For 2016, Ball introduces this handsome steel-cased version of the Ball Trainmaster Standard Time watch that aBlogtoWatch originally debuted in 18k rose gold back in 2013. At the time, the less than $7,500 gold-cased watch was a veritable bargain compared to the price of other gold watches out there, and its classic pocket watch style made for an enduring and friendly conservative design.
Ball was instrumental in the formation of the American railroad industry – which relied to a large extent on everyone agreeing what time it was. The original Ball Trainmaster Standard Time was said to be a celebration of the adoption of standard time in America, which is why the timepiece has this name. Now, in 2016, the Ball Trainmaster Standard Time is back in a nicely polished steel case offered on both a matching steel bracelet or a leather strap – the price isn’t bad either.
Read full post here: