MkII Cruxible: Ready to Wear

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The display of the Cruxible dial maintains the minimalist principle of A-11 which prioritizes readability over other aspects.

It took more than 6 years for the MkII to complete the design of their latest men’s watch model called Cruxible. The detail works on Cruxible was intended to revive the A-11, the most iconic American military watch during World War II.

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Unbeknownst to many Americans, the Second World War, more than any other conflict or challenge that the US has faced, showcased the inspiring potential inherent in our diversity. – Mk II

So in order to get the perfect composition, Mk II needs to ensure that every detail of Cruxible doesn’t betray the original A-11 design, but at the same time adds a modern touch. While struggle might be long, the brand perfectly reproduces a stylish & tough military watch.

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The watch’s case is made of 39mm stainless steel 316mm stainless steel, a large type crown with a waterproof rear casing & turning knob to a depth of 100 meters completes the prop. The scroll lug is inspired by the iconic design of the GWC G10 and Patek Philippe 1463 watches.

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The display of the Cruxible dial maintains the minimalist principle of A-11 which prioritizes readability over other aspects. Instead of Roman numerals, Cruxible uses large numerals, along with a white pointer that is easily visible on a matte black background & gloss.

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Getting in deeper to increase the readability, Mk II adds an invisible SuperLumiNova layer that has a glow in the dark effect. Later when the intensity of the light begins to fall, this layer will automatically emit light on the numbers & pointer hands.

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To operate the watch, the Mk II  Cruxible adopted the SII NE15 24-jewel automatic movement made in Japan. Plus a double domed sapphire crystal, with an anti-reflective coating to encapsulate the interior surface. There are two color options of Cruxible and both versions offer NATO strap & leather options.

Specs
  • Case
    • Width:  39.00 mm
    • Length:  48.50 mm
    • Thickness:  13.55 mm
    • Width:  20.00 mm
  • Weight:  78 grams (without strap)
  • Crystal:  Double domed sapphire crystal, with anti-reflective coating on interior surface only
  • Luminous:  SuperLumiNova
  • Movement:  Made in Japan SII NE15 (Rotor features Côtes de Genève), quickset date, hack setting, automatic with manual winding capability. Movement origin: Made in Japan
  • Water Resistance: 10 ATMs
  • Case Finish: Bead blasted 316L stainless steel

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