G-Shock collectors will already know, G-Shock has just blinged up some of their most popular models to form the G-Shock 35th Anniversary Gold Tornado Collection, which goes on sale this month in Japan and throughout Asia.
The collection includes Master of G Gravitymaster, G-Steel and Frogman timepieces, which each boast monolithic black bodies with bright red on the inside band and signature stamp “SINCE 1983” on the watch face. Additionally, each model features non-reflective sapphire glass and gold ion plating on the main metal parts including the bezel, case, and screws, further representing the brand’s aspiration to astonish and delight their fans with each new release.
On the back, each case is engraved with the 35th anniversary logo designed by world-renowned graphic artist Eric Haze. The strap keeper includes a star emblem signifying the brand’s 35 years, and each watch will be sold in a special gold-colored packaging.
The Gravitymaster GPW2000TFB-1A boasts Triple-G resist, next-generation Connected Engine 3-Way and Tough Solar capabilities in a 51.7mm case. The G-STEEL GSTB100TFB-1A incorporates lightweight, rigid carbon fiber bezel and boasts automatic time adjustment capabilities in a 53.8mm case. The Frogman GWFD1035B-1 is a pro-grade diver’s watch with radio frequency, wave reception, log data, a digital compass, thermometer, moon data and tide graph in a 53.3mm case.
Each model also comes equipped with standard G-SHOCK technology of shock resistance and 200M water resistance, as well as world time, dual time display, neo-brite luminous hands, an LED super illuminator light, daily alarm, a full auto calendar, stopwatch and countdown timer, and automatic date update capabilities.
Beginning in December 2017, the GSTB100TFB-1A will retail for $750 USD, the GPW2000TFB-1A for $900 USD and the GWFD1035B-1 for $1,100 USD, and will be available for purchase in select department stores, select jewelers, and fashion retailers.