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Blancier, a sexy little watchmaker in Germany, offers completely custom mechanical watches via a Flash web interface. You pick the bands, the face, the hands, and you can even bling it out for a little over $560 a pop, more for the gold stuff. Anyway, they just came out with a new face, the Regulator, with a large minutes hand and tiny seconds and hours hand. This design used to be a big deal when the church bells used to toll out the hour. People didn't need to know the hour, per se, but they did want to know the minute. The only way it's going to help you now in this cellphone/laptop/gimcrack world is by confusing people who always grab your wrist to look at your watch and then scream "What time is it?"

Product page [Blancier]