Set in 1929 London, England, our leather watches, ‘No. 1929’, are now available with the latest chapter from W. T. Author’s book and comes with a signed screen print with corresponding number.
Launched Wednesday, 2nd September 2015, the ‘No. 1929’ leather watches for men by W. T. Author are available for general sale through our store from £350.
Buy Nº 1929
Set fifteen years after our second collection, ‘No. 1929’ draws inspiration from the period leading up to the crash at the London Stock Exchange. Developing the firmly established aesthetics of our signature silhouette, our third chapter of cushion case watches reference the dawn of the iconic cushion case watch head. The brazed lugs take on a more contemporary look with our modified 20mm handmade leather strap.
The cushion case watches measure 42mm across, 49mm high including the lugs with an overall case depth of 10.5mm. The dial utilises polished numbers taking influence directly from 1920’s era watches with a beautifully etched guilloché centre pattern. The minute track is enhanced with our unique “tuning fork” indices.
The new watches have been modernised with the beautiful “casino chip” enamel screw down back, signature red aluminium crown embossed our brand’s iconic trademark and a Swiss Made Ronda 513S Quartz or Citizen 9015 Automatic movement. Each collection has been designed and built in Britain exclusively by W. T. Author and is strictly limited to 125 limited edition pieces (‘No. 1929’ automatic black edition is limited to only 100 pieces).
Each ‘No. 1929’ leather watch strap has been handmade in Britain using Argentinian-sourced buffalo hide. The rich colour of the 8 – 9 ounce double shoulders, which is applied during the oil tanning process, goes completely through the leather. The result is a beautiful natural coarse grain strap finished to an incredibly high standard. Over time this will mould itself to your wrist. The strap has been designed and manufactured to fit a 20mm lug width with an overall thickness of 3 – 4mm and is embossed with the W. T. Author ‘A’ trademark. Rounded strap edges and burnished using our own organic wax each strap is completed with a polished full buckle.
We believe our products should be accessed at the same price wherever you are in the world so every piece comes with free global shipping as standard.
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