The Camden Watch Company (www.CamdenWatchCompany.com), an independent British design brand based in the heart of Camden founded by wife and husband team Anneke Short and Jerome Robert, has introduced the new No.29 Type II which reflects Britain’s military past.
The No.29 Type II is based on The Camden Watch Company’s bestselling No.29 model. At ø43mm, it is the largest case in the collection, but due to the tapered sides and different finishes, this watch is anything but bulky.
This is The Camden Watch Company’s first foray into military style aviation watches, inspired in part by the rich aviation history of co-founder Anneke Short’s family. In classic Camden Watch Company style, it is a vintage-inspired watch packed with modern styling.
The No.29 Type II features a Swiss movement, sapphire crystal, 316L stainless steel and a fine Italian leather strap.
The timepiece also features large, luminous, and most importantly for a pilot watch, ’easy to read at a glance’ Arabic numerals. The Swiss movement has a date feature and the upgraded 316L steel makes the case hardwearing and durable.
Anneke Short, Co-Founder of The Camden Watch Company says: “Growing up on RAF bases, aircrafts have always been close to my heart. I love the sounds, smells and sights associated with all things aviation and it was a real pleasure to be able to work on a timepiece that drew from this. My grandfather was a navigator on Vulcans so as a child we were constantly surrounded by old maps and aircraft paraphernalia, which looking back has served as a constant source of inspiration for me.”