Weiss watch company

Some stereotypes have the virtue of being true.

The best cigars come from Cuba.

The French, despite being quarrelsome, produce the friendliest, lightest champagnes.

And the best wristwatches – not to mention the best chocolates, multi-tools and cuckoo clocks – are indisputably Swiss.

And we’ve got a guy for that, right here in LA: Cameron Weiss, owner and operator of Weiss Watch Company, now hucking limited runs of Swiss-made but locally assembled – not to mention devastatingly stylish – wristwear.

A former student of horological titans Audemars Piguet and Vacheron Constantin, Cameron now cranks out 500-piece runs of his own designs.

First up: the Field Watch, an understated, manual-wind beauty built from a 60-piece Swiss movement.

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The watch can run for almost 50 hours per wind, boasts water-resistance to 100 ft., and with regular maintenance – about one checkup every eight years – you can expect it to someday adorn your great-grandson’s wrist.

It comes with a canvas band, but we recommend doubling down with the distressed leather alternate for versatility. And our favorite feature: an open-back, sapphire crystal case that lets you admire the watch’s dazzling, hand-assembled mechanics.

Supplies are limited, but as soon as the Field Watch sells out, Weiss will unveil a new design.

Count on it.