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What is a prototype?

A prototype is a preliminary model of something. Projects that offer physical products need to show backers documentation of a working prototype. This gallery features photos, videos, and other visual documentation that will give backers a sense of what’s been accomplished so far and what’s left to do. Though the development process can vary for each project, these are the stages we typically see:

Proof of Concept

Explorations that test ideas and functionality.

Functional Prototype

Demonstrates the functionality of the final product, but looks different.

Appearance Prototype

Looks like the final product, but is not functional.

Design Prototype

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Production Prototype

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Prototype Gallery

These photos and videos provide a detailed look at this project’s development.

About

Over the past year, we have been working extremely hard to create a timepiece which not only reflects who we are, but a timepiece that is elegant, classic, and most of all made from high-quality materials.

Our designs strayed away from the absolute minimalistic look and leaned more towards the traditional styles. We at MAD Watches believe that a certain timepiece style is not for everyone, and that is why we designed our more traditional Automatic Series and the more complex Tourbillon Series.

Why a MAD Watch?

Each of our watches comes standard with a robust Automatic movement that will keep itself wound while you are enjoying your day. It will also hold its charge for 42 hours while it sits in the leather-wrapped case we designed.

Our Tourbillon though not only counteracts the effects of gravity, but it beats at an astonishing 28,800 beats per hour! That is 691,200 beats per day, and 252,288,000 million beats a year! It keeps running for 40 hours while looking beautiful with its 26 jewels for that unprecedented reliability.

 

The watch is fitted with Double Dome Sapphire Crystal which is extremely scratch resistant. Don't believe us? Try it! We did!

The watch strap and buckle are our favorite piece. Leather originates from Italy which is then held in place by a butterfly clasp. This way the leather will not tear, bend, or crack, over the years. Not only will your watch look great with years to come, but your strap will age with absolute beauty. 

 

 

For our collection, we have designed two unique timepieces, and we made sure that the Automatic Series is available in a smaller more feminine size as well. All of our timepieces are available in multiple colours which we let you mix and match.

 

 

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Specifications

  • Watch Case: 316L Stainless Steel
  • Watch Case Colours: Stainless Steel, Black Stainless Steel, Rose Gold, Gold
  • Water Resistant: 5 ATM, 50 Meters 
  • Crystal: Double Domed Saphire Crystal
  • Strap Size: 20mm 
  • Movement: Automatic Series: Japan Automatic Miyota 8215 
  • Ladies Automatic Series: Japan Automatic Miyota 6T15 
  • Tourbillon Series: PTS Automatic 3C40
  • Strap: Full Grain Genuine Leather
  • Strap Colours: Black, Blue, Brown
  • Buckle: Stainless Steel Butterfly Clasp with double push buttons (Colour matched to case colour)
  • Warranty: 2 Year International Guarantee against manufacturer defects

Warranty

We at MAD Watches believe that owning a timepiece should never be a headache. Our warranty will cover your timepiece against any manufacturing defects over the first two years of ownership. Even though your timepieces come with a warranty, we believe that it will be nothing short of perfection.

 

Stretch Goals

Receive a free Engineer Strap with any order
Receive a free Engineer Strap with any order

 

Receive a free Jubilee Strap with any order
Receive a free Jubilee Strap with any order

 

 

*Colour Selection will be done at the end of the Kickstarter

Direct to Consumer

We wanted to do things differently here. Instead of working with traditional methods, we reached out directly to the watch manufacturers and assemblers. With that, we are able to bypass all of the middle men and bring to you our timepieces at a fraction of the cost.

  

Timeline

Collection Photography

Automatic Series - Stainless Steel, White Dial, Blue Strap
Automatic Series - Stainless Steel, White Dial, Blue Strap

 

Automatic Series - Stainless Steel, Black Dial, Black Strap
Automatic Series - Stainless Steel, Black Dial, Black Strap

 

Tourbillon Series - Black Stainless Steel, Black Dial, Black Strap
Tourbillon Series - Black Stainless Steel, Black Dial, Black Strap

 

Special Thanks

MAD Watches is all about creating high-quality timepieces, but none of that would be possible if we didn't have amazing people that helped us in every aspect of the project. We want to give big thanks to:

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Risks and challenges

With all projects there are risks and we are no different. But we've taken every step possible to minimise the potential risks for our backers and our future customers. We've chosen a reliable watch manufacturer who shares all of our values and has been creating watches for decades. Even with working with such a manufacturer, we will still be over seeing each and every watch that we create, to make sure they withstand all of the quality controls that we have created and that every timepiece is nothing short of perfection.

If and when any issues arise, we will communicate all of the details to our backers. We believe in complete honesty and constant communication. You will always know what is going on here at MAD Watches.

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    Founders Edition Automatic - Limited

    Be one of the first to receive an exclusive limited timepiece. Your MAD Watch will come in your choice of color and will be stamped with "Founders Edition - ###/150"

    You save $175CAD - Retail Price ($450CAD)

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    One colour is just not enough, so let's make it two. Get two MAD Watches from the Automatic Series in your choice of colours!

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    You save $200CAD - Retail Price ($1000CAD)

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    This is your chance to start a full collection. Get four watches from both the Automatic Series and four watches from the Tourbillon Series. All pieces will be made to order with your choice of colours. This collection will be truly yours.

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