Jazz musician inspired watch
The 'Chet Baker Limited Edition' is one of the new time pieces from the 2012 collection by Swiss label Oris. The male watches are inspired by culture, aviation, diving, and motor sport (Oris is one of the sponsors of the Williams Formula 1 team). They premiered at the Baselworld 2012.
fig. original: 'My Funny Valentine'-tune by US jazz musician (trumpeter, singer) Chet Baker (1929 - 1988) is printed on the dial of the watch. The 'Chet Baker'-watch comes in a box which contains a mechanically driven metronome.
fig. original: Chet Baker playing 'My Funny Valentine' in San Jose, California. You can listen to 'My Funny Valentine' on chetbakerjazz.com.
fig. original: The back case shows the silhouette of Chet Baker with his trumpet. The edition is lmited to 1929 pieces - the year of jazz musician Chet Baker's birth.
Source: Original article with images on http://www.fashionoffice.org/culture/2012/chetbaker5-2012.htm.
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