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INTRODUCING 1971 AUTOMATIC BY ABOUT VINTAGE

Since our establishment in 2014 we have grown rapidly and our current Quartz and Automatic collections are now sold worldwide to over 50 countries. The past years’ experience and success within the affordable luxury category has made it possible to follow our passion and now taking the next big step! Therefore, we are extremely excited to introduce you to our fourth collection and our first high-end Swiss Made model the 1971 Automatic – limited edition!

 

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SWISS MADE QUALITY

Swiss Made quality is what defines the craftsmanship of high-end watches. But Swiss Made is not just Swiss Made. We have teamed up with one of the most renounced and experienced manufacturers in Switzerland, who honors effort and details to reach the standards of true Swiss Made quality. We do like naming our watches with references of historical and memorable moments in horology. This one is no exception. Looking into the history of watches, Swiss horology is not only a chapter, but a whole book of its own - and 1971 is an important year to note. Swiss Made standards have changed over time and were not always defined by law. 1971 was the year of the Swiss Made trademark, which also defines the standards for bearing a Swiss Made timepiece today - Therefore our first Swiss Made Automatic timepiece carry the name 1971 AUTOMATIC.

ETA 2824 – SWISS WORKHORSE ROYALTY

ETA was founded in 1856, but some part of its production line can be traced all the way back to 1793. ETA is the go to movement for high end swiss made movements and their caliber 2824 is their most famous workhorse. Used for decades and tested by millions, this is also the movement many watchmakers learn their skills on. Needless to say, With the proper care this movement can last a lifetime or more.

10 YEAR WARRANTY

Our watches are crafted utilizing the highest grade 316L stainless steel with high quality PVD coating, offering high strength, durability packed in a classic timeless design. We are so confident in the quality of our watches, that each timepiece is backed by a 10 year warranty*, which usually is unheard of on Swiss Made watches.

*For the 10 year warranty to apply, the movement will have to go through min. 1 certified ETA service within the first 5 years. If not, a 5 year warranty will apply.

Exchange or Refunds? Of course!

You watch may be returned for a complete refund or exchange. If you don't like your watch, you can return it within 30 days from the date you received it.

LIMITED EDITION

Part of a vintage items worth, is that is it no longer easy to get by. This type of high-end timepieces should be exclusive in the same manner and therefore not be mass produced. Therefore every watch is assembled by hand and is part of a limited edition of 1971 pieces. Each watch will have its unique number engraved on the back case and come together with a matching certificate.

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EXPERIENCE MAKES A DIFFERENCE

With experience of several collections and countless productions of our current range, we know all the risk and challenges during the process and the 1971 model sample process and testing phase is already completed. We can therefore beforehand guarantee the quality of the end product, as well as delivering everything safely and on time according to the timeline. 

GENUINE DISCOUNT

As an established brand, this is a natural next step. Thus, this collection will be set in production either way and offered at retailers worldwide at the full retail price. In addition, we never discount our watches – so this Kickstarter discount, is what you call a genuine discount.

ULTIMATE COMFORT

To provide the best comfort the straps are made from high quality Italian leather with butterfly clasp which in addition to comfort also minimizes wear and tear of the leather band. All of our straps are with quick release so you can quickly change them yourself by hand without any tools.

Strap colors: Brown / Dark Brown / Black

THE UNBOXING EXPERIENCE

Presented in our beautiful walnut wood box, the watch looks as beautiful off the wrist as on it. Inside you find a manual, history leaflet, Swiss Made card and Limitation certificate.

ABOUT VINTAGE by SKOV ANDERSEN

About Vintage is a Danish watch brand established back in 2014 in the heart of Copenhagen, Denmark by Sebastian Skov and Thomas Andersen. With a vision to be relevant today, tomorrow and beyond, our focus is to make simple yet spectacular timepieces for the everyday gent. For us, Vintage is not just a reference of style - it is the journey to becoming it. The journey (life) will take you through eventful moments and memorable days to occasions that change your whole perspective. We hope that one day your watch will make you look back at it all. 

Make moments, give it history – let it become vintage.

 

More exciting news coming later this year. Follow us and stay tuned!

 

 

 

 

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Risks and challenges

Prior to this Kickstarter campaign, our working prototypes have been rigorously tested.

We are confident that we will meet or beat our projected delivery dates. We have built in extra time (“buffer”) for any potential delays in the manufacturing process and expect to ship by the projected dates. Our backers will be in the loop as we communicate updates at every stage of the process.

Our manufacturers stand ready to activate production as soon as we meet our Kickstarter funding goal.

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