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SUCCESSFUL: Kickstarter: Matthew and Son Watches - Irukandji dive watch

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SUCCESSFUL: Kickstarter: Matthew and Son Watches - Irukandji dive watch

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Post by TheJohnP » Thu Jun 06, 2019 10:04 pm

First Kickstarter from a new microbrand out of Australia, Matthew and Son watches aka MAS watches and their debut model, the Irukandji dive watch.


Pricing for the First 50 (aka Super Early Bird) is $229
Next level of pricing from 51-200 (aka Early Bird) is $243
Regular pricing will be around $327

Estimated delivery is October 2019

Backers will receive:
- Irukandji watch
- Two strap options
- Watch roll
- Warranty and contact cards.


Three colorways available:

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Specs:
- 316L, marine grade stainless steel case (brushed)
- 42mm at the wrist tapered to 39.5mm at the bezel
- 20mm lug width
- 46mm lug to lugh
- 15mm thickness (13.13 caseback to bezel and nearly 2mm domed crystal)
- Drilled lugs
- Domed sapphire crystal with anti-reflective (AR) coating on the underside
- 120-click unidirectional bezel, with lumed ceramic insert
- Signed, screw-down crown positioned at 10 or 4 o'clock , based on your preference
- 200m water resistance
- Stamped caseback with Irukandji artwork (brushed & polished)
- Automatic Seiko NH35 movement
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Re: SUCCESSFUL: Kickstarter: Matthew and Son Watches - Irukandji dive watch

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Post by TheJohnP » Tue Jul 09, 2019 9:50 am

To follow up, this Kickstarter campaign was:

SUCCESSFUL

119 backers pledged AUD $44,250 to help bring this project to life.
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Re: SUCCESSFUL: Kickstarter: Matthew and Son Watches - Irukandji dive watch

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Post by TheJohnP » Tue Jul 09, 2019 9:51 am

For anyone still interested, you can still preorder directly from Matthew and Son.

https://www.maswatch.com/shop-1/dive


Preorder price is around $262
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Re: SUCCESSFUL: Kickstarter: Matthew and Son Watches - Irukandji dive watch

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Post by TheJohnP » Wed Jul 10, 2019 3:10 pm

Just spotted that this has now launched on Indiegogo

Pricing to back the watch on that platform is $256

https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/iruk ... 16205959#/
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