch is pretty much solid around the globe, and you don't see their watches reduced to below 0 or less, which further establishes their value.At the end of the day, a manufacturer can do what they want with their pricing structure, and any specials they want to run, however, if someone was to purchase this watch for ,500, or ,038 and see it a few weeks later, of from a different store for 5, that would hardly foster positive feelings in the marketplace.In closing, its appears to be a good quality watch, but since I am not familiar with the brand, can't see consistent pricing, no website for the actual watch brand,(just the group that sells them), and a very meager social presence, I have trouble staing with any certainty that it is actually worth its current listed price of ,038. Having said that, an item is worth what people are willing to pay for it. A little more digging found this - Movement ISA 8173 = this is available online for .95....... so I guess that makes for a very expensive case and strap....If you don't like long reviews, you can stop here.SUPER LONG REVIEWHaving just returned from a 2 weeks in Europe, including a stop in Zurich, I can confirm that the Swiss are obsessed with the finest instruments in telling the time and chocolate. I loved its description and how it looked in the product shots, and the thought of owning a Swiss 50mm Drivers watch meant I was eagerly awaiting its arrival.Now that its here, I am sad to say that I just feel sorta ok about owning it. When I took it out of the box, my heart sank immediately as soon as I saw that it was not 50mm case. Another major reason I am having the hardest time falling in love with this watch, is that determining its true value is a completely elusive task. When it was first listed on Amazon, it listed at well over ,000. By the time it arrived, it had been reduced to ,038. Further research showed me the same watch with different color schemes for different prices, one for 5 and another for about 5. If I had purchased this watch for ,038 or the original price of ,500 and then saw it with a different color thread in the strap, and a few different color items in the face for 5, I would send it back.This element of value is extremely important if someone is going to shell out significant money for a watch, and because in addition to having never heard of Gevril watches, I cannot claim to be an expert on watches, I decided to do some due diligence and conduct a little research, and I discovered the following:What is a Swiss Watch:"A watch movement is considered Swiss if: the movement has been assembled in Switzerland and, the movement has been inspected by the manufacturer in Switzerland and; the components of Swiss manufacture account for at least 50 percent of the total value, without taking into account the cost of assembly."What is Swiss Quartz:"Swiss quartz movement" refers to a clock or watch with a movement (the part of the watch that moves the hands) that is made in Switzerland and uses quartz. Quartz watches operate on batteries, rather than having to being wound.Background on Gevril watches from the Gevril group site :"The history of Gevril watches is a story that combines an illustrious watchmaking past with an innovative modern revitalization. The company origins date back to the mid-18th century and Jacques Gevril, the gifted Swiss watchmaker who is the founder and inspiration of the eponymous brand. Today the Gevril name endures thanks to the vision of Swiss horologist and businessman, Samuel Friedmann, who lifted the brand to its current heights as an established Swiss watch company."Background on Gevril watches from the Gevril store on Amazon: "In the historic location of La Chaux-de-Fonds, Switzerland, Gevril is a symbol of tradition in the world of fine Swiss watch making. From the expert artisans who design our movements, to the most minute detail on our exquisite dials, at Gevril we spare no expense to bring our customers a timepiece that they will be proud to wear today, tomorrow, and infinitely. In 1758, Jaques Gevril became the first exporter of Swiss timepieces when he was called upon by the King of Spain, Ferdinand VI. Gevril became known for his impeccable craftsmanship and for creating timepieces of unmistakable quality. During the 1800s, the Gevril family expanded their skill to include enameling as well as creating dials for their watches and clocks. Today the Gevril name can be found in numerous European museums and history books that attest to the strong influence of Jacques Gevril on watch making history. Jacques Gevril is recognized as an important contributor