The Shinola watch company started in 2013 and is based in Detroit, Michigan. It is a brand that takes pride building their products in the USA – and specifically bringing manufacturing back to Detroit afters years of decline. I think that they have great, classic watch designs using quality materials and manufacturing methods. Keep reading to learn about the company and the variety of Shinola watches for sale.
The company has a partnership with the College for Creative Studies in Detroit – the factory is actually located in the college. This allows for collaboration between the company and students and drives the creativity within the company. They are also partners with a Swiss watch making company – Ronda Ltd. Through the partnership with Ronda they learned the manufacturing processes from a leader in watch movement manufacturing. What this means for the consumer is that you’ll get a watch driven by very passionate and creative people – with the precision of Swiss watch making – built in the United States, and at a cost much less than a Swiss watch.
Some research shows that they worked to make each part of the watch to be the highest quality. Sapphire crystals, hand made leather straps – they scrutinized the details and it really shows in the final product.
The model I want to talk about today is the Runwell Chrono 47mm – model # S0100051. Click any of the pictures to find out more and purchase.
Shinola Runwell Chrono 47mm – MSRP $750
- Case Size – 47mm
- Movement Type – Argonite 5021 Chronograph Movement
- Dial Color – Black
- Band Type – Leather
- Band Width – 24mm
- Case Material – Stainless Steel
- Depth Rating – 10 ATM
- Crystal – Double Curve Sapphire
This is a great looking watch that will be a classic you’ll wear for years to come. The black face with white numbers and markings is set off with the use of orange on the sub dials and large second hand. Did you notice the date window? There it is – right above 6 o’clock – another detail that sets this watch apart. You can find this watch in some other colors on their website – but I feel that this one in all black is definitely the one to get.
If you like this watch – click here to go get one for yourself – you won’t be disappointed.
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