Perhaps comparing the gold-cased Ball to a steel-cased Nomos is unfair, though. The outside of the cardboard box has a few marks on it. Stainless steel Crown material: Silver-tone stainless steel case with a silver-tone stainless steel bracelet. Stainless Steel Case and Bracelet. The Nomos also offers a real in-house movement and an obsessive amount of attention to detail.

While we experienced extremely accurate readouts from the watch off the wrist, on the wrist was another story. The has proven itself to be up to the task of accurate timekeeping, usually keeping within a few seconds daily. Ball Trainmaster Moon Phase. Common Movement, Uncommon Complication. The dauphine-style hands that normally come without any lume are equipped with their trademark luminescent gas tubes filled with ever-glowing tritium radioactive isotope. The second issue is with the decoration at the base end of the seconds hand. Arabic numerals mark the 3,

Ball Watch Trainmaster Celsius (ref. NT1050D-LJ-SLC)

The dial itself features a sunburst pattern for a subtle texture that shifts with the lighting. Introducing The Swatch Flymagic. Here are a couple of options. Bwll approach probably lets Ball Watch company sell more watches, but definitely erodes its brand visibility.

This is a watch that touts itself on precision, and dedication to preserving a standard set by both Webb C. Good Details, good color, everything looks fantastic on dial! Stainless Steel Case and Bracelet. It hits all the marks, but it is a chronograph — so the dial skews a tad less formal than the Ball.

The has proven itself to be up to the task of accurate timekeeping, usually keeping within train,aster few seconds daily. While we experienced extremely accurate readouts from the watch off the wrist, on the wrist was another story. Ball celsiua from the early 20th century used movements from top American manufacturers, such as Elgin, Ceslius, and Waltham, before switching to Swiss Avia movements in the early ’40s.


Intwo trains collided head on in Kipton, Ohio, killing eight people. From my personal collection – never worn as shown. However, for a close approximation of the temperature, it does the job just fine. Blake Buettner April 14, The buckle itself is not unsubstantial however, and may catch any loose fibers or fabric of your shirt. Ba nd i s ni ce b ut n ot original, probably fr om t he 6 0s.

Limited Edition of watches. Naval Observatory to bring accurate time to clients in Cleveland. The case, including the domed crystal, is While precision is still the driving force behind their modern range of products, a variety of themes and technologies have been embraced. White with globe design. Trainmaster Sixty Seconds II. The plate and bridge are custom manufactured for Ball to ensure a stable position is ensured within the movement.

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Hours of Operation All International Sales a Stainless steel watch bracelet. The signature Breguet-type Arabic numerals, for example, are not printed or transferred, but are made of polished steel and applied to the silvered dial. Thanks to the coefficient of thermal expansion, when the strip is heated or cooled, it will bend one way or another in a predictable fashion. Ball used time signals from the U. Stainless steel Bezel material: The cause of the crash was attributed to the watch of an engineer, which had, unbeknownst to him, stopped for a period of several minutes.

Sapphire, antireflective Case back: Pre-owned in great condition, see pictures. Arabic, Breguet-type Hour markers: Ball, thus connecting the two in the spirit of precision in the measurement of time and temperature.


Balla jeweler to Cleveland, Ohio, known for adopting Standard Time upon its introduction in Arabic numerals mark the 3, It is widely considered the most luxurious train line in US history.

While the aforementioned Trainmaster TMT was clearly designed with Art-Deco in mind, the new Ball Watch Trainmaster Celsius seems to be more influenced by Breguet timepieces, but with a certain twist to it. Comfortable 41 millimeters in diameter and only 12 millimeters in height, the case is equipped with an oversized setting crown that makes it easier to operate the watch, but will certainly bite from time to time the back of your hand if you, like me, prefer to wear a watch lower on the wrist.

Hours of Operation All Internationa The Longines has a specially developed column-wheel chronograph movement developed with ETA, and an 18K pink-gold case.

The convex sapphire crystal adds a huge amount of personality to the watch. The coil is composed of two strips of metal, affixed to one another. Black Dial with Stick Indexes. The company is now headquartered in La Chaux-de-Fonds, Switzerland.

Many watch companies producing movements at this time, both American and Swiss, adopted Ball’s strict set of standards in their own watches. Luminous hands and markers.