Star Wars-themed watches: watches that rule the galaxy

Since the next release of Star Wars: The Bad Batch In early May on Disney +, it would be nice to do something a little different and explore which watches could bring out your Darth Vader or Luke Skywalker inside. You will be amazed at how many options there are.

Are you attracted to the dark side?  Oris offers a special limited edition Star Wars Darth Vader.

Are you attracted to the dark side? Oris offers a special limited edition Star Wars Darth Vader.

El Oris Star Wars Limited Edition Set

The first two watches in this article are sure to excite any fan of Star Wars. In 2019, Oris launched Star Wars Limited Edition Set in Taiwan, Hong Kong, China and the United States. This set consists of two absolutely amazing looking watches. The first is the Oris Star Wars Darth Vader Limited Edition. This model is based on the Oris ProDiver and we think it is a specimen that Darth Vader himself could perfectly carry. This 49mm beast features a black coated titanium case and the Death Star and imperial shield on the dial. A side profile of Darth Vader’s iconic helmet adorns the case back. The watch had a limited production of 250 pieces and was only available in combination with …

…the Oris Star Wars Stormtrooper Limited Edition. This 43.5mm stainless steel model is an Oris diver Aquis modified. Its black dial also features the Death Star and a white imperial shield, all surrounded by a black and white bezel. The watch includes a comfortable stainless steel bracelet. Additionally, an engraving of a stormtrooper helmet features prominently in the case back. This watch was limited to 1,300 pieces and was sold separately or in combination with the Oris Star Wars Darth Vader Limited Edition. At the time of their launch, the pair of watches was officially priced at € 5,700, while the Stormtrooper loose model cost € 2,250.

El Kross Studio Death Star Ultimate Collector Set

If you are looking for something exclusive and extreme, do not miss the Kross Studio Death Star Ultimate Collector Set. Kross Studio is a Swiss manufacturer and designer. Four of its five founders previously worked at Romain Jerome, a brand known for its highly conceptual and even experimental watches. This new set of Kross Studio is really high-end. It consists of several models that make up a truly impressive collector’s set, among which the Death Star Tourbillon.

The Death Star Tourbillon It features a 45mm black grade 5 titanium case with black DLC coating. On the back, the logo of Star Wars together writing Aurebesh (a writing system used in the universe of Star Wars). Inside the box, the tourbillon, which resembles the upper half of the Death Star, floats above the center of the sphere. This watch performs a full rotation in exactly 60 seconds. For the hour, Kross Studio uses an Imperial-class Star Destroyer-shaped hour hand and a hand for the minute hand Shaped like an Executor-class Star Dreadnought, one of the most powerful spaceships in the Empire. It is a work of art that fans of Star Wars.

The presentation of this watch is another wonder. Comes in a replica of the armored orange corner boxes that the Empire uses to store and transport crystals kyber. This replica is fitted on a half scale and has dimensions of a little more than a meter long. These precious and powerful crystals are crucial to the franchise’s famous lightsabers, as well as the Death Star superweapon, capable of destroying entire planets. The presentation case is divided into nine storage units, including three removable compartments. One contains the clock Death Star Tourbillon, another includes two additional straps and the third comes with an authentic crystal accessory kyber from Star Wars used in the movie Rogue One: A Star Wars Story. Fans can use the other six units in the box to store their own collectibles and memorabilia from the universe of Star Wars. Although to any collector of Star Wars you would love to get this set, it is not suitable for all pockets: Kross Studio has only produced ten of these collector’s sets, each of which costs a staggering € 125,000.

El Citizen Star Wars Watch Collection

Star Wars Made in Japan: Citizen's limited edition Star Wars Darth Vader.

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Star Wars Made in Japan: Citizen's limited edition Star Wars Darth Vader.

Star Wars Made in Japan: Citizen’s limited edition Star Wars Darth Vader.

For those looking for something more affordable, the Japanese brand Citizen has created a collection of Star Wars in collaboration with Lucasfilm. When the watch designer was asked Donell Hutson to create these models, he simply had to draw inspiration from his lifelong fascination and love for Star Wars, with heroes like Luke Skywalker and Han Solo taking on characters like Darth Vader and Boba Fett.

The collection features several franchise favorites, such as the R2-D2 models, Princess Leia, Han Solo, Stormtrooper and Millennium Falcon. Perhaps the most extravagant are the specimens Rebel Pilot Y Trench Run, inspired by its original analog-digital forerunners of Citizen from the 1980s. 13 other models, all with Eco-Drive technology from Citizen, complete this collection. To the fans of Star Wars you are going to love the large selection of witty designs these watches feature. The official prices of the collection Citizen Star Wars range from about € 145 for the R2-D2 model to about € 300 for the Trench Run. Don’t be delighted if you want to grab one of these limited edition releases.

Black Venom Rolex Submariner Star Wars Limited Edition

Although it is known that Rolex produces limited quantities of its watches, the Swiss company has never released a special limited edition, much less in collaboration with another company. However, over the years we have seen the odd Rolex modified by other companies, such as the Black Venom Rolex Submariner Star Wars Limited Edition.

This watch is based on the Rolex Submariner ref. 116610 and has been customized by the Italian company Black Venom. The stainless steel case and bracelet feature a black DLC coating, and the famous characters from Star Wars they have replaced the indices normally found on the sphere. The inscription Submariner and the second hand are red to give a new look. The result is a stealth version of the Star Wars Submariner. While some might argue that it is blasphemous to modify a Rolex, others will love seeing this watch combine their favorite watch brand with the famed movie franchise. Black Venom still has three of the ten copies available to fans of Star Wars interested in acquiring one. The price of this Rolex Submariner modified in such a unique way, it is around € 18,000.

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