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The Brakeman 40mm

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Item: 10000005-sdt-000009858
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A classic cushion case design with absolutely nothing soft about it. The Brakeman is named for the not particularly long-lived locomotive brakemen of the early 1900s and is inspired by watches of the same era. Built with all premium materials.

Compatible Watch Straps

Case Brushed stainless steel, PVD Gold bezel, with single curve sapphire crystal.
Dial Super-LumiNova hands and indices.
Functions Hours, minutes, seconds, date indicator.
Movement Argonite 705 quartz movement, hand-assembled from over 43 Swiss and other imported components.
Watch Strap Premium brown alligator leather watch strap. Made by Hadley-Roma with American Leather.
Size GuideClick here to view and print.
Case Back Plate Signature Iconic Caseback Plate with Laser-Etched Serial Number
Case Size 40mm
Case Thickness 12.2mm
Movement Type Three Hand Date
Dial Color Detail White
Band Material Genuine Alligator
Strap Length 115mm x 75mm
Strap Width 20mm
Strap Color Detail Brown Genuine Alligator
Case Material Stainless Steel
Case Plating N/A
Case Finish Brushed/Shiny
Top Ring Plating PVD Gold
Top Ring Finish Shiny
Crown Plating PVD Gold
Crown Finish Shiny
Crown Construction Screw-down
Buckle Size 18mm
Buckle Plating Stainless Steel
Depth Rating 5 ATM
Battery Life EOL Technology
Warranty Click here to view warranty information on page 18


We believe that products should be made well and built to last. That’s why we’re proud to offer watches that are made to last a lifetime or longer. To back up that claim, we have an unmatched quality standard: every Shinola watch is guaranteed for life under the terms and conditions of our warranty.

We’re able to offer this guarantee because we source only the best available watch components from around the globe and rigorously examine our watches at each step of production to ensure every timepiece shipped from our factory operates with flawless precision. After all, there’s a certain satisfaction in knowing your Shinola timepiece can be passed down to the next generation, and our limited lifetime warranty ensures it will be.

For more information about The Shinola Guarantee, please visit Watch Repair.

The Making of
a Watch

The engine of a Shinola watch is the Argonite movement, built in our Detroit factory from Swiss and other imported parts.