70's style disk dial wrist watches

ASOS' gorgeous disk dial wrist watches take their design cues from the non-digital 70's to display the time, thanks to two analogue wheels that spin through the hours and minutes. You tell the time by reading the numbers aligned with the cross-secting line down the middle of the face. The sell for £35, or roughly $70. Disk Dial Watch [ASOS via Retro To Go]
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4 Responses to 70's style disk dial wrist watches

  1. michaelportent says:

    Watches are my weakness when it comes to frivolous items – let’s face it, between smart phones and iPods, we all have 2-3 items besides a watch that we can use to tell time on our person at any given time – but I wouldn’t want this. Just… kinda… ugly.

  2. subterrene says:

    For my money, the Tokyo Bay “Neptune” has the same idea but better style:


    I’ve bought two (a new one after the first got pretty beat-up looking, roughly three years’ use), and I love ‘em.

  3. Enochrewt says:

    Cool for a semi-normal watch.

    That site sells Casio calculator watches for ~$130.00US!!!! Weren’t they like $20 back in the day?

  4. LogrusZed says:

    I guess they look OK, but I kind of rely on the visual image of two hands separating the 12hr/60min dial into 6ths or 1/4s. It’s the main reason I’ve never been able to go from analog to digital, even though I love the red LED Casios.

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