X

EU Visitor Notice: This Website Uses Cookies

This website uses cookies to improve user experience, to provide analytical data to better serve our visitors, and to serve advertising to fund our operations. By using our website you consent to all cookies in accordance with our Privacy & Cookie Policy.

Your preference will be saved for 90 days, or until you clear your browser cookies.


I AGREE
I DISAGREE
Learn More
Cool Gadgets, Gizmos, Games and Geek Stuff on Technabob
VISIT OUR OTHER SITES: THE AWESOMER | 95OCTANE

Counterclockwise Watch: Time Marches Backwards

by Paul Strauss
Advertisement

What is with Japan’s obsession with making watches that are difficult to read? While TokyoFlash seems to have cornered the market on weird and challenging digital watch designs, here’s an analog watch that’ll mess with your head too.

counterclockwise_watch_1

At first glance, this looks like any other analog watch. But look again. Notice the numbers around the dial? Yep. They’re backwards. All the hands on this unusual watch run counterclockwise just to keep you on your toes. And if you’ve got friends who like to look at your watch to see what time it is, it’ll really mess with them.

counterclockwise_watch_2

Other than the hands running completely back-asswards, the specs on the watch are pretty normal. It’s got a brass case, water-resistant to 3ATM, along with a stainless steel crown, a leather band, and a mineral glass crystal.

counterclockwise_watch_3

While I haven’t been able to find these in any U.S. shops yet, if you’re willing to do a little Japanese translation and currency conversion, you can find one over at the Sea Hope shop on Rakuten, where they sell for ¥5,250 (appx. $68 USD).

I suppose if you really wanted on of these for some reason, you could try reversing the polarity on the battery in a cheap motor-driven watch, but I’m not sure that’d work.

Deals in The Technabob Shop



The Best Human Support Class

The Best Human Support Class

Colin Furze’s Giant Christmas Tree

Colin Furze’s Giant Christmas Tree

PIQO Pocket Projector

PIQO Pocket Projector

Advertisement
How to Build a Drift Track

How to Build a Drift Track

Leaked BMW Z4 Pricing Doesn’t Bode Well for Supra Fans

Leaked BMW Z4 Pricing Doesn’t Bode Well for Supra Fans

Working BMW Transformer: Robots in Disguise

Working BMW Transformer: Robots in Disguise