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Standard Issue Field Watch / Weiss Watch Company


The Weiss Watch Company has an ambitious goal: to design, manufacture, and assemble a mechanical watch not just within US borders, but within the tighter parameters of Los Angeles County. Can an area known more for media moguls and perpetually flawless weather support a mechanical wristwatch supply chain? The answer is yes (with the exception of movement production — for now). The Weiss Standard Issue Field Watch is the first offering from this young start-up, and while it isn’t a full-on grand slam, there are a number of characteristics that make this a compelling option for anyone looking for a solid, casual-wear watch under $1,000 — via HODINKEE

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