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The Mk II Cruxible: Backstory (a Series)
Research and subsequently reading are critical components to MkII executing on its ethos and vision. Bringing consideration and respect to the homage process demands a depth of knowledge and a willingness to learn and consider. To date we’ve largely kept that background to ourselves, if for no other reason than we weren’t sure if our customers would care…
Do It Right Or Not At All
Much has changed in the watch world since we launched Mk II. Vintage watches that used to go for entry level prices are fetching shocking prices…
Meet the Man Behind Some of the Best Modern Military-Inspired Watches
Bill Yao sits at his watchmaking bench, nudging a bezel insert into place on one of his watches, trying to get it exactly right…
Mk II Gen.3 Paradive
The MK II Paradive pays homage to a beloved military dive watch, the Benrus Type 1 (there’s also a Type 2 with a different dial setup...
Mk II watch collections
Combining Swiss accuracy with American craftsmanship each timepiece is individually hand assembled and tested from select parts in the USA.
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Executed with Japanese precision these timepieces are Designed in the USA and Made in Japan.