Gitzo 100 Year Anniversary Edition Traveller Tripod

June 22, 2017 | Zoltan Arva-Toth | Accessories | Comment | |
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Gitzo are celebrating their 100th anniversary by launching an exclusive, limited-edition travel tripod - the 100 Year Anniversary Edition. This flagship product will be available worldwide in an exclusive limited edition of only 1917 pieces, referencing Gitzo’s year of foundation, with the number of each piece laser engraved on one leg (1/1917 to 1917/1917). The tripod introduces a brand-new magnesium spider emphasised by a black finish and titanium colour details, and boasts Gitzo’s latest Traveller Series 1 technological features, including state of the art Carbon eXact tubing and 180° leg folding mechanism, the Traveller G-lock mechanism, making it compact, strong and ergonomic, together with a brand-new Centre Ball Head. Moreover, the limited-edition tripod features an ergonomic strap made of genuine Italian leather with a carbon-fibre look. The Gitzo 100 Year Anniversary Edition Traveller Tripod will be available at £1249.95. Gitzo’s centenary celebrations will also see the launch of other exclusive products that distinguish themselves through their new design and high-appeal including the ARSÈNE GITZHOVEN TRAVELLER TRIPOD, the world’s most exclusive carbon fibre travel tripod, the Centenary Bag Collection and the Fluid Gimbal Head.

Gitzo Press Release

Gitzo celebrates centenary

Introducing the 100 YEAR ANNIVERSARY EDITION TRAVELER TRIPOD

A world’s exclusive photography masterpiece

June 22nd 2017 - Gitzo, a pioneer in some of the most advanced, revolutionary technologies for professional camera equipment, is celebrating one hundred years of outstanding innovation and technological leadership by launching an exclusive, limited-edition travel tripod - the 100 Year Anniversary Edition.

Gitzo initiated the travel tripod era, creating products designed to be companions for life. The world’s most inspirational brand of tripods and heads is celebrating its first centenary of tradition, innovation and expertise that have made it a beacon of excellence in the photographic world. No other manufacturer has so consistently broken the boundaries of possibility, passionately devising and producing the means through which photographers turn vision into reality.

To mark the occasion, Gitzo has launched the new 100Y “DEFINING TOMORROW” logo, referencing infinity and the creations the company has yet to roll out.

The innovative 100 Year Anniversary Edition Tripod is not just a celebratory photography support. It is the ultimate high-performance professional tool featuring unique design and the very latest technology. This highly desirable flagship product will be available worldwide in an exclusive limited edition of only 1917 pieces, referencing Gitzo’s year of foundation, with the number of each piece laser engraved on one leg (1/1917 to 1917/1917).

The 100 Year Anniversary Edition Tripod introduces a brand-new magnesium spider emphasized by a black finish and titanium color details that make this model outstandingly stylish. It has Gitzo’s latest Traveler Series 1 technological features, including state of the art Carbon eXact tubing and 180° leg folding mechanism for the ultimate strength, the Traveler G-lock mechanism, making it compact, strong and ergonomic, together with a brand-new Center Ball Head for superior smoothness and precision. Moreover, the limited-edition tripod features an ergonomic strap made of genuine Italian leather with a carbon fibre look, for extreme comfort in use.

The 100 Year Anniversary Edition Tripod is presented in a highly refined, black branded chest with leather detailing containing the tripod and its accessories, the tripod’s certificate of authenticity signed by Gitzo’s CEO, and includes the name of the craftsman who created each specific piece.

Product USP

Exquisite new high-appeal look and feel with distinctive design, smoother spider casting shapes, new leg angle selectors and locking collars

1917 - the magic number of Gitzo’s foundation year and the total pieces of this exclusive symbol of Gitzo’s history available worldwide

The new black & titanium grey colour combination is an elegantly contemporary expression of this exceptional flagship product

Gitzo’s centenary celebrations will also see the launch of other exclusive products that distinguish themselves through their new design and high-appeal including the ARSÈNE GITZHOVEN TRAVELER TRIPOD, the world’s most exclusive carbon fibre travel tripod, the Centenary Bag Collection and the Fluid Gimbal Head.

The Gitzo 100 Year Anniversary Edition Traveler Tripod will be available at £1249.95.

More information on Gitzo’s Centenary celebrations can be found online at www.manfrotto.co.uk/gitzo

About Gitzo

Professionals the world over acknowledge Gitzo tripods, monopods, heads and accessories as setting the industry’s standards for excellence.  Innovations such as the first uses of carbon fiber to make tripods and magnesium to make heads, matched with a design policy of “no gimmicks and no compromise on quality,” put Gitzo products in a class of their own.  Gitzo’s carefully crafted products form a comprehensive range of supports for large, medium and small format cameras, for film or digital technology, for still photography or dynamic video, for studio or location work.  Precision assembly, high quality materials and fine control are all qualities that represent Gitzo products

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