Spacecraft watch perfect for Imperial officers
For a cool $33,400 you can own one of these offbeat titanium timepieces, which look like 1970s sci-fi props.
I'm not sure, but I think I saw one of these for sale in Mos Eisley.
If you thought RJ-Romain Jerome's Spacecraft timepiece is another sleek throwback, but for more than double the price.was a nice if pricey testament to your retro cred, its new
The luxury brand announced a limited set of 99 of these old-school science fiction timepieces, each priced at $33,400. How many Galactic Standard Credits is that?
In looks and function, this "pilot's watch" is a bit like one of those puzzling Tokyoflash Kisai pieces, but it's easier to use.
The minutes are indicated by a black rotating disc on the face, while the hours are displayed by a spring-driven carriage and red cursor on the side. It has 54 jewels.
Inside the PVD-coated titanium case is a complex self-winding movement, which is partly seen in the promo vid below.
"The combination of these four functions--lateral, linear, jumping, and retrograde hours--is unprecedented," the company quoted watchmaker Jean-Marc Wiederrecht as saying.
Pity that the strap of black polyamide mesh seems a mere afterthought, but it would at least match standard-issue Imperial belts and boots.