The concept of modifying your watch isn’t new, but it is surprising how few people try to alter the components of their watch once they have chosen the dial colour, strap, bezel, hands etc. True, handling watch parts and tools requires some skill, but even so, it’s often the case that once an Indie brand/MOD watch has been bought, it rarely gets an upgrade.
So Infantry watches Falcon model, which has swappable parts, not just straps either, is an interesting gamble for the Hong Kong brand.
The automatic movement comes as a complete unit, and then you add a three piece sandwich of base plate, top plate and bezel ring yourself. It’s a novel idea and doesn’t require that much watchmaking ability.
Plus, you can order more parts down the line and create a new look for your watch – nice to do your own refurb.
It’s already funded on Kick and early bird offers start at $295, so it’s affordable too. The case dsign is something of a homage to the Bell+Ross BR series, very square, very industrial.
Details like a sapphire crystal make this a decent spec aviation watch and the skeleton dial has a little similarity to a radial propeller engine.
Oh one more thing – it’s 47mm across, so this is FOR BIG WRISTS. Just saying.
More info here.