One other weekend, one other mechanical watch. This time we now have the Commander from CJR, the corporate that introduced us the Airspeed final 12 months.
This distinctive piece options an uncommon curved dial and rotor-like seconds wheel that harkens again to some unusual alternate future the place airplanes turn into sentient. Early hen watches value $449 and are available on a thick leather-based strap.
“The plane trade is all about innovation and this function is one thing splendidly distinctive. The standard second hand of the Commander Sequence has been scrapped in favor of a second wheel. This wheel strikes just like the turbine of a airplane and propels time ahead. Not solely is it very practical, however it’s significantly cool to have a look at. Similar to flying, time ought to by no means be boring,” wrote the creators.
You’ll be able to see a couple of extra hands-on pictures right here and take a look at the Kickstarter. They’ll begin delivery items in January.
The piece is a “factor of rugged artwork” and is extra geared toward design than particular precision. Nonetheless, if you happen to’re an aviation buff or simply somebody who desires to put on Starscream’s thyroid gland in your wrist, this may be the look ahead to you.