A12 | Dirty Dozen Swiss Automatic

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A special edition homage to a military timekeeping icon. Combining the prestige of European luxury with the everyday utility at the heart of our brand.

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A special edition homage to a military timekeeping icon. Combining the prestige of European luxury with the everyday utility at the heart of our brand. Our decision to pursue Swiss manufacturing for the A12 was motivated by our goal to create a respectful homage to the Swiss Made "Dirty Dozen" military watches of World War II. Functional, attractive and historically relevant, the Vaer Dirty Dozen represents not only a continued investment in timeless, durable design but also our deep respect for the history of horology.

Like it's 12 military forbearers, which wore the marking W.W.W. for Waterproof Wrist Watch, the A12 Dirty Dozen is perfectly suited for underwater activity. The caseback and crown use a threaded screw-down design that maintains an airtight seal, making the watch functionally waterproof. Importantly, unlike most ocean-rated watches, our Swiss Made Automatic is also incredibly slim and comfortable on the wrist, boasting a 40mm diameter and a sub-10mm thickness, which is rare on watches with a locking crown function.

To further enhance the value and "ocean-to-office" functionality of the watch, every A12 comes standard with two interchangeable straps. Our Vaer strap options include a range of both ocean-ready options designed for water based activities and our premium Horween leather straps which are tanned in Chicago and handmade in the USA from heavy native steer hides.

In addition to Made in USA leather straps, every Vaer A12 is hand-assembled and tested in Basel, Switzerland. We’re committed to Swiss Assembly for the A12 model, not only because it improves product quality, but because it adds a strong sense of place and personality to our brand.

Made in Switzerland
Durable 316L Stainless Steel Case
Ocean Ready 10 ATM - 100m or 328ft
Swiss Made ETA 2895 Automatic Movement
Elabore Grade
Locking Screw-Down Crown w/ Vaer Engraving
Domed Sapphire Crystal w/ Internal AR
Sapphire Exhibition Caseback with AR
7 Layer BGW9 Superlume Hands and Dial
Two Interchangeable Straps

Case Diameter - 40mm
Lug Height - 48mm
Lug Width - 20mm
Crown - 3mmx6mm
Case Thickness - 9.8mm

Shipping & Returns

It’s important to us that you’re fully satisfied with your purchase. If you receive your watch, and for some reason you’re not in love with it, you can send it on back! Products can be returned for a full refund within 30 day from receiving our watch, as long as your product is in unused/unworn condition. We stand behind and products, which is Vaer offers a warranty of 2 years from purchase. If you experience any issues due to defects in materials and workmanship, we’ll either repair or replace your watch. Your watch is meant to be taken in the water and used in daily life, so if your watch for some reason fails in the water, you can reach out to us, and we’ll make it right.
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03/20/2020
Anonymous
United States United States
Great watch

Love everything about it. No issues. Glad I jumped into the pool

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03/17/2020
Anonymous
United States United States
Awesome Watch

Very impressed with the Quality of this watch. Nice work Vaer. You guys rock

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03/02/2020
David
United States United States
Excellent watch and you can’t beat the price!

If your looking for a high quality simple looking automatic look no further. It’s a beautiful design. Great automatic without being “clunky”.

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02/16/2020
David W.
United States United States
Great watch worth more than than the retail price!

Beautiful watch. Excellent quality and build. Worth 100x retail!

MF
02/14/2020
Michael f.
United States United States
Best value automatic on the market

I purchased your A12 Automatic after being impressed with the quartz field watch I ordered first. The quality of the A12 is equal or better than watches I own that cost 5x as much AND I prefer your clean simple, designs. Thanks for producing these watches and keeping them so affordable!

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Quick Release Strap

Classic-style two piece watch strap

Our Quick Release Straps are fixed to the watch with a quick release spring bar (no tools necessary). Two piece straps allow a closer fit to the wrist, and generally a more comfortable experience. If you’re not sure which to choose, this is probably the best option. Available in Nylon, Silicone, and Horween Leather.

FITS WRISTS:
160mm to 220mm
6.2 inches to 8.6 inches

Quick Release Strap
Single Pass Strap
 

Single Pass Strap

Military-style one piece watch strap

Our single pass straps are made from a single piece of material, so they easily slide in and out of the watch. Because the straps slide under both spring bars, this is the most durable solution - if a spring bar ever fails, the watch will still be connected to the watch by the second spring bar. Available in Nylon and Horween Leather.

FITS WRISTS:
150mm to 230mm
5.8 inches to 9 inches

Single Pass Strap

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