to the history of Swiss watch making, earning the Gevril name esteemed recognition and prestige until today."Who is the Gevril Group:From the about page on the Gevril group website "Gevril Group, conceived in 1990 by Swiss watchmaker Samuel Friedmann...." "Unlike most wholesale watch distributors, Gevril Group operates a full-service watch repair shop that’s housed in its 7,000 square foot corporate headquarters northwest of New York City in order to fulfill warranty service and handle any repair from cleaning and regulation to water testing, providing quick turnaround, whether the customer comes through the retailer or contacts us directly." So really, the company was conceived in 1990, but I think I remember reading somewhere else that the brand name was bought some time after the year 2000 by an American, and is now operated out of the US - I could be wrong.What is Scuderia:Scuderia means "stable" in the Italian language. It has entered English usage mainly through professional auto racing, in which many Italian teams incorporate the term in their names. "Scuderia" may refer to: Scuderia Ferrari, a successful Italian Formula One team.What is Power Reserve:"Power Reserve Indicator (originally called Réserve de Marche) is a complication of the watch, which is designed to show the amount of remaining stored energy. The power reserve indicator indicates the tension on the mainspring at any particular moment." Apparently, that feature on this particular watch is to let you know when to 'wind' this battery operated mechanism????Again, because I am on a mission to know more about Gevril watches I visited the Gevril Instagram (the largest social presence they have) which is really just posts about new products they have and no actual customer engagement. On there I found a post Grevil had shared from Business Insider entitled "5 tips on how to buy a quality watch" - in that article, the sections were:Educate yourself on classic watch styles, Understand the true value of a watch, Watches amp; buyer protection, The economics of watch pricing, and,Find enjoyment in wearing your watch.Two statements stood out to me#1 "Be careful when purchasing watches online. Check the reputation of both the dealer and company first. If they’re new, make sure they have testimonials and/or a strong social media presence where they are engaging with customers and following up with questions."#2 ",000 – ,000 – Luxury Watches- This is the bracket of well known names. You get what you pay for here and once you start to spend this type of money you need to know more about watches than 99% of men or else you’re getting ripped off. Luxury watches by definition, are exclusive items and signal to certain people your ability to afford them."This made me feel good about the research I was doing for this review (and the conclusions I was arriving at), but it's also a good read for someone looking to buy a watch in this price range. Take that to mean - go search Business Insider for the article yourself and do what they say - basically an afternoon of research is worth it when thinking about spending anywhere north of 0 on a timepiece.What I didn't find comforting in my search about the company is the following - The Facebook page Gevril group only has 515 likes. There is no Wikipedia page for either for the Gevril brand or for the 'famed' Jacques Gevril, There is no Gevril website, just the Gevril group website. I also did a search for Gevril reviews and found a few people with not so choice opinions on the brand and where they sit in the luxury brand space.OK - Now The watch itself....I have liked watches for many years. Growing up, I would have been deemed excessive to have more than one, but its like having different things to wear, and its nice to have different watches to choose from. I currently have a Mercedes, watch (from the dealership - no idea who made it) a Swiss Legend Neptune, a  Haurex Italy Men's 3A502UBN Aeron Stainless Steel Black Rubber Luminous Date Watch  (also sold by the Gevril Group), a  BOSS Orange Men's 'PARIS' Quartz Stainless Steel and Beige Leather Casual Watch (Model: 1513352) , a Victorinox, and this Gevril GV2 Scuderia.In a product with a small list of functions like a watch, before looking at that functionality, I look at the product from 2 angles - how it looks today, and how I think it will look after 4+ years of ownership.In how it looks today, the leather looking presentation box looks like something worth hanging onto to store the watch when not in use.Once removed from the box, you are presented with such an attractive but nowhere near 50mm watch. From a design perspective, the black and red is a perfect color combination - all through the face, hands and strap. The color scheme is as followsBlack face, red minute markers,Black face, red second time zone hour hand,Black face red tipped alarm hand,Black body, red pusher button,Black Strap, red stitching,Black Strap top, red underneath,Black body and red Scuderia name plate on the opposite side of the body to the crown and buttonsOn the back of the watch body there is more red and black detailTo offset that color scheme, the three smaller hands are all orange. Those are power reserve, seconds and the hand to indicate the day of the weekLastly, the side of the setting crown has what looks like checkered flag design.The face layout is nice and uncluttered, and everything you need to know is available at a glance. The visual hierarchy dictated by prominence and size is noted as follows:Local Time, 2nd Time Zone hour, alarm, date, day secondsTelling time is something that when using a watch or clock, once you know the positioning, you can tell what time it is and you don't need the actual numbers themselves. This watch has the time detailed in 24 hours instead of the traditional 12 hour segments. The date, which is probably the second most often reason for looking at a watch has nice big numbers and is not at 3 o'clock position, but spread between 3 and 5 o'clock which I much prefer to the traditional 3 o'clock position.That summarizes how the watch appears today. For how I think the watch will look 4 years from today, I look at construction materials, construction / assembly processWatch body - Solid construction - everything feels solidStrap - now after 3 days of use, it strikes me as something that will now show wear easily and will look good for a long timeBuckle - solid, nothing loose and the strap has two retainer loops to go through after passing through the buckle further helping maintain strap shape and appearanceSummary - will likely last a long time and still look good.USE:As stated previously, in certain lighting conditions, it is difficult to read the time without having the watch at the right angle. Also, the red numbers are not easy to read sometimes, but as stated previously, most people know where the 12, 3, 6 and 9 are on a horology piece.Setting the time, Date, Second timezone hour and alarm.Ok so this is a barrell of frustration - I set the time, day, date, alarm (which worked the following morning) and the hour hand for the second time zone. The hour hand for the second time zone does not move at all.The process to set the alarm or change the time, day or date is really messy and difficult to remember, and if you were a frequent traveller (to different time zones) I could see this being a very annoying element of ownership.Closing thoughtsMovement ISA 8173 = this is available online for .95....... so I guess that makes for a very expensive case and strap....Power Reserve - Why oh Why is this on a battery operated watch? Is it the battery indicator ?Actual Value - I honestly can't tell but at most, I would place a value on it of -0 more than the other watches I already own but lt; 0Cost V Warranty - If I was to pay the original ,500, or even current ,038, I would definitely prefer to see a longer, more comprehensive warranty than the 2 years they offer.Recommend to a friend - eh, probably not, not at that price.40% off cheap sale,phoenix mall,max 67% offGV2 by Gevril Scuderia Mens Chronograph Swiss Quartz Alarm GMT B
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Gevril

In the historic location of La Chaux-de-Fonds, Switzerland, Gevril is a symbol of tradition in the world of fine Swiss watch making. From the expert artisans who design our movements, to the most minute detail on our exquisite dials, at Gevril we spare no expense to bring our customers a timepiece that they will be proud to wear today, tomorrow, and infinitely.

In 1758, Jaques Gevril became the first exporter of Swiss timepieces when he was called upon by the King of Spain, Ferdinand VI. Gevril became known for his impeccable craftsmanship and for creating timepieces of unmistakable quality.

During the 1800s, the Gevril family expanded their skill to include enameling as well as creating dials for their watches and clocks.

Today, the Gevril name can be found in numerous European museums and history books that attest to the strong influence of Jacques Gevril on watch-making history. Jacques Gevril is recognized as an important contributor to the history of Swiss watch making, earning the Gevril name esteemed recognition and prestige until today.


