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INTRODUCING THE FIRST DAVID PAUL TIME MACHINE

We believe the most timeless and desirable watches are often the simplest , for this reason we decided to create the DP-1. We want to focus on a more authentic approach, bringing together the purest watchmaking techniques to create a vintage-inspired timepiece for your wrist. The results are neo-vintage, tool style watches with Swiss mechanical movements and well-proportioned solid Bronze cases inspired by the military issued watches of the 50's and 60's.

 

 

MOVEMENT

 CASE

 DIAL

 STRAPS

 

CASE : DESIGN

The DP-1 Time Machine has been inspired by Watches of the 50's and 60's and is designed to give a modern touch with a distinctive finish. Bead blasting of the Case and Lugs along with the natural ageing effects of Bronze make for a simple yet very attractive case.

 

 

The double dome Sapphire Crystal. Coin edge bezel.
The double dome Sapphire Crystal. Coin edge bezel.

 

PATINA OF BRONZE CASE

Part of what makes the metal so unique is that it patinas over time. The metal oxidizes, creating a layer of brown, green and black marks that give each watch a distinct look. The darkening color and random nature of the patina adds to the rugged look of the metal, and the slow change and distinct wear speaks to the owner’s life and style. The patina itself is actually protecting the metal, preventing corrosion, which is why bronze is often associated with marine equipment.

Patina shown on The Bronze Case of the DP-1
Patina shown on The Bronze Case of the DP-1

 

 

DIAL : DESIGN / HANDS

The Dial of the DP-1 is inspired by the minimalist school of thought. We believe that less is more and have kept the design a simple time only display. The Dial is finished in anti-reflective black. White sword hands are painted with Swiss Super-LumiNova for ease of viewing in all conditions. Two Dial options are available, the DP-1 and the DP-1-S (simple) without text. You will be asked which Dial you would like at end of the champaign.

 

 

Swiss Super-LumiNova for legibility in dark
Swiss Super-LumiNova for legibility in dark

  

MOVEMENT : SW200-1

The Sellita SW200-1 is the main competitor to ETA‘s 2824. A workhorse of a movement with high grade  NOVODIAC shock protection. Automatic self winding, also can be manually wound if desired. Smooth sweep seconds hand with hacking. 26 Jewels for lubrication. Swiss Made!

STRAP OPTIONS

All DP-1 Time Machines come on a genuine Leather strap with solid Bronze fittings. As an option a rugged Ballistic Nylon strap is available in a choice of  four colours ( $20.00 each)

  • Midnight Black
  • Army Green
  • Olive Drab
  • Bond Strap ( Striped )    
Nylon Strap Colours
Nylon Strap Colours

 

Leather Strap
Leather Strap

 

PACKAGING

Each watch comes with its own genuine leather multi watch storage roll. This handmade roll will store up to five watches safely for transporting. 

 

 

WARRANTY

1 year international warranty: David Paul Watches offer a limited international warranty against defects in materials and workmanship for a period of ONE (1) year after original purchase from David Paul Watches.

This means that if the components or materials in your watch aren’t right, or if the watch isn’t functioning correctly, we’ll repair or replace it at our discretion. We don't cover normal wear and tear or loss / theft. You will void your warranty if you open the caseback, or forget to screw down or push in the crown and expose the internal components of your watch to moisture.

Proof of purchase is required for all warranty claims and service requests, so hold onto your warranty card. David Paul Watches will not accept a warranty claim or repair request if a watch has evidence of excessive wear or misuse.

 

TIMELINE

 

                          

 

Risks and challenges

Backers are responsible for any Duty/VAT/GST charges for their own country, which may vary according to each country’s legal and taxation structure. David Paul Watches legally cannot pay for or compensate customers for their own country’s Duties or VAT or GST. Upon purchasing a David Paul Watch, you are acknowledging that you are aware of and intend to pay for your own Duties or VAT or GST on your purchase. For more information or to calculate your Duty/VAT/GST please visit this website: http://www.thevatcalculator.com/international-vat-and-gst-calculator/

Some countries or postal services are known for being slow with customs or shipping - but we do our best to make sure our products are shipped out on time (or often, early). We always endeavour to keep you up to date on shipping information, but we hope you understand that once the product leaves our hands - there’s often little we can do to speed things up with our shipping partners or your country’s customs department. If you do run into any trouble - please contact us directly at: davidpaul@email.com

When manufacturing physical goods, production delays are a very real problem. While we’ve never experienced that before with our manufacturers, we would like to assure you that if we do experience any delays, it would be due to us ensuring that we’re delivering the best product with the best quality possible. However, once our campaign closes, we promise to deliver what you’ve bought - and will keep everyone abreast of any and all changes in timeline (if any).

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