An Apple watch may offer access to iTunes, but the remarkable new Harry Winston Opus 14 draws its inspiration from an analog ancestor of the 1950s—the jukebox. The All-Americana Opus 14, which has been in development for more than three years and whose 1,066-piece movement was designed by Franck Orny and Johnny Girardin of Swiss-based Telos, doesn’t actually play music, but its complications rely on a series of stackable discs and vinyl record design motifs. Housed in a massive 54.7 mm-by-21.9 mm white gold case, the four platters display the time, a second time zone/GMT indication, the date and a star with the signature of Harry Winston (although it can be personalised). The $434,000 timepiece will be released in a limited edition of 50, and the Opus 15 is already in the works.
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(This story appears in the 05 February, 2016 issue of Forbes India. To visit our Archives, click here.)