- Aspired Man
If I wanted to spend a half million on a watch it definitely wouldn’t have a blackjack game on it. Christophe Claret offers a very limited edition watch loaded with three fully functional casino games. This is suppose to be one of the greatest watch engineering masterpieces of all time, I personally think its silly. For that money you could buy a hand full of sweet watches and still have money left to catch a weekend in Vegas.
Spend less than a minute playing with Christophe Claret’s 21 BlackJack, and you’ll instantly appreciate the skill and playfulness of the Le Locle-based master watchmaker. A watchmaker is what we call Claret, perhaps because we lack a term that fully conveys what he means to the industry. He is, of course, a master of the horological arts whose workshop furnishes high complications to about twenty of the top watch brands. But, in addition to supplying tourbillons and minute repeaters, Claret is a genius of micro engineering with few peers. Now that he is making watches under his own brand name, he is also becoming something of a horological celebrity.
With the 21 Blackjack, Christophe Claret invented a miniature casino for the wrist. The timepiece offers collectors the chance to play three casino table games constructed with a very realistic and sensory feel. These include a dice game, black jack and roulette on the watch’s back, which can be customized by the watch retailer to land on the favorite number of the customer….Continue reading this article at iW International