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A watch to transform your perception of time, backed by a genuine philosophy: your time is valuable and your watch should reflect that.
A watch to transform your perception of time, backed by a genuine philosophy: your time is valuable and your watch should reflect that.
A watch to transform your perception of time, backed by a genuine philosophy: your time is valuable and your watch should reflect that.
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    1. Fin Watches Creator on November 2

      Hi Guys, writing an update now! :)

    2. John Mai on November 2

      Hello? The lack of communication is a bit disappointing.

    3. Dave H
      Superbacker
      on October 26

      Hon, Hin, Hin, come in and give us that warm and fuzzy.... TIA

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      Amelia Young on October 26

      Any further updates?

    5. Aaron Clark on October 3

      Timeline is quickly coming to delivery.. it looks like you are selling them on your website? When can the backers expect delivery?

    6. Aaron Clark on September 16

      Anything to update on?

    7. Jip on August 27

      Hi Fin, I was hoping that you could give me/us an update about how the project is going so far... Greetings from the Netherlands

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      Amelia Young on July 22

      Still finding it difficult to decide what case I want! Is it possible to see more pictures? And is the polished metals more susceptible to scratches or dents at all?

    9. Etienne
      Superbacker
      on July 18

      Yesss just filled the survey. Polished stainless steel with black leather strap.
      Hopefully we get the choice for NATO colors soon as well....

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      Fran Lopez on July 18

      Hey, I already received the survey, but it does not give choices for the free NATO strap from the sharing campaign. Are you planning to make us choose afterwards? Will us not be able to choose? Thanks in advance

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      Jenesee Johnson on July 13

      Hi there, I still have not received an email to confirm my watch options and selections. Can someone please email me???
      Thx Jenesee Johnson

    12. Fin Watches Creator on June 30

      Thank you for the suggestions Clemens! We are going to give a few options on the survey. Were trying to get it to do everyone's initials in ETCHING however that might not work. Look out for the survey and thank you all again for making this possible!

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      Clemens
      Superbacker
      on June 24

      Engraving proposals:

      a) To counter "the "SWISS MOVEMENT" at the tip of the pyramid, write "GLOBAL THOUGHT" (outside the circle). Same number of letters to keep the symmetry.

      b) "KICKSTARTER 2017" may be a more conventional thing. Could be shortend to "KS2017", but KS are not my initials, so I would not go for that.

      c) If you are more in Latin: "TEMPUS EDAX" (time [is] eating [all things])

      d) For bean/letter counters: "RUN 1"

      Apropos symmetry: The "SPIRE" inside the pyramid seems to be not in a symmetrical position within its field. Tilting this word counterclockwise a bit would help.

    14. Fin Watches Creator on June 23

      Hi Clemens,

      It means so much that you appreciate our video. We spent a lot of time and love on it. And to the best of our abilities we made sure that it echoes our outlook on life. You nailed it. The irony, the embarrassments, the self indulgence, the silliness, all comes together to make life great. Thank you for understanding us, truly :)

      Hin

    15. Fin Watches Creator on June 23

      Hi Pwhlee,

      Thank you so much for the kind words and the suggestions! You're right about making this edition a bit more special. We've looked into the design a bit more and there are a couple of things we can do.

      1. On the case back directly below the pyramid there is a space for us to do a laser engraving without spoiling the symmetry of the case back. We estimate we can fit 5-6 characters in that space. Now the question becomes, what should we engrave there to make it special? We are working on a few possibilities but would love to hear some suggestions! Will most likely send out a few options/ suggestion box in the survey after the campaign :)

      2. For future productions we might take away some colour or finishing options, so you might very well a unique colour/ finishing from this Kickstarter!

      Hin

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      Clemens
      Superbacker
      on June 22

      I backed this project for its video. Don't really need the watch (who needs one anyhow?). As a relatively late bird I saw the shorter version first, and it really touched me. The mixture of irony and seriousness about the value of time made my day. Whenever I will look at this watch, it will remind me to care about time - but not too much either. This will make the watch special for me - not its unique features. Countdown the day, measure the heart rate and name it pulsometer. What glorious nonsense - with a sense.
      Hopefully this watch will not only make my day, my week, my month, my year, but my time. Thanks for creating that hope.

