Premium Watch Canvas Straps
For those of you that have been waiting for us to send you a canvas watch strap to replace your supplied leather strap, we have have disappointing news.... Read more
Further Memorabilia Issues
Legendary Time, the manufacturer of the Lars Expedition Wristwatches and supplier of the Expedition certificates and T-shirts, would like to request that all inquiries come directly to us... Read more
Problem and lost bin watches
We hope you have been enjoying the excitement of Lars Homestead rebuilding as much as we have. Doesn't the Igloo look great!
A quick note on the remaining... Read more
End of the Line, the last Tatooine watches
Its Official: Its the end of the line for Tatooine Sand Watches and we have just 12 watches left over. We are making our LAST run of 67 new B... Read more
Could anyone who hasn't received their t-shirt and certificate, please let me know?
We sent out a few this week so a few are still on their way.... Read more
T-SHIRTS: All T-Shirts have been shipped. There are a few extras but I want to wait a little while before I offer those to everyone... Read more
T-Shirts are done !
I just got a phone call that the T-shirts are finally done!
As soon as I get them (later today or tomorrow, I will post a picture.)
Quick update about Kickstarter Lars Merchandise
1) The new display capsules for the watches are on their way to me for filling with Tattoine Sand. When they are done,... Read more
Quick Update Concerning Straps:
The leather straps that we sourced for the Tatooine Sand watches are "standard size". That being said, I am wondering if the watch industry "standard size"... Read more
Certificates are done...next T-shirts
The certificates (5"x7", C6 size) are printed! They look great.
Next step is to get them to Expedition Leader Mark Dermul for official signature.
After we get them... Read more
Yup, Chewbacca has one....
Picture of Peter Mayhew wearing a Legendary Time Tatooine Sand Watch
(Peter's wife Angie is wearing a Jewel Dust watch).
The "Really Big" Update....
Hello Pledgers, here's our way overdue update:
1) Thank you everyone who has taken the time to comment on the Tatooine Watches. Feel free to send in more comments and... Read more
Sorry... we missed our "Tomorrow" update.
A 14 hour day here at Legendary Timepieces shipping out the Lars watches. We just haven't had time to put together an update yet.
Please bear with us... Read more
Short Update for today.
Hello Lars Pledgers,
We have lots of news for you concerning your Lars merchandise and we will get this out to you tomorrow. This update today is just a short... Read more
About the Canvas Bands..
We forgot to mention that the canvas bands for the premium watches were not shipped with the watches because of an error with the canvas bands we received.... Read more
Watch shipping at the 50% point
A short update for you before the weekend:
We have been working all week but are just about at the 50% point for watch shipments. Frankly this part... Read more
Will be a busy week here at Legendary Time...
OK, folks here we go! Shipping starts this week but it will probably take us a few weeks to get everything out. We have a few order engraving errors to... Read more
The first package has just been shipped to....
our Commander-in-Chief Mark Dermul !
After being stuck in US Customs for 3 days, the watches finally made their way to Legendary Time this afternoon.
Being almost... Read more
Wristwatches shipped to Legendary Time!
We just received confirmation that the wristwatches are finished and on their way to Legendary Time via FEDEX !
We will have a full report on all memorabilia... Read more
Wristwatches Almost Here!
I just received word that all the wristwatches will be shipped to Legendary Time before the end of the week!
Oh my goodness, has this been a lot... Read more
Happy Holidays Everyone !
Wishing everyone a wonderful holiday this year !
Best, Thomas the Watchmaker and Everyone at Legendary Time !
Tatooine Wristwatch Xmas Gift Card
Hello Lars Expedition Pledgers,
Several of you have asked us for an Tatooine Wristwatch Gift Card to give this Christmas.
Attached is an image however, for printing, you can... Read more
This photo was taken with a cellphone so the quality isn't super, but here's what a few of the watch dials (display capsules) look like.
By the way, ... Read more
Delivery Date Probably Postponed
We wish we had better news for you but we still don’t have confirmation of the wristwatch delivery dates yet. We recently have had several issues to deal... Read more
Watch Production Update
Hello Lars Pledgers,
As mentioned in the last Update (#38), the watches are in production. The first photo illustrates the Version A dial applied to an empty sand capsule. We... Read more
Lars Merchandise in Production !
Great news. All the Lars Merchandise is finally in production !
The biggest hold up involved the watches which, as most of you know, required additional “fine tuning”... Read more
Your thoughts on another issue....
We are finally over the hump! We just received 500 of the newly-designed brass Time Capsules from the manufacturer and we plan to fill them with Tatooine sand right... Read more
Limited Edition Watch Design Results
As most of you know, we asked for input on the Lars Watch Designs and suggested that two different watch faces be made: "Version A and Version B".... Read more
Version A and B proposal
RE: Limited Edition Watch Designs
Well, many, many people have commented on the new watch designs and there seems to be two camps of thought: One camp prefers... Read more
Just one day later....
Wow, the feedback on the new design is almost 100% positive (one pledger said he preferred the old design).
