Great Americans Series: Yamasaki Limited Edition Watch 38mm

$1000

“Serenity, Surprise, and Delight”

Detroit would not be Detroit without the memorable works of Minoru Yamasaki. Through his world-class architecture, Yamasaki’s legacy continues to delight and surprise those who are lucky enough to experience his buildings in this city, across the country and around the world. As a true celebration of his work, this 38mm Canfield is the latest timepiece in our Great Americans Series. Inspired by the McGregor Memorial Conference Center and a few elements from One Woodward, this timepiece shines with clean lines and other modern design details. Featuring a brushed stainless steel case, a black dial with matte alabaster details and a special Yamasaki caseback, this watch is a keepsake to be admired for many years to come.

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“Serenity, Surprise, and Delight”

Detroit would not be Detroit without the memorable works of Minoru Yamasaki. Through his world-class architecture, Yamasaki’s legacy continues to delight and surprise those who are lucky enough to experience his buildings in this city, across the country and around the world. As a true celebration of his work, this 38mm Canfield is the latest timepiece in our Great Americans Series. Inspired by the McGregor Memorial Conference Center and a few elements from One Woodward, this timepiece shines with clean lines and other modern design details. Featuring a brushed stainless steel case, a black dial with matte alabaster details and a special Yamasaki caseback, this watch is a keepsake to be admired for many years to come.

MOVEMENT

THE ARGONITE 715

This high-accuracy quartz movement—hand-assembled in Detroit with Swiss and other imported parts—drives the hours, minutes, seconds and calendar aperture function with precision.

CASE

BRUSHED STAINLESS STEEL CASE

This 38mm Canfield features a brushed stainless steel case with polished coin edge details, a classic pumpkin crown and double-domed sapphire crystal. Sapphire is second only to the diamond in hardness, helping protect the watch from scratches. While there are multiple elements that make this watch beautiful, the highlight of the case is actually the caseback. It honors the famous architect’s design philosophy with graphic metallic elements that shine on an alabaster backdrop under a sapphire crystal plate.

DIAL

BLACK MINERAL-TEXTURED DIAL

The centerpiece of this timepiece is a black mineral-textured dial decorated with applied matte alabaster Arabic numerals, matte alabaster hands with contrasting black fill and a special printed Yamasaki logo.

STRAP

BLACK LEATHER STRAP

This premium leather strap in black is the perfect complement to this timepiece. It's designed to be clean and modern with no stitching visible. The strap is also removable, 
Quick Release: Fitted with quick release pins, this strap is easy to change. No tools required. 

PACKAGING

An Architectural Vision

Inspired by the McGregor Memorial Conference Center on Wayne State University’s campus, this watch box is uniquely designed to honor the architectural legacy of Yamasaki. Inside is a mechanical pencil and artful photographic prints of Yamasaki’s buildings around Detroit. Designed with classical and geometric elements, this collectible box is not only a sturdy house for a treasured timepiece, but it’s also a work of art on its own.

  • Case Polished stainless steel with double-domed sapphire crystal.
  • Dial Black with alabaster hands.
  • Functions Hours, minutes, seconds.
  • Movement Argonite 715 quartz movement with Swiss and other imported parts.
  • Watch Strap Black quick-release leather strap hand sewn in the United States from premium leather.
  • Size Guide Click here to view and print.
More Information
SKU 20181979-sdt-007478971
Case Back Plate Signature Iconic Caseback Plate with Laser-Etched Serial Number
Case Size 38mm
Case Thickness 11mm
Movement Argonite 715
Movement Type Three Hand No Date
Dial Color Detail Black
Color Black
Band Material Leather Strap
Strap Type Quick Release
Strap Length 115mm x 75mm
Strap Width 14mm
Lug Size 14mm
Strap Color Detail Black
Case Material Stainless Steel
Case Plating Stainless Steel
Case Finish Polished
Top Ring Plating Stainless Steel
Top Ring Finish Polished
Crown Plating Stainless Steel
Crown Finish Polished
Crown Construction Push-down
Buckle Size 14mm
Buckle Plating Stainless Steel
Depth Rating 5 ATM
Crystal Double-domed Sapphire
Warranty Click here to view warranty information on page 37