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

Like Us on Facebook

Technabob is reader-supported. When you buy through links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission.
As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. Disclosure.

Counterclockwise Watch: Time Marches Backwards

 |  |  |  |  |  |  August 15, 2011


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.



The Real Smoothie King

The Real Smoothie King

The Baroque Entertainer

The Baroque Entertainer

Unicycle High Jump

Unicycle High Jump

ABT Tunes the Audi RS6 to 789 Horsepower

ABT Tunes the Audi RS6 to 789 Horsepower

Watch a Porsche Cayenne Destroy a Nürburgring Lap Record

Watch a Porsche Cayenne Destroy a Nürburgring Lap Record

Ford Returns as Title Sponsor for the 2021 Woodward Dream Cruise

Ford Returns as Title Sponsor for the 2021 Woodward Dream Cruise

Advertisement