There’s something about the summertime that makes you feel like a kid again. Maybe it’s the sunnier weather that invites you outside to reconnect with nature or the beach days that bring you back to simpler times. Whatever it may be, warmer weather is here, so it’s time to elevate your gear to stay prepared and stylish for the month where we celebrate our independence.
Pairing brown and brass together gives off a timeless vibe that seems appropriate for summertime. The two colors blend well to present an aesthetic that feels classic. But looks aren’t everything. All the gear we’ve hand-picked from the American online retailer Gallantry is hard-wearing and highly functional. From a duffle bag ready to tackle a weekend abroad to a WWII-inspired comb, all the gear we’ve chosen for this list is constructed using high-quality materials. No matter where you’ll be spending most of your summer days in July, we’ll sure you’ll find a few items on this list to help you enjoy the hotter days.
Ezra Arthur Small Leather Notebook
This hand-stitched and bound Horween leather notebook contains 128 pages of Tomoe River paper. The notebook also comes with a combination bookmark and line guide to hold your place.
Nagao Higonokami Friction Folding Brass Knife
The Friction Folding Brass Knife is the closest you’ll get to pocket-sized samurai sword. It features a 3.5-inch blue paper reverse tango steel blade and a beautiful brass handle with elegant kanji (Japanese lettering). Handmade in Japan by Motosuki Nagao, each blade is truly unique.
Max & Unicorn Catch-All Valet Tray
Constructed using solid American walnut, this valet tray is built to last. Made in the USA, finely crafted gear plate will provide your EDC with a proper home while you’re not outdoors.
Standard Issue 1942 WWII Class A Comb
Inspired by the original WWII-era Comb/Class A that served American soldiers, the Standard Issue 1942 Class A Comb is a rugged grooming tool. You can flip it out like a pocket knife from a beautifully integrated leather sheath to fix your hair anytime on your journey.
Prometheus Lights Beta-QRV2 Flashlight
The Beta-QRV2 is a convenient and compact quick-release keychain flashlight that can shine a path wherever you are. The light’s brass construction, powerful Nichia 219 CRI LED emitter, and three brightness settings makes it an ideal pocket torch for everyday tasks.
American Bench Craft Hammer Riveted Wallet
Made from a single piece of die-cut, full-grain, vegetable-tanned, steer hide leather, the Hammer Riveted Wallet is a quality cash and card carrier. Carry up to 18 cards in this American-made wallet secured via metal rivets and stamped with simple hand tools.
Scout Leather Co. Hex Bit Driver With Bits
Built in Mountain View, California, this handy tool features a solid brass construction and comes with 13 Wiha hardened steel bits–including flathead and Phillips head. Not to mention, the base is set in a spinning bearing for quick assembly and takedown.
Bradley Mountain The Weekender Duffel
Spontaneity invites a thrilling feeling you can’t obtain when things are planned out. For those moments where you want to get away, the American-made waxed canvas Weekender Duffel is your go-to travel bag. Built with leather straps and heavy-duty zippers, it’s rugged enough for any adventure.
Armogan E.N.B Chronograph
This racing-inspired chronograph has a 316L stainless steel case protecting a Miyota Japanese quartz movement, keeping the watch ticking for up to five years on one battery. It includes a 24-hour indicator, stopwatch, and a day-date window.
Prometheus Lights Prometheus Alpha Pen
Designed specifically for the quick-drying, reputable Montblanc Fineliner and Rollerball cartridges, the precision-machined Prometheus Alpha Pen is the perfect writing tool. The pen has a C360 brass body and an Aerospace-certified 6AI/4V titanium clip.
Scoured: The Best Gear on Gallantry - June 2019
If you didn’t get a chance to see the murdered-out gear from last month, don’t sweat it. Here’s your second chance to take a look at the best gear on Gallantry from June.