Shinola Caliber Argonite 1069
|Caliber Number||Argonite 1069|
|Base Caliber||Ronda 1069|
|Diameter||6 3/4”’ x 8”’ (15.3mm x 17.8mm)|
|Battery Cell Number||321|
|Claimed Battery Life||25 months|
|Functions||Hours, minutes, small seconds|
|Country of Assembly||America|
The Shinola Argonite 1069 is assembled in USA with parts manufactured in Switzerland. The movement is based on Ronda’s caliber 1069.
According to the Ronda website, there are two versions of this movement: a Swiss parts version with 2 jewels and nickel plated finish, and a 6 jewel version with gold plated finish. Interestingly, the Shinola version which is made with Swiss parts, but not Swiss made, has 6 jewels.
Replacement prices were found in the range of $12.95 – $18.95