from the folks who make desirable watches (among other things) comes a tribute series of timepieces known as The Great Americans Series, that honors the iconic American innovators and industrial pioneers who made America what it is today. kicking of this annual creation is The Wright Brothers Limited Edition Watch, featuring a stainless steel cushion case, a distinctive black dial face with Super-LumiNova hands and indices, sapphire crystal, a high-accuracy quartz Argonite 705 movement – hand assembled in Detroit from over 50 Swiss-made components, and finished off with a set of premium Horween leather strap in chocolate brown, accented with cream-colored hand-stitching and stainless hardware in brush finish. limited to just 500 pieces, each timepiece comes packaged in a special custom gift box, accompanied by a certificate of authenticity, leather card wallet, leather carrying case, a hickory watch box, plus a leather-bound coffee tablet book featuring photos from the Wrights’ private collection.

available in a choice of 40mm and 46mm case diameter, the Shinola The Wright Brothers Limited Edition Watch can be purchased from Shinola online store for a cool $1,000. for an added touch of exclusivity, each Wright Brothers Limited Edition Watch purchased includes membership in The Foundry, a private collectors club exclusively for owners of limited edition Shinola goods. benefits of The Foundry includes priority access to future limited edition watches, product previews, invitations to private events, annual Shinola Detroit factory tour, and access to a members-only customer service specialist. take a look at the package after the break (click on the image for larger view).

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Shinola The Wright Brothers Limited Edition Watch

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