The Retrowerk series of compass watches is appealing on several levels. They’re brassy and unnecessarily complicated looking as if they might run off of steam (it doesn’t say they don’t). Hit the jump for detail.
Here’s the specifications from Retrowerk:
They cost anywhere from $450 to $1000. But, I love how unfunctional they appear to be; they even don’t have watch hands. Ridiculous. They’re so turn-of-the-century manly, and they look like they might be just the piece if you’re, say, a British explorer on a haphazard journey to the heart of darkest Africa.