Crowd-funded Diver from the Cradle of Swiss Watchmaking

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Crowd-funded Diver from the Cradle of Swiss Watchmaking

Postby koimaster » August 1st 2017, 12:48pm

It’s no secret that crowd-funding platforms like Kickstarter have allowed watch enthusiasts to actually go out on a limb and start their own micro-brand. Over the years we have seen micro-brands like REC Watches, Brew Watches and more recently Werenbach using the crowdfunding platform as launch pads.

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Re: Crowd-funded Diver from the Cradle of Swiss Watchmaking

Postby foghorn » August 1st 2017, 1:09pm

Date window is too big.
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Re: Crowd-funded Diver from the Cradle of Swiss Watchmaking

Postby TemerityB » August 1st 2017, 8:16pm

Looks like Eddie Bauer met Hublot in The Cafe Of Broken Dreams, then took her home only to find out that she wanted $1,000 for a tumble. Hey - just like Kickstarter, a whore's a whore.
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Re: Crowd-funded Diver from the Cradle of Swiss Watchmaking

Postby Mortuus » August 1st 2017, 10:56pm

I do like the teal colored dial, but $1570.00 USD (or just plain 1570, as they put it :roll: ) is a bit steep for yet another 'Swiss-watch-with-an-ETA' offering. Just one more example of overpriced dreck that we, the watch consumer, must slog through en route to our ultimate Horological self-actualization...**SIGH**

@Temerity: nicely put, young man, very nicely put...
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Re: Crowd-funded Diver from the Cradle of Swiss Watchmaking

Postby apollowatches » September 13th 2017, 5:09pm

"A sandwich dial, for those who don’t know, is composed of two superimposed plates with the indexes on the upper part cut out to reveal the photo-luminescent coating that covers the bottom plate." That's very cool!
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Re: Crowd-funded Diver from the Cradle of Swiss Watchmaking

Postby jaw » September 13th 2017, 5:16pm

I like this somewhat Genta Nautilus derivative a lot.
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Re: Crowd-funded Diver from the Cradle of Swiss Watchmaking

Postby foghorn » September 13th 2017, 5:49pm

apollowatches wrote:"A sandwich dial, for those who don’t know, is composed of two superimposed plates with the indexes on the upper part cut out to reveal the photo-luminescent coating that covers the bottom plate." That's very cool!



Really? How about that?


If Rolex mad a diver with this kind of dial would it be a Submarine(r) Sandwich?
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