Capture the spirit of the 1940s with this modern watch!
Venturo Watches are a brand that is brought to us by Gruppo Gamma, another microbrand who have been on the scene for some time now, creating tool watches firmly aimed at the enthusiast and collector. Venturo naturally are following the same philosophy and their one model (at the moment) gets this message across well…
The Field Watch II in detail
The Venturo Field Watch II takes some interesting classic designs and effectively brings various inspirations together in a watch for the passionate collectors who value heritage and quality.
The watch comes in at 42mm wide with a thickness around 14mm. This larger watch takes inspiration from models such as the Rolex Oyster Army, a model released in the 1940s that still is as beautiful today. These original Rolex models tend to be around 31mm wide, which for most wrists is a tad too small. 42mm will appeal to a larger range of wrist sizes so it's a logical move from Venturo.
The case has a generous balance of brushed and polished surfaces to help play a part in the modernising of this design. The dial itself has a lovely blue, almost teal sunburst finish to it which when combined with the gilt coloured syringe hands and yellowed lume really gives off a playful vibe.
With 200m of water resistance, it probably doesn't come as a surprise to hear that we also see a solid screw down crown on the Field Watch II. at the heart of this watch is the Seiko NH35 movement which is readily available, serviceable and reliable. A great choice.
As we’ve mentioned earlier this is the sunburst blue dial option however Venturo offers six variations including blue, black, cream and grey. Check out the colours to find yours here!
Case width: 42mm
Crystal: Sapphire, box shaped, anti-reflective
Water resistance: 200m/ 660ft
Movement: Seiko Instruments NH35A, automatic and hand-windable
Dial: Blue sunburst, markers filled with Swiss Super-LumiNova
Hands: Gold color, filled with Swiss Super-LumiNova
Strap options: Dark blue leather and blue canvas in standard length (125/75mm), dark brown leather in XL (140/85mm)
Watch Straps for the Venturo by Gruppo Gamma
The Venturo comes in with a lug width of 22mm which is a great universal size suitably appropriate for the case width of the watch. This popularity means we have some solid options for replacement watch straps…
Simple Handmade Italian Leather Watch Strap
Universally appealing, versatile and supremely comfortable the Simple Handmade Leather in Chocolate Brown complements the sea blue dial colour giving the watch an added touch of class. Check out the Simple Handmade here.
The Venturo naturally has a sporty side to it so why not make the most of the screw-down crown and the 200m of water resistance with the Tropic Rubber? Bring the historical inspiration of this watch to the forefront with this timeless diving strap.
Horween American Leather Military Watch Strap
And finally, we have the Leather Military style. Here the light brown option is the one to go for as it really brightens the aesthetic of the watch and makes sure that ‘pop’ from the dial doesn’t go unnoticed. Channel your inner explorer and go on an adventure with this combo
The Venturo Field Watch II is now available for $369. We’d like to thank Venturo for sending their watch to the Online Magazine. To find out more click here.
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