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SUCCESSFUL: Kickstarter: Instrmnt Limited - D-Series Swiss automatic dive watch

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SUCCESSFUL: Kickstarter: Instrmnt Limited - D-Series Swiss automatic dive watch

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Post by TheJohnP » Tue Jul 09, 2019 10:28 am

This is the second Kickstarter campaign from Instrmnt Limited out of Glasgow for their newest model and first mechanical, the D-Series dive watch.
FYI, their first Kickstarter was successful


Early Bird pricing for the FIRST EDITION (first 100 and individually numbered) is $306
After the numbered First Editions are sold, next price tier is $369
Regular pricing will be $748

Estimated delivery is December 2019
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Backers can choose from two bezels:
- Black aluminium with a white engraving.
- Silver steel with a blind engraving.

Backers will have multiple straps to choose from:
- Italian-made rubber (black)
- German-made stitched leather (black)
- German-made stitched leather (tan)
- NATO-style Nylon (colour tbc)
- Steel Oyster bracelet (sandblasted steel) + $37 extra


Specs:

- 40mm Steel Casing (316L, sandblasted, hardened)
- Black Bezel (Anodised aluminium, engraved and filled in white) or Silver Bezel (316L steel, engraved blind)
- Doubled-domed sapphire crystal
- Screw down crown
- Steel dial (Pantone 426 U black, luminova markings, date at 3H)
- Helvetica Neue dial and date numbering
- Screw-down case back with sapphire crystal window
- Sellita SW200 movement (26 jewels, +-4 seconds, bespoke Instrmnt rotor)
- Sweeping second hand (28,000 vibration per hour, 4Hz)
- 200m / 666ft water resistance

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Re: PREORDER: Kickstarter: Instrmnt Limited - D-Series Swiss automatic dive watch

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Post by Boourns » Tue Jul 09, 2019 11:01 am

It's like a bahaus dive watch. Which is probably not what you want for actual diving, but who actually takes their dive watches diving? :lol: I like it!
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Re: SUCCESSFUL: Kickstarter: Instrmnt Limited - D-Series Swiss automatic dive watch

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Post by TheJohnP » Fri Aug 09, 2019 10:44 am

To follow up, this Kickstarter campaign was

SUCCESSFUL

262 backers pledged £74,882 to help bring this project to life.
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