Get lost in time with the Ricochet watch.
Ricochet is inspired by the world of the pinball arcade and was designed for us by Ryan Claytor.
The three metallic robots, engrossed in the action of the pinball machine were each gilded by hand in a different metallic foil (yellow gold, palladium and rose gold).
The scoreboard of the game displays the hours and minutes.
This watch has a jump hour movement, so you'll need to watch closely to see the hour change - blink and you'll miss it!
Ryan, who has a deep love for pinball, considers the links between the game and time:
“Pinball is essentially a game of timing: flip a fraction of a second too soon or too late and you'll miss your intended target.
In its more transcendent moments though, a game of pinball can almost mystically remove the player from any concept of time.
When engrossed in a game where shots are being hit, progress being made and previously locked achievements are realized, pinball has the capacity to transport the player out of time entirely.
Rest assured, though, that "Ricochet" will be a faithful temporal reminder once you resurface from this engrossing experience!”
Ricochet was a real labour of love to produce, each watch representing many hours of work.
The individual colours in the design were printed one by one, the metal foils were applied by hand, cleaned and backed with a varnish for protection.
The watches were then assembled and tested by our small team in our London workshop.
Strap: 18mm silver stainless steel
Mechanism: ST1721, 20 jewel automatic mechanical (this means it has no battery, instead it's powered by the movement of your wrist)
Guarantee: 12 months - any problems after, we’re happy to help
Width (3 o’clock to 9 o’clock): 37mm
Height (from lug to lug): 46mm
Case: 316L stainless steel
Largest strap diameter: 205mm
Smallest strap diameter: 150mm
Ryan Claytor is an award-winning American Comics Creator and professor at Michigan State University (MSU) where he teaches Comics Studio courses, heads the Comic Art and Graphic Novel interdisciplinary minor and directs the MSU Comics Forum.
Claytor creates non-fiction comics that, most recently, focus on the history of electro-mechanical coin-operated amusement devices (pinball and arcade games manufactured prior to the implementation of solid-state technology in 1978).
Additionally, he is the Host and Producer of the MSU Comic Art and Graphic Novel Podcast and designs custom neon signs.
See more of Ryan’s work at www.ElephantEater.com
Please remember we are a small business and during busy sales periods such as Black Friday, our team is working beyond capacity.
We'll work really hard to get your order shipped out to you as quickly as possible, we aim to have every Black Friday order shipped by 9th December but please be patient if you need to contact us about your order as we are dealing with a very high volume of messages.
We aim to dispatch all orders placed before 12pm (GMT), on the same day working day. Where this isn't possible, we will inform you via email as soon as possible.
When your order is dispatched you will be emailed the tracking details.
Please allow extra processing time for watches with a customised engraving or strap, during busy sales periods this can take an extra 5-10 working days.
If you are in a hurry for your watch, please email us.
Shipping guide for watches:
- FREE DHL Express shipping, 1-3 working days
We now include all duties and taxes in the price of your watch. This means, the price you pay when you checkout is the full price and you will not have to pay any extra charges.
Clocks, straps, t-shirts (unless purchased with a watch):
Free Royal Mail shipping, 3-7 working days (depending on location)
Please note, during busy sale periods dispatch may take a little longer (this is quite rare).
These delivery times are a guide based on the DHL and Royal Mail terms of service, products may, in some unusual cases take longer to arrive. If this happens, please get in touch.