Johnson has been an official friend of the brand since early July. When he announced the strategic partnership with Athens Watch CEO Patrik Hoffman, he announced the development of a new watch for the athlete-‘Big Unit ‘. The Athens Big Unit Chronograph will be accompanied by a beautiful baseball-themed box and Johnson’s autograph.
Baseball pitcher legend Randy Johnson-The 6-foot-10 inch World Series champion, nicknamed ‘Big Unit’, has always been a watch collector and a big fan of Athens watches. Johnson has been an official friend of the brand since the beginning of July. When he announced the strategic partnership with Athens watch CEO Patrik Hoffman, he announced the development of a new watch for the athlete-‘Big Unit’.
Ulysse Nardin launches “ Big Unit ” chronograph
The number ’51’ on the bezel-Johnson’s number-this position normally belongs to ’50’. The small dial at 6 o’clock has the words ‘Big Unit’ and ‘Limited Edition’. The main color of the watch is black, with rose gold, red and blue elements appearing on the dial and bezel. The case is a stainless steel case with a black rubber coating, 45.8mm in diameter, and is water-resistant to 200 meters. Screw-down crown, sapphire glass and case back, non-reflective.
Caliber UN-35 automatic movement on the back, 30-second chronograph, small seconds, date display, 42-hour power reserve. The watch comes with a black rubber strap and a folding buckle.
Athens Big Unit chronograph will be accompanied by a beautiful, baseball-themed box, and Johnson’s autograph. Pricing is $ 15,500 and will be available for retail in late 2012 or early 2013.
Technical parameters: Movement: Caliber UN-35, automatic; 42-hour power reserve function: hours, minutes, small seconds display; timekeeping function; date function case and strap: stainless steel case with a diameter of 45.8mm, black rubber Coating; non-reflective sapphire glass mirror and case back; screw-in crown; waterproof 200 meters; rubber strap, folding clasp dial and hands: black dial; small seconds at 3 o’clock; 9 o’clock 30-minute timer; custom-made red chronograph hands with baseball logo balance. Limited to 100 pieces.