We review the Timex Mk1 Mechanical, a new handwound model that delivers old-school tool watch charm.
Timex has been hitting it out of the park for the past several years: The Marlin, the Q, the S1…the flood of awesome, affordable watches does not cease. And many of said watches feature mechanical movements — a bonus, if you ask this crotchety fan of antiquated technology.
Most recently, Timex released a brand-new take on the Mk1 featuring a handwound, 20-jewel movement and a perfectly sized 36mm case. Recalling old Camper models — as well as a very rare military watch produced in 1982 — the watch and its utilitarian, no-nonsense looks pulled me right in.
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