Döttling Colosimo: A tiny masterpiece for watch collectors
German luxury safe maker Döttling lately put “The Skeleton” back to life for its $341,326 antique luxury safe project and now, the firm has the new Colosimo, an attractive little case for just one watch. The luxurious high-end safe has been named after “Big Jim” Colosimo, a famous gangster boss who dominated the gangland of Chicago prior to Al Capone. In those days, banks had safes that were built to keep away gangsters like Colosimo from the valuables kept inside those vaults. These back bolts bank vaults featured huge and thick round doors made of stainless steel with big locking bolts. The new Döttling Colosimo is a 1:13 scale model of the famous vault of Colosimo’s days and is also being said to be the smallest safe in the world.
Weighing in at 66 pounds, the Döttling Colosimo features 16 radially arranged locking bolts and 32 gilged cogs. A three-digit combination lock entry is needed to open the safe. You can go for either a watch winder or a humidity controlled cigar humidor inside the Colosimo. The Döttling Colosimo sells for $23,800.