Sunday, January 17, 2010

HD3 Complicated Black Pearl Watch

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Looks more complicated than James Bond watches from "Q".

All I need is a watch that tells time.

HD3 Complicated Black Pearl Watch: Pirate-Inspired, Costs Plenty of Booty [Watches]: "
'Excuse me, sir, but do you have the time?' 'Why yes, yes I do.' 'Well, what is it then?' 'Menacing.'
Anyway, that's how I see that conversation going down if, by some slim chance in the near future, I'm wearing this $400,000 watch and some curious chap asks me for the time. I'd be wearing an eye patch while drunk, if that helps you visualize the encounter any better.

Designed by Fabrice Gonet, the Black Pearl is a limited run timepiece that includes a number of subtle pirate-themed additions, including the prerequisite skull and bones (etched in glass on the back), a tiny cannon, and some nautical navigation touches. Then there's the fact that it costs as much as some pirate's treasure...

There were only eleven made, each with the aforementioned $400,000 asking price. [FLYLYF via technabob]

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