An introduction to the TWC Collections with a field watch dedicated to officers in the American military seeking a premium mechanical timepiece. Available in olive green (RECRUIT) or Navy Blue (CADET). Respecting Hartwig Balke's principle of functional balance between symmetry & utility. Embellished with in-house color-codes, engine-turned variances, luminescence, and raw handcrafted steel finishes. Intended to serve as a tool-watch for everyday professionals & collectors. See “technical specifications” for more.
Automatic 2824-2 / SW200-1 Swiss-Made assembled and regulated by TWC watchmakers. Decorated in-house with rhodium-plated Geneva stripe rotor with black enameling, gold-plated wheels, blued-steel screws, perlage base-plate. Achieving daily accuracy of +/- 10 seconds with 46-hour power reserve.
41mm Stainless Steel case 10.5mm height with 20mm lug width. Satin-finish bezel, midsection and lugs. Bent-down lugs for snugger fit. Screwed-down bezel with coined grip for lifetime service and repair. Push-pull crown with quickset function for the date. Crown guards for lasting durability. Flat sapphire crystal exhibition display back screwed down - stainless steel border bearing important customer information such as the Reference No., Serial No., 5 ATM depth rating, country of manufacturer (USA) and manufacturer's name.
Olive Green or Navy Blue dial featuring lume-filled hour markers and hands. Arabic numerals and date-window at 3 o’clock. In-house color-codes were created for the hands and hour indicators. The 24-hour dial is lightly engine turned while the outer 12-hour scale is blasted. Enclosed in flat scratch-resistant anti-reflective sapphire crystal.
Warranty & Shipping servicing and repair is covered under lifetime warranty. Customers are added to the TWC Registry with the unique serial-number engraved on their instrument’s case-back. Shipping is free, insured and delivered within two weeks of purchase via Fedex. Indirect signature required.
The CR250 Field Series was designed by Hartwig Balke and released at the end of 2022. The RECRUIT & CADET is our founder’s proud swan-song and final contribution to the TWC Collections. Inspired by young officers and military academy students requesting an affordable high-grade mechanical timepiece from an American firm. Both dials were limited to 250 watches each. Designed, finished, decorated, and assembled in Baltimore, MD. USA by Towson Watchmakers.