Everyday Carry: Statesman

Jun 5, 2019

Category: Everyday Carry

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Most well known for being the “Land of the Free and the Home of the Brave,” the United States of America has a long-standing reputation as one of the best countries in the world to live, both in its expansive natural beauty and how many opportunities its citizens are afforded. But there are also some other things that the USA is known for — like top-tier craftsmanship. Unsurprisingly, the American melting pot is brimming from shore to shore with stupendous makers of all varieties. And, of course, that includes folks who build everyday carry gear. In fact, that’s what inspired this week’s EDC pocket dump. In the following guide, you’ll find just a small sample of some of the best pocket gear made right here in the USA.

Gerber Fastball Folding Knife

With its beautifully-sleek design, precision construction, and premium materials, Gerber’s USA-made Fastball folder is one of the finest EDC knives to emerge in the last few years. Its unique, black oxide-coated Wharncliffe blade is built from high-end S30V steel and is mated to an aircraft-grade aluminum handle. The whole thing is finished off in magnificent fashion by a sturdy liner lock, B.O.S.S. Tech deployment system, and a 3-position pocket clip.

Purchase: $105

Rogue Industries Front Pocket Bison Wallet

Made specifically to be slipped into your front pocket, this unique take on the classic bifold wallet from Rogue industries is crafted in the USA from premium bison leather. It also features built-in RFID-blocking technology, a 12-card capacity, and a large main compartment for loose bills and/or documents. Modern in its styling but with heirloom-level quality, this wallet is superb.

Purchase: $55

Dom Vetro Primo Sunglasses

Borrowing a design originally created in the Italian Alps, these dual-lens alpine sunglasses are perfect for the brightest of days — whether that’s the dead of winter or the middle of summer. Built at Dom Vetro’s Los Angeles workshop, they’re crafted from handmade acetate, feature mineral glass lenses, and have five-barrel hinges for the utmost in quality and luxury.

Purchase: $375

Weiss Automatic Issue Field Watch

Weiss has gone to great lengths to become the only watch brand that actually builds the movements of their timepieces on American soil, and their Automatic Issue Field Watch is a gorgeous testament to their efforts. Each one features a Weiss Watch Company Caliber 2100 mechanical movement with a 65-hour power reserve and hacking function, 316L stainless steel case, sapphire crystal, and Cordura canvas strap. This timepiece is also water-resistant to 100 meters and each one is built to order.

Purchase: $1,930

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