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GV2 by Gevril Scuderia Mens Chronograph Swiss Quartz Alarm GMT B

GV2 by Gevril Scuderia Mens Chronograph Swiss Quartz Alarm GMT B

GV2 by Gevril Scuderia Mens Chronograph Swiss Quartz Alarm GMT B:we are a team of professionals who are working hard to provide you with the best products at the best prices, delivered to your door as soon as possible. I have had a lot of thoughts on this watch so I have prepared a super short, and a short review before the longer review, and you can choose depending on your preference. Also, I am not a watch expert, so everything in my review is opinion based on extensive internet searches.SUPER SHORT REVIEW - Seems to be a quality watch - but also seems to be listed at about 8x the value.SHORT REVIEW:The watch looks attractive, despite being a tad small (for my taste). Unfortunately, in certain lighting conditions it is difficult to tell the time without having the watch at just the right angle to catch the light. Since the things that are legendary about a Swiss watch are hidden inside, it is tough to tell, but it seems like a quality product - I guess time will tell (no pun intended).What I don't like is #1 IT is virtually impossible to determine the actual value for the watch. I have seen it on Amazon from ,500 (original listing), .038(current listing) all the way down to 5 for one in different colors.Also, it is not uncommon to see Gevril watches offered 'at great discounts' for a few hundred dollars from other retailers. #2 The watch is not a 50mm case as it is described in the listing on Amazon. significantly smaller than my 47mm https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B018QKJ6W8 and my 46.5 https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00F92DNGC - my guess is it is a 40-42mm case. #3 it is difficult to read the time in certain lighting condition.For me, the actual value of the product is the biggest stumbling block in the way of being super happy with this watch. Also, I find the absolute lack of an prolific social media presence for a Swiss watch company in business since 1758 a bit astonishing. Additionally, None of the watches on Amazon (as of 11/29/2016) have more than 13 reviews. The value of an Rolex, Omega, Cartier or a Tag Heuer watch is pretty much solid around the globe, and you don't see their watches reduced to below 0 or less, which further establishes their value.At the end of the day, a manufacturer can do what they want with their pricing structure, and any specials they want to run, however, if someone was to purchase this watch for ,500, or ,038 and see it a few weeks later, of from a different store for 5, that would hardly foster positive feelings in the marketplace.In closing, its appears to be a good quality watch, but since I am not familiar with the brand, can't see consistent pricing, no website for the actual watch brand,(just the group that sells them), and a very meager social presence, I have trouble staing with any certainty that it is actually worth its current listed price of ,038. Having said that, an item is worth what people are willing to pay for it. A little more digging found this - Movement ISA 8173 = this is available online for .95....... so I guess that makes for a very expensive case and strap....If you don't like long reviews, you can stop here.SUPER LONG REVIEWHaving just returned from a 2 weeks in Europe, including a stop in Zurich, I can confirm that the Swiss are obsessed with the finest instruments in telling the time and chocolate. I loved its description and how it looked in the product shots, and the thought of owning a Swiss 50mm Drivers watch meant I was eagerly awaiting its arrival.Now that its here, I am sad to say that I just feel sorta ok about owning it. When I took it out of the box, my heart sank immediately as soon as I saw that it was not 50mm case. Another major reason I am having the hardest time falling in love with this watch, is that determining its true value is a completely elusive task. When it was first listed on Amazon, it listed at well over ,000. By the time it arrived, it had been reduced to ,038. Further research showed me the same watch with different color schemes for different prices, one for 5 and another for about 5. If I had purchased this watch for ,038 or the original price of ,500 and then saw it with a different color thread in the strap, and a few different color items in the face for 5, I would send it back.This element of value is extremely important if someone is going to shell out significant money for a watch, and because in addition to having never heard of Gevril watches, I cannot claim to be an expert on watches, I decided to do some due diligence and conduct a little research, and I discovered the following:What is a Swiss Watch:"A watch movement is considered Swiss if: the movement has been assembled in Switzerland and, the movement has been inspected by the manufacturer in Switzerland and; the components of Swiss