The A-7 dial was set at an angle, so that it could be read while the watch was worn on the inside of the wrist without letting go of the controls.
For the 50th anniversary of the founding of the Rolling Stones in 1962, Seiko created the Rolling Stones 50th Anniversary watch (ref. SBLL017) in tribute to one of the great rock bands of all time.
50 years ago Lt Commander Scott Carpenter orbited the Earth in the Aurora 7 spacecraft with a Breitling Cosmonaute ref. 809 on his wrist. It was Lt Cmdr Carpenter who first mooted the idea of a 24 hour version of the classic ref. 806 Navitimer in the late fifties because it enabled him to keep track of the time while in space.