Gladiateur MMLXV | "Life in Black & White"
Gladiateur MMLXV | "Life in Black & White"
Gladiateur MMLXV | "Life in Black & White"
Gladiateur MMLXV | "Life in Black & White"
Gladiateur MMLXV | "Life in Black & White"
Gladiateur MMLXV | "Life in Black & White"
Gladiateur MMLXV | "Life in Black & White"
Gladiateur MMLXV | "Life in Black & White"
Gladiateur MMLXV | "Life in Black & White"

Gladiateur MMLXV | "Life in Black & White"

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Gladiateur is a modern travel watch, powered by a classic mechanical caliber. It is defined by its distinctive 12h roman numeral bezel that can be used to track a second time zone with elegance and surprising simplicity.

Colorway: Acier ≡ Black

Includes

  • Gladiateur Travel Watch
  • Black Integrated Rubber Strap
  • Signature Stainless Steel Bracelet
  • Black Nylon "Nato" Strap (Striped or Uniform)
  • Spring Bar Tool (to easily switch the strap)
  • Héron Travel Case
  • Certficate of Authenticity
  • Numbered, Hand-Signed Greeting Card (01 to 20)
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     Specifications

  • 316L Stainless Steel
  • Automatic Miyota 9039 (No Battery Required)
  • Sapphire Crystal (AR Coated)
  • Swiss Lume: Blue Super-Luminova (BGW9)
  • Rotating 12h Bezel (Stainless Steel)
  • High-Polished Case / Sandblasted Bezel
  • Screw Down Crown
  • Water Resistance: 100m (10ATM)
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    Dimensions

  • Case Size: 41mm (Diameter) X 48mm (Lug To Lug)
  • Lug Width: 20mm
  • Thickness: 10.8mm
  • *This is not a limited edition watch but rather a limited run. The Acier ≡ Black colorway is planned to be reintroduced in the long term. Unboxing experience is subject to changes.

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    PREMIUM UNBOXING EXPERIENCE

    Good gifts are fun to unwrap. Each watch is bundled with a signature stainless steel bracelet designed to perfectly fit Gladiateur's case, as well as a nylon "Nato" strap The watch comes in a useful vegan leather travel case along with official documentation and a spring bar tool to easily swap between your straps.

    — II —

    ONE OF A KIND. REALLY.

    Each piece comes with a uniquely designed greeting postal card, which will be hand signed and numbered by one of us. You may even request to leave it blank and sign it yourself if you're planning on gifting the watch to a loved one.

    III

    Fit is everything

    No matter how you look at it, a watch that suits you, is a watch that fits you. There’s no disappointment like patiently waiting for your new watch, only to realize it looks too big or too small on your wrist. Through research and good-old product design tricks, we designed a case that fits just right on the wide majority on men’s wrist. The reviews so far are unanimous: “fits great, and comfortable”.

    IV

    TRAVEL WITH CLASS

    The rotating 12 hour bezel enables the tracking of a second time zone at a single glance. Ideal for travelling, the dual-time bezel is reinterpreted with roman numerals to dress-up this otherwise sleek and modern timepiece. Making it a convenient voyage partner for its ability to stand out in the most elegant or free-spirited settings.

    V

    NO BATTERY NEEDED. EVER.

    The Automatic Miyota 9039 is a premium japanese calibre often compared to renowned, more expensive swiss-made movements. Automatic movements bring the convenience of being powered by the simple motion of your wrist, and stand out from the average "fashion watch" with the mesmerizing sweeping of the seconds hand.

    VI

    SAPPHIRE CRYSTAL

    Pairing an exterme scratch-resistance with layers of anti-reflective coating, the sapphire crystal can take a "beating" yet stay in pristine conditions, all while offering a clear view of the dial.

    VII

    SWISS SUPER-LUME

    A reliable watch can be easily read in any settings, even pitch darkness. Super-Luminova® is a household name in the world of swiss watchmaking. But you can now enjoy it on the dial of the Gladiateur.

    “Life in Color” is arguably one of the most popular slogan of the 21st century.

    Cellphone companies used it to advertise the shift from the archetypical black-box look to the array of colorways of their recent lineups.

    Media companies used it to glorify their technological advancements with screens capable of displaying such a wide range of colors the human eye is having a hard time keeping up.

    Others have even used it to celebrate cultural progress and inclusivity.

    Color is the future, color is looking ahead, color is trend. It comes and goes then comes around again.

    Grayscale on the other hand, doesn’t age. It’s timeless.

    Just like the black tie, you can’t go wrong with it. It’s classic and understated, and no flamboyant colorway (no matter how loud or trendy) has been able to replace it.

    It’s fascinating to see how Citizen Kane and Casablanca (black & white films from the 1940s) remain beautiful and relevant while movies that came out 5 years ago with millions of dollars spent on color grading and special effects already look outdated. 

    “Life in Black & White” is a proposition to take things a little backwards. Back to the essentials and striving to do more with less.

    It's a celebration of the oldest, most excepted, but most powerful colorway of all, here is to Black & White.

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