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The 'Five Weeks in a Balloon' Watch Pays Homage to Jules Verne

 - Dec 11, 2010
References: vancleef-arpels & blog.perpetuelle
Book nerds finally have a watch they can call their own with this 'Five Weeks in a Balloon' watch. This watch was designed by Van Cleef & Arpel and is inspired by one of Jules Verne's early adventure novels of the same name.

The face of the 'Five Weeks in a Balloon' watch is what truly sets this timepiece apart from all others. Designed to resembled the balloon from the book, the watch also uses a bird and floating anchor to tell the hours and minutes. Book nerds and Jules Verne superfans need to be sure to check this one out.