Abercrombie & Fitch Super Shipmate

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SKU AS03125
SKU AS03125

Why We Love it

Why We Love It

Watches do not need to be over the top to be eye catching. Sometimes, less really is more. Case in point:

An Abercrombie & Fitch branded vintage watch in stainless steel. 

This Super Shipmate model sports a 33mm steel case that is very slim, allowing for extreme comfort. Its silver dial shows rich patina. It's almost turned to even a salmon tone. Stylized hands and a printed star at six are ornate details that add to the watches character. 

This is a classic example of a watch with everything you need and nothing you don't. 

The Story

For those of you who have been around awhile (or are at least well educated on all things old-school), you know that Abercrombie & Fitch wasn't always the trendy, bare-chested, short-shorts hocking, teeny-bopper fashion brand that they are today.  Once upon a time the brand was a true outfitter for the serious outdoorsmen, offering everything from mosquito netting to elephant guns in their stores - serious provisions for your safari into the dark heart of Africa. 

We remember hearing stories of our grandfathers' visits to their flagship store on Fifth Avenue, being greeted by giant taxidermied elephants at the entrance, instead of a mouthful of over-bearing perfume and a crowd of tourists excited to buy this season's disposable fashion trend at exorbitant prices.  While many modern brands have gone to great lengths to honor their history and heritage, Abercrombie has given theirs the finger and run away in the opposite direction.  This is a real shame, and makes finding vintage A&F products all the more desirable.

Vintage timepieces signed by Abercrombie & Fitch aren't all that unusual and often command a fair premium over unsigned versions (think Heuer Carrera & Seafarer models).  However finding an all-original timepiece manufactured for and triple-signed by A&F Co is an entirely different story.

 

A:S Guarantee

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Our Pledge

Analog:Shift stands behind the authenticity of our products in perpetuity.

Condition

Since our pieces are vintage or pre-owned, please expect wear & patina from usage and age. Please read each item description and examine all product images.

Warranty

We back each Analog:Shift vintage timepiece with a one-year mechanical warranty from the date of purchase.

International Buyers

Please contact us prior to purchase for additional details on shipping and payment options.

Shipping & Returns

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All of our watches include complementary insured shipping within the 50 states.

Most of our products are on hand and will ship directly from our headquarters in New York City. In some cases, watches will be shipped directly from one of our authorized partners.

We generally ship our products via FedEx, fully insured, within 5 business days of purchase. An adult signature is required for receipt of all packages for insurance purposes. Expedited shipping is available at an additional cost. We are also happy to hand deliver your purchase in Manhattan or you may pick it up at our showroom.

Returns must be sent overnight or by priority international delivery, fully insured and paid for by the customer. A restocking fee may apply. Watches must be returned in the same condition as initially shipped.

We welcome international buyers, please contact us prior to purchase for additional details on shipping and payment options.

Abercrombie & Fitch Super Shipmate

Abercrombie & Fitch Super Shipmate

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Sold
Abercrombie & Fitch Super Shipmate

Why We Love it

Why We Love It

Watches do not need to be over the top to be eye catching. Sometimes, less really is more. Case in point:

An Abercrombie & Fitch branded vintage watch in stainless steel. 

This Super Shipmate model sports a 33mm steel case that is very slim, allowing for extreme comfort. Its silver dial shows rich patina. It's almost turned to even a salmon tone. Stylized hands and a printed star at six are ornate details that add to the watches character. 

This is a classic example of a watch with everything you need and nothing you don't. 

The Story

For those of you who have been around awhile (or are at least well educated on all things old-school), you know that Abercrombie & Fitch wasn't always the trendy, bare-chested, short-shorts hocking, teeny-bopper fashion brand that they are today.  Once upon a time the brand was a true outfitter for the serious outdoorsmen, offering everything from mosquito netting to elephant guns in their stores - serious provisions for your safari into the dark heart of Africa. 

We remember hearing stories of our grandfathers' visits to their flagship store on Fifth Avenue, being greeted by giant taxidermied elephants at the entrance, instead of a mouthful of over-bearing perfume and a crowd of tourists excited to buy this season's disposable fashion trend at exorbitant prices.  While many modern brands have gone to great lengths to honor their history and heritage, Abercrombie has given theirs the finger and run away in the opposite direction.  This is a real shame, and makes finding vintage A&F products all the more desirable.

Vintage timepieces signed by Abercrombie & Fitch aren't all that unusual and often command a fair premium over unsigned versions (think Heuer Carrera & Seafarer models).  However finding an all-original timepiece manufactured for and triple-signed by A&F Co is an entirely different story.

 

A:S Guarantee

+

Our Pledge

Analog:Shift stands behind the authenticity of our products in perpetuity.

Condition

Since our pieces are vintage or pre-owned, please expect wear & patina from usage and age. Please read each item description and examine all product images.

Warranty

We back each Analog:Shift vintage timepiece with a one-year mechanical warranty from the date of purchase.

International Buyers

Please contact us prior to purchase for additional details on shipping and payment options.

Shipping & Returns

+

All of our watches include complementary insured shipping within the 50 states.

Most of our products are on hand and will ship directly from our headquarters in New York City. In some cases, watches will be shipped directly from one of our authorized partners.

We generally ship our products via FedEx, fully insured, within 5 business days of purchase. An adult signature is required for receipt of all packages for insurance purposes. Expedited shipping is available at an additional cost. We are also happy to hand deliver your purchase in Manhattan or you may pick it up at our showroom.

Returns must be sent overnight or by priority international delivery, fully insured and paid for by the customer. A restocking fee may apply. Watches must be returned in the same condition as initially shipped.

We welcome international buyers, please contact us prior to purchase for additional details on shipping and payment options.

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