We are definitely into the thick of summer now (at least in the northern hemisphere). This generally means summertime travel, which can enlist a variety of modes of transport. Well, if you plan on riding the rails, then this month’s giveaway watch – the G. Gerlach PM36 – will be a perfect riding companion.
In our review, we gave you the full rundown on this watch. It has a a great vintage style that is kicked off (or capped off?) by the enameled dial, lumed numerals (with a great font), and the cathedral-style handset. Sure, that Seagull movement inside may not be “period correct” for a vintage-looking watch, but I’m happy to take modern manufacturing tolerances and reliability. And hey, it does bring hand-winding-only to the party, which is a right feel for the period.
For being a 43mm watch, it does not wear overly large, due to the thin coin-edge bezel that surrounds the dial. It also gives a rather great view of that lovely dial at just about any angle. Paired onto the steel mesh strap, the fully-polished G. Gerlach PM36 definitely can carry on with some dressier occasions. And, should you need to jump in the pool, the 100m WR rating and sapphire crystal will be right there along with you.
To get your chance at winning this vintage beauty, we’ve got our standard two-part process:
- Comment below on what your favorite transportation-related (or -themed) watch is
- Head on over to the giveaway page and complete your entry
Our thanks to G. Gerlach for sponsoring this giveaway; to our readers, good luck!