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Paramo Obsidian

48 in stock

$299

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(16 customer reviews)

The perfect go-anywhere-do-anything sports watch is here. Built to thrive in any condition and exceed military spec, the Mk.1 Paramo is a tough sport watch that offers Swiss precision timekeeping. It is designed to excel in any environment and its refined presence allows it to be dressed up or down easily. The comfortable slim case profile features sharp angles with a combination of polished and brushed surfaces designed to play with light.

The inspiration for the Paramo comes from the eponymous alpine tundras unique to the Andes Mountains, home to exotic flora and fauna that have adapted to harsh conditions. Every detail of this timepiece was designed with stringent requirements to produce a durable sport watch engineered to withstand the most adverse situations.

 

Includes :
  • Three premium straps:
    • Expandable Stainless Steel Bracelet
    • Hypoallergenic FKM Rubber Strap
    • Military Watch Strap
  • Watch Travel Case
  • Microfiber Cleaning Cloth
  • Metallic Warranty card
Swiss Made Quartz

Measuring at a minute 2.3mm thick (roughly the same thickness as 3 credit cards stacked on top of each other), this movement offers incredible reliability in a small package. This movement allows the design of the Mk.1 Paramo to remain slim and still boast high water proofness.  

Specs:

Ronda Slimtech Calibre 1069

Version: Swiss Made Quartz

Made in Switzerland

6 Jewels, Gold Plated

Accuracy: ± 1 second per day / ± 20 seconds per month (average)

Functions: Hours, Minutes, Small Seconds with hacking (seconds hand stops when you pull out the crown)

  • Resistance to magnetic fields: 18.8 Oe
  • Resistance against shock: NIHS 91-10

Crystal : Double-Curved Sapphire w/ interior AR coating

Scratch and impact resistant, double-curved sapphire crystal with interior blue anti-reflective coating

Polished & brushed, solid 316L stainless steel case

High resistance to blackening and corrosion.

Water resistance : 20ATM = 200m/600ft

Each MK1 Paramo watch is pressure tested 150% (30BAR = 300m/1000ft) over guaranteed depth during quality control inspections.

Sophisticated Dial with diamond-cut rhodium-plated hands and appliqués

Featuring an alluring sector dial with a raised, sunburst outer ring that emphasizes its silver, polished diamond-cut hands. The center portion of the dial has a textured finish with a small seconds radial sunburst subdial that echoes the outer ring.

  • Textured center portion
  • Raised sunburst outer ring
  • Small seconds radial sunburst subdial
  • Silver, polished applied indices
Glow-in-the-dark Swiss Super-LumiNova® Luminescent Coating

Blue BGW9 lume coating on hands and hour markers for visibility in low light environments

Ergonomic Dimensions
  • 40mm case width
  • 12mm thickness
  • 47.5mm lug-to-lug
  • 20mm lug width
  • 6.5mm crown

Solid, Expandable Stainless Steel Bracelet

Composed of solid H-links, this dramatically tapering integrated bracelet makes a bold statement while seamlessly conforming to the wearer’s wrist.

  • Deployant Clasp with Fold-Over Safety
  • The bracelet links are secured by screw pins making sizing your watch more convenient.
  • Tapers by more than 5 millimeters; from 23mm to a 18mm double-locking diver’s clasp
  • Seamless transition from the watch case to the bracelet
  • Finishing: Solid mirror-polish center links and brushed H-links
  • Solid end links (female connection)
  • Three microadjustments

Rubber Strap with engraved stainless steel buckle

The Paramo model comes with a 1960’s vintage-style hypoallergenic FKM rubber strap. This vented design, optimal for sport, prevents water or sweat from becoming trapped between the band and the wearer’s skin. Fluoroelastomers (FKM) are used in a variety of industrial applications as well as in wearable goods due to their durability, stain resistance, and comfort.

Finely, precisely engraved screw-down crown

Featuring a raised, embossed Wrist Hardware© logo

Screw-Down Caseback, Limited Numbered Edition

The caseback on the MK.1 Paramo is constructed from 316L stainless steel and has a screw-down design allowing for the tightest fit and best protection against water. Each caseback has been given a brushed finish. Featured prominently in the center of the caseback, is an engraving of the Wrist Hardware Bull logo.

