Television or film goods such as clothing and watches attract both old and new fans and get more and more exciting every year. Watches in particular continue to develop and improve – for example, more and more watch manufacturers are creating highly developed pieces that not only promote the character of pop culture, but also the skills of the watchmaker.
Here at Watchranker we made features for watches that were inspired by popular pop culture characters like Peanuts / Snoopy and Micky Mouse. In this article, we’re going to take a closer look at watches inspired by another iconic creation: Star Wars.
Star Wars watches
Star Wars was created by George Lucas and is one of the largest film franchises of all time. This phenomenon of pop culture started in 1977 as a film franchise Episode IV: A New Hopeand then continued to expand with more films and other media such as comics, television series, video games and more recently an attraction in a theme park.
Of course there are also goods such as clothing, watches and accessories – it holds the Guinness World Record “Most successful film merchandising franchise. ”The watch line of the film series and the collaboration with watchmakers are still very popular today, especially after the release of the new Star Wars films in recent years.
Below we present some of today’s best Star Wars-inspired watches. This will mainly consist of watches for adults, but we will also refer to some models for children. We include various price points and link each watch to its official pages.
Star Wars watches
Garmins Rey and Darth Vader smartwatches
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Garmin’s series of Star Wars sports smartwatches is dedicated to two characters: Rey and Darth Vader. The watches were introduced before the release of Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker.
The Rey ™ Legacy Saga series watch is inspired by the main protagonist of the sequel to the film trilogy. The smartwatch has a design that is based on the figure, from appearance to lightsaber. It is available in two sizes (40mm and 45mm) and has the standard smartwatch features like fitness tracking tools, smart notifications and music. The special thing about it is the increased Rey design like a Jedi badge and a silver bezel as well as a case back with Rey’s inspiring quote: “Nothing is impossible.”
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The watch has a battery life of up to seven days (smartwatch mode) and has functions such as alarm clock, timer, stopwatch, GPS sensors, heart rate monitor, altimeter, compass, etc. A full list of dozens of specifications can be found on this page.
Another Star Wars-themed smartwatch released at the same time as the Rey watch is the Darth Vader ™ Legacy Saga Series watch, which has the same specs we mentioned above. Inspired by Sith Lord, this smartwatch was designed with a Durasteel bezel texture inspired by its TIE Advanced X1 cockpit. When you participate in fitness activities, you will also receive a special Darth Vader badge in the Garmin Connect app. On the case back of the watch is one of his most famous lines: “Rule the Galaxy.” Learn more about the watch here.
Citizen Star Wars smartwatches
Japanese watchmaker Citizen has a large selection of Star Wars-inspired watches that focus on the beloved characters like Luke Skywalker, Princess Leia and Han Solo. Darth Vader, Boba Fett and R2-D2.
A popular model is the Citizen Luke Skywalker watch with a stainless steel case, a brown aluminum bezel and a slim brown leather strap. On the beige dial there are subtle features that pay homage to the character: an embossed stamp on the imperial window, a symbol of the rebel alliance and blue and green colors on the hands and stitches on the bracelet that represent Luke’s lightsaber. This is powered by Citizen Eco-Drive technology so that no chargers or batteries are required.
The R2-D2 Citizen watch is a limited edition. This 35mm stainless steel model is a watch with a balance of sophistication and playfulness. It is only limited to 1,977 pieces (the year in which Star Wars was launched. This is an analog watch with the familiar colors of the beloved droid (blue, silver,)). and a dash of red).
If you are looking for a more feminine design, you can also take a look at the Citizen Princess Leia. This is a 32mm stainless steel watch with a silver-colored dial and gold-colored accents. One of the most important highlights of the watch is at 12 p.m. with the symbol of the rebel alliance. This is also a limited edition model with only 1,977 pieces worldwide.
Check out the rest of Citizen’s Star Wars watches here. Read more about Citizen in our Watch Review article here.
Nixon Star Wars watches
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American watch brand Nixon has partnered with Lucasfilm to create watches inspired by Star Wars. There are many models to choose from. On this page you will find all available models.
The collection includes watches that are inspired by both old and new characters. There’s a model inspired by Darth Vader – the Vader Black Re-Run SW watch, a vintage-style digital watch with features like dual time, countdown timer, and calendar. This is a 38mm watch with a stainless steel case and a jewelry style bracelet. There is a custom LCD on the dial with a negative or positive display.
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The Kylo Black Leather Star Wars watch is inspired by Kylo Ren. This is a 51 mm stainless steel watch with a subdial hand inspired by Kylo Ren’s lightsaber and a 12 o’clock mark with the first order symbol. The bezel is also inspired by Kylo Ren’s helmet.
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This line also includes a model inspired by Millennium Falcon, the Ranger Chrono Star Wars watch. This is a robust two-eye chronograph inspired by the design of the famous spaceship. Among the details that inspired the Millennium Falcon are the second hand, which was inspired by the hyper drive, the chronograph, which was inspired by the cockpit window.
Since Nixon also makes bags, clothing and accessories, the brand has also released watch straps, wallets and bags with the Star Wars theme. You can check all options here.
You can also buy Nixon Star Wars watches from Watchshop, a UK-based website. Check out the available models here.
Invicta quartz Star Wars watches
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Invicta includes various pop culture designs on its watches, such as: B. Disney and Peanuts characters that we included in previous articles on the website.
The Star Wars collection consists of limited models, four designs inspired by R2-D2, Boba Fett and Stormtroopers.
There are two R2-D2 designs, both of which are quartz watches. There is the 53 mm stainless steel model with an R2-D2 image in the middle and a dial in blue, silver and gunmetal as well as a unidirectional bezel. Another model, a smaller one with 48 mm, has a silver, blue and red dial and a stainless steel case.
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The Invicta Star Wars Stromtrooper model is a 44mm limited edition watch with a stainless steel case, silver and black dial, and unidirectional bezel. This is also a quartz watch with a stainless steel bracelet.
Oris Automatic Star Wars watches
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The Swiss watchmaker Oris is known for its mechanical watches. The band released two limited-edition Star Wars watches with two characters: Darth Vader and a Stormtrooper.
The Oris Star Wars Darth Vader watch is a 49 mm titanium watch with a black coating, a GMT movement with automatic winding and a power reserve of 38 hours. The black dial has luminous hands and markings, and the bracelet is made of black rubber with a titanium folding clasp. The case back has a Star Wars logo with the famous quote: “The power is strong with this.”
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When purchased on the Oris website, this watch is only available in a set with the Stormtrooper Limited Edition model, a 43.5mm stainless steel watch with a small second self-winding movement and a 38-hour power reserve. The dial has a simple black and white theme – a black dial with white parts on the bezel. You can find the rest of the technical data here.
You can read more about the watches here.
These watches were only officially sold in China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, and the United States, but there are some pieces on websites such as Jomashop and Ebay.
Options to buy Star Wars watches online
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More Star Wars watches can be found on the following websites:
USA – you can check out Walmart’s website for a large selection of Star Wars watches for all ages. These are mostly relatively cheaper than the brands above (there are some Invicta models here too) – you can buy a watch for just $ 10.
Amazon also has a large selection of Star Wars watches.
Jomashop also has Star Wars watches here.
See new and used watches on eBay – including some hard-to-find vintage models.
UK – The UK-based website H Samuel also offers a range of Star Wars watches, including Citizen. Visit the different models here.