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New Ball Engineer M Watches

Ball Engineer M: Sporty-Elegant Watch at an Affordable Price

Ball Watch Company is a well-known Swiss luxury brand headquartered in La Chaux-de-Fonds, Switzerland. Despite being a Swiss watch brand, its watches are crafted and styled with an American flair, following the original guidelines set by Webb. C Ball when he designed the official timepieces for the Railroads. Since Ball Watch Company’s first launch, it has introduced a wide variety of top-notch watches that boast the company’s outstanding innovation and engineering skills, carving out a niche in the horology world. One particular collection it is commended for is its Ball Engineer M collection, a line of sporty-elegant watches sought-after for their eye-catching styles and functionality.

The Ball Engineer M collection is equally appreciated for its affordability, allowing just about anyone to own a robust luxury watch at a very reasonable price. It is crafted with the aim of being able to survive exposure to the harshest of conditions, and its tried-and-tested, highly precise timekeeping makes it a popular choice among watch enthusiasts. 

Price list at a glance: Most Popular Ball Engineer M Watches 

ModelPrice (approx.)Size Features
Ball Engineer M Marvelight Blue NM2128C-S1C-BE $2,799 USD43mm 
  • Stainless steel case
  • Exhibition case back
  • Anti-reflective sapphire crystal
  • Blue dial
  • Mechanical automatic movement
  • Stainless steel bracelet
  • 100 m water resistance
Ball Engineer M Marvelight Grey NM2128C-S1C-GY$2,799 USD43mm
  • Stainless steel case
  • Exhibition case back
  • Anti-reflective sapphire crystal
  • Grey dial
  • Mechanical automatic movement
  • Stainless steel bracelet
  • 100 m water resistance
Ball Engineer M Marvelight Black NM2032C-S1C-BK$2,799 USD

40mm


 

  • Stainless steel case
  • Exhibition case back
  • Anti-reflective sapphire crystal
  • Black dial
  • Mechanical automatic movement
  • Stainless steel bracelet
  • 100 m water resistance
Ball Engineer M Marvelight Blue NM2032C-S1C-BE$2,799 USD40mm
  • Stainless steel case
  • Exhibition case back
  • Anti-reflective sapphire crystal
  • Blue dial
  • Mechanical automatic movement
  • Stainless steel bracelet
  • 100 m water resistance
Ball Engineer M Marvelight Grey NM2032C-S1C-GY$2,799 USD40mm
  • Stainless steel case
  • Exhibition case back
  • Anti-reflective sapphire crystal
  • Grey dial
  • Mechanical automatic movement
  • Stainless steel bracelet
  • 100 m water resistance
Ball Engineer M Marvelight Black NM2128C-S1C-BK$2,799 USD43mm
  • Stainless steel case
  • Exhibition case back
  • Anti-reflective sapphire crystal
  • Black dial
  • Mechanical automatic movement
  • Stainless steel bracelet
  • 100 m water resistance
Ball Engineer M Pioneer NM9032C-S2C-BK1$ 3,742 USD40 mm
  • Stainless steel case
  • Exhibition case back
  • Anti-reflective sapphire crystal
  • Black dial
  • Automatic movement
  • Stainless steel bracelet
  • 100 m water resistance


 

Ball Engineer M Pioneer NM9032C-S2C-GR1$3,742 USD40 mm
  • Stainless steel case
  • Exhibition case back
  • Anti-reflective sapphire crystal
  • Green dial
  • Automatic movement
  • Stainless steel bracelet
  • 100 m water resistance
Ball Engineer M Pioneer NM9032C-S2C-BE2$3,742 USD40 mm
  • Stainless steel case
  • Exhibition case back
  • Anti-reflective sapphire crystal
  • Blue dial
  • Automatic movement
  • Stainless steel bracelet
  • 100 m water resistance
Ball Engineer M Pioneer NM9032C-S2C-GR2$3,742 USD40 mm
  • Stainless steel case
  • Exhibition case back
  • Anti-reflective sapphire crystal
  • Green dial
  • Automatic movement
  • Stainless steel bracelet
  • 100 m water resistance

How much is a Ball Engineer M Watch?

