The Runwell Chrono Watch – Shinola

USA Made


Despite recent setbacks, it still doesn’t get any tougher than Motor City in keeping the vital realm of American manufacturing going strong. The tough times Detroit locals were recently faced with only made them stronger and Shinola’s Runwell CONTRAST CHRONO 47mm watch ($800) encapsulates this resiliency, and their product line proudly claims to be the standard bearers of “the next evolution of Detroit watchmaking”. The list of intricate and essential features runs long: the face of the watch comes with three cream sundials and a date indicator, high-line premium components include a scratch-resistant sapphire crystal. Moreover, the rubber watch strap is Custom-made by Stern Manufacturing in nearby Staples, MN). The sleek case back plate is accompanied by a laser-etched serial number, adding a personal tough. But it’s what’s inside that really makes this Runwell tick: there’s the Detroit-built Argonite 5030 high-accuracy quartz movement, that’s hand assembled from 83 components. Standing behind their claims of top-notch durability and reliability, Shinola provides a lifetime guarantee with hopes that their timepieces can be passed down for generations to come. Finally, take a look at this short video offering a peek into the training Shinola watch assembly specialists in Detroit went through with their Swiss partner, Ronda AG.

$800 Buy Filed in: Accessories, Men