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Watches, Stories, and Gear: Unsafe Deposit Boxes, Selling the “Bullitt” Mustang, and More

Watches, Stories, and Gear: Unsafe Deposit Boxes, Selling the “Bullitt” Mustang, and More

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“Watches, Stories, and Gear” is a gathering of a portion of our number one watch content on Worn & Wound, incredible stories from around the web, and cool gear that we’ve got our eye on.

This week’s portion is brought to you by Spinnaker and their new Hull Meca Quartz Chronograph .  


Spinnaker Hull Meca Quartz Chronograph

Measuring 42mm across, the Hull Chronograph includes a recognizable pad case configuration created out of 316L treated steel. Inside that case is a time tested Seiko VK 73 Series Meca Quartz development, a type that offers exemplary chronograph usefulness and a major date work directly underneath 12:00 on the dial.

Speaking of the dial, it’s a sandwich development: up top is a finished, fumé surface with patterns that uncover a lower level covered in Super-LumiNova. The hands are brushed, which adds to the dimensionality and surface on the essence of the watch, and by and large the tasteful looks dynamic and current with a bit of retro-cool. There are three shading variations: Black, Dark Green, and Blue.

Additional specs incorporate a mineral precious stone covered in sapphire, a brushed tachymeter bezel, and a screw down crown and pushers. The watch comes combined with a cowhide strap.

Click here to find out more or to shop the new Hull Meca Quartz Chronograph


Gear Patrol This Ford Mustang Is the Most Famous Ever Made, and It Will Be Auctioned

The unbelievable Highland Green Mustang broadly determined by the late and extraordinary Steve McQueen in the film, “Bullit,” is going to be sold to the most elevated bidder. The vehicle was bought by Robert Kiernan in 1974, who kept it until his demise, in any event, declining to sell it back to McQueen himself. Mecum is putting together the bartering, and they hope to bring an incredible chunk of change for it. The most costly Mustang on the closeout block was a ’67 GT500 Super Snake that sold for $2.2 million, and Mecum gauges this one will land well past that.

Gear Patrol has the full story


The New York Times Safe Deposit Boxes Aren’t Safe

The group over at Hodinkee shared this article from The New York Times a little while back, it’s still difficult to accept. It recounts the narrative of watch authority Philip Poniz and his heartbreaking involvement in a “unsafe” store box. Mr. Poniz, a deep rooted watch  enthusiast, required a protected space to stash his watches in the wake of moving from Colorado to New Jersey. Also, what’s more secure than a protected store box at a bank, correct? Indeed, as Mr. Poniz would reveal to you today, bounty. In 2014, he went to recover a few things from one of his protected store boxes just to find it was completely unfilled. To make an already difficult situation even worse, he had next to no legitimate recourse.

Read the full story here


The Ringer How Do Influencers Make Money?

In 2019, in the event that you have a telephone, you have a shot at becoming web acclaimed — and brand’s of all shapes and sizes are utilizing that to sell buyers their products. Yet, it’s not simply teens recording cosmetics video blogs in their room (all things considered, kind of) — there’s a whole industry worked around the planet of influencers. Things being what they are, how do influencers bring in their cash? The Ringer does an incredible profound plunge into the financial matters of this developing and exceptionally worthwhile industry in an educational, 9-minute explainer video, which you can look at below.


Kickstarter Astor+Banks Sea Ranger

Our companions over at Astor+Banks as of late dispatched a Kickstarter crusade for their Sea Ranger assortment. We investigated the assortment back in April , so if you’re keen on the watch, make certain to go look at the Kickstarter lobby before it finishes off mid-September.

Check out that Kickstarter here


Relwen Linen Trap Blazer

Relwen’s Trap Blazer is an extraordinary layering piece, and this one cut in a cloth mix is especially incredible for hotter months. Don’t let the moniker fool you, however — this is an easygoing piece that’s intended to look as great over a tee shirt as it does a catch down.

Shop it here