The Nº 1929 Cream Quartz

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(1 customer review)


The cushion style watch case, limited to only 125 serial numbered items. Built in Britain with British and imported parts, each stainless steel head is fitted with a Swiss quartz Ronda caliber movement and handmade leather strap. Free worldwide shipping and 0% finance available at checkout.


The cushion style watch case limited to 125 items

The cushion style watch case, Nº 1929 Cream, limited to only 125 serial numbered items. Built in Britain with British and imported parts under a 2 year limited warranty. Each silver-tone 316L grade stainless steel head measures 42 mm width x 49 mm length x 10.5 mm depth. It is fitted with a Swiss made quartz Ronda 513S caliber movement, finished with a sapphire-coated scratch resistant lens, signature red crown, enamel case back and raw handmade Argentinian leather strap. Each watch is accompanied by a book containing chapter 3 of our story, signed screenprint and wax sealed in 100% recyclable packaging. We believe that the watch should be available at the same price wherever you are in the world so we offer free international shipping with 0% finance available at checkout. See how it works here. As this item is made by hand, please allow up to 10 working days to receive shipping details.

Watch Episode 3 of ‘The Vaults’ here and deep dive into the inspiration behind the cushion style watch case.

The cushion style watch case drawing inspiration from Art Deco

Launched Wednesday, 2nd September 2015 & built in Britain. Nº 1929 cushion style watch case by WT Author is set fifteen years after Author’s second collection. It draws inspiration from the period leading up to the Wall Street Crash. This was a time in history when Western society was seemingly nearer to the final triumph over poverty than ever before. Because of the ever evolving aesthetic to Author’s signature silhouette, we are referencing the cushion case watch. The brazed lugs take on a more contemporary look with our modified 20 mm handmade leather strap. We build the product using tailor-made components from every corner of the globe (from USA to South America, Asia to Switzerland and of course, UK).

The cushion style watch case referencing 1920s era watches

The cushion style watch case measures 42 mm across, 49 mm high including the lugs with an overall case depth of 10.5 mm. The dials utilise polished numbers taking influence directly from 1920s era cushion watches. They are finished with a beautifully etched guilloché centre pattern. The minute track is enhanced with Author’s unique “tuning fork” indices. Traditionally formed custom-made hands complete the dial. The wrist watches for men have been modernised with the beautiful “casino chip” enamel screw down case back. They are completed with a signature red aluminium crown embossed with the brand’s iconic trademark.

The watch strap made by hand in the UK

Each raw leather watch strap is made by hand in UK using Argentinian-sourced buffalo hide. The rich colour of these 8 – 9 ounce double shoulders goes completely through the leather. Finished to an incredibly high standard the result is a naturally beautiful strap with a coarse grain. The strap has been designed and manufactured to fit a 24 mm lug width with an overall thickness of 3 – 4 mm and is embossed with the WT Author ‘A’ trademark. Rounded strap edges and burnished using our own organic wax each strap is completed with a polished full buckle.

Further reading in the press

watchuseek | The Wrist Watch Review | WatchPro 1 | Menswear Style | WatchPro 2 | TopGear | The Wrist Watch Review | The Guardian | CountryLiving 

cushion style watch case no 1929 cream wt author

Additional information


WT Author






42 mm


10.5 mm


Swiss made quartz Ronda 513s caliber movement

Water Resistancy

10 ATM

Case Material

Stainless steel

Strap Type

Handmade raw leather strap

Strap Colour



Free worldwide shipping


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1 review for The Nº 1929 Cream Quartz

  1. 5 out of 5

    John Shakespeare

    The 1929 edition is great for leisure, business or formal wear. An individual watch which immediately feels comfortable like a favourite pair of jeans on a Sunday morning, yet stylish like a sharp suit on Saturday night.

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