Introducing American-Made Watches from Shinola

 |  March 19th, 2013

When I first heard of this brand and its efforts to bring full-scale production watchmaking back to American soil, I had two thoughts: What kind of name is Shinola?; How do they think they can do this in down-trodden Detroit? That was a couple of years ago. Now, with all the information disclosed and the first watches – called the Runwell – being unveiled, I have some good answers. While it’s been approximately half a century since any full-production watchmaking has been done in America, a group of watch industry veterans and friends thought they could change that and bring American-made products back to the forefront. They formed their new company, Shinola, in Detroit, and set their sights on making…

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