Deliveries are in process
we are most happy to inform that the delivery of your new Bólido watch is in full progress; (we beg for your understanding though, that shipping occurs according... Read more
Duty and VAT (2)
For all those who are not familiar with the tax rates of their country of residence, here is a list: https://www.uscib.org/valueadded-taxes-vat-ud-1676/
Things start moving (this is what a mechanical watch is supposed to do)
The time between preparation and production can be summed up as "boring excitement". A lot is going on invisibly at our parts-supplier side: Making the production-tools, parts sampling and approval-processes,... Read more
Bólido BLACK EDITION; progress
we are very pleased to give you an account of our activities and the progress in preparing the fabulous new Bólido BLACK EDITION timepieces for a timely delivery.
After... Read more
Back-side loupe is made of sapphire crystal
Once a project is on campaign, it is usually not possible to change specs anymore; timing is too tight and costing calculations are set.
But when we had the opportunity... Read more
Having missed the boat?
Several backers have informed us that they missed the campaign-deadline to add Ostrich-leather strap(s) to their pledge. We therefore decided to extend our offer until July 09. Please send... Read more
The Bólido campaign is ending
What a month! You guys have kept us on our heels for sure, but we had a lot of fun answering your questions and reading your suggestions.
The Bólido disrupts... Read more
How to pledge for an Ostrich strap
As we had a number of queries, let us clarify:
If you have already pledged for a watch, you can "Manage your pledge" (blue button next... Read more
A backer asked about the weight of the Bólido; the scale shows that of our prototype. The production Bólido's will probably be a trifle below the 100 g, because... Read more
There seems to be a lot of interest as to how the Bólido wears on different wrist sizes, and that's probably because of the watch's unusual construction. We have posted a... Read more
How does the Bólido wear on a small wrist?
To visualise our claim, that the Bólido can be worn even on very fine (ladies-) wrists, we have posted this picture. The circumference of the wrist shown measures only 14.1 mm!... Read more
Bólido introducing sumptuous Ostrich leather strap to Kickstarter backers.
Thank you all for your constructive suggestions of adding leather straps to our rewards. Of course we could not resist of going the extra mile by choosing a very special... Read more
Wrap-up of survey «Sapphire crystal vs. Mineral glass loupe in case back».
The majority of votes casted in our survey was in favour of keeping the Mineral glass loupe in case back. Only 26 votes pleaded for a change to sapphire crystal,... Read more
Controversy over case-back lens
As specified, the Black Edition is -of course- fitted with a curved sapphire crystal on the top to prevent scratches.
As for the see-through lens on the case back, it... Read more
Lively Bólido event in Zurich
In spite of a thunderstorm with torrential rainfall, our event to introduce the prototype of the BÓLIDO core was met by keen interest.
(Simon Husslein explaining the Bolido's construction)
The... Read more
BÓLIDO Event bei Krösus Schmuck Design ist am 8. Juni !
Tippfehler: Der Event findet am 8. Juni statt !
A Bólido timepiece absolutely free
Thanh asked us: "Hi. Can we swim with the watch? Thanks."
This gave us the idea:
yes, if you can swim, you can swim with the Bólido, and... Read more
BÓLIDO Event at Krösus Schmuck Design, Rindermarkt 17, Zürich
For those living in and around Zurich:
We are hosting an event to show our prototypes of the BÓLIDO core and the BÓLIDO collection on this coming Friday, June 8 from 18:00h... Read more
Minimum goal surpassed: We're on !
Dear early backers: Thank you, thank you, thank you
You make it happen, the Bólido Black Edition will be realised.
But this is only the first leg. Let's make it really... Read more