Crazy gold watch plays music and costs $1.2M

Nov 29, 2010
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You can get all kinds of watches that play music with integrated MP3 players and other offerings. Those watches are nothing compared to this crazy complex and expensive timepiece created by Manufacture Royal Opera. The thing has an accordion style chamber under the face of the watch that plays music.

The accordion action of the watch creates a resonating chamber for the music. The case is 50mm wide and made in 18k rose and gray gold. Only 12 of the things will be made and you can see all of the gears and wheels that make the thing work through the clear face.

It comes in a wooden box that is designed to look like the Bastille Opera House in Paris. It's ugly, but so cool and the craftsmanship in the piece is stunning. This is the rich steampunk geeks dream.

Via Boing Boing


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