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Bamford and Black Badger's colorful Carreras have an interesting automotive history

The custom watches feature Fordite dials.
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Bamford Watch Department teams up with Black Badget to create a colorful version of the Tag Heuer Carrera with a Fordite dial. So what is Fordite you ask? It's the overspray that builds up inside of the industrial paint bays of automotive factories. The collected overspray accumulates into lumps, which when cut open reveals a vibrant pool of colors. These specific dials use Fordite that built up inside Ford factories from the 1970s to the 1990s. The dials have been set into a 41mm Carrera Calibre 5, which features Bamford's signature Military Grade Titanium Coating with a black finish and has a Sellita-based SW-220-1 movement with a 38-hour power reserve.

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