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The Century Watch features a continuous design, that remains untouched by trends and fashion over time. Never go out of style anymore.
The Century Watch features a continuous design, that remains untouched by trends and fashion over time. Never go out of style anymore.
103 backers pledged €10,522 to help bring this project to life.

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'Century Watch' by Aaron Vinley - A Design for a Century

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Bring a Friend! - Tell your loved ones about the Century Watch.

Hey Backers! Thank you so much for dropping by, this project means everything to us! Before we introduce you to this project, we would like to introduce you to the 'Bring a Friend' deal: tell your loved ones to back us and you will be able to purchase a Century Watch for 80€. Just refer to the pledge 'Bring a Friend' on the right side for all information.

Now let's start with the project...

What is the CENTURY WATCH?

Before we started designing the Century Watch we determined the requirements for it's design. It should...

  • be a companion for any occasion,
  • feature an adaptable design, 
  • fit all age groups,
  • be worn by male and female watch lovers equally,
  • be made of high quality materials (10 year warranty)
  • and be sold at a fair price.

But most important, it should feature a continuous design, one that would stay untouched by trends and fashion over time. A design for 100 years.

Never go out of style anymore!

 

 

We wanted to create a design that lasts for a century.

A truely timeless, versatile design that would fit in the 21st century and would last at least for 100 years. So we teamed up with jewellery experts, researching throughout the past and comparing the styles of various wrist watches. As the fashion trends always changed over time, we were on the lookout for continuous design features that would never grow old.

The result is the Century Watch, combined with the nordic touch of our brand Aaron Vinley. A luxury watch for under 100€. Never go out of style anymore!

 

After developing the Century Watch design it was time for relentless prototyping. So we teamed up with world leading suppliers and manufacturers to produce parts and assemble prototypes. After constructing various prototypes, the final version matched our high quality standards and completed all durability and quality checks successfully.

After finishing the prototyping process we partnered directly with some of the world's leading watch manufacturers with decades of professional experience. This way we can reassure that you will receive the highest product quality at affordable manufacturing costs. Proofing this, we will back every watch with a 10 year warranty.

 

Genuine Italian Leather

A genuine soft leather strap in various (interchangeable) colors fits to any occasion. These straps give the Century Watch a classic and luxurious finish.

We have further colors as an unlock available (see section 'UNLOCKS')


Interchangeable Straps

One of the most important features of the Century Watch is the adaptable design. Besides providing a wide collection of different color themes you can choose from, we implemented interchangeable straps to the Century Watch.

 

Traditional ways involve various middlemen standing in between the product and the customer. By using a disruptive, direct-to-consumer model we cut out distributors, wholesalers and retail stores.

Furthermore traditional brands artificially inflate the price by high marketing expenditures and mark ups. At Aaron Vinley, we do things differently.


This way, by avoiding all the middlemen and minimizing artificial expenditures and mark ups, we can offer you the Century Watch for an acceptable price.

 

Besides having its versatile and timeless design, a 'Century Watch' should be made of the best quality components.

On the other hand it should have a competitive price to make it accessible to everyone. We combined the two keeping durability and practicability in mind. 

                     

As Aaron Vinley is a brand that was born on a trip throughout Scandinavia, we dedicated the Century Watch to the most beautiful cities of Scandinavia. Catching the diversity of the simplistic and truthful lifestyle of the Nordics. Here is our Century Watch collection:

Constructed by King Christian from 1670 to 1673 Nyhavn was the most important gateway into the buzzling city of Copenhagen for cargo, fisherman and travellers. Today it attracts tourists from all over the world as the towns historic landmark and is a meetingpoint for the laid back people of Copenhagen. This is the Copenhagen series:


Copenhagen (Black / Black) 99€

  • 40mm Silver Slim Case (Height: 6mm)
  • 20mm Strap Size (Black Italian Leather)
  • Sapphire Crystal Glas (Scratch Proof)
  • 50 Meter Waterresistant
  • 316L Stainless Steel
  • 10 Year Warranty

 

 

 

Copenhagen (White / Black) 99€

  • 40mm Silver Slim Case (Height: 6mm)
  • 20mm Strap Size (Black Italian Leather)
  • Sapphire Crystal Glas (Scratch Proof)
  • 50 Meter Waterresistant
  • 316L Stainless Steel
  • 10 Year Warranty

 

 

The capital of Sweden is an ancient and yet modern buzzling Scandinavian city. Due to its remarkable old town (gamla stan) and its beautiful waterfronts, it is often referred to as the Venice of the Nordics. We dedicated the Stockholm series to this gorgeous city.


