The Kobold LangleyGMT pays tribute to SamuelPierpont Langley, the great inventor, astronomer,aviation pioneer and timekeeper(scroll to the bottom of this page for a fullarticle on S.P. Langley).
The Langley GMTis the first Kobold watchfor civilians with a quartzmovement. It is highlyprecise and accurate andfeatures a GMT functionin observance of Langley’scontribution to the modernstandard time system.The Kobold Langley GMTfeatures a U.S.-made casedesigned, engineered andmanufactured completelyin-house by Kobold. The dial proudly displaysthe birthplace of boththe standard time signaland the Kobold brand itself:Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
Kobold's unique Trip Safe mechanism adds further protection against strong shocks (U.S. patent pending). The Langley GMT exists thanks to the input of Pittsburgh mayor Bill Peduto who had the original idea to commemorate S.P. Langley with a special timepiece. The Kobold Langley GMT is produced in a limited edition of 1867 watches in stainless steel and 24 watches in solid 18k rose gold.
Available with a number of options:
Basic version with stationary bezel pictured. Arrives on Kobold's canvas Expedition strap. 3-year-warranty. Swiss-made precision quartz movement. Assembled in USA from domestic and imported components.
Optional (at additional surcharge): uni-directional rotating bezel engraved with minute scale; bi-directional rotating bezel engraved with minute scale; DLC coating (Tactical or Safari), Diver's Edition rated to 500 meters.