Description

DALE | Art Deco style

The Dale will look good on any wrist: neither too small nor over-sized (41mm diameter). Its short, contrasting seconds hand recalls 1930s elegance, and a gently convex sapphire glass surmounts the mirror-polished steel case. £899 (quartz), £1,599 (automatic); free UK delivery. Prices include 20% VAT.

Choose your seasonal dial shade: parchment (Spring), teal (Summer), russet (Autumn) or midnight blue (Winter).

We’ve even made a feature of the case back! Colour-matched with the dial, behind sapphire glass, is a subtle decoration based on Gothic tracery from Lincoln Cathedral. This beautiful design has been finely etched into brass, before being painted.

Alternatively (on the automatic version) you can choose an exhibition (clear) back, so that you can see the fascinating workings of the mechanical movement.

Naturally, your Dale will have a wonderful leather strap, hand made in Devon by Tanner Bates. The rich, deep colour and wonderful aroma enhance the sense of traditional luxury.

The Dale is powered by a superb Swiss-made movement: your choice of quartz or automatic.

Detail

Specifications


  • Case: 316L polished stainless steel

  • Back: machined stainless steel

  • Diameter: 41mm (excluding crown)

  • Height: 13mm

  • Glass: convex sapphire (for added scratch resistance)

  • Dial: Painted brass dial available in four colours

  • Hour & minute hands in grey

  • Red seconds hand

  • Hand-built at our workshops in England

  • Rigorously tested and fully certified on completion

  • Strap: Tanner Bates hand-cut and hand-stitched leather

  • Choice of watch strap leathers

  • Leather watch wallet by Tanner Bates of Devon

  • Etched watch back detail in matching colour

  • Water resistance: 50 metres

  • Option to have your watch back personally engraved

Quartz Movement


  • Swiss-made quartz movement

  • Tolerance to within +/- 10 seconds per month

  • Battery life approximately 2 years

  • Free battery replacement for life (conditions apply; return postage is chargeable)

Automatic Movement


  • ETA 2824-2 Swiss-made automatic 25-jewel calibre (mechanical, self-winding)

  • Tolerance: to within +/- 15 seconds per day

  • Regulated at assembly: to within +/- 5 seconds per day

  • Power reserve of up to 36 hours

  • Vibrations: 28,800 per hour

Order
Warranty

Delivery


  • We aim to despatch your watch within 14-21 days of receiving your order (please ask if you need it for a special date)

  • Fully insured UK delivery is charged extra at £12.95 (Royal Mail Special Delivery)

  • Overseas delivery is available to most countries at extra cost

  • We will email despatch confirmation at the time of shipping

Warranty & Returns


  • Risk-free 90 Day returns policy

  • 5-Year mechanical warranty

  • Free lifetime battery replacement (subject to postage costs)

Provenance

Making your watch

 
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Pictures show the looks of our watches, but not the thought that goes into their making. Every Harold Pinchbeck watch is hand-built by our watchmakers in England. We embrace computer-aided design, but we also treasure traditional craftsmanship, so our watches are a marriage of both; our approach is a world away from mass production.

Your watch is made in a workshop (not a factory), by a skilled craftsman. This work can't be rushed: it's painstaking, requiring good eyesight and steady hands! When he has built up a watch he examines it from every angle before testing it thoroughly, adjusting it as necessary to ensure reliability and accuracy. Eventually, the case will receive its final polish and inspection, and at this stage, the handmade strap is fitted. Only then is the watch ready to be placed in its presentation box, ready to be sent to its owner, together with its certification and the five-year warranty.



5-YEAR MECHANICAL WARRANTY

We are proud of the supreme workmanship of every watch we make, which is why we provide a 5-year guarantee of quality, craftsmanship and accuracy.

90-DAY RISK-FREE RETURNS POLICY

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We want you to be completely satisfied with your watch. If, for any reason, you are not, simply return your watch for an exchange or full refund (less delivery charges and any customisation) within 90 days of purchase.