Space Invaders Luxury Watch by Romain Jerome

Video game homage doesn’t get luxurious very often. Some are just quite ridiculous. But if someone has the money to burn on these things, they’ll keep coming one at a time. We’ve seen the Swarovski encrusted Wii’s in the past, even the Super Mario pendant done in diamonds and gold.

The Space Invaders franchise has had it’s share of video game related merchandise. Anything from simple Ice Cube trays, to customized wooden cutting boards. But a luxury watch? It seems so ridiculous, but Romain Jerome decided to make one. I swear, these guys make some of the most exquisite watches. Their watches range from a few thousand to several hundred thousand dollars. And with just 78 pieces made, this watch would probably sell out quick. You’ll probably see one of these on Antique’s Roadshow in 20-30 years..

Calibre RJ001-A
Mechanical self-winding movement
Frequency 28,800 vph
Jewelling 23 jewels
Power reserve 42 hours
Water resistance 3 atm
Functions Central hours and minutes
Case Ø46mm
Black PVD-coated steel
Lugs fitted with safety screws and integrated ball-and-socket joints for optimal wrist adjustment
Case with integrated back, composed of spare parts from Apollo 11
Grainy-textured stellar-patterned back with medallion in MOON SILVERRJ representing the moon
RJ safety screw on the case-back, exclusively accessible to watchmakers
Screw-lock crown
Dial Black 3D dial with 3 beadblasted & satin-brushed levels.
Pixelated « Space Invaders® » lacquered in various original colours
Hands Oxidised black, polished, with C1 superluminova
Strap Black vulcanised rubber
Grainy-textured interior of stellar-patterned strap
Buckle Black PVD-coated steel
Limited edition 78 pieces (in reference to the year the game was launched)



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