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HK$ 100,932 pledged of HK$ 200,000 goal
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About

A UNIQUE AND CUSTOM PREMIUM WATCH

all models feature:

cnc machined carbon fiber case and bezel · sapphire glass · swiss superluminova

optional:

swiss movements · full carbon fiber band  · carbon fiber buckle

All pictures you see in this campaign are taken from functional prototypes which do not represent the final production quality.
Kickstarter does not allow to use any Renderings.We guarantee superior quality of all components when you receive your watch, and added a 90 day money-back warranty.

We launched this campaign to be able to move on and put this watch to production.

Andrea Palama

I am a Designer, totally dedicated to watches.
I studied Design in Italy, and since 1991 I worked for different brands and Design Studios in the watch industry.

I am very proud to present you a creation that I no launch under my own brand AP:
A ultra high quality watch, with affordable or top-of-class movements, made of CNC-machined Carbon Fiber blocks.
All of them have Carbon Fiber Cases and Bezels, and we even offer Carbon Fiber bands and buckles - for which we are the very first to produce!

My team will update you regularly about the Legend's progress, and is happy to support you on any questions.

Together we can make this Carbon Fiber Dream become true - and deliver it right to your wrist!

What makes THE LEGEND unique?

First of all, we are producing a ULTRA HIGH QUALITY watch. This is not a watch you will find anywhere else.

Andrea designed the Legend to feature as much Carbon Fiber as possible - and it resulted in a high tech timepiece!

All Carbon Fiber Parts are CNC-machined from solid Carbon Fiber Blocks - which is a totally different way of machining Carbon Fiber than Forged Carbon, for example. Our CNC milling is not only ultra exact and 100% solid, it also shows face - with the famous, racing-style Carbon Fiber Look we all know!

The watch body is made from solid Carbon Fiber, as well as the Bezel (top ring) - also made from solid and extra light Carbon Fiber!

And it continues: we offer you a Carbon Fiber Buckle and also a full Carbon Fiber Link Bracelet - together with a high quality Swiss-Made Movement, this watch can easily compete with other top class watches from famous brands!

And where we cannot use Carbon Fiber, we keep up the highest quality possible: we use only superior materials like Anti-Reflective Sapphire Glass and Swiss Super Luminova Lume (BGW9). Our Flourocarbon Strap consists of a highly flexible material with a great texture, that also Apple has chosen for its Apple Watch bands.

To wear this watch is a true one-of-a-kind experience.

THE LEGEND was in development since 2014, and put us through a lot of drawbacks and put many stones in our way. But finally, we have some full featured prototypes in our hands. And with your help, we can push it to production!

Also after production, we will keep up our dedication to quality: Andrea, the designer of this masterpiece, will quality-control each watch personally. And only if it meets his high standard, it will get a hand-signed Certificate of Authenticity marked with the engraved individual Serial Number!

Since we are very proud about the quality we offer, we deliver all watches with an extra long 5-year international warranty!

Facts

LIMITED EDITION: only 500 pieces will be produced. Each timepiece will get a individual serial number engraved on the back.

  • Case and Bezel (Top Ring) in CNC-machined Carbon Fiber
  • Case Diameter: 45mm
  • Case Thickness: 11,65mm
  • Total Weight: 90-105g (depending on your options)
  • Genuine Sapphire Glass with Anti-Reflective Coating
  • Transparent back, also with Sapphire Glass
  • Screw-Down Crown
  • Up to 100m water resistant
  • Colors: Silver, Rose Gold or Black
  • 21 Jewels
  • Power Reserve: 42 hours
  • Beat Rate: 21.600 vibrations per hour
  • Accuracy: -20/+40 seconds per day
  • 25 Jewels
  • Power Reserve: 38 hours
  • Beat Rate: 28.800 vibrations per hour
  • Accuracy: -12/+12 seonds per day
  • Hacking support (seconds hand stops when crown pulled out)

LIMITED EDITION: only 500 pieces will be produced. Each timepiece will get a individual serial number engraved on the back.

  • Case and Bezel (Top Ring) in CNC-machined Carbon Fiber
  • Case Diameter: 45mm
  • Case Thickness: 11,65mm
  • Total Weight: 90-105g (depending on your options)
  • Genuine Sapphire Glass with Anti-Reflective Coating
  • Stainless Steel or transparent back (Basic: Stainless Steel)
  • Screw-Down Crown
  • Up to 100m water resistant
  • Colors: Silver, Rose Gold or Black
  • Miyota 6S50 Quartz
  • Big date at 12 hours position
  • 3-eye Chronometer
  • Stainless Steel Case Back
  • 37 Jewels
  • Power Reserve: 42 hours
  • Beat Rate: 28.800 vibrations per hour
  • Chronograph: 60-seconds, 30-minutes and 12-hours counter
  • Hacking support (seconds hand stops when crown pulled out)
  • Transparent Case Back
  • 25 Jewels
  • Power Reserve: 48 hours
  • Beat Rate: 28.800 vibrations per hour
  • Chronograph: 60-seconds, 30-minutes and 12-hours counter
  • Hacking support (seconds hand stops when crown pulled out)
  • Transparent Case Back

Prototype of the Legend Chrono in silver, with the Carbon Fiber Buckle attached:

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By default, you get every watch as a Basic Edition:
The Basic contains

  • one watch (Automatic or Chrono)
  • one Genuine Italian Leather Strap with Stainless Steel Buckle
  • one high quality wooden Watchbox
 

Swiss Movements

You can upgrade all watches with high-quality, accurate, beautiful and long lasting Swiss-made workhorse movements!

