Tissot's retro racer iconic men's watch resurrected10/04/2012
The resurgence of the retro watch has influenced many swiss watch brands to give their popular classic men's watches a modern touch. Tissot has re-launched the PR516 GL with 4 motor sport inspired models. All with feature hole cut-outs that made it so iconic in the first place. All are swiss made automatics with heavy chunky sharp edged cases and chunky bold feature hour batons and hands. The cases being nearly 13mm thick, ensure that the watch stands proud on the wrist. The case backs allow viewing through the classic car steering wheel pattern to the ultra reliable swiss ETA movement. The bracelet version with a distinctive stainless steel slim line half bangle, links and a jewellery clasp, PR516 Seastar GL . The range also includes a stunning PVD gold plate case model on black leather strap and butterfly clasp.
Back in the 60’s the watch featured in an award winning advert featuring the watch on a racing driver’s gloved wrist. These watches are a definite point of conversation, and if nostalgia is what you like, this watch range has it all.