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The Roundup: An Otherworldly Collaboration, Colorful G-Shocks, and Simple but Essential Accessories
Words by Windup Watch Shop

The Roundup is the Windup Watch Shop's weekly rundown of the latest and greatest watches, accessories, EDC, and more. Top billing belongs to the Treat Yourself category, which spotlights special watches worth their price tag, while the Value-Packed Pick celebrates a timepiece that provides great bang for buck. Upgrade Your Kit highlights indispensable everyday carry gadgets. When You Have Too Many Watches is all about accessories and peripherals for your watch collection. Last but not least, the Deal of the Week is a limited time bargain that you will not want to miss. Don’t forget to join the Windup Watch Shop Rewards Program to save and earn points with every purchase. The Windup Team is also available to schedule a consultation or demo with you to answer any questions you may have.

This week we highlight the new Formex x Worn & Wound Essence Sector 39 Chronometer, a watch that feels like a vintage watch…but from the future? We make a stop to admire some colorful G-Shocks and take a turn for even more practicality with a high quality cardholder and watch tube. This week’s roundup is a real doozy, so hang on tight as we jump in.

Treat Yourself: Formex x Worn & Wound Essence Sector 39 Chronometer

Our latest collaboration with Formex, the Essence Sector 39 Chronometer, is a watch that is at once familiar and different. Its worldwide debut described it as a piece that could conceivably be a vintage watch from another era, and that’s one of the best ways to view it. The Sector's rugged good looks belies the level of detail and effort required to design and build it. A spring mounted mechanism holds the watch head in place in a display of ingenuity in ergonomics and engineering. The sector dial is a callback to 20th century field watch designs and is paired with an overall sporty aesthetic that is mysteriously futuristic. As a watch, the Essence Sector sets out to be an immensely appealing piece to look at and wear thanks to its distinct design, all while compromising nothing in terms of everyday wearability. Simply put, there’s nothing quite like it out there, which is just the way we drew it up.

Value-Packed Pick: GAB2100 Multi-Colored

The trend of colorful watches over the last few years can hardly be called that any more; interesting colors and playful designs are here to stay. G-Shock has thrown its name in the hat with its classic octagonal 2100-series in three colorways: white, green, and black. This line does a fantastic job balancing the aesthetic of a clean monochrome watch but with tasteful accents of color on the text and certain dial elements. Affordable as always and useful as ever, the GA2100 Multi-Colored collection is a perennial value-packed pick.

Upgrade Your Kit: Pioneer Carry Molecule Cardholder

Pioneer Carry has, in the name of rugged simplicity, redefined what a cardholder can be. Like its namesake, the Molecule is a small but capable cardholder that is fashioned from 3-Ply nylon with extra water and dirt resistance thanks to a DWR (durable water repellent) coating. Those who have switched from a bifold or trifold wallet to a cardholder have seen the benefit of carrying only the essentials, and the Molecule is a fantastic, dependable choice.

When You Have Too Many Watches: Gift Card

This may be the most essential and basic “When You Have Too Many Watches” ever. It’s a gift card. ‘Nuff said. With denominations from $10 to $1,000 find the amount that works best with your budget and treat yourself or a friend to a wonderful gift from the Windup Watch Shop.

Deal of the Week: Hexagon Watch Tube

A quality watch case is a must-have for any dyed in the wool collector, and if that’s something you’ve been searching for, you’re in luck. The Hexagon Watch Tube’s design and function are more clever than you might think. It holds up to three watches, has individually removable pillows, and doubles as a working station when unfurled. Even its inherent shape prevents it from accidentally rolling off any surfaces while closed. Score a significant discount on one of our most popular tubes today and make your watch storage problems a thing of the past.