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Great Americans Series: The Moon Bean Watch 45mm

$1,500
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Item: 20110629-sdt-004731641

THE MOON BEAN HAS LANDED

Be inspired to explore new frontiers with the limited-edition Moon Bean timepiece, the latest release in our Great Americans Series. Alan Bean, the fourth person to set foot on the Moon, was also known for painting lunar landscapes influenced by his adventures in space. In loving memory of his legacy, every detail of this limited-edition chronograph is a tribute to the artist-astronaut, including a noteworthy caseback with a textured representation of Bean's painting Kissing the Earth. The vibrant blue details of the 45mm timepiece are purposeful, reflecting the same hue as the labeling for the astronaut’s Apollo 12 belongings. As a final touch, the 19 and 20 on the date ring are also highlighted to signify the dates of Alan Bean’s arrival on the Moon and then departure: 11.19.69 and 11.20.69, respectively. In addition to the watch, the gift set includes his thoughtfully-designed book of artwork, a black nylon G10 strap and a custom pouch complete with strap-changing tools.

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Case Sandblasted stainless steel, with double-domed sapphire crystal.
Dial Black with Super-LumiNova hands.
Functions Hours, minutes, small seconds, date, day and month, stopwatch function with two sub dials.
Movement Argonite 5040.F quartz movement with Swiss and other imported parts.
Watch Strap Grizzly British Tan strap hand sewn in the United States from premium American leather.
Specifications
Case Back Plate Signature Iconic Caseback Plate with Laser-Etched Serial Number
Case Size 45mm
Case Thickness 13mm
Movement Argonite 5040.F
Movement Type Chronograph
Dial Color Detail Black
Band Material Leather Strap
Strap Length 120mm x 80mm
Strap Width 22mm
Strap Color Detail Black Grizzly
Case Material Stainless Steel
Case Plating Stainless Steel
Case Finish Sandblast
Top Ring Plating Stainless Steel with black ceramic insert
Top Ring Finish Sandblast
Crown Plating Stainless Steel
Crown Finish Sandblast
Crown Construction Push-down
Buckle Size 20mm
Buckle Plating Stainless Steel
Depth Rating 5 ATM
Crystal Double-domed Sapphire
Battery Life EOL Technology
Warranty Click here to view warranty information on page 18
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SHINOLA IS PROUD TO OFFER A LIMITED LIFETIME GUARANTEE ON EVERY WATCH

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.

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Movement THE ARGONITE 5040.F

The Argonite 5040.F is the most complex movement our watch team has ever assembled. This chronograph features three sub dials, a dual calendar aperture, fourth date hand and powerful, long-lasting battery.
Chronograph: A watch with stopwatch function to measure elapsed time while continuing to display conventional time, often using independent sub dials operated by start, stop and reset push-pieces.

Case SANDBLASTED STAINLESS STEEL CASE

Built from sandblasted stainless steel, the case for the 45mm timepiece has a matte black ceramic bezel with coin edge detailing. The caseback elevates the design with a textured depiction of Bean’s painting Kissing the Earth. His signature is also engraved on the caseback.

Dial SHARP BLACK DIAL

Built using a top loaded construction technique, the open dial viewing creates a classic, clean look. This black dial is punctuated by three sub dials and a dual calendar aperture. Simple blue details like the watch hands are a nod to the labeling color of Bean’s belongings on the Apollo 12 mission. The 19 and 20 on the date ring are highlighted to signify the dates he landed on and left the moon: 11.19.69 and 11.20.69, respectively.

Strap LEATHER AND NYLON STRAPS

The Moon Bean gift set comes with two straps for the timepiece: a quick-release tan leather strap that is easily removeable and a black G10 nylon strap. Strap changing tools are included.

Packaging A SPECIAL DELIVERY

Delivered in a beautiful keepsake box, this gift set features the limited-edition Moon Bean timepiece, Bean’s book Alan Bean: Painting Apollo, a custom pouch with strap changing tools and a black G10 nylon strap.