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The definitive watch for game-changers. The PHANTOM is manufactured in titanium grade 5 and it is the latest launching of Unity.
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Conceived and founded in 2010 by Eduardo Peres, UNITY is headquarters on the shores of the Mediterranean in the city of Barcelona. Over the past 9 years, a community of followers from all over the world has been developing around UNITY. Not only does this fill us with pride and satisfaction, but it also shows that the brand is what all of us have made it today, and so we thank everyone who has made it possible.  

Our city Barcelona
Our city Barcelona

For those unfamiliar with us, Unity stands out from today’s watchmaking industry by developing, manufacturing, and distributing all our watches directly, without intermediaries. Unity does not belong to a group and is not backed by investors—we are self-financed through the sale of our watches, which gives us the freedom to do things how we want to do them and stay true to our philosophy. We are guided by a principle that is important to us: We do not outsource something we can do ourselves to third parties, and we try to avoid the leading Asian suppliers as much as possible, instead hiring local suppliers we know personally.  

This way of doing things moves us away from mass production to focus on short production. Naturally, this means that our production costs are higher than those of other brands, but our watches proudly bear the “Made in Barcelona” inscription they deserve.

The end result is watches with a great personality that do not go unnoticed. They have a design that is 100% characteristic of UNITY, which makes up our DNA. We know that UNITY does not conform to mass appeal or fit into conventional aesthetic dogmas, but we are clear that they are very exclusive pieces, with the best finishes and components, that satisfy the most demanding customers.

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We have long wanted to launch a limited series with a GMT (Greenwich Mean Time) complication, known as dual time zone (the watch has two hour hands). We have launched several limited series so far, notably the Jules Verne in bronze and the Pure Titanium, both with an ETA 2824, or the Beagle, also in bronze, with an ETA 2897 and power reserve indicator. Now it’s time for the much-anticipated GMT with an ETA 2893-2, which we are sure will occupy a privileged place in Unity’s limited series.

The Phantom comes in two versions of finishes, limited to 30 pieces each. In this promotion, we’re offering 20 and 15 units of each version.

Phantom - version titanium DLC
Phantom - version titanium DLC

The Phantom series was developed based on our 44 mm strong case made of Grade 5 titanium, the material chosen for all its components.

Grade 5 is the strongest titanium alloy and weighs 60% less than steel. It has diverse applications, including in the aeronautics industry, where lightness must be combined with high levels of mechanical and heat resistance.

Strong case 44mm - Titanium
Strong case 44mm - Titanium

The Phantom comes in two versions of finishes: a natural titanium version with a soft tint that maintains the characteristic grayish color of the material in contrast to the polished detail of the lugs, and a DLC titanium version with a dark/black anthracite finish that is achieved by applying a coating called diamond-like carbon to the titanium.

Front view - Titanium natural version
Front view - Titanium natural version
Back view - Titanium natural version
Back view - Titanium natural version
Front view - Titanium DLC version
Front view - Titanium DLC version
Back view - Titanium DLC version
Back view - Titanium DLC version

Diamond Like Carbon: As the name implies, this type of coating provides some of the properties of diamonds to the surfaces it is applied to, along with a characteristic black color: extreme hardness and wear resistance. This coating is applied using a specific technology that subjects components to high temperatures while bombarding its surface with carbon atoms in a vacuum environment. This exclusive technology is mainly used on parts that are subjected to a lot of wear and tear, such as engines or parts used in the aerospace industry. 

View of DLC coating
View of DLC coating
View of DLC coating
View of DLC coating

The back-case guarantees 100 meters of water resistance. It is mounted on a sapphire crystal through which you can see the movement. Each unit of the two versions is numbered from 1 to 30.

Back-case with engravings
Back-case with engravings

The crown screwed into the case is also made of titanium, and its jagged shape provides great grip.

Crown detail
Crown detail

At Unity, we only use mechanical movements to bring our creations to life. For the Phantom, we chose the genuine Swiss Made ETA 2893-2 in standard finish developed based on the well-known and reliable ETA 2892, to which the GMT complication, or dual time zone, has been added, in this version with a central hand.

