Montana Watch Company - in Montana

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Montana Watch Company - in Montana

Postby koimaster » January 18th 2017, 5:01pm

Our Story

Montana Watch Company founder Jeffrey Nashan began his career in the field of vintage timepiece restoration. Jeffrey was intrigued by the combination of engineering, craftsmanship, and artistry utilized in horology and soon began to focus on the works of early American watch manufactures. Inspired by these pioneers and wanting to carry on their tradition, he created the Montana Watch Company.

His first wristwatch was the Model 1915, a wire-lugged timepiece paying homage to the transition of timepieces from the waistcoat to the wrist, which happened around the turn of the 20th century. The 100 piece limited edition of the Model 1915 was so well received that it quickly sold out, inspiring Jeffrey to create an entire line of watches which today consists of nine different models.

The Founder, Jeffrey Nashan

Jeffrey Nashan, Montana Watch Company owner and founder, began his career in horology as a watchmaker specializing in the restoration of vintage timepieces. He became particularly fascinated with the history of early American wrist and pocket watch manufacturing, from back in the day when American companies dominated the field.

When Nashan’s interests went beyond simple restoration and into the areas of design and manufacture he founded The Montana Watch Company and began what has become a passion to create truly unique, heirloom timepieces inspired by the designs of the early American watchmakers.


Horology is the science of time, timekeeping, and timekeepers. At the Montana Watch Company, horology is an art and a commitment to making the best timekeepers available. As the sole watchmaker for the company, Jeffrey Nashan starts with the finest Swiss mechanical movements available, rebuilding, regulating and adjusting them to the highest standards of performance. Jeffrey combines time-honored practices with the latest technology and equipment to ensure that our mechanical movements are regulated to the highest specifications. All of our movements are warranted to rate plus or minus 6 seconds per day and to maintain a 30 to 40 hour power reserve at full wind.



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Re: Montana Watch Company - in Montana

Postby conjurer » January 18th 2017, 5:54pm

Those are nice.
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Re: Montana Watch Company - in Montana

Postby jason_recliner » January 18th 2017, 6:44pm

conjurer wrote:Those are nice.

Yep. Those guys know what they're doing.
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Re: Montana Watch Company - in Montana

Postby AlbertaTime » January 18th 2017, 7:04pm

Highly approve.
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Re: Montana Watch Company - in Montana

Postby robatsu » January 18th 2017, 11:34pm

Gibson's been making fine acoustic guitars in Montana for 25+ years now.

Pretty interesting story there, how Gibson revived that part of their business under Ren Ferguson. Sort of like, and somewhat contemporaneous to, Harley's resurrection story.

Those are beautiful watches.
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Re: Montana Watch Company - in Montana

Postby kevco » January 19th 2017, 6:28am

As a vintage collector they get my approval.
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Re: Montana Watch Company - in Montana

Postby Britboy » January 19th 2017, 9:59am

While I do like the look of them and appreciate the time and craftsmanship that go into them I still need to have a date on my watch.
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Re: Montana Watch Company - in Montana

Postby Falstaff » January 20th 2017, 9:23am

Clunky cases, but fairly attractive.
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