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HOLTON AUTOMATIC: 101-A11-R01
HOLTON AUTOMATIC: 101-A11-R01
Imagine a gunmetal Holton with all its hard earned military stripes, then tone it back one notch with a super technical, matt bead blasted steel case that marries perfectly with grey-green Superluminova high performance luminosity and matt black dial and case-hardend bezel insert for ultra clear visibility in all conditions.
It's a powerful combination resulting in a watch that's arguably more wearable more of the time. A little smarter, extremely easy on the eye and absolutely perfect for any adventure or occasion you care to throw at it, with it's human powered automatic movement perfect for long or short periods off grid.
It's possibly the best looking watch we have ever put our names to and so easy to wear on rubber or equally at home on our technically advanced webbing straps like the grey-green that matches so perfectly.
Sharing a tech spec with it's military issued cousin, this is a genuine best of both worlds watch you never need take off. So easy to wear and if you're fortunate enough to ever own one, you'll notice people cocking a head to one side to read the name on the dial.
The Brief: capable of prolonged exposure to water and dust, durable, shock resistant, clear visibility day or night, unidirectional ultra high grip timing bezel operable with a gloved hand, easy strap changes and comfortable strapping options that don't break.
The specification of the bezel gives a perfect insight into the level of detail required for the project to be successful.
A precise 120 click ultra high grip bezel houses a stainless steel insert precisely embossed with hours and minutes indentations then flooded with high grade C3 SuperLuminova. The hobnail outer knurling is slightly higher than the insert to form a high grip surface for trustworthy operation even when using the palm of a wet gloved hand.
Both components are matt bead blasted, hardened to 1200HV (Vickers hardness scale) then a 0.8 micron PVD coating is applied whose hardness matches that of the stainless steel components.
If you'd like a metal bracelet, the B06 matches perfectly.
N.B. this bezel is unapologetically fit for purpose. Please be warned it is likely to catch or wear shirt cuffs etc.
Our returns policy is on our site here, and our five year warranty is outlined here.
The last two photos are stills taken from a video of a quartz Holton and a Kimmeridge strapped to an ROV in the Gulf of Mexico in March 2020, still working at 3900ft - almost 3/4 mile underwater.
As our way of saying thank you to serving and ex serving military personnel, we offer 20% military and 'blue light' discount on all our watches. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org with proof of service and to find out more.
43mm stainless case impregnated with matt vapour blasted finish
Ultra high grip, 120 click uni-directional bezel with case-hardened insert
Scratch resistant sapphire 2mm crystal treated to lifetime anti-reflective coating
Superb night time performance with ultra bright Superluminova dial and bezel
Seiko NH35 automatic movement housed in EB's unique anti-shock suspension system
40 hour power reserve
Solid stainless easy change strap bars
Durable, soft EPDM fitted rubber strap
Supercompressor bolted down beautifully detailed case back
Triple sealed, high grip screw down crown, recessed out of harm's way at 4h
9H-3H 43mm excluding crown
12H-6H - 52mm max to tip of case shoulders
Maximum thickness 14mm
Fits up to 190mm/7.5" wrist perfectly
Our leather and webbing straps fit larger wrists, and metal bracelets can have any number of links added