Nº 1929 Blue Luxury Watches for Men
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Launched Wednesday, 2nd September 2015 & built in Britain. Nº 1929 wrist watches for men by WT Author are 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 20mm 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, Britain).
The black wrist watches for men measure 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 1920’s 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. Each collection has been designed and built exclusively by WT Author and therefore strictly limited to 100 pieces with a Swiss made Ronda 513 S quartz movement.
Each Nº 1929 leather watch strap has been handmade in Britain using Argentinian-sourced buffalo hide. The rich tan 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 20mm lug width with an overall thickness of 3 – 4 mm. It 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.
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