Technical design and engineering is executed by Roland Kemmner, the former chief design engineer at the Fricker GmbH watch case company in Germany. The raw material 316L stainless steel and Ti22 titanium are sourced from South Korea and Japan. In every case currently produced, the case blank in manufactured in China. There is not any company in Germany or Switzerland which can stamp the case blank. CNC machining, finishing, final assembly and testing of the case is Made In Germany. The crowns, crown tubes, and bezels are Made In Germany. The click springs, seals, gaskets and sapphire crystals are all Swiss Made. Cases of 18k solid gold are manufactured by HF Bauer Walser AG and Fricker GmbH & Co. KG in Germany to our specifications. Swiss Made cases are designed, engineered and distributed by Albert Wajs and Rudolf Heggendorn in Switzerland.
Dials are designed by Roland Kemmner and manufactured in Germany by Schätzle & Cie. GmbH. Dials are printed with a multi layer application of Swiss Superluminova over a bright white base coat in either C1, C3 or BGW9.
Swiss Made ETA movements are graded and cataloged according to suppliers invoice and ETA batch numbers.
Straps are supplied by several reliable vendors. Our NATO and ZULU straps are supplied by the official NATO manufacturer International Watchman INC. Straps are also supplied by YEMA France, I.W. Suisse, RK Swiss, RLT England, deBeer Paris, WACCES shop and RIOS 1931 Germany.
Complete timepiece assembly limited to dial, hand and bezel setting, time and date synchronizing, crown tube fitting, stem cutting and fitting, partial movement assembly and regulation, modular case assembly, crystal pressing, gasket setting and complete testing of mechanical components is performed at our Wilson, NC facility.
Specifications and product descriptions are subject to change without notice. Our current specifications and product descriptions are indicated within the current posting of the pricing guidelines page at any given time.