2018 will mark 35 years since G-Shock first revolutionized timekeeping with its innovative toughness back in 1983, and these new Big Bang Black special models are designed to commemorate this special milestone.These basic black G-Shock brand models incorporate the latest in technology. The result is truly unique and original a matte black finish that is like the nothingness existing before the birth of the universe. The shiny gold colour of the back case is like the brilliant flash of the big bang. The face and the buckle button are also black, rounding out this powerful design. The gold ion-plated case back is impressed with a 35th Anniversary logo that was created in cooperation with well-known graphic designer Eric Haze, while the band ring is decorated with a group of stars representing the number 35. The base model for this design is the popular GG1000 Mudmaster. The faces of all of these models are marked with the text "SINCE 1983" to commemorate the year that G-Shock first hit the market.