    17. pwhlee on June 21

      There are three main reasons why I'm backing this project:

      1. It looks great, which is the most important thing.
      2. Gotta support local. Proud to be backing a venture coming out of the 6
      3. The watch is unique, and I happen to like how it's unique. Doesn't try to do anything drastic or outrageous. It's just a fine-looking watch that I believe many others won't have seen before.

      Which is why I'd like to echo Samuel Molotsky's sentiment. Something to make this first run unique would be truly appreciated by us watch-fanatics. I'm not asking for an engraved number (though that would be nice), and I understand making modifications at this stage might be unfeasible. But perhaps in the second run of this series you might make an altercation in order to keep this first run special?

      -perhaps have a solid face instead of the diamond & track pattern?
      -eliminate or downsize the Spire logo on the back?
      -make the second run non-roman numeral?

      Anything to remind us first-round backers that we were here at the very beginning of Fin Watch's journey will earn you more than one lifelong fan, I am sure :)

      Thanks for putting this all together. I look forward to owning this watch.

    18. Fin Watches Creator on June 19

      Hi Hu,

      Thank you for backing! We got your email and have noted your share :)

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      Hu Hengyi on June 19

      Pledged 2 watches and also sent an email about sharing the project for the Nato me straps

      The 2watches can I have it in brushed and polished silver? Thank you

    20. Fin Watches Creator on June 16

      @James Woot to fellow Canuck!

      @Leith Thank you so much for you kind words! Haha as much as we like shiny things we'll make sure the numbers are printed clearly with dark lines. Also, nothing wrong with squinting Clooney does it all the time and it works wonders for him ;)

    21. Leith Macdonald on June 16

      Someone let an early bird slot go, lucky me! I really love the vintage aesthetic, the quirkiness and the strap options. My one concern is - can I read the dial without putting on reading glasses? (Yeah, middle age sucks.) I have a Fossil watch that I bought online coz it had date dials and day of the week dials, but when it arrived I found I couldn't read them without glasses (which I don't have, coz squinting is far more attractive �).
      I think I will be ok with the actual hours, but the BPM numbers not so much. Making any of the numbers bigger would muck with the aesthetic I'm sure; but maybe just make sure that they aren't super reflective or anything, for the sake of we sad over-40s?

    22. James Anok on June 16

      So glad to see this is out of Toronto!

    23. Fin Watches Creator on June 14

      Thank you so much guys!!! Really glad to have you on this journey with us!

      Ryan: Just share our campaign link on social media and send us a screenshot of it at hello@finwatches.com :)

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      Joey Wong on June 14

      Wooooooooo full backing.

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      Ryan Flaherty on June 14

      Congrats on full backing!

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      Ryan Flaherty on June 13

      How would I go about adding a NATO strap?

    27. Fin Watches Creator on June 10

      Hi Corinne!

      Thank you! And thank you so much for your suggestion! You make a very good point! We are going to play around with a few photos this weekend and might just change it up!

      Hi Samuel!

      We could, and did look into it during the design phase. The conclusion back then was that there was no aesthetically pleasing way to add a personalized engraving to the back, due to the design already engraved there. We could definitely take a look at it again in the production phase if that's something our backers are interested in :)

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      Corinne on June 8

      Just backed and marketed on both Pinterest and LinkedIn. Love your idea and cannot wait for my Fin.

      Something I noticed linking these sites, your main photo (and the only photo I was allowed to link) does not show your strap, and in fact makes it appear there is some sort of backing behind the case. Perhaps putting one of your other photos as a cover may present your stunning timepiece more accurately.

      Thanks!

    29. Samuel Molotsky on June 8

      Is there any way you might be able to add having your watch engraved with the number it was manufactured as a backer perk or exclusive? I think it'd add a nice level of exclusivity for the backers.

