The latest creation of the Hamilton Lab, the ODC X-02 Quartz, takes watch design to totally new frontiers. In a futuristic shaped case, appropriately modelled on the cross-section of an aircraft’s wing, this timepiece allows the wearer to be in three places at once.
This is possible thanks to three separate, oblong dials, each revealing the time in a different location. The ODC X-02 Quartz already has its eye on Hollywood movie appearances with its design being inspired by the watch Hamilton originally made for Stanley Kubrick’s 1966 movie, “2001: A Space Odyssey”.
- Material: Titanium / titanium black PVD
- Dial: Color Black
- Attachments: Black rubber
- Movement: Quartz x 3 E01-001
- Crystal: Sapphire
- Water resistance: 50 m
- Price: Ca 1345 Euro / 1750 US$ / 2000 CHF
- Launch: September 2009
Stanley Kubrick and ‘2001: A Space Odyssey’In 1966, Stanley Kubrick, one of America’s most celebrated film directors and producers, commissioned Hamilton to create the timepieces for his science-fiction movie, 2001: A Space Odyssey. The Hamilton design team presented Kubrick with a futuristic wristwatch and a desk clock. The Hamilton designs were extremely eye-catching and even Vogue and Esquire magazines were captivated, printing pictures of them. This led to a flood of customer requests asking where they could purchase the space-age timepieces. Prohibitive production costs meant that the futuristic timepieces could never be commercialised. In the 21st century the saga continues with new limited edition timepieces.