When shopping for watches, it’s best to stick to the tested and tried brands as these promise reliable timepieces and recognizable design. One such brand is Weiss Watch Company, currently the only watch manufacturer in the U.S. that designs, engineers and handcrafts all the timepiece essentials on their own, from the dial and cases to spring bar tools, straps and the hand-finished mechanical movement. As a company striving to restore prestige to U.S.-based luxury watchmaking, the brand has recently unveiled the latest edition of their Standard Issue Field Watch – and their new wristpiece is closest to perfection that you can hope to find.
Placed inside the revised 316 stainless steel case measuring 42 millimeters in diameter with a recognizable crown design and highly transparent Sapphire crystal/stainless steel exhibition caseback is a manually wound Caliber 1001 mechanical movement, manufactured and assembled by hand in Los Angeles and consisting of more than 100 Swiss components built from traditional metal alloys. Kept firmly in place by four stainless steel hex screws, both the case and the caseback are produced from one solid stainless steel piece and hand-polished to a high shine. The crystal used on the front and back of the case is a beveled sapphire, synthetically produced to eliminate imperfections and structural flaws and at the same time guarantee maximum durability and strength.
The face of the watch displays the machined naval brass dial in either black or white with high visibility numerals, outfitted with black oxidized steel hands treated with white/black Super-Luminova paint for best contrast and easy legibility in the dark. Water resistant to 330 feet and featuring incabloc shock protection, the case is attached to the 20 millimeter waterproof lined Cordura canvas straps in olive green with a 18 millimeter stainless steel buckle for best corrosion resistance and tight yet comfortable grip on the wrist. Each timepiece in the limited Standard Issue Field Watch edition comes in a custom-built white California pine wood box.
Make sure you order your new Weiss Watch Company Standard Issue Field Watch as soon as possible, because this is truly a timepiece that will last you a lifetime and will endure several generations of everyday use.
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