We made this Add-On extra simple for you, and created Pledge Levels for  Swiss Automatic Legends as well as Swiss Chrono Legends.

Strap Set

You can customize your experience very easy with our Luxury Add-On:
The Strap Set contains additionally:

  • one Nylon Nato Strap with 5 Rings and Buckle in Stainless Steel
  • one Fluorocarbon Strap with Carbon Fiber Buckle
  • (Buckles are interchangeable)
  • an Upgrade to a LARGE Luxury wooden Watchbox
 

Full Carbon Fiber Link Bracelet

Did you ever see a watch band, completely made of Carbon Fiber?
We are very glad to present this Add-On, that makes your watch a FULL Carbon Fiber Watch - more Carbon Fiber dedication is hardly possible!

It comes with a black IP Stanless Steel Butterfly Deployant Bucke included.

Watch Winder

Comfort your high quality watches with a custom, cool looking Watch Winder!

Keep your automatic watch movements running - in style!

One more watch?

Want two or all colors?
Or can't decide between the Automatic and the Chrono?
Want to team up with a friend?
Or a cool gift for someone?

You can get any watch as an Add-On and save money for our next collection!

Questions? Need help?

Write us on kickstarter or on our facebook page (click here).

We are happy to service you during daytime in Italy and Hongkong :-)

Go ALL-IN!

For those crazy for Watches and Carbon Fiber, the Individualist who wants to change the look of his watch daily, or simply those who want it all, we made it simple: Get EVERYTHING at an even reduced price!

With the ALL-IN Pledge, you get:

  • one Watch, Automatic or Chrono
  • it's Swiss Baby! Automatic comes with 2824-2, Chrono with 2894-2
  • our Strap Set including NATO and Fluorocarbon, along with the Carbon Fiber Buckle, all properly stored in our wooden Luxury Box
  • the full Carbon Fiber Link Bracelet
  • the perfect Watch Winder to comfort and display your treasure
The prices for this package are based on the Early Bird pledges.
Plus: the Total basically means you get our sweet Watch Winder on top FOR FREE!

Chose between your Automatic or Chrono All-In package.
Colors will be chosen in the survey after the campaign.

Further benefits wanted?

Let us serve

  • FREE worldwide shipping!
  • FIVE YEARS of international warranty!
  • a 90 DAYS RETURN POLICY!

Details, Gallery & Impressions

All pictures are taken from PROTOTYPES - we are in the process of improving quality until the final production!

The Legend Chrono Basic in silver:

The Legend Chrono Basic, with japanese Movement and Stainless Steel Back:

A Lume Shot:

 The Fluorocarbon Strap with the Carbon Fiber Buckle:     

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The Italian Leather Strap with the Carbon Fiber Buckle attached:

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Our super soft Nylon NATO Strap:    

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The Carbon Fiber Buckle with Stainless Steel insert:  

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The unique Carbon Fiber Link Bracelet:  

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The Legend Automatic in the large Luxury Box with the Strap Set:

 And a Chrono in the Standard Box:

Risks and challenges

The main risks are our reliance on outside sources within the supply chain. The contractor for the manufacturing of the flex circuit has to order components from other vendors. If one of these vendors slips in a commitment, the timing of the production process is at risk, but we're confident that with our long experience, local relations and attention to quality assurance, we'll meet or beat our projected delivery dates. To ensure that every watch is created to standard and delivered in time, we will be maintaining constant and personal contact with the factory during the entire process of production. No matter what, we will update our backers during the production process.

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  1. Reward no longer available

    Pledge HK$ 2,500 or more About $319

    CHRONO SINGLE (EARLY BIRD)

    1x "THE LEGEND" - CHRONO CARBON FIBER WATCH WITH MIYOTA 6S50 QUARTZ (approx. €275 / US$320)
    WITH 1x LEATHER STRAP AND STEEL BUCKLE
    - SAVE 59% FROM THE POST KICKSTARTER PRICE
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    SWISS MOVEMENT ETA 2894-2: add HK$ 1250
    (approx. €130 / US$160)
    SWISS MOVEMENT ETA 7750: add HK$ 3500
    (approx. €360 / US$450)
    FULL CARBON FIBER BAND: add HK$ 1650
    (approx. €180 / US$210)
    WATCH WINDER: add HK$ 600
    (approx. €66 / US$77)

