- Brand: Wenger
- Gender: Men's
- Collection: Brigade
- Dial Color: Blue
- Bracelet: 5 link solid stainless steel
- Case, caseback and bezel: polished stainless steel
- Movement: Swiss quartz
- Luminocity: Hands, numerals and markers
- Calendar: Date display
- Crystal: Scratch resistant mineral crystal
- Buckle: Diver's buckle and safety clasp
- Water resistance: 10 ATM/100 meters/330 feet
- Case diameter: 40 mm
- Power source: Battery
- Origin: Switzerland
- Warranty: Wenger, 3 years
I have owned several Wenger watches of this general type. They have given good service, generally lasting 5 or so years. My previous one would likely still be running except I apparently damaged it in my effort to change the battery - I suggest going to a jeweler :)
I've had a problem with watches whose cases are made of plated "base metal". My skin will corrode these within a year so my solution has been a solid stainless steel watch. The Wenger's pass the test. I've found the stainless steel to be tough enough to resist major scratching and the mineral glass crystal is very hard - my last had only very minor scratching at end of life.
Adjusting the bracelet is best done by a jeweler as it requires a special tool or high skill and the right punch to remove the pins. My local jeweler didn't even charge me for the service - your mileage may vary.
My first Wenger had two features that the later generations seem to lack: The first was a screw down crown. I don't know if they contribute to water resistance, but it certainly gives that impression. The second was better phosphors for the 'glow in the dark function'. My original would seemingly glow for hours, my last two seem to fade within minutes. Neither of these prevent me from buying new Wengers.
Overall I feel these are a very good value and I would not hesitate to recommend one to a friend.