Popeye inspired Vanguard
For the second time, Franck Muller and Bamford Watch Department are collaborating on a new Special Edition. Today we present the powerfully strong Popeye by Bamford and Franck Muller. Our collaboration of the distinctive creation of BWD with the Master of Complications results in eye-catching wristwatches.
Featuring Popeye on the dial with Popeye’s distinctively muscled forearms as the hoursand minutes hands, the aesthetics become even stronger. In addition, Swee’Pea crawls around the dial as the seconds hand. Both the black titanium and rose gold cases compliment the Popeye figure on the dial with the distinctive applique numerals that have been meticulously polished and hand-brushed.
The styling and attention to detail is evident throughout this piece and tells a true collaboration story between Bamford Watch Department and Franck Muller. Included in the unique packaging is an original comic strip which tells the tale of Popeye’s travels to London and Geneva, exclusively created to celebrate the collaboration by cartoonist, Randy Millholland.
Popeye is an underdog with bulging forearms, a mean uppercut and a love ofcanned spinach, he always fights for what’s right. A clean-ocean advocate, Popeye also represents The SeaCleaners, an organization that focuses on long-term and worldwide preservation of the ocean.