    (You'll choose your color later)

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    Pledge HK$ 2,500 or more About $319

    THE LEGEND Basic Chrono EARLY BIRD

    (approx. € 260 / US$ 320)

    1x Carbon Fiber Watch
    with Miyota Chronometer Quartz Movement
    and Italian Leather Strap with Steel Buckle,
    limited, with low Serial Number guaranteed
    (chose your color after the campaign)
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    If you want some of our Add-Ons, please add the correct amount.
    You can find an overview of all available Add-Ons like the SWISS MOVEMENT UPGRADES or the FULL CARBON FIBER BAND in the campaign text.
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    Pledge HK$ 3,000 or more About $382

    AUTOMATIC45 CARBON SINGLE (EARLY BIRD)

    ONE (1) "THE LEGEND" - AUTOMATIC45 CARBON FIBER WATCH (€330) ($385) ONLY WITH LEATHER STRAP AND STEEL BUCKLES
    SAVE 59% FROM THE POST KICKSTARTER PRICE
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    ADD ON :
    CARBON FIBER BAND add HK$ 1650 (€180) ($210)
    WINDER BOX add HK$ 600 (€66) ($77)

    (You'll choose your color plating later)

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    Pledge HK$ 3,000 or more About $382

    THE LEGEND Basic Automatic EARLY BIRD

    (approx. € 320 / US$ 380)

    1x Carbon Fiber Watch
    with Miyota Automatic Movement
    and Italian Leather Strap with Steel Buckle,
    limited, with low Serial Number guaranteed
    (chose your color after the campaign)
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    If you want some of our Add-Ons, please add the correct amount.
    You can find an overview of all available Add-Ons like the SWISS MOVEMENT UPGRADES or the FULL CARBON FIBER BAND in the campaign text.
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    Pledge HK$ 3,750 or more About $478

    THE LEGEND Swiss Chrono EARLY BIRD

    GO SWISS!

    1x Carbon Fiber Watch
    with Swiss-made ETA 2894-2 Automatic movement
    and Italian Leather Strap with Steel Buckle,
    limited, low Serial Number guaranteed
    (chose your color after the campaign)
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    For the ultimate ETA 7750 Valjoux movement, please add HK$ 2.250
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    If you want some of our Add-Ons, please add the correct amount.
    You can find an overview of all available Add-Ons like the STRAP SET WITH CARBON FIBER BUCKLE or the FULL CARBON FIBER BRACELET in the campaign text.
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    Pledge HK$ 3,850 or more About $491

    THE LEGEND Swiss Automatic EARLY BIRD

    GO SWISS!

    1x Carbon Fiber Watch
    with Swiss-made ETA 2824-2 movement
    and Italian Leather Strap with Steel Buckle,
    limited, low Serial Number guaranteed
    (chose your color after the campaign)
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    If you want some of our Add-Ons, please add the correct amount.
    You can find an overview of all available Add-Ons like the STRAP SET WITH CARBON FIBER BUCKLE or the FULL CARBON FIBER BRACELET in the campaign text.
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    Pledge HK$ 4,000 or more About $510

    CHRONO45 CARBON FIBER FULL SET

    ONE (1) "THE LEGEND" - CHRONO45 CARBON FIBER WATCH (€440) ($512) INCLUDED ONE (1) STRAP ITALIAN LEATHER + ONE (1) STRAP NATO + ONE (1) FLUOROCARBON STRAP
    SAVE 51% FROM THE POST KICKSTARTER PRICE
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    ADD ON :
    CARBON FIBER BAND add HK$ 1650 (€180) ($210)
    WINDER BOX add HK$ 600 (€66) ($77)

    (You'll choose your color plating later)

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    Pledge HK$ 6,400 or more About $816

    THE LEGEND Swiss Chrono ALL-IN

    ALL-IN BABY!

    1x Carbon Fiber Watch
    with Swiss-made ETA 2894-2 Automatic movement and Italian Leather Strap,
    1x Stap Set (NATO and Fluorocarbon) incl. Carbon Fiber Buckle and Luxury Wood Box,
    1x Carbon Fiber Link Bracelet,
    1x Display Watch Winder (FREE!)
    (chose your color after the campaign)
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    For the ultimate ETA 7750 Valjoux movement, please add HK$ 2.250
    or add an extra Watch for the lower Add-On price
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    Pledge HK$ 6,500 or more About $828

    THE LEGEND Swiss Automatic ALL-IN

    ALL-IN BABY!

    1x Carbon Fiber Watch
    with Swiss-made ETA 2824-2 movement and Italian Leather Strap,
    1x Stap Set (NATO and Fluorocarbon) incl. Carbon Fiber Buckle and Luxury Wood Box,
    1x Carbon Fiber Link Bracelet,
    1x Display Watch Winder (FREE!)
    (chose your color after the campaign)
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Funding period

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