Welcome back to week 12 of this series, Watch of the Week. In today’s watch of the week, we will explore the Special Winchester from Stuhrling Original. If you are ready, then let’s take a look at this Stuhrling Winchester series. Let’s go!!
Firstly, let’s talk about the material of the watch. A stainless steel grade 316L is used for the case of the watch. Also, the onion crown and tang buckle fastener is also stainless steel. On top of that, the leather strap is genuine cow leather. Lastly, krysterna crystal is used as the material to protect the watch parts and the movement. Another feature of krysterna crystal is to showcase the movement and its parts on the front and back of the watch.
ss316 vs 316L Steel (Source: worldgradesteel.com)
The 3933 Winchester runs on an original Stuhrling original skeleton movement. The caliber used for this watch is the ST-90050 UGU. Additional information about this caliber is that it is based on Hangzhou 2189 caliber. Besides that, it is 12″‘ in measurement (27.40mm) and 4.74mm thick.
ST-90050 Movement (Source: Calibercorner.com)
Besides that, it has a 36-hour power reserve for a small 27mm movement. On top of that, it is also a 21,600 beats per hour movement running on 20 jewels configuration. Lastly, it also has a water resistance of 5 ATM or 50 meters as indicated by the movement itself.
The diameter of the watch is 42mm from 3H to 9H and 12H to 6H. On top of that, it also has a 12 mm thick casing from the top of the glass to the krysterna glass back cover. Lastly, the lug width is also 20mm in width.
One of the stand-out features of this watch is the beautiful ST-90050 caliber seen from the front and back. Besides that, it also has a unique round casing. If you turn to the side, the case has ridges, making it look like bottle caps. On top of that, you can see the distinctively onion shaped crown at 3 o’clock.
Front cover (Source: Zalora.com)
Besides that, this watch does not have a watch dial because it is a skeletonized movement. However, surrounding the movement are small indexes with gaps in between, each representing one hour.
Side view (Source: Zalora.com)
Looking at the back, you can see the wings symbol carved on the buckle of the watch. If you look closely, there are words like krysterna, 20 jewels, and the movement name as well. Lastly, words like Stuhrling original and automatic are printed on the krysterna crystal.
Back view (Source: Zalora.com)
In our opinion, this watch is very beautiful if you can match the color of the case to the color of the leather strap. Amazon has one fully black version from the case to the leather, which makes it a very beautiful dress watch. To match this watch, you can try and check out our suggestions below regarding the shirts, pants and other accessories to match this watch.
Front view (Source: Amazon.com)
Back view (Source: Amazon.com)
Cotton on (Source: Zalora.com)