Overall the construction of the winder is good. The body is quality plastic and the white is a faux lizard skin material that has a semi-metallic look (there are also faux leather versions available). Feels nice and looks good on a wardrobe or shelf. Orbita does mostly their own manufacturing as far as I can tell. You get the feeling that the devices are made by engineers and watch enthusiasts - as opposed to some corporate committee. Watch winders are still sort of a niche product, so you get the sense that a smaller dedicated factory is putting these devices together. The unit feels a lot more solid that winders from China, I can easily say that. There is a small on/off switch on the rear of the watch winder. I am pretty sure that you can place and remove watches while the unit is "on," but best practices dictate that you turn it "off" to place and remove watches.
Looking at the watch band further, another issue arises. The belt buckle closure. And although it is another icon of the brand - the belt buckle closure looks downright uncomfortable. Though the Marina Watch Collection was introduced at the Cruise Fashion Show, in reality, the wearer will have to still use her hands while wearing this. Imagine resting your hand on a desk - there's the belt buckle, now an uncomfortable indentation on your wrist.
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