The Weiss Watchmaking company individually crafts each of their timepieces to fulfill their goal of creating watches that are worthy of becoming family heirlooms. They design them to be attractive and use materials of a higher quality with the intention of creating a durable product that will maintain its integrity for generations to come. Each example is made in Los Angeles, California by an American watchmaker that is Swiss trained and certified in the craft. This brand is emerging as a symbol of quality and uniqueness in the watchmaking industry. Here are their five best models which are available for purchase on the market today.
Weiss Special Issue 42mm Stainless Steel And Leather Field Watch
The Special issue 42mm is handmade with premium materials to ensure total customer satisfaction and years of reliable operation. This special edition timepiece is slated to become a collectible piece in the generations to come. The 42mm case is made of stainless steel material in a 12.8mm thickness, with a case back that is transparent in a screw down type. The dial is an off-white color with wonderfully contrasting Arabic numerals and hands of black steel. The movement is a Swiss made caliber 1001 with manually winding with 17 jewels and a power reserve of 46 hours with hours, minutes and a subdial for seconds functions. The sapphire glass crystal is beveled and double domed. A buckle fastening Horween leather strap in chocolate color is included in this watch that is water resistant up to 10 bar.
Weiss Men's Natural Special Edition Field Watch - Latte/brown
The Natural Special Edition Field watch is crafted of Swiss parts but assembled in America at the headquarters in Los Angeles. The case measures 42mm in size and is 12.8mm in thickness and is made of 316L stainless steel material. The dial is made of machined naval brass with a latte finish and black Arabic numerals with excellent visibility against the background. The case back is an exhibition type. The hands are a skeleton style in black and the dial is encased in a beveled and double-domed sapphire crystal in the front with a beveled flat sapphire crystal to reveal the inner workings in the case back, held in place with 4 316L stainless steel hex screws. The movement is manually wound with 18K beats per hour and a power reserve of 46 hours. This watch is water resistant up to 330 feet and comes with a natural oiled leather band measuring 18mm with a stainless steel buckle closure.
Weiss Limited Edition American Issue 42mm Stainless Steel And Leather Field Watch
The Limited Edition American Issue is a rare piece that will increase in value with the proper care and preservation. This hand-built timepiece was manufactured with a limited run edition of justs 200 pieces in total made. The 42mm case is made of 316L stainless steel material and measures 12.8mm in thickness. A sapphire glass case back reveals the inner workings of the manually wound caliber 1003 movement which is made in the United States. The power reserve of this 17 jewels movement is 46 hours with a second, hour and minute functions. The Dial is a storm blue color with silver colored hour, minute and seconds hands that are highly visible against the dial. The numerals are in Arabic style and the second sub-dial is conveniently placed at the front left. Thee hands are coated with Super-LumiNova for high visibility in all types of lighting environments. A beveled and double-domed sapphire glass protects the watch which iss water resistant up to 10 bar. A Horween leather strap with a buckle fastener is included and will develop its own unique patina through the passage of time.
Weiss Automatic Issue 38mm Stainless Steel And CORDURA Field Watch
The hand-built Automatic Issue Field watch is destined to become an heirloom worthy of passing down through the generations. The 38mm case is made of stainless steel with a polished finish that is set with a domed sapphire crystal in the front and a flat sapphire crystal in the back to reveal the mechanical workings of the watch. The dial is white with Arabic numerals and silver hands that are coated with Super-LumiNova for visibility in all lighting conditions. This timepiece is powered by a Swiss made caliber 2100 29 jewels mechanical movement-dial with an hour and minute movements along with seconds set apart in a sub-dial. It is waterproof up to 10 bar. The army green Cordura canvas strap is secured with a stainless steel buckle-type fastener.
Weiss Standard Issue Field Watch
The Weiss Standard Issue field watch, as the others is a hand-built timepiece that consists of more than 120 components. The 42mm case is made of stainless steel with black oxide painted hands that are treated with Super Luminova for high visibility in any light. The dial is white, providing a lovely contrast for the Arabic numerals and hands for excellent legibility. This watch is powered with a caliber 1001 movement and the case is set with a beveled and double-domed sapphire crystal in front and a beveled sapphire crystal covering the case back to reveal the mechanical workings of the watch. It is held on by a Cordura canvas strap that is fully lined for comfort in an olive green color. The watch is waterproof up to 100 meters.
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