Grand Hagane '"鋼"
Hajime-sensei's grandfather, a master of ironworks, had instilled in Hajime-sensei a deep appreciation for craftsmanship through his childhood, surrounded by milling machines an...
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Cosmetic inspections are conducted for the first three grading categories: Case & Bracelet, Dial & Hands, and Movement.
Our Wristcheck Professional Services specialists examine our watches from all angles under a microscope. They have been trained to evaluate, repair and authenticate watches with over 20 years of combined experience.
Timing results are measured with a Witschi Chronoscope X-1 timing machine in 5 positions as per industry standards.
About Kurono Tokyo
A revered figure in the mysterious world of Japanese indie watchmaking, Hajime Asaoka started Kurono Tokyo as a means of bringing his thoughtful, heritage-informed aesthetic to an accessible price-point. A fine arts graduate in university, Asaoka taught himself the discipline of mechanical watchmaking beginning in 2005. Within four years he’d completed his first tourbillon.
Asaoka is a fully accredited member of the AHCI: Switzerland’s premiere body of independent watchmakers, including such names as Svend Andersen and Kari Voutilainen.
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