1918 Brass Trench White Dial with Orange Lume (Pre-Order)
When World War I began in 1914, soldiers faced a novel problem. In the chaos on and off the battlefield where precise timing was integral to routines, communications, and synchronizing attacks, reliable and accurate timepieces were vital. Many officers had pocket watches, but these had many shortcomings on the battlefield. They were cumbersome to pull out and to open the protective lid with gloved hands, requiring officers to pause their duties. The dials were impossible to read at night and the glass crystals broke easily. In a setting where a second could be the difference between life and death, it was clear that an alternative was needed. Thus, in the muddy trenches of the First World War, the wrist-watch was born.
Pre-Order (Delivery in June 2021-Jan 2022)
These are pre-orders and will only be delivered in June 2021 for customers ordering before April 9. For orders after April 9, they will be delivered in July 2021. For orders after June 21, they will be delivered in August 2021. For orders after August 9 , they will be delivered in September 2021. For orders after Sep 1 , they will be delivered in Jan 2022.
Case diameter: 37mm or 40mm
Case thickness: 10mm
Crystal: 2mm double domed sapphire with inner AR applied
Lug width: 18mm(37mm) or 20mm(40mm)
Lug to lug: 45mm(37mm) or 48mm(40mm)
Lume: C3 Lume
Case Material: Brass
Caseback: 316L stainless steel with option for empty caseback and laser engraving at additional cost
Crown: Screw-down crown
Movement: Miyota 82s5 automatic gilt movement (Côtes de Genève) with hand-winding and hacking seconds. 21 jewels 21.6kpbh more than 40 hours power reserve
Water resistance: 10 atm
Strap: Crazy horse leather with bund pad (75mm/120mm) or single pass (270mm)
Warranty: 1 year global warranty
*Photos of brass cases are photoshopped and may not represent the real colours of the brass material. 40mm dial will not feature a cropped "6". Brass watches will come with matching brass hardware. Caseback will be stainless steel.
** Orange lume is weaker than White lume and it takes a longer time to charge and fades more quickly.
***Brass watches may be at a different stage of patina at the time of delivery.
These items are already heavily discounted. We will not accept any orders with any discounts applied to this collection. We thank you for your understanding.
Our high quality 1918 watches are individually inspected in Singapore, quality and satisfaction guaranteed.
1 Year International Warranty
Free Worldwide Express Shipping with exception of some countries. Customers are responsible for any Duties and Taxes to be paid. Please contact us if you would like us to pre-pay for you but any customer returns will be less Duties and Taxes.