|The double tourbillon Greubel Forsey Invention Piece 1 |
looks like it was inspired by the future
But what about time travel? What's the best watch to have strapped to your wrist when breaking the time barrier? Sure, an Omega Speedmaster will probably be adequate, but adequate doesn't cut it. Time travelers need their own watches with the perfect balance of design, reliability and features. What will a time traveler's watch look like? Here's one possible advertisement that answers that question.
The Seiko Time 1
Whether you're embarking on your first trip to the past or whether you're a seasoned time traveler with centuries under your belt, Seiko's Time 1 is the watch you should be wearing. Stylish, sporty, comfortable, and above all, practical, the Time 1 is your faithful companion for everything from a short trip down memory lane to when you were toddler, to a journey to witness the first ever sunrise at the just-completed Stonehenge.
Among Time 1's exclusive features are:
Highly readable year, month, date, day, hour, minute, seconds. Year indicator is red for BC, green for AD.
|The Vacheron Constantin Les Cabinotiers Celestia |
Astronomical Grand Complication 3600 might as well
be from the year 3600.
Perpetual calendar from 3,547 BC (the time travel limit) to the present
Accurate to +/- 1 one second a month
Auto self-destruct if watch is removed without first being set to present date (to prevent the timeline from being corrupted by technology from the future)
Fully mechanical watch (even the self-destruct feature is powered by the spring)
Polished, lightweight lithium case that's stronger than titanium 3
Flexible strap so you can quickly flip your watch upside down, disguising it as plain jewelry
One press of the auto pusher at the two o'clock position starts the 2 hour and 12 minute countdown timer to alert you to when the wormhole will reopen so you're not stranded in the past. The watch will vibrate when the countdown mark is reached.
Lunar and solar eclipse complication so you're forewarned about mass hysteria events
Nihonium-painted hands give powerful lumes for night-time readability
Scratch resistant diamond crystal
Easily removable 18k gold milanese band in case you need to barter it for local currency
Moonphase so you know when there will be light at night
And, of course, the Seiko Time 1 makes a great watch for just hanging out in 2047, too. It's water resistant to 5,000 meters and negative air pressure resistant through the lunar atmosphere and beyond. Look for it at your favorite Seiko retailer under the model SJTT073.