manufacture account for at least 50 percent of the total value, without taking into account the cost of assembly."What is Swiss Quartz:"Swiss quartz movement" refers to a clock or watch with a movement (the part of the watch that moves the hands) that is made in Switzerland and uses quartz. Quartz watches operate on batteries, rather than having to being wound.Background on Gevril watches from the Gevril group site :"The history of Gevril watches is a story that combines an illustrious watchmaking past with an innovative modern revitalization. The company origins date back to the mid-18th century and Jacques Gevril, the gifted Swiss watchmaker who is the founder and inspiration of the eponymous brand. Today the Gevril name endures thanks to the vision of Swiss horologist and businessman, Samuel Friedmann, who lifted the brand to its current heights as an established Swiss watch company."Background on Gevril watches from the Gevril store on Amazon: "In the historic location of La Chaux-de-Fonds, Switzerland, Gevril is a symbol of tradition in the world of fine Swiss watch making. From the expert artisans who design our movements, to the most minute detail on our exquisite dials, at Gevril we spare no expense to bring our customers a timepiece that they will be proud to wear today, tomorrow, and infinitely. In 1758, Jaques Gevril became the first exporter of Swiss timepieces when he was called upon by the King of Spain, Ferdinand VI. Gevril became known for his impeccable craftsmanship and for creating timepieces of unmistakable quality. During the 1800s, the Gevril family expanded their skill to include enameling as well as creating dials for their watches and clocks. Today the Gevril name can be found in numerous European museums and history books that attest to the strong influence of Jacques Gevril on watch making history. Jacques Gevril is recognized as an important contributor to the history of Swiss watch making, earning the Gevril name esteemed recognition and prestige until today."Who is the Gevril Group:From the about page on the Gevril group website "Gevril Group, conceived in 1990 by Swiss watchmaker Samuel Friedmann...." "Unlike most wholesale watch distributors, Gevril Group operates a full-service watch repair shop that’s housed in its 7,000 square foot corporate headquarters northwest of New York City in order to fulfill warranty service and handle any repair from cleaning and regulation to water testing, providing quick turnaround, whether the customer comes through the retailer or contacts us directly." So really, the company was conceived in 1990, but I think I remember reading somewhere else that the brand name was bought some time after the year 2000 by an American, and is now operated out of the US - I could be wrong.What is Scuderia:Scuderia means "stable" in the Italian language. It has entered English usage mainly through professional auto racing, in which many Italian teams incorporate the term in their names. "Scuderia" may refer to: Scuderia Ferrari, a successful Italian Formula One team.What is Power Reserve:"Power Reserve Indicator (originally called Réserve de Marche) is a complication of the watch, which is designed to show the amount of remaining stored energy. The power reserve indicator indicates the tension on the mainspring at any particular moment." Apparently, that feature on this particular watch is to let you know when to 'wind' this battery operated mechanism????Again, because I am on a mission to know more about Gevril watches I visited the Gevril Instagram (the largest social presence they have) which is really just posts about new products they have and no actual customer engagement. On there I found a post Grevil had shared from Business Insider entitled "5 tips on how to buy a quality watch" - in that article, the sections were:Educate yourself on classic watch styles, Understand the true value of a watch, Watches amp; buyer protection, The economics of watch pricing, and,Find enjoyment in wearing your watch.Two statements stood out to me#1 "Be careful when purchasing watches online. Check the reputation of both the dealer and company first. If they’re new, make sure they have testimonials and/or a strong social media presence where they are engaging with customers and following up with questions."