AVI-8 Flyboy Capcom 1942 Automatic Limited Edition

AVI-8 has collaborated with Capcom® to produce a limited edition watch collection inspired by the landmark epic, vertically scrolling shoot ‘em up, video game 1942™.

The iconic game, launched in 1984, has been heralded as one of the best of its kind, blending a history themed narrative with cu¬ing edge game play and graphics that helped solidify Capcom as a leading game publisher.

AVI-8 Flyboy Capcom 1942 Automatic Limited Edition

AVI-8 makes wristwatches and accessories inspired by the worlds of military aviation. With the new limited edition watch released in partnership with Capcom®, the brand recreates the story of one American airman’s solo journey in a P-38 Lightning in the Pacific.

AVI-8 Flyboy Capcom 1942 Automatic Limited Edition

The AVI-8 Flyboy Capcom 1942 Automatic watch is available in a choice of 2 colorways. It is a limited-edition production of only 300 pieces each. Each watch is serially numbered and comes with its own certificate of authenticity bearing its own unique number.

The Flyboy watch build is that of a classic field pilot watch twisted through the aesthetics, form and color from the 1942 universe of war time aviation game play.

This watch showcases an important story in WWII aviation and video game history, bringing to AVI-8 a new audience of fans, enthusiasts and collectors.

The design and aesthetic of the video game comes to life in a 3-dimensional approach to the index, dial and hands. Each element and component is a study in custom artwork, engineering and functionality all brought together by master watchmakers.

The AVI-8 Flyboy Capcom 1942 Automatic watch houses the reliable Japanese Seiko TMI NH35 movement. The 41mm diameter case in marine grade stainless steel is fiited with a scratch resistant sapphire crystal front glass, which offers for excellent dial visibility. Generous amounts of Swiss super luminous material are built into the dial and hands for optimum low light visibility.

AVI-8 Flyboy Capcom 1942 Automatic Limited Edition

This timepiece comes with a solid stainless-steel bracelet and an additional canvas strap with details articulated from the game itself

Each watch comes with a set of custom commissioned limited-edition prints by famed illustrator and designer, Nache Ramos.

The AVI-8 Flyboy Capcom 1942 Automatic is now available for purchase. It retail price starts at $365.

Please visit AVI-8 Watches online store for more information.

Technical details

Model: AVI-8 Flyboy Capcom 1942 Automatic Limited Edition

AV410411: BLUE ACE

316L stainless steel case
Diameter: 41mm
Thickness: 12mm
Sapphire lens with anti-reflective coating
Pull-out crown
Stainless steel fixed bezel
Water resistance: 5 ATM

Multi-layered dial with 1942™ video game screen art design
Swiss luminous applied indexes
Swiss Luminous Hands

Seiko TMI NH35 Automatic
3 hands and date
Jewels: 24

Stainless steel solid bracelet
Foldover buckle with safety lock and push butt¬on
Extra nylon strap

2 Years

Suggested retail price (USD)
Model AV410411: $365
Model AV410422: $385

[More details at AVI-8 Watches website]