The Ball Engineer M is one of the top-notch collections of the brand, sought-after for its high accuracy and robustness. Plus, it has always been popular for its practicality and ability to withstand exposure in adverse conditions. Some might find the Ball Engineer M a little costly, but if you consider its great value and impressive features, this watch is still a very affordable one compared to its other competitors. Owning one Ball Engineer M timepiece will only require you to spend about $2,799 USD to $3,800 USD. Depending on the model you opt for, just expect to have to pay a little more if you go for the collection’s best offers.

Ball Engineer M Marvelight

For instance, one of this collection’s most exquisite and straightforward pieces is its Ball Engineer M Marvelight Black NM2032C-S1C-BK, from the Ball Engineer M Marvelight series. Boasting a dark and glamorous dial, this timepiece is available for just $2,779 USD. It features a well-sized 40mm stainless steel case with a matching stainless steel strap. The watch is also equipped with an anti-reflective sapphire crystal to add extra protection to its dial and possesses water resistance up to 100m deep. The Marvelight Black NM2032C-S1C-BK is powered by an automatic mechanical movement to ensure it offers the highest precision possible in timekeeping. 

Or, if you want to own a timepiece that has a larger size but still features similar attributes and retails at the same price, opt to buy the Ball Engineer M Marvelight Black NM2128C-S1C-BK instead. With a heftier 43mm diameter case, the Marvelight Black NM2128C-S1C-BK is certainly a great deal too. Both watches offer great functionality and durability, and are known for their own distinctive style, making them must-have timepieces.

Ball Engineer M Pioneer

The Ball Engineer M has a comprehensive series of models to offer, allowing its patron a diversity of choices in picking the time-telling tool they best prefer. Aside from its Marvelight watches, another iconic series in the Ball Engineer M collection is the Ball Engineer M Pioneer. One top-notch watch under this series that features a very refined green dial is the Ball Engineer M Pioneer NM9032C-S2C-GR. Available at just $3,742 USD, it is a watch featuring a stainless steel case and strap, equipped with a first-class caliber RRM7309-CS movement that offers up to 80 hours of power reserve. What’s more, this watch is also made to withstand strong magnetism, featuring anti-magnetism of up to 2,500 Gauss.

If you’re a fan of the features the Pioneer NM9032C-S2C-GR offers, but don’t quite like the green-toned dial, don’t worry. This Ball Engineer M Pioneer series also offers other watches that display more traditional blue or black dials. The Ball Engineer M Pioneer NM9032C-S2C-BE2, for instance, features a magnificent royal blue dial, while the Ball Engineer M Pioneer NM9032C-S2C-BK1 shows off a classic black dial. Both these models are available at the same price of $3,742 USD, and are known for their accurate timekeeping and robustness.

New Ball Engineer M Models in 2021

Ball Watch Company is set to release the newest model of Ball Engineer M, called the Ball Engineer M Skindiver III, in August 2021. It is the latest contemporary diver watch to join the iconic Ball Engineer M collection. This new model is equipped with a COSC certified in-house automatic winding caliber 7309-C, offering a power reserve of up to 80 hours. It also features luminous 32 micro gas tubes and an ultra-domed sapphire bezel, which makes for improved visibility and durability even in extreme conditions underwater. 

This Skindiver III collection is a limited edition, with only 1000 pieces available. Watch collectors and retro watch aficionados are said to be the number one target audience of this timepiece, as it is rumored to display some exquisite vintage touches. If you're a true watch enthusiast yourself, you’re probably aware that the most important feature of a  high-caliber diving watch is its functional dial. Ball Watch Company has never missed the mark in this regard, and this is also true of the new Skindiver III Limited Edition that they're about to launch. For this watch, two classic dial options are offered: the first one is a quintessential black dial, and the second is an ocean blue perfectly suited for a dive watch. 

This Skindiver III Limited Edition also features a 40.5 mm stainless steel case furnished with a stunning black sapphire bezel. Of course, it would not be a true diving timepiece without its main highlight—a 300m water resistance feature. It is equipped with a classic stainless steel strap with a folding buckle and diving extension to ensure it perfectly suits the wrist of any wearer, even underwater.