#2 ",000 – ,000 – Luxury Watches- This is the bracket of well known names. You get what you pay for here and once you start to spend this type of money you need to know more about watches than 99% of men or else you’re getting ripped off. Luxury watches by definition, are exclusive items and signal to certain people your ability to afford them."This made me feel good about the research I was doing for this review (and the conclusions I was arriving at), but it's also a good read for someone looking to buy a watch in this price range. Take that to mean - go search Business Insider for the article yourself and do what they say - basically an afternoon of research is worth it when thinking about spending anywhere north of 0 on a timepiece.What I didn't find comforting in my search about the company is the following - The Facebook page Gevril group only has 515 likes. There is no Wikipedia page for either for the Gevril brand or for the 'famed' Jacques Gevril, There is no Gevril website, just the Gevril group website. I also did a search for Gevril reviews and found a few people with not so choice opinions on the brand and where they sit in the luxury brand space.OK - Now The watch itself....I have liked watches for many years. Growing up, I would have been deemed excessive to have more than one, but its like having different things to wear, and its nice to have different watches to choose from. I currently have a Mercedes, watch (from the dealership - no idea who made it) a Swiss Legend Neptune, a  Haurex Italy Men's 3A502UBN Aeron Stainless Steel Black Rubber Luminous Date Watch  (also sold by the Gevril Group), a  BOSS Orange Men's 'PARIS' Quartz Stainless Steel and Beige Leather Casual Watch (Model: 1513352) , a Victorinox, and this Gevril GV2 Scuderia.In a product with a small list of functions like a watch, before looking at that functionality, I look at the product from 2 angles - how it looks today, and how I think it will look after 4+ years of ownership.In how it looks today, the leather looking presentation box looks like something worth hanging onto to store the watch when not in use.Once removed from the box, you are presented with such an attractive but nowhere near 50mm watch. From a design perspective, the black and red is a perfect color combination - all through the face, hands and strap. The color scheme is as followsBlack face, red minute markers,Black face, red second time zone hour hand,Black face red tipped alarm hand,Black body, red pusher button,Black Strap, red stitching,Black Strap top, red underneath,Black body and red Scuderia name plate on the opposite side of the body to the crown and buttonsOn the back of the watch body there is more red and black detailTo offset that color scheme, the three smaller hands are all orange. Those are power reserve, seconds and the hand to indicate the day of the weekLastly, the side of the setting crown has what looks like checkered flag design.The face layout is nice and uncluttered, and everything you need to know is available at a glance. The visual hierarchy dictated by prominence and size is noted as follows:Local Time, 2nd Time Zone hour, alarm, date, day secondsTelling time is something that when using a watch or clock, once you know the positioning, you can tell what time it is and you don't need the actual numbers themselves. This watch has the time detailed in 24 hours instead of the traditional 12 hour segments. The date, which is probably the second most often reason for looking at a watch has nice big numbers and is not at 3 o'clock position, but spread between 3 and 5 o'clock which I much prefer to the traditional 3 o'clock position.That summarizes how the watch appears today. For how I think the watch will look 4 years from today, I look at construction materials, construction / assembly processWatch body - Solid construction - everything feels solidStrap - now after 3 days of use, it strikes me as something that will now show wear easily and will look good for a long timeBuckle - solid, nothing loose and the strap has two retainer loops to go through after passing through the buckle further helping maintain strap shape and appearanceSummary - will likely last a long time and still look good.USE:As stated previously, in certain lighting conditions, it is difficult to read the time without having the watch at the right angle. Also, the red numbers are not easy to read sometimes, but as stated previously, most people know where the 12, 3, 6 and 9 are on a horology piece.Setting the time, Date, Second timezone hour and alarm.Ok so this is a barrell of frustration - I set the time, day, date, alarm (which worked the following morning) and the hour hand for the second time zone. The hour hand for the second time zone does not move at all.The process to set the alarm or change the time, day or date is really messy and difficult to remember, and if you were a frequent traveller (to different time zones) I could see this being a very annoying element of ownership.Closing thoughtsMovement ISA 8173 = this is available online for .95....... so I guess that makes for a very expensive case and strap....Power Reserve - Why oh Why is this on a battery operated watch? Is it the battery indicator ?Actual Value - I honestly can't tell but at most, I would place a value on it of -0 more than the other watches I already own but lt; 0Cost V Warranty - If I was to pay the original ,500, or even current ,038, I would definitely prefer to see a longer, more comprehensive warranty than the 2 years they offer.Recommend to a friend - eh, probably not, not at that price.40% off cheap sale,phoenix mall,max 67% offGV2 by Gevril Scuderia Mens Chronograph Swiss Quartz Alarm GMT B