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Accutron brings back the original 412 watch more than 50 years on

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Accutron’s Legacy Collection celebrates some of the most noteworthy designs from the brand’s past and has now brought back the original 412 more than 50 years on.

Inspired by the design-centric, fashion-forward attitudes of 1969, the 412 watch is directly influenced by the Ivy League style of dress that began to emerge in the late 50’s through the 60’s.

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Later known as “preppy fashion,” this movement served as an important need for the brand to design the perfect accessory to accompany this style.

A historically significant timepiece for the brand, as it is the original case design for Accutron’s iconic Spaceview, the 412 is a classic featuring a 34mm gold-tone stainless steel round case with the same unique bull horn lugs and crown placement at 4 o’clock.

The 3-hand silver white dial boasts gold-tone applied and faceted hour markers and a domed sapphire crystal with AR coating making for a refined and elegant look.

Water resistant to 30M, the 412 is powered by Accutron’s Swiss Made 26-jewel movement and is limited to 600 pieces.

Commenting on the release, Jeffrey Cohen, president of Citizen Watch America, said: “Accutron is well known for taking inspiration from particular cultural moments.”

Adding: “The 412 is a perfect example of the influence those times had on the brand’s design approach.”

The 412 watch retails for $1,450.

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