With a smooth bezel, the T-Touch Classic does have some hallmark features of its sister models. You can see T-Touch DNA in the design of the lugs, bracelet, and the dials. Though a lot has been done to give the watch a cleaner, almost "classic" look. The pushers are meant to look a bit vintage (plunger style), and the bracelet is a simple three-link design. You also have cleaner dials with some having only baton hour markers. To start, there will be three dial styles available, with one model coming on a metal bracelet and the other two on leather straps.
Engineers and scientist have worked for years to make ceramics tougher. And one interesting solution is “Zirconia Toughened Alumina” and “Yttria Stabilized Zirconia.” It is a special class of ceramics. When the ceramic is breaking under stress, it microscopically swells at the crack and stops the crack from growing. Thus improving the toughness. Still, their toughness is low with respect to metals. If you had a watch made of such ceramics, they would be much more impact resistant than usual ceramics watches.
Entry level for the collection is the 1972 Chronoscope Quartz watch. This has a 60 minute chronograph and 24 hour display (AM/PM indicator), along with the date. There are three dial color options (black with orange, blue and white, or white and black). While basic, these are arguably the best looking of the bunch and are priced at 549 Euros.
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« DeLorean-DNA » medallion engraved on the case back
Today there are about 6,500 DeLorean DMC-12 cars still in the world. A company based in Texas owns the rights to the DeLorean name and maintains and restores the cars. There are rumors about something special in 2013, but more on that below. Today, you can buy a well-restored DeLorean starting at about ,000. I've been lucky enough to see DeLorean cars driving on the road - though never any of the Back to the Future replica body kit models (which do exist).
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