Ever since I came upon that the Accutron Astronaut was a watch design, it’s lengthy been on the checklist of classic watches I’ve been interested in. Yes, it’s a GMT design, however the ties to the area program make it all of the extra fascinating. And, frankly, this one appears to be like simply sufficient completely different from the diver-based GMTs to make it stand out. Now, we don’t must look to the classic market, as there’s a brand new Accutron Astronaut out there.
While some manufacturers stretch their associations with area exploration and NASA, Accutron was proper within the combine, as that advert up above reveals. Additionally, that fuzzy picture provides you a way of how carefully they reproduced this watch. Here’s what Accutron has to say in regards to the watch:
Accutron is proud to deliver again the 1968 “T” model of the Astronaut mannequin, that includes a particular DAY/NIGHT bezel because the model’s very first re-edition in an thrilling new sequence of Accutron Astronaut timepieces. The new Accutron Astronaut is Swiss Made, out there in a 41mm chrome steel case with double field sapphire crystal with anti-reflective coating and a partial exhibition case again to view the SW330 GMT motion. An iconic bullet bracelet results in a snug match on the wrist and the Super-LumiNova accented arms and markers improve perform in low gentle. Limited to solely 300 items, the watch retails for $3,500.
Even at that eye-watering price ticket, I’ve little question that the 300 examples will rapidly promote out. So, sure, odds of us getting a assessment loaner in are slim, however we’re undoubtedly wanting into it. You can get extra particulars, and order your personal, over at accutronwatch.com