The BALL Watch: A Beginner’s Guide

BALL watches have been renowned for their precision, reliability, and durability since the brand's inception in 1891. Their timepieces are built to withstand the most extreme conditions and are used by professionals in aviation, exploration, and sports. What sets BALL’s watches apart from their contemporaries is their focus on accuracy, legibility, and functionality under any circumstances. Each BALL watch is also equipped with the brand's patented anti-shock system, ensuring accurate timekeeping even in harsh conditions.

If you’re interested in expanding your watch collection or making your first foray into luxury watch collecting, rest assured that BALL is one of the most reliable watchmaking brands you can find in Singapore. Read on to discover some of the brand’s most well-known series.

The BALL Roadmaster

The BALL Roadmaster is inspired by the brand’s rich history and heritage in the American railroad industry. These timepieces are designed to meet the needs of modern-day adventurers, explorers, and travellers, and remain one of BALL’s most popular offerings. The collection includes a range of watches, including the Roadmaster GMT, Roadmaster Marine GMT, Roadmaster Pioneer, and the Roadmaster M Icebreaker. The Roadmaster GMT is a particular favourite among frequent travellers for its features like a multi-time zone display, micro gas tubes for all-night readability, and a chronometer-certified movement that ensures precise timekeeping no matter where your travels take you.

The BALL Engineer Series

The BALL Engineer collection is perhaps the most diverse of the brand's offerings, with a wide range of styles and features to choose from. Whether you're looking for a classic dress watch or a rugged sports watch, you'll find something to suit your needs in this collection. Sub-collections within this genre include the Engineer II, Engineer III, Engineer Hydrocarbon, Engineer M, and Engineer Master II.

Among the various Engineer sub-collections, the BALL Engineer II collection is a popular option for those who demand precision and durability from their timepieces. Watches like the BALL ENGINEER II NM2028C-L28CJ-BK LIMITED EDITION RAINBOW MEN WATCH come equipped with shock resistance up to 5,000Gs and anti-magnetic protection up to 4,800A/m – guaranteeing that your watch will continue to work no matter what you throw at it.

The Engineer III collection further develops the Engineer series, featuring a streamlined silhouette that showcases BALL’s latest horological advancements. Watches like the BALL ENGINEER III NM9026C-S5CJ-BK OHIO CHRONOMETER MEN WATCH come with the in-house automatic caliber BALL RR1103-C, chronometer-certified COSC, shock resistance up to 5,000Gs, and anti-magnetic protection up to 80,000A/m – outshining the Engineer II by miles. The Engineer III Marvelight is also a notable standout in this collection, beloved by collectors for its sporty-smart style.

The BALL Fireman

If you're looking for a timepiece that combines style and functionality, the BALL Fireman is a great choice. Watches like the Fireman Storm Chaser Pro, Fireman Enterprise, Fireman Night Train III, and the Fireman Racer feature bold, eye-catching designs that are sure to turn heads, along with reliable movements and practical features like a date display and water resistance. Notable sub-collections include the BALL Fireman Victory, which bears a vintage aesthetic thanks to its clean-cut design. The Fireman collection also includes women’s watches like the BALL FIREMAN NL2098C-S3J-BK VICTORY WOMEN WATCH, showcasing the brand’s versatility and adaptability.

Where to Buy BALL Watches in Singapore

Whether you're a professional looking to invest in a reliable timepiece or a watch collector looking for a unique and stylish watch, BALL has a collection that is sure to meet your needs. If you're ready to add a BALL watch to your collection, simply visit our City Chain Primo location at VivoCity to browse our selection in person. Our first Primo boutique in Singapore, this outlet showcases our selection of notable luxury watches including BALL, Cyma, and ORIS. Our internal QC standards are also applied to ensure that the BALL watch you leave the store with is authentic, genuine, and meets the highest quality standards possible.

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