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Everything You Need to Know about Shinola Runwell Watches

Not all watches are the same. The best choices are those that speak to a person’s style and offer a unique approach to classic luxury designs. Shinola watches emerged as a new top contender on the timepiece market with the release of its first watch, the Shinola Runwell in 2013. Before purchasing new Shinola watches in Lansing, MI, it’s a good idea to understand not only the features but also the construction of these impressive wristwatches. 

The Runwell Collection

Looking at the Runwell watch design, there’s no question its style is a nod to the watches your fathers and grandfathers wore. The difference is in the design quality and its engineering craftsmanship. In other words, these watches may look retro, but they don’t operate that way. Shinola is so confident with its metal watches’ quality that the company offers a “guaranteed for life” warranty.

Assembled in Detroit, USA

Hand-assembled isn’t a word that consumers hear very often today when it comes to the products they buy. But Shinola watches are not only hand-assembled in Detroit, they are also carefully inspected to ensure the quality of workmanship is of the highest caliber.

Watch assemblers undergo training through the company’s Swiss partner, Ronda AG, the company that also provides the movement components for Shinola watches. Your purchase of a Shinola watch is the result of a 30-step assembly process, with each step completed by a different, highly trained member of the team.

Runwells Are Repairable Watches

One of the best features of a non-digital quartz or mechanical watch is that they are repairable. Even watches constructed with a high level of workmanship require maintenance and, occasionally, a new battery. Shinola advises that watch owners take Runwells into a qualified jeweler or watch repair expert every two to three years for service. This ensures a long service life. To find authorized service sites in the Lansing area, search for “Shinola watch repairs near me.”

Quartz Movement

The hand-assembled, 85-component quartz movement—the Shinola Argonite Quartz movement—is used in the Runwell and other Shinola watches. It’s what makes these watches so precisely accurate and also offer incredibly smooth operation. This movement controls not only the hour, minute, and second hands, but the calendar aperture as well. Some models also feature a chronograph, which can be used as a stopwatch.

Leather Bands

Shinola specializes in leather products, so it should be no surprise that consumers can choose to purchase a Runwell with a premium leather strap in both men’s and women’s watch styles. Shinola takes that a step further by making the strap change an uncomplicated, customizable affair, no tools required. Quick-release pins make it so you can purchase a variety of bands in a wide array of colors and change them out as you wish to suit your mood or your attire.

Find a Great Selection to Choose From

When choosing a luxury watch, you can’t go wrong with a Shinola Runwell, purchased from specialized Shinola stores. To see our extensive selection of luxury Shinola watches along with other top brands, visit our website or call us and set up an appointment for an expert consultation. Not only are we one of the premier jewelry stores in Lansing, but Azzi Jewelers also offers Shinola watch repair, custom jewelry creation, and jewelry appraisals. Call today to set up a private appointment. 

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