    30. Fin Watches Creator on June 6

      Hi Alan!

      It's 9mm thick!

    31. Fin Watches Creator on June 6

      Hi Alan!

      It's 9mm thick!

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      Alan
      Superbacker
      on June 6

      Hello,
      I looked and didn't see it, but how thick is it?

    33. Fin Watches Creator on June 5

      Thanks for the suggestion Fran :)

      Yes we agree that stretch goals are a good idea to have. The difficulty for that in the current moment is that we have not been funded yet and the introduction of stretch goals might be a "stretch". Terrible pun intended haha. The problem we seem to be facing right now is that the traffic we have is rather low (oddly low). We are looking into why that might be and how we can boost it.

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      Fran Lopez on June 4

      Seems the project funds have come to a standstill.
      In my opinion it's begging for stretch goals to appeal more attractive to other backers (e.g. improvements in materials, lume of different quality depending on funds, wooden box, mesh bracelets, leather nato straps, double AR Coating, brass or bronze editions...) the possibilities are infinite.

      Good luck you guys!

    35. Andrew C Collaborator on June 2

      Hi Dave,

      Thanks for your kind words and encouragement. We were going for a Michael Fry-type sound and I think our narrator really nailed it.

      We actually had a bronze prototype, but the quality for some reason was lacking compared to the others. However, we will definitely consider giving it another shot after we get funded and offer it to our backers if they prefer that option and it looks right.

      If you pledge for another watch, we can throw in not 1, but 2 of those straps for you (and this applies to all our backers).

      Thanks again for your support!

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      Fran Lopez on June 2

      Bronze edition would be amazing but not probably. Still any sort of lume would be appreciated too.

    37. Dave H
      Superbacker
      on June 2

      Fin, Brilliant design, brilliant concept and brilliant video. Narrator who sounds like someone but I can't quite put my British finger on it - but its a great parody of many things. Looking to push the pledge to to 2 watches - perhaps more if you produce either a) a bronze edition (unlikely) or add in a cheap nylon strap (am I matching your sense of humor?) Lugs - Did you consider a full ring?

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      Manri Reimers on June 2

      I prefer the original video - speaks more to the unique philosophy behind the watch - IMHO :)

    39. Fin Watches Creator on May 31

      Haha thanks for the suggestion Alex! That's definitely something we can think about. The only concern is to be able get a proper nice red luma. Let me consult my hands supplier and see what they say :)

    40. Alex Wampa-Wampa Stowers on May 31

      Ok, cool. Also, any chance of a stretch goal with luminous hands? Or a luminous 24 hr hand? I know it's kinda early, but something to think about

    41. Fin Watches Creator on May 31

      Hey Alek, its water resistance 5-ATM. Thanks for pointing that out. Going to put the into in

    42. Alex Wampa-Wampa Stowers on May 31

      Couldn't find this on the campaign.. is this waterproof or resistant at all?

    43. Fin Watches Creator on May 31

      Thank you for the kind words guys! It's very encouraging!

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      Royston Tan on May 31

      Great concept and Creative introductory video. All the best for the campaign! :)

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      Marco on May 30

      I am backer 23 already.. Thanks for your efforts. I appreciate.

    46. Fin Watches Creator on May 30

      That's a strong wrist you got there!

      The NATO will definitely fit! If you send us a message when you back us I'll try to put in a special order to get you an long dress strap. Failing that we will give you a leather NATO strap to replace the dress strap, so it'll still look dressy!

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      Marco on May 30

      @creator.. Thanks for quick response. . So it should work with a 230mm wrist? Too short straps are the reason why I cannot wear Fine watches.

    48. Fin Watches Creator on May 30

      Thanks Marco! Glad to hear you like it!

      The dress strap is 110mm/70mm

      The NATO is approximately 260mm

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      Marco on May 30

      @creator.. Nice watch!

      What is the length of the strap?