Admiral Richard E. Byrd
Admiral Richard E. Byrd

Admiral Richard E. Byrd

Regular price $3,250.00 Sale

We wanted to pay tribute to the legendary naval aviator, Admiral Richard E. Byrd. This is the result. A minimalist pilot’s watch with a radiant dial and intricately styled hands, a combination that is a throwback to the aviation watches of yesteryear. 

The new Kobold R.E. Byrd Automatic pays tribute to this American hero of yesteryear by combining retro styling with U.S. craftsmanship. Housed in a 41mm U.S.-made stainless steel case, the R.E. Byrd Automatic is powered by an automatic movement and features a highly legible minimalist dial (available in Deep Black, Snow White and Fuselage Gray. Coated with anti-U.V. lacquer, the dial is designed to withstand the test of time. The R.E. Byrd Automatic features a scratch-resistant, domed sapphire crystal treated with purple-hued antireflective coating to enhance legibility. The R.E. Byrd Automatic is fitted with a hand-stitched calfskin strap with screw-locked and signed stainless steel buckle. 

We must have done something right when we built this watch, because shortly after its release, Richard E. Byrd himself ordered one. At first we assumed it was a prank, then we discovered it was his namesake grandson. Here’s to the Byrds!

Calfskin strap. 3 years warranty. Case Made in USA.