Zulu Time Podcast Ep. 47

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Just in time to celebrate a belated USA Independence Day, I was invited back on the Zulu Time Podcast, with UK host Dan (@timely_moments). This time, we discuss the our observations of the American watchmaking and manufacturing industry; from the trends to the vibe within USA built/designed/made watches.

Vortic Watches (Fort Collins Colorado USA)
RT Custer and Tyler Wolfe 
Using historically American made watch company with a contemporary case engineering twist 

Oak and Oscar (Chicago Illinois USA) 

  • Humboldt (personal pick)

Orion Watches (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania USA) 
Nick, the Seiko Modfather, just rocks in my book.

  • The Calamity (again my personal pick is w/steel 12hr) 
  • The Hellcat 

USA Watches that wearing them on American’s wrists…help make watches cool again in the USA

Watch Mod culture/Seiko Mod culture here in the USA.

Other US watchmakers/manufactures

Weiss (LA, CA, USA)
Cameron Weiss 

RGM Watch Co.


Sangin Instruments

Ares Watch Co (viva the PNW! )

Elgin Watches


Other Micros

  • VAER (Ca. USA)
  • Nodus
  • Brew
  • Autodromo 
  • Lorier 
  • Vero (Portland OR, USA)

Other mentions;

Terry: Toxic/ UTE Natos- https://shop.hodinkee.com/blogs/journal/ute-nato-strap

Alena Diaz: PNW watchmaker – https://www.instagram.com/alenagracediaz/

Depth Charge; Novel by Jason Heaton – https://www.depthchargenovel.com/author

Baltic Aquascaphe Bronze – A Pandemic Year On the Wrist – https://www.ajbarse.com/baltic-aquascaphe-bronze/

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