This dial variant is limited to a series of 1-75 numbered pieces, which is engraved on the caseback.

Drilled Lugs
For easy strap changes

Custom Owner's Warranty Card

1-year limited warranty that covers manufacturing defects and workmanship.

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16 reviews for Paramo Obsidian

  1. Bryan R. (verified owner)

    Really nice dial, elegant case and tough bracelet. The 60’s era vintage rubber strap is both sporty and stylish. It’s comfortable, and I see the high quality construction. I’m very happy with my watch!

  2. Matthew J. (verified owner)

    Very impressed with the watch. It has become one of my favorites in my collection. It is refined with plenty of water resistance and has got other great features.

  3. Jayce K. (verified owner)

    This is a stunning watch. The polishing is wonderful, without being overdone. The sector dial is really nice, the textured portion and the sunburst outer rim balance each other well. The rubber band is very comfortable and high-quality, as is the steel bracelet. Very unique.

  4. Dwight F. (verified owner)

    I wear this as a change-up when I don’t want to wear my Omega, but I still want something that looks nice and will stand up to harsh conditions at work. It looks really good and feels solid on the wrist. It’s a great value for the price.

  5. Niko (verified owner)

    Classy, yet eye catching. Great design. It combines the elements of a high horology sport watch with the durability of a tool watch. I’m not afraid to wear it anywhere because of the thick sapphire crystal and the high water resistance.

  6. Ron W. (verified owner)

    Very nice watch, that wears very comfortably without pulling on arm hairs or stressing my wrist. The face is very serious and business like, but the polished hands and hour markings give it some flash. 200m water resistance is perfect for everyday wear in and out of the office.

  7. Joseph K. (verified owner)

    I’m thrilled with my Paramo. The fit and finish of this watch are impeccable. It is really elegant and I have been wearing it daily.

  8. Ted G. (verified owner)

    Thrilled with my Paramo and wear it with confidence because of the great specs.

  9. Frank G. (verified owner)

    Nicely made watch. Happy that I can support an American watch brand 🙂

  10. Joey R. (verified owner)

    Happy with how great it looks in person. It feels like it’s built pretty well, and I’m looking forward to wearing it a lot.

  11. Leo D. (verified owner)

    I am a long time horology enthusiast with a ten watch collection. When I first discovered this brand, I was instantly drawn towards the Paramo. Mostly because it is an American watch company with interesting designs. Now that I have it in hand, I can say that it is worth the price. The Paramo’s design is unique and modern. The size is ideal, and feels great on the wrist. The rubber strap is very sporty and the bracelet allows you to dress it up. It’s not a homage or copy, yet it has certain design elements that are classic and timeless. I highly recommend this classy timepiece.

  12. Kevin (verified owner)

    I have Rolex, Omega, and Grand Seiko in my watch box; and I am very impressed with the quality of the Paramo. The watch doesn’t feel flimsy or fragile in the least bit. The crown feels very rugged and the sapphire glass is also very strong. The Paramo has earned it’s place in the rotation as a fully capable dress and sport watch that I can take anywhere and not worry about it. Thank you for the great customer service.

  13. Andy P. (verified owner)

    I was looking for a dressier sport watch, and this Paramo is a perfect fit in style and practicality. I have other mechanical watches, but I was looking for a quartz watch that I wouldn’t have to set every time that I forget to wind it. It’s very accurate, and looks great!

  14. Phil K (verified owner)

    It’s a classy watch, but it doesn’t feel cold or austere thanks to the nice polished finishing on the case, bracelet, as well as on the hands and markers in the dial. It’s built like a true tool watch, and I am glad that it has 600ft of water resistance, so that I never have to take it off.

  15. Francisco

    You get quite a bit of watch for your money. High-quality sapphire crystal and dive-level water resistance are something that you don’t see often at the this price point. I’m also very happy with both the metal and rubber watch bands that are included. I switch to the rubber strap when I’m at the gym. The steel bracelet is quite dressy and very sturdy.

  16. Kyle R. (verified owner)

    Plenty happy with how the Paramo looks on my wrist. The case and bracelet are built to be worn in any occasion without the slightest concern. Glad that the sapphire crystal is so thick and double domed, it makes scratching or shattering near impossible. Thank you for making this watch so un-killable!

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