“Watches, Stories, and Gear” is a week by week gathering of a portion of our favorite watch content, incredible stories from around the web, and cool stuff that we’ve got our eye on. This week’s portion is brought to you by AVI-8 watches and their Hawker Harrier II Matador Edition.
Named for the Hawker Harrier “Jump Jet” which served across a few air and naval aviation based armed forces, the Matador Edition follows planes that flew for the Armada Espana (Spanish Navy). The 44-millimeter case includes a cut caseback that shows the turbine cutting edges of the Rolls Royce Pegasus motor that fueled the Harrier. You’ll likewise find knurling on the crown and cylinder style pushers.
The dial of the Matador includes a progression of pinion wheels and wheels layered on top of one another to give profundity and complexity. At 12 o’clock there is a “Grand Date” twofold opening date show and at 3 o’clock a 1/twentieth of a subsequent split time sub-dial, a component conceivable gratitude to the Matador’s re-designed development. The applied markers and hands highlight lume all through, so the Hawker Harrier Matador stays noticeable around evening time.
The Hawker Harrier Matador is valued at GBP260 and GBP275 (approx. $339 USD and $359 USD) and is available by means of AVI-8’s online store today .
The Worn & Wound Podcast Ep. 84: SIHH 2019 with RedBar’s Adam Craniotes
In case you missed it, make certain to tune into our visit with RedBar’s Adam Craniotes about the hits and misses of this year’s SIHH.
Fratello Watches – #TBT The Obscure LIP Thermometer with a Durowe Movement
The great people over at Fratello regularly cover special, mostly secret vintage watches, and this LIP thermometer is straight up there with the most amazing aspect them.
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Chicago Magazine – The Bicycle Thief
Writing for Chicago Magazine, Steven Leckart tells the extraordinary, stunning story of Tom Justice, when an Olympic cycling cheerful who later utilized his bicycle for more loathsome methods: burglarizing banks.
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Apollo 11 Trailer
The new Apollo 11 narrative just made its presentation at Sundance, and with it came the authority trailer. What makes this film particularly energizing for all the space buffs out there is that it’s not simply stepping recognizable ground. All things being equal, the film will to a great extent highlight new, at no other time seen-or-heard film (some of it 65mm film) and sound pulled from the chronicles and examined in super-high 8k goal. On the off chance that that sounds epic, it’s in light of the fact that it is. See for yourself.
Grant Stone – Longwing Bluchers in Crimson Chromexcel
A couple of earthy colored longwings have a place in each man’s closet, and Grant Stone, which pulls motivation from exemplary creators like Alden, makes the absolute best ones around for the money.
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American Trench – 3-Pack Clearance Sock Bundles
American Trench realizes how to make truly pleasant socks. No, they’re not modest, but rather they’re hard-wearing, snappy, and special. At present, their e-store is running a pack advancement, so you can get a portion of their products for almost 40% off.
$45 – shop here