Main specifications:

  • Frequency: 28,800 VPH
  • Jewels: 21
  • Mechanism: automatic and manual  
  • Power reserve: 42 hours

“The face and hands were designed with the aim of achieving a balanced set, with both components perfectly integrated. The set contrasts with the sturdy titanium case and gives the Phantom a balanced & powerful appearance.”

The dial with minimalist design in matte black characterized by its clarity and readability, without unnecessary adornments. For the main time zone, we chose the exclusive lumen GL old radium in tan, which perfectly integrates with the black of the face. The GMT time zone is calibrated in 24-hour format in a simple white color with C1 lumen. The set contrasts with the sturdy titanium case and gives the Phantom a powerful appearance and a lot of character.

The only writing is our brand, UNITY, in the same tan color as the indicators and “PHANTOM TITANIUM” in a shiny black on the matte of the face.

Dial detail - special relief of indexes
Dial detail - special relief of indexes

Straight hour hands in matte black integrated into the face. Like the indicators, the lumen chosen was GL old radium. It is worth noting that the lumen was applied manually to achieve an excellent finish.

Hands detail & luminous painting mixture
Hands detail & luminous painting mixture

For the GMT hand (second time zone), an arrow-type hand, also in matte black, with a skeleton tip was chosen. The tip and part of the shaft are white and painted with C1 lumen, to match the second time zone. Like the hour hands, the color and lumen were applied manually.

Detail GMT hands
Detail GMT hands

Seconds hand in matte black. It is not the focus, so it does not stand out against the other hands. You even have to look for it to find it. But it’s there, and it indicates with its continuous movement that inside the watch ticks a mechanical movement.

General view watch case - dial - set hands
General view watch case - dial - set hands
Phantom in the dark
Phantom in the dark

Domed sapphire with two anti-reflective coats and bluish interior. A flat sapphire crystal is also mounted on the back.

Detail of sapphire crystal
Detail of sapphire crystal

Exclusively commissioned for the Phantom, Jacob Straps produced a handmade 100% cowhide leather strap. It was designed to perfectly it the gap and shape of the side lugs; it is wider near the case and narrows to 24 mm at the buckle. The result is a soft and flexible leather strap that perfectly fits the wrist. Every backer can choose the length of their strap that best fits their wrist from among three sizes available.

A camel-colored strap was chosen for the natural titanium version, and a black strap was chosen for the DLC titanium version. Both straps are interchangeable, and there is an option to add a second strap as an extra reward. The buckle is made of titanium in the same color as the case.

The "black pearl" is a piece of contained size with a length between lugs suitable for all types of wrist and all kinds of occasions, casual and sports. 

Main sizes
Main sizes
Phantom on wrist 17,5cm
Phantom on wrist 17,5cm
Phantom DLC on wrist 17,5cm
Phantom DLC on wrist 17,5cm

We offer total 35 watches and two extra rewards:

First reward:  

Get ONE Phantom Titanium by 790€. Save 700€ (47%) on the future retail price.  

The reward we’re offering is limited to 20 pieces:

  • You get ONE Phantom titanium with natural finish.
  • Numbering on backcase. 
  • The watch will come with a leather travel case.  
  • Delivery September 2019
  • Shipping included

Second reward: 

Get ONE Phantom Titanium DLC by 895€. Save 700€ (44%) on the future retail price.   

The reward we’re offering is limited to 15 pieces:

  • You get ONE Phantom titanium with DLC finish.
  • Numbering on backcase. 
  • The watch will come with a leather travel case.  
  • Delivery September 2019
  • Shipping included

First extra reward: 

Get ONE extra strap camel colour by 95€

Second extra reward: 

Get ONE extra strap black colour by 95€

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We use international first companies and our shipments are fully insured value. The price of the shipment you have to pay is 0€.

If these exist, the duties and taxes of the customs of your country must to be assumed by the backer. Neither Unity nor KS will make other charges on your account except the price of the reward.

Risks and challenges

After 8 years on the market and the experience we’ve gained from designing, manufacturing, and selling our own watches around the world, we want to assure you that this project has no risk for our clients. You can trust in UNITY and the success of this project as hundreds of clients already have.

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    Phantom Titanium with DLC finish

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    • You get ONE Phantom titanium with DLC finish.
    • Numbering on backcase.
    • The watch will come with a leather travel case.
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