The year is in full swing, so it’s important to equip yourself with the right gear to keep your weeks running smoothly. One of the best places to search for quality American-made gear is Gallantry, and this month, we’ve selected several pieces of rugged brown and brass equipment to help you on your daily grind.
Our picks of proven gear are perfect for your everyday lives. From a reliable, modern duffel bag to a katana-inspired knife, we’ve got you covered. You’ll find a dependable loadout of high-caliber items with longevity. Arm yourself with some of Gallantry’s best pieces and get the job done.
Field Notes Original Kraft Pocket Notebook
Crafted by Aaron Draplin, a famous graphic designer, the Field Notes pocket notebook is the perfect writing canvas to capture your thoughts or reminders. Each one is loaded with 48 lined pages and printed with soy-based inks. They come in packs of three so you can have one for your office, work backpack, and your home.
Bradley Mountain The Good Bottle Opener
The title says it all as this Bradley Mountain essential is the bottle opener that will consistently crack open a cold one with ease. It has a solid zinc construction for dependable functionality, oxidized brass plating, and keychain-friendly design so you can take it anywhere. This high-quality bottle opener is made by master craftsmen at the Hoffman Supply Co.
Armatus Vita Travel Kydex Wallet
Constructed from super durable Kydex thermo-plastic, this is one of the most durable non-metallic wallets you’ll find. It can hold your passport, pocket notebook, documents, and your pen without any issues. The American-made waterproof wallet has a mil-spec strap and a snap-button closure to hold your cards securely.
Maxx & Unicorn Pill Keyring
Created by using thick solid brass, the Pill keyring has a distinct shape, allowing it to carry over 12 keys at a time while still remaining compact. It has a simple but highly effective hexagonal closure so you won’t lose any keys or tools accidentally. Built by local metal workers, the craftsmanship of the Pill Keyring is nothing short of excellent.
Nagao Higonokami Friction Folding Brass Knife
With a 3.5-inch blue paper reverse tanto steel blade and a beautiful 4.75-inch brass handle featuring Japanese lettering, this knife is immaculate. Handmade in Japan by Motosuki Nagao, this EDC knife is like a mini-katana ready for office duty. It also features a deployment lever for easy use.
Tactile Turn Brass Mover Pen
This classic clicker pen from Tactile Turn, which is a one-man company in Texas, is a stunning writing tool. Save for the pocket clip, it’s machined entirely from 360 brass and it’s silky smooth for a comfortable grip. It comes with a 0.38mm Pilot G2 cartridge, however, it’s compatible with almost any ink refill.
Maxx & Unicorn Rectangle Valet Tray
If you need a place to unload your EDC items when you get home, you can’t go wrong with Maxx & Unicorn’s valet tray. Crafted using sustainably harvested maple and cherrywood, this spacious tray can hold all your EDC essentials and even has an isolated spot for your smartphone complete with a notch for a power cord. For extra durability, this tray is finished with a low-sheen varnish.
Silver Piston Buffalo Nickel Zippo Lighter
Silver Piston has updated the iconic Zippo lighter with their Buffalo Nickel variation. They solder a carved nickel to the flip-top lighter and complete it with a special oxidized finish, making each one unique. This brushed brass beauty is a rugged piece of art that will provide you with the essential element of fire.
MWC GG-W-113 Vietnam Military Watch
A recreation of the 1962 Vietnam-era infantry field watch, the GG-W-113 is a timeless timepiece. It features a 24-jewel self-winding automatic movement, hack function, and 12 and 24-hour dial markings. It also has a stainless steel case and webbed nylon straps for style and permanence. If you want a fashionable timepiece ready for most settings, this military watch is for you.
Filson 48-Hour Duffel Bag
If you like to keep your gear organized in style, the Filson 48-Hour Duffel Bag is perfect for your lifestyle. It’s made with water-repellant oil-finished tin cloth, durable brass hardware, and saddle-grade bridle leather straps and detailing. It has a large main compartment, three non-zipped pouches, two external zippered pockets, and five internal pockets to carry all your equipment.
Scoured: The Best Gear On Gallantry - January 2019
If you missed the gray gear inspired by the doom and gloom of the weather from last month, don’t sweat it. Here’s another chance to take a look at the best gear on Gallantry from January.