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ELLIOT BROWN – Holton Automatic Bronze PVD Watch 101-A12-N10


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Elliot Brown Holton Automatic Bronze PVD Case Watch

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Elliot Brown Holton Bronze PVD Automatic Watch

The Elliot Brown Holton Bronze PVD Automatic looks pretty special and developed with a specialist branch of the British military, it performs pretty amazingly too.

Bronze Case

The 43mm Bronze PVD coated 316L stainless steel case really stands out. A brushed finish ensures a soft “worn-in” appearance from the word go. This will gently patina over time, perfect for anyone who prefers subtlety over a shiny finish.

Holton: The Brief

The Brief: The watch had to be capable of prolonged exposure to water and dust, durable and shock resistant. Additionally, it needed clear visibility day or night. Furthermore, it had to have a unidirectional ultra high grip timing bezel operable with a gloved hand. Also, easy strap changes and comfortable, durable strapping options.

Ultra High Grip Bezel

The specification of the bezel gives a perfect insight into the level of detail required for the project to be successful. Firstly, a precise 120 click ultra high grip bezel houses a stainless steel insert precisely embossed with hours and minutes indentations then flooded with high grade C3 SuperLuminova. Secondly, the hobnail outer knurling is slightly higher than the insert to form a high grip surface for trustworthy operation even when using the palm of a wet gloved hand. Moreover, both components are matt bead blasted, hardened to 1200HV (Vickers hardness scale) and a 0.8 micron PVD coating is applied whose hardness matches that of the stainless steel components.

Patented Webbing Strap

The super soft, durable webbing strap is the perfect example of the attention to detail that Elliot Brown afford their watches. Crafted on a Victorian shuttle loom, the webbing is super-soft and technically perfect. The patented buckle, designed by Alex Brown, locks the strap in place underneath the strap. Easy to use, the strong hinged clamp and ladder lock ensures you can close the strap in any position without the restriction of holes determining where you close it. Also, it is ultra low profile and therefore comfortable.

The Elliot Brown Holton Bronze PVD Watch is a no nonsense automatic, fit for purpose and ready for duty. With subtle military cues of the Holton Professional toned back with warm vintage hues, yet a technical tour de force capable of more than any human (including a depth test where one survived beyond 1,900m).

Finally, with its workhorse NH35 automatic self winding movement, it’s as happy off grid for as long as you are.

Elliot Brown

Elliot Brown is a British watch brand. Established in 2013 by Ian Elliot and Alex Brown, Elliot Brown see themselves as an outdoor brand that makes watches. Moreover, worn by real adventurers, Elliot Brown watches are rugged, durable and fit for purpose. Furthermore, every aspect of an Elliot Brown watch is conceived with function in mind. From the brand’s own anti-shock system to the heavy-duty strap fixing bars and patented webbing strap, an Elliot Brown watch is the ultimate tough timepiece.

  • NH35 automatic workhorse movement housed in EB’s unique anti-shock suspension system
  • 40 hour power reserve
  • Stainless steel case with double thickness bronze PVD coating
  • Case dimensions: Width 43mm, Length 52mm max to tip of case shoulders, Depth 14mm
  • Ultra high grip, 120 click uni-directional bezel with case-hardened insert
  • Ultra bright Superluminova dial and bezel
  • Solid stainless easy change strap bars
  • Durable, patented webbing strap
  • Supercompressor bolted down detailed case back
  • Triple sealed, high grip screw down crown, recessed at 4h
  • Scratch resistant sapphire 2mm crystal treated to lifetime anti-reflective coating
  • Water resistant 20 bar (200 m)
  • Five Year Manufacturer’s Warranty
Additional information

Elliot Brown



Movement Type

Automatic Mechanical

Case Shape


Material Type

Bronze PVD stainless steel

Dial Colour


Strap Type

NATO, Textile

Strap Colour


Water Resistance


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    Very straightforward ordering and delivered timeously!

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    Quick service and great communication. Strap arrived as promised and well packaged. Many thanks

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