THE MOST FABULOUS AND FRIGHTFULLY EXPENSIVE ALIEN WATCH IS NOW AVAILABLE! THE BEZEL SHOWS A SCARY AND EERIE ALIEN BUT THE MECHANISM IS DOWN TO EARTH AND PERFECTLY SAFE, RELIABLE AND MADE BY HUMAN HANDS SO THERE IS NO FEAR OF CONTAMINATION OF STRANGE, INCURABLE VIRUSES FROM OUTER SPACE.
This new watch by Grieb & Benzinger is truly out of this world!
The price is quite stratospheric too---a similar watch in gold customised to your liking costs around RM 170,000
GRIEB & BENZINGER Presents a New Bespoke Watch: Area 51
It’s gotten around in the world of watches: GRIEB & BENZINGER fulfills bespoke horological dreams. Like hardly another, the masters of skeletonization at GRIEB & BENZINGER know how to fulfill the wishes of its clients with traditional technology and exceptional design, creating a unique handmade piece with high exclusivity that allows the client to have his or her personal watch dream realized.
Earlier this year, a very unusual request arrived at the workshop from a customer who already owns several GRIEB & BENZINGER timepieces. As his son is a huge fan of aliens and space, his personal wish was to receive an alien-themed watch along the lines of the Area 51 legend realized for him by use of GRIEB & BENZINGER’s famous horological techniques. Using well-known
Hollywood movies featuring
extraterrestrials as a model, the challenging project was realized using
materials that allowed for a metalized liquid appearance.
Thanks to the extreme talent of Albrecht Bolz, master goldsmith in charge of all GRIEB & BENZINGER goldsmith needs, the final result looks unusual and amazing to say the least. Three-dimensional aliens with metalized surfaces and ruby-set eyes against a backdrop of a grey moon-surface dial with craters set with diamonds open a new era of GRIEB & BENZINGER BOUTIQUE customer design.
The back of the watch displays the mechanical movement with in-house modifications like all GRIEB & BENZINGER watches created in traditional craftsmanship using historical machines and tools: skeletonization, guilloché and engraving are all completed by hand to achieve an impressive movement with a great deal of character. This movement is also blackened and continues the extraterrestrial theme: three-dimensional planets – of course prominently including Mother Earth – are set on the bridges providing an impression of the depths of space.
Housed in a solid 18K palladium white gold case and secured using an extra-short strap with red stitching, this Area 51 watch will ensure its future owner, a 12-year-old boy lucky to have a loving father to fulfill his horological dream, has a smile on his face. The price of the watch?... Finite, but the price of the smile is something that money cannot buy.