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The Best New Mechanical Watches: Kobold Himalaya

I’m looking for something waterproof and rugged for the ocean, but that polishes up for a meeting at work.

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Kobold Himalaya     Photo: Courtesy of Kobold

A:Waterproof to 330 feet and made to withstand shocks, the Himalaya transitions well between the office and trailhead. The Pittsburgh-based maker is known for its fans among professional adventurers and has opened a new satellite workshop in Kathmandu, Nepal, to make this and other timepieces. This model, with its cream-colored face, is the newest version in the series.

Diameter: 41 mm
Price
: $2,450

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