Stockholm (Black / Dark Brown) 99€

  • 40mm Gold Slim Case (Height: 6mm)
  • 20mm Strap Size (Dark Brown Italian Leather)
  • Sapphire Crystal Glas (Scratch Proof)
  • 50 Meter Waterresistant
  • 316L Stainless Steel
  • 10 Year Warranty

 

Stockholm (White / Dark Brown) 99€

  • 40mm Gold Slim Case (Height: 6mm)
  • 20mm Strap Size (Dark Brown Italian Leather)
  • Sapphire Crystal Glas (Scratch Proof)
  • 50 Meter Waterresistant
  • 316L Stainless Steel
  • 10 Year Warranty

 


 Stockholm (White / Grey) 99€

  • 40mm Gold Slim Case (Height: 6mm)
  • 20mm Strap Size (Grey Italian Leather)
  • Sapphire Crystal Glas (Scratch Proof)
  • 50 Meter Waterresistant
  • 316L Stainless Steel
  • 10 Year Warranty

 

 

The second biggest city in the beautiful country Norway is Bergen. Right next to the north sea between various islands, Bergen is truly iconic. Bergen's harbour is amoungst the most important harbours in Europe for cargo and tourists and used to be a kontor of the Hanseatic League. This is the Bergen series:

Bergen (Black / Dark Brown) 99€

  • 40mm Rosegold Slim Case (Height: 6mm)
  • 20mm Strap Size (Dark Brown Italian Leather)
  • Sapphire Crystal Glas (Scratch Proof)
  • 50 Meter Waterresistant
  • 316L Stainless Steel
  • 10 Year Warranty

 



Bergen (White / Dark Brown) 99€

  • 40mm Rosegold Slim Case (Height: 6mm)
  • 20mm Strap Size (Dark Brown Italian Leather)
  • Sapphire Crystal Glas (Scratch Proof)
  • 50 Meter Waterresistant
  • 316L Stainless Steel
  • 10 Year Warranty

 



Bergen (White / Grey) 99€

  • 40mm Rosegold Slim Case (Height: 6mm)
  • 20mm Strap Size (Grey Italian Leather)
  • Sapphire Crystal Glas (Scratch Proof)
  • 50 Meter Waterresistant
  • 316L Stainless Steel
  • 10 Year Warranty

 

 


You must read this one!

With increasing funding we can offer you additional features and accessories to your Century Watch. The following chart gives you a current outline of the unlocks.

 

 

Your Century Watch will be delivered in our premium Aaron Vinley packaging.

Including:

  • Certificate of Authenticity
  • 10 Year Warranty Card
  • Instructions
  • Microfiber Cleaning Cloth

Each additional ordered strap will be shipped in a beautiful handmade storage case.

 

We offer you the Century Watch as a limited edition (300 pieces). This 'Founders Edition' features a serial number as well as the writing 'Founders Edition' on the caseback.

 

 

 

 

 

Hello Backers!

Thank you so much for your support!

We are Yannick and Andy, two young entrepreneurs and watch enthusiasts from Germany. The idea for Aaron Vinley and the Century Watch was born on a journey throughout Scandinavia last summer. On this journey we discovered the buzzling and modern metropoles of Norway and Sweden, and set out to the far north to explore the unspoiled beauty of nature.The diversity of this simplistic and truthful lifestyle left unforgettable memories in us. That is why we dedicated the Century Watch collection to the beautiful cities of Copenhagen, Stockholm and Bergen. For our first watch we wanted to develop an innovative watch design, something timeless that we could keep with us every day for the years to come. On that very day the idea for the 'Century Watch' was born. Now lets make this idea become reality!

 

If you would like to see how we are doing at the moment, check out our social media profiles!

Make sure to click that Like button!

 

 

Make sure to follow us on Instagram!

 


 

 

Risks and challenges

This is our first time on Kickstarter but we have years of experience in the industry. We know that designing and manufacturing a watch collection is a huge and complex task, but we anticipated for potential risks and unforseen events. We can assure you that all processes and tasks concerning this project will be conducted with the utmost care and due diligence.

Over the past year we developed strong ties to our suppliers and manufacturers and implemented various stages of internal and external quality control. Fulfillment will be done by an experienced german service provider. This way we can assure you that your product will be stored in a high tech inventory and that worldwide delivery will be free of any mistakes at the shortest delivery time possible.

However, unforseen circumstances may appear and can adversely impact the above mentioned processes. In such cases we will keep you posted at any times and get back to you one on one, both during the campaign and afterwards.

Thank you for your support! This means the world to us! It really does!

(If you have any concerns or questions please do not hesitate contacting us: info@aaronvinley.com)

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    Super Early Bird 'Limited Edition'

    You receive 1 limited Century Watch 'Founders Edition' (future retail price 130€).

    The 'Founders Edition' is limited to 300 pieces and features a serialized caseback.

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    Fair Deal 'Limited Edition'

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    Bring a Friend - 2 Watches (Safe 100€)

    Tell your friends about the Century Watch and get the Century Watch for 80€ per piece! Of course this incredible deal is limited!

    You receive 2 Century Watches (future retail price 260€).

    You will chose the model of the watches later.

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    Partner Deal + 2 Straps (Safe 120€)

    You receive 2 Century Watches + 2 Straps of your choice (future retail price 320€).

    You will chose the model of the watches and straps later.

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    Pledge €240 or more About $270

    Century Pack 3 Watches (Safe 150€)

    You receive 3 Century Watches (future retail price 390€).

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    Pledge €280 or more About $314

    Century Pack 4 Watches (Safe 240€)

    You receive 4 Century Watches (future retail price 520€).

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    Pledge €320 or more About $359

    Century Pack 5 Watches (Safe 330€)

    You receive 5 Century Watches (future retail price 650€).

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Funding period

- (30 days)