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SUCCESSFUL Kickstarter:Newmark 71 Sports Watch

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SUCCESSFUL Kickstarter:Newmark 71 Sports Watch

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Post by pgcity » Sun Jun 02, 2019 8:19 am

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Kickstarter Launch on June 18th
Launch price: £299.00 for Earlybirds
Final retail price will be £399.00

Link to watch https://newmark71.newmarkwatchcompany.com/
Link to company website https://www.newmarkwatchcompany.com/
Case
Material
All 316L Stainless Steel, brushed with polished sides
Water Resist
200m / 660ft
Anti-magnetic
4800 A/m
Diameter
38.5mm (bezel 39.5mm)
Lug to Lug
47.0mm
Lug spacing
20.0mm
Thickness
13.0mm to top of double domed crystal
Weight:
150 grammes on full bracelet
Crown
7mm Diameter. Screw down, signed. Crown tube threaded into case.
Caseback
Screw down
Bezels
60 minute uni-directional with 60 click ball-bearing system
12 hour bi-directional with 60 click ball-bearing system
Bezel Inserts
60 minute and 12 hour sapphire in black or blue with Super-Luminova GL X1-C3
12 hour in brushed stainless steel with black fill

Crystal
3.4mm thick double domed sapphire with double anti-reflective coating to underside

Dial Options
Velvet Black with Super-Luminova GL X1-C3 to hour markers
Sunburst Blue with Super-Luminova GL X1-C3 to hour markers
Sunburst Silver with Super-Luminova GL X1-C3 to hour markers

Hands
Polished steel with Super-Luminova GL X1-C3 fill

Movement
Miyota 9015 automatic
24 jewels
28,800 bph (beats per hour)
Hand winding capability
Hacking (stop second) function
Quick date setting
Accuracy -10/+30s per day
Power Reserve 42 hrs

Bracelet
20mm width tapering to 18mm
Solid link stainless steel with solid end links
Brushed top with polished sides
Link removal by screws
Solid machined stainless steel double folding push button safety clasp (signed)
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Re: Preorder:Kickstarter:Newmark 71 Sports Watch

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Post by TheJohnP » Mon Jun 17, 2019 12:33 pm

Just a friendly reminder that the Kickstarter is set to launch sometime tomorrow.

You'll want to act fast if you want to get in on the Early Bird pricing.
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Re: Preorder:Kickstarter:Newmark 71 Sports Watch

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Post by pgcity » Mon Jun 17, 2019 6:33 pm

Received this in the email:

This mail is just to confirm that we will be launching the Newmark 71 Sports on Tuesday 18th June at 19:30hrs BST (British Summer Time).

The following link will become live when the campaign goes live at the above time:

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/56 ... ch-reissue

We have made one or two changes to the campaign over the last few weeks which will become apparent when you visit but include a non date blue dial option along with a free rubber Tropic strap with every watch (not silicone I might add but EPDM rubber).
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Re: Preorder:Kickstarter:Newmark 71 Sports Watch

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Post by TheJohnP » Tue Jun 18, 2019 2:28 pm

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Tue Jun 18, 2019 1:34 pm
Spots are filling up quickly for this Newmark Kickstarter.

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Re: Preorder:Kickstarter:Newmark 71 Sports Watch

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Post by TheJohnP » Tue Jun 18, 2019 2:30 pm

All the Super Early Bird slots are gone.

Still plenty of Early Bird slots at $399 available.

And if anyone does back this campaign, feel free to share this thread so other backers can discuss it here.
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Re: Preorder:Kickstarter:Newmark 71 Sports Watch

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Post by yinzburgher » Tue Jun 18, 2019 3:46 pm

I like it. Reminiscent of a lot of vintage divers like this LeJour.

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Re: Preorder:Kickstarter:Newmark 71 Sports Watch

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Post by TheJohnP » Sun Jun 23, 2019 5:26 pm

I am kind of surprised this hasn't been fully funded yet.
70% with 22 days to go isn't insurmountable by any means, but you'd think this would've hit that first hurdle by now.
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Re: Preorder:Kickstarter:Newmark 71 Sports Watch

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Post by Pissodes » Thu Jun 27, 2019 7:14 pm

Just under 3 weeks left and still a way to go for full funding. I do like this watch a lot. Backing the project and looking at the no date black with dive bezel.
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Post by Pissodes » Sat Jul 06, 2019 2:18 pm

Project is still not fully funded! Cant believe this. What am I missing here....what are people not seeing in this that I am. Or maybe what am i not seeing that others are? Will be bummed out if this cant pull through in the end.
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Re: Preorder:Kickstarter:Newmark 71 Sports Watch

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Post by watchpalooza » Sat Jul 06, 2019 4:43 pm

Pissodes wrote:
Sat Jul 06, 2019 2:18 pm
Project is still not fully funded! Cant believe this. What am I missing here....what are people not seeing in this that I am. Or maybe what am i not seeing that others are? Will be bummed out if this cant pull through in the end.
Let’s hope they make it in the last 9 days. As for why its coming down to the wire: 1) There Is great deal of competition in the dive watches space on KS to compete with, 2) It is a beautiful watch and appears to be well executed, but the price point for a Miyota driven watch is IMO slightly high relative to available competition. I think they set the price point a bit high for quick backing...but hopefully not too high to make it by the end of their campaign. I wish them luck and think more would have backed it sooner for about $70 less.
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Re: Preorder:Kickstarter:Newmark 71 Sports Watch

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Post by Pissodes » Sun Jul 07, 2019 6:41 am

watchpalooza wrote:
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Sat Jul 06, 2019 2:18 pm
Project is still not fully funded! Cant believe this. What am I missing here....what are people not seeing in this that I am. Or maybe what am i not seeing that others are? Will be bummed out if this cant pull through in the end.
Let’s hope they make it in the last 9 days. As for why its coming down to the wire: 1) There Is great deal of competition in the dive watches space on KS to compete with, 2) It is a beautiful watch and appears to be well executed, but the price point for a Miyota driven watch is IMO slightly high relative to available competition. I think they set the price point a bit high for quick backing...but hopefully not too high to make it by the end of their campaign. I wish them luck and think more would have backed it sooner for about $70 less.
I see your points and would just say there are plenty of watches with the 4hz Miyota 9000 series (not the entry level 8 series movement) with a $400++ price point. I understand that people go to kicksterter for a deal. Pricing near retail is not a great campaign strategy. Maybe preorder would have been a better option.
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Re: Preorder:Kickstarter:Newmark 71 Sports Watch

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Post by TheJohnP » Tue Jul 09, 2019 10:07 am

$3,500 to fully funded with 7 days to go.

This one is going to go down to the wire!
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Re: Preorder:Kickstarter:Newmark 71 Sports Watch

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Post by pgcity » Sun Jul 21, 2019 2:15 am

This project has been successfully funded.233 backers pledged £77,467 to help bring this project to life.
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