In honor of the 30th anniversary of the partnership with Giugiaro, Seiko has released six limited edition "re-issues" of the original 7A28 6000 watch that Bishop wore in the Aliens movie. In the early 1980s Seiko released a few of these models, but for 2013 Seiko is releasing a few new colors that have never before been produced. The most famous model of course will be the black and red version (today the SCED003). The new watches will be limited to either 500 or 200 pieces depending on the model.
There is something that watch maker Tag Heuer has which trumps most of its competitors. That thing is the person Mr. Jack Heuer. I sat down with Jack Heuer back in March to discuss his legacy and the debut of the Carrera Jack Heuer 80 Limited Edition watch. The timepiece was released in honor of Jack's 80th birthday as well as his more or less retirement from actively consulting with the brand. Though I have a feeling watch and Tag lovers will spot him around. So what is so special about Jack?
Taking my car match from above, let’s take a ride through history on the design evolution of the quintessential American car, the Cadillac, and the quintessential Rolex watch, the “two-tone” Datejust. Both Classics.
Strap: Rolled-edge hand-made black alligator leather, with black stitches
After all, in his own words: “A creator must be receptive to all sorts of things, whether something in nature, or in all kinds of objects – machine tools, automotive, aerospace, science.”
A two-part question. If money were no object which single watch would each member of the aBlogtoWatch team own? If money were tight and you had only 00 to spend, which watch would you own?