Do you, perchance, know someone who is absolutely in love with the Super Mario Bros. franchise? Or maybe, you, yourself, are in love with the video games characters. I doesn’t matter whether you like or know someone who likes Super Mario, because now you can give him or her the perfect Christmas gift. Luxury watchmaker launches Super Mario timepiece in order to celebrate 30 years from the game’s first appearance on the video game market.
Romain Jerome is a respectable watchmaker company, best known for their high-quality watches and also for their spicy prices. The company announced that they will Super Mario Bros. a tribute in their own fashion. Hence, the prestigious watchmaker came up with a geeky watch, featuring a 46mm black aluminum case. The watch itself has a dial made out of three layers, each of them depicting a character from the critically-acclaimed console game. Each Super Mario character receives an enamel-based paint layer in order to have a dashing look.
The company chose to adorn their geeky watch with a Mario figure, a power-up mushroom, a bush and a funny looking cloud. As we said, the timepiece was launched in order to celebrate 30 years since the games was first released. The Super Mario Bros. video game franchise has made its grand debut in 1986, and since then it amassed quite a lot of fans all over the world. Some of them are even partial to playing the beloved game on an original SNES console.
For those of you who are either interested in buying this awesome watch, we do have a piece of bad news for you: it won’t come at a cheap price, that’s for sure. The timepiece will cost approximately 19000 dollars and, as Romain Jerome pointed out, the offer is limited. Only 85 pieces were produced in order of this Super Mario celebration.
The timepiece itself is a remarkable piece of work. Looking at the specs, we can see that the watch is outfitted with RJ001-A automatic movement mechanism. Also, the watch work at 4Hz, roughly 28.800 beats per hours, and it comes it with a 48 hour accumulator.
Luxury Watchmaker Launches Super Mario Timepiece as tribute to the beloved video game franchise. But this is not the first that Romain Jerome is involved in these kind of projects. Over the years, the esteemed watchmaker has launched countless watch models, featuring a thematic from other video games such as Tetris, Pac-Man and even Space Invaders.