UNDONE x Monopoly: MONEYMAN


Today, Undone launches yet another collaboration, and it may be the wildest yet. UNDONE x Monopoly: MONEYMAN by Stephen Bliss is the Parker Brothers game re-imagined by the Rockstar games artist known for his work on Grand Theft Auto.

There are two limited-edition chronographs in the collection, both featuring the iconic Mr. Pennybags who is now apparently heading down to Park Place with a bulletproof vest, a pair of “cash cannons,” and a scantily-clad, tatted-up companion, Penny Gladrags (his niece, right?). The watchs’ stainless steel cases are 41.8mm wide and 12mm thick to the top of their domed K1 mineral crystal. Inside is a Seiko VK64 MechaQuartz. Both come with 20mm and quick-release pins.


The Benjamin takes its inspiration from the $100 bill. Bliss’s signature replaces that of the Secretary of the Treasury and the boardgame’s patent number stands in for the serial number. The sub-dials bear the Monopoly seal and Uncle Pennybags lume and both light up under UV light, much like the anti-counterfeiting measures of modern banknotes. Syringe hands and pips behind the applied markers share the same glow. A crown calf leather strap tops it off.


The second piece is The Godfather, inspired by (no surprise) mobsters. It takes a blingier approach, pairing a black and gold dial with a brushed and polished gold case, applied indices, and a Monopoly-red minute track. A black Cordura quick-release strap is a bit of a surprise here, giving the glitzy watch a tougher edge. Look closely, and you’ll see gold-pressed banknotes spraying out from the Monopoly dude’s cash cannons.


Each watch’s case back comes laser engraved with one of five Bliss-designed parodies of the classic “Chance/Community Chest.”

Both the Benjamin and the Godfather come in a premium “Luxury Tax” tin case, complete with a commemorative golden 1M Monopoly bill featuring Rich Uncle Pennybags and Penny Gladrags.  


The Undone x Monopoly watches are a fun and somewhat deranged take on the beloved game. I think it is brilliant. A Monopoly-themed watch would have been cute, but Bliss’s gritty spin adds a whole new dimension that justifies the $480 price tag.

For more information or to order one of your own, keep an eye on Undone.com.⬩



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