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10th Anniversary: Kobold Soarway Case

In 2003, Kobold launched the Soarway Collection of professional-grade tool watches. At the core of this new line of watches was the Soarway case, featuring a design that has stood the test of time... Read More

Grand Opening: Kobold Nepal

On March 26, 2012, Kobold launched its subsidiary operations in Kathmandu, the capital of Nepal. Explorer Sir Ranulph Fiennes and company founder Michael Kobold inaugurated the company’s new wor... Read More

Support the SEALs

In April and May 2009, we climbed Mount Everest in support of the Navy SEAL Warrior Fund. Our hope was to raise awareness of the Fund’s admirable work, as well as to elicit donations from the publi... Read More

2008 Everest Expedition

Kobold watches grace the wrists of the world’s most active explorers and adventurers, who wear them to the ends of the earth on their expeditions. Our timepieces have also found favor among many ce... Read More

Stirling Moss x Kobold

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My First Project As Kobold’s Brand Ambassador

When young Mike Kobold asked me to help out with his fledgling watch company in 1999, I happily obliged. Up until the time I made that commitment, I was a Rolex ambassador, but now I was looking f... Read More

Gerd-R. Lang Mentorship

Gerd-R. Lang, the master watchmaker and founder of Chronoswiss Watch Co., had no idea that the letter he received had been typed by a 16-year-old. The letter contained a curious inquiry. Would he... Read More

Grand Opening: Kobold HQ

On April 22, 2014 we unveiled our new headquarters. All four Kobold founding fathers were in attendance for the televised ribbon-cutting ceremony, including master watchmaker and Chronoswiss founde... Read More

Samuel Pierpont Langley

In 1867, Langley became the first director of the Allegheny Observatory in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. There, he devised the world’s first precise time standard, Allegheny Time. From Pittsburgh, a st... Read More