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The Casio watch in the movie “Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle”

The design of the AE1200WH-1A is heavily influenced by the digital watches of the 1980s. Its rectangular case, multi-functional display, and world time map hark back to an era when digital watches were the cutting-edge of wristwatch technology. Casio has maintained the vintage appeal while incorporating modern features, making it a timeless piece that appeals to both retro watch lovers and contemporary users.

Pictured here is the classic AE1200WH-1A worn by the character Franklin “Moose” Finbar, played by Kevin Hart.

Image courtesy of Sony Pictures Entertainment

The Casio AE1200WH: A Brief History

The Casio AE1200WH-1A, often referred to as the “Casio Royale” due to its resemblance to the Seiko G757 5020 Sports 100 watch worn by Roger Moore in the James Bond film “Octopussy,” is a part of Casio’s extensive line of digital watches. Introduced in the early 2010s, it quickly gained popularity for its retro design, affordability, and robust set of features. The watch’s design is reminiscent of the 1980s, combining nostalgia with modern functionality, making it a favorite among watch enthusiasts and practical users alike.


Casio AE1200WH Specs

The Casio AE1200WH is known for its simplicity and practicality. Here are its key specifications:

Case and Band Material: The watch features a resin case with a resin band, providing both durability and comfort.
Digital Display: The digital display shows the time in 12 or 24-hour format, along with the day and date. It also includes a world time map.
Alarm: Five daily alarms, including one snooze alarm, help you stay on schedule.
Stopwatch: A 1/100-second stopwatch with a capacity of up to 23 hours, 59 minutes, and 59.99 seconds, ideal for timing various activities.
Calendar: A full auto-calendar that accounts for the date up to the year 2099.
LED Light: An LED light with afterglow illuminates the display for easy reading in low light conditions.
Water Resistance: The watch is water-resistant up to 100 meters (10 ATM), making it suitable for swimming and snorkeling, though not for diving.
Battery Life: Powered by a CR2025 battery, the Casio AE1200WH-1A offers an impressive battery life of approximately 10 years.
Dimensions and Weight: The case measures 42.1 mm x 45.0 mm x 12.5 mm, and the watch weighs approximately 39 grams, ensuring a comfortable fit on the wrist.
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Where to buy Casio AE1200WH

There are 6 core colors for the AE1200WH. Priced at $29.95 all the three color versions of resin bands and priced at $42.95 for two color versions of Stainless Steel Band.

Where to Watch Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle

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Audience Score 87%

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Custom Casio AE1200

Below are some of the customs I made using AE1200s as the base watch.