Timepieces that are worth your attattention...
Words: Team Just Urbane
Men are always fond of watches, period. Whatever the collection of watches men may have, there will always be one less in the wardrobe and a few more on the desired list. Here is a guide of some really cool timepieces, some renewed classics, and some modern-day contemporary. Even if not an addition to the list, these watches are sure to lure you with their craftmanship.
Build for the Russian submariners, the 24-hour watch, Raketa Leopard 24 is built with the original metal from Russian submarine Leopard from the Akula class. The watch is designed with a 24-hour clock to aid submariners distinguish day from night. The metal used in this watch comes from Leopard-K328 submarine which took part in various operations across the globe.
The timepiece is powered by the Manufacture FC-775 caliber having a self- winding mechanical movement. With a power reserve of 38 hours, it beats at a frequency of 28,800vph. The product is made available in three different variants, the first is with two-tone styling blending steel and rose gold plating, the second with a plain blue and silver, and the third with a black leather strap and white dials.
Elliot Brown builds one of the toughest watches on this planet and the Holton Professional is no exception. This timepiece is based on the original Holton Professional that was designed with a specialist branch of the UK armed forces and is built to withstand extremely harsh forces.
Designed to suit the needs of an athlete as well as casual use, the Endurance Pro is a perfect fit for people with a professional mindset with a sporty lifestyle. The timepiece features an ultra-light Breitlight® case, a robust material 3.3 times lighter than titanium and 5.8 times lighter than stainless steel. The Endurance Pro is powered by a COSC-certified SuperQuartz chronograph.
HAND MADE 1
Awarded the prestigious 'men's complication watch prize' by the Grand Prix d'Horlogerie de Geneve in 2020, the Hand Made 1 is made with 95% hand-operated tools. It takes 6,000 man-hours to craft one such timepiece.