We love Kickstarter projects and this one should appeal to anyone who loves a skeleton movement, or a striking green dial. Both are features of the SOVRYGN Successor model, which comes in automatic or quartz formats. Miyota power for the auto and there’s nothing wrong with that. The steel case features a sapphire crystal plus a sapphie see-thru caseback on the auto model, plus some … Continue reading Kickstarter: SOVRYGN Skeleton is A Budget Winner
Werenbach, a small watch studio located in Zurich, Switzerland, claims to be the maker of the world’s first ‘rocket watch’. Since devising the idea more than eight years ago, they travelled to the steppes of Kazakhstan to gather burned out material from space rockets. Now they’re using that alloy to craft timepieces. More information on Werenbach can be found here. The Sellita SW200 powered Soyuz … Continue reading Fancy a Watch Made From Rocket Boosters?
Oceanica Watch Company is a small microbrand based on Long Island, New York. It’s been around since early 2018 and this is their latest model on Kickstarter. Witha 200m depth rating, anti-reflective sapphire crystal, steel case and 42mm case it ticks all the right boxes, and a trusty Seiko NH35 movement inside means that the retail price is more than affordable too. The project has … Continue reading Kickstarter: Oceanica Stingray is Long Island Ice Cool
Clockworks Cashmear are doing something different. They’re offering quartz or automatic watches with interchangeable bezels, hands and sials, so that buyers can change the look of the watch according to their mood. Bit like owning a Fiat 500 but fitting new accessories and changing the paintwork yourself. Cashmear is run by a Canadian engineer and he reckons that they’ve perfected the tricky business of letting … Continue reading Kickstarter Watches: Clockworks Cashmear Offers Custom Options
Watches are hot on Kickstarter right now with money pouring in rapidly for some designs. The latest we spotted is Galvin, a brand based in Sydney, and run by Susan Galvin. Featuring a Miyota automatic the Alku model comes with a black or white dial, plus a range of high quality leather straps. The 39mm case is steel with a sapphire crystal and see-thru caseback. … Continue reading Kickstarter Watches; Australian Brand Galvin Funds Project in 6 Minutes
Bowrington are an indie brand based in Hong Kong and have delved into naval history to find inspiration ofr this vintage 42mm bronze cased automatic. Featuring a nice aged patina, lume on dial, vintage leather strap and tropical style dial colour, it’s on Kickstarter right now and heading towards its funding target. Dubbed HMS Tamar, this watch marks the sinking of the Tamar in Hong … Continue reading Bowrington Bronze: Inspired by Naval History of Hong Kong
We checked out the STROND DC-3 pilot watch on Kickstarter and liked what we saw. Powered by the trusty Seiko NH35 movement, with a sapphire crystal, see-thru caseback and chunky leather strap – or canvas option – this is a vintage style pilot watch, that captures the 1930s era of international flight. With a 42mm case this is a mid-sized automatic that you can wear … Continue reading Kickstarter: STROND DC-3 Pilot is a Top Value 1930s Homage
We love Indie watch brands here because it’s all about making a dream reality; manufacturing on demand basically. So a scout around Boldr Supply’s website today highlighted some limited edition models that are still available and may tempt you. Love bronze? The BOLDROdyssey Bronze comes with a Marine Grade CuSn8 bronze case, which will develop a unique patina with time and use – creating a … Continue reading Boldr’s Limited Editions Offer Decent Spec & Value