Thank you everyone that responded!
The real credit for this new... Read more
The Comment Lines are Now Open...
Thank you everyone for your comments on the suggested Limited Edition Watch Dial redesign.
As suggested in Update #32, the results of the poll weren't subtle. Virtually no one suggested deviating... Read more
Just 60 minutes later....
This is the part of Crowdsourcing/funding that I love... in just 60 minutes I have received 40 or so messages with terrific feedback.
Result at this point: virtually everyone wants... Read more
Design Input Please...
Question for those that have pledged for the Limited Edition watches:
We are having a few "artistic issues" with the original Limited Edition watch face. The problem is... Read more
I will have a more lengthy update this weekend or early next week.
One piece of news this Friday is that the Time Capsules for the watches are... Read more
Tatooine Memorabilia Update
First, the fun news! In case anyone didn't catch this, NASA has discovered a planet with two suns "just like Tatooine". There has been quite a bit of... Read more
The main effort now is finishing off the "time capsule" redesign inside the Tatooine Watches. We have built this type of watch before but we were never satsified... Read more
Update From Tatooine
Well, we are getting closer !
1) I was unhappy with the results from one T-Shirt company so I have gone to another for production. This is a... Read more
Several of you have emailed me about links being dead on the Save the Lars Homestead Kickstarter Project. I have changed my ISP and will be updating... Read more
Still doing groundwork !
Announcing "a little hold up" (2-3 days) while we redesign the Time Capsule (this is the component that holds the sand inside the watches). In the photo below you... Read more
Another quick update
Not much news this week. All parts have been ordered and we are patiently waiting.
We have been doing a little redesign of the Time Capsule inside the Tatooine watches... Read more
Quick Updates !
First, for those of you who have asked about purchasing watches after the Kickstarter Project closed, don't be concerned that I haven't asked for payment yet. We are... Read more
Just in case you can't find the Customization Forms, here's links:
Customization Form (word doc)
Customization Form (pdf)
Thanks Again All Pledgers!
In 12 hours, "Its a Wrap" - Thank you everyone !
First of all, we are in our last 12 hours of our Kickstarter Tatooine Merchandise drive ! It ends at 10:00PM this evening (EST).
Accordingly, many, many thanks... Read more
There are just 3 days left in this Kickstarter Project. If you know anyone who might be interested in the Tatooine Memorabilia, please let them know "The store closes in 3 days".... Read more
There is just one week left in this Kickstarter Project. If you know anyone who might be interested in the Tatooine Memorabilia, give them a shout right away. We... Read more
Our Tatooine Sand Watches are built to last for generations
Because you never know who might inherit your watch !
Customization and T-Shirt Sizing
The Customization Forms are flooding in. Many thanks! Whats good about doing this now (before the project ends) is that we can troubleshoot any problems or issues right away.... Read more
We might as well get the Customization Request forms rolling! There are several ways you can get this data back to me:
First, I made two downloadable forms. ... Read more
New Pledge Levels
We have a couple new “package” pledge levels for you on the Tatooine Merchandise! These 2 new levels offer a modest discount off the individual pricing and will... Read more
More Big Thanks !
No question that a major proportion of the recent momentum in the Tatooine Kickstarter Project comes from the efforts of the good folks at GalacticBinder.com. Galactic Binder is a simply... Read more
WE DID IT !!!!!!
More to say tomorrow but I've got to say now...
WE DID IT! WE DID IT!!! WE DID IT!!!
Thanks a million everyone, Thomas !
Problem? Who said there is a problem?
Wow, what a difference a day makes ! The pledges are flooding in today.
A number of people have contributed to this turn of affairs; some of which I know and... Read more
Houston, we MAY have a problem....
We MAY have a problem with the suggested relaunch.
I'm not exactly sure why but the good folks at Kickstarter seem to be reluctant to allow me to... Read more
New Flyer for Tatooine Sand Wristwatches
Many of you have sent in messages asking if there is anything you can do to help promote this Kickstarter Project so we reach our goal. There is... Read more
Maybe another week?
Several of you have contacted me and suggested that we might want to wait a little longer before we execute what I suggested in Update #7 (a new... Read more
Hello Lars Expedition Colleagues and Saviours,
For those who didn't get a chance to listen to The ForceCast's June 3rd edition, the hosts, Jason Swank and Jimmy McInerney,... Read more
Half Way There!
Hello Lars Expedition Colleagues and Saviours!
We are very proud to say that after just 20 days, our Kickstarter funding for the Lars Expedition merchandise is at the half way... Read more
Video update on Expedition Wristwatches and Tatooine sand
Please excuse the video quality (or lack thereof!) Thanks, Tom
More press coverage coming in!
Featured on CrunchGear !
We were featured on CrunchGear yesterday!
TechCruch (CrunchGear & MobileCrunch) is a leading technology media business dedicated to profiling and reviewing new Internet products and companies. Founded in... Read more
Way Big Thank You !
First of all, thank you all very much for your pledges!
We are very excited about this project and can't wait to hit the goal and get the... Read more