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Jet Engine Chronographs

The 'Jet Clock' is a Model Aeroplane Complete With Two Clock Motors

— July 13, 2016 — Art & Design
The ARAGON Watch brand offers a stylish model aeroplane chronograph called the 'Jet Clock' that is designed to sit on a flat surface and display the time with two dapper quartz dials. The dials are located in the aeroplane's jet engines to create a seamless integration of a watch within the toy model.

The 'Jet Clock' is a moveable timepiece that replicates the motions of a soaring plane with subtle up and down motions. The aircraft is a three dimensional replica of a standard airplane comprise of metal and detailed embellishments to create a realistic interpretation of the larger-scale jets. The watches are located inside the model plane's engines and can be set to two different time zones for avid travellers.
Trend Themes
1. Toy Model Clocks - The integration of timepieces within toy models presents an opportunity for a new niche market of decorative and functional collectibles.
2. Motion-replicating Timepieces - Designing timepieces with motion features that replicate the movements of their subject can lead to innovative and attention-grabbing watch designs.
3. Dual Time Zone Watches - Watches that display more than one time zone are becoming increasingly popular amongst frequent travellers, indicating a potential growth opportunity for this market segment.
Industry Implications
1. Toy Manufacturing - Incorporating functional watch technology within toy models can add value and increase uniqueness of designs, setting companies apart from competitors in the toy industry.
2. Watchmaking - The development of intricate and innovative watch designs that go beyond traditional timepieces can help companies differentiate themselves in the already crowded watchmaking industry.
3. Tourism - Dual time zone watches that cater to the needs of frequent travellers may present a valuable opportunity for companies in the tourism industry as a complementary product or service offering.
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