Ball Engineer M's History and Design Details

Founded by Webster C. Ball, the Ball Watch Company was initially established in the "Sixth City", Cleveland in the United States. The company’s name was derived from its esteemed founder himself. Since its launch, Ball Watch Company has resolved to stick to the idiom 'on the ball,' referring to the high precision, accuracy, and timekeeping standards it maintains in its watches. The brand’s story started back in 1981, when there was a tragic crash between two trains due to imprecise timekeeping. This led to the brand’s founder, Webster C. Ball, being appointed  Chief Time Inspector of the American Railway to create and design a timepiece that possessed the highest possible accuracy in timekeeping. Ball proceeded to craft 2,300 certified watches for all kinds of trains based on standard time. These watches were used by many people in the rail industry, including professional train conductors and passengers.

Over time, the brand honed its craftsmanship, carving out its own niche in the industry in its quest to produce the most precise timekeeper possible. It offers a wide catalogue of durable watches, including the well-respected Ball Engineer M collection. As one of the brand's most iconic watches, popular for its simultaneously sporty and elegant style, this collection has been a trendsetter since its first appearance in the watch community. This collection also features numerous series such as the Ball Engineer M Marvelight and the Ball Engineer M Pioneer. Ball Watch Company remained true to its goal when they released this collection, as anyone who has owned this timepiece will attest to its reliability and durability as a high-performing timepiece.

Up Close with Ball Engineer M Watch

THE CASE

Each Ball Engineer M timepiece possesses a 904L stainless steel case with an exhibition case back. This 904L stainless steel material is known for being able to resist any corrosion. Indeed, the brand only uses premium materials when creating its watch case to ensure it offers superb durability that is able withstand any adverse conditions.

THE DIAL

The main highlight of the Ball Engineer M watch is definitely its stunning dial. Anyone who takes a close look at this watch can testify to how glamorous its dial is, with numerous tasteful options like black, blue, green, and grey. It is also equipped with an anti-reflective sapphire crystal to better protect the dial from any damage or scratch.

THE MOVEMENT

If there's one thing commendable about the Ball Engineer M watches, it is indeed its high-performing movement. Each timepiece is equipped with a COSC certified in-house caliber movement with a power reserve of up to 80 hours. This collection is sought-after for its extremely precise timekeeping, and this is in large part due to the movement within the watch

THE BRACELET/STRAP

Like its case, the strap of the Ball Engineer M watch is made of stainless steel to ensure its durability. It is crafted to be sturdy and offer resistance to any damage and corrosion. It perfectly blends with the overall face and design of the watch.

OTHER FEATURES

Another notable feature of the Ball Engineer M watch that deserves to be mentioned here is its water resistance of up to 100m in depth. Ball Watch Company has been careful to create a watch that can withstand any extreme conditions, whether on land or underwater. 

Why should you buy Ball Engineer M watches?

If you're new to the world of horology, getting to know more about the Ball watch company is perhaps not the first thing on your mind as there are numerous prestigious Swiss brands like Rolex, Tag Heuer, or Omega you may instinctively check out first. However, we can tell you that Swiss brands like the Ball Watch Company certainly deserve more attention, especially if you want to own a Swiss luxury watch at an affordable price. An iconic collection it has that deserves to be on your radar is its Ball Engineer M, a series of sporty-elegant watches sought-after by several watch aficionados for its precise timekeeping and outstanding durability. It has many impressive attributes you'll discover once you take the time to check out its features. Here are the top five reasons why you should pay closer attention to this collection and why owning one is a great investment. 

  1. 1. It is built for the highest accuracy timekeeping.
  2. 2. It is a Swiss-quality watch boasting a suave American design.
  3. 3. The brand's innovative technology is present in each timepiece designed and created.
  4. 4. It provides robust functions and holds great value.
  5. 5. It will never break your bank as each piece comes at a budget-friendly price.

Ball Engineer M: The Swiss-American Dive Watch of Your Choice

The Ball Engineer M watches are famous for their incredibly precise timekeeping and exquisite style you simply can't find from its other competitors. If you're after a sporty-elegant watch that comes at a very reasonable price, this iconic watch is the best deal you could ever make.

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