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Transylvanian Swiss Made Automatic Watch with no markup. Limited Edition Neo-Vintage design directly from the workshop to your wrist.
Transylvanian Swiss Made Automatic Watch with no markup. Limited Edition Neo-Vintage design directly from the workshop to your wrist.
98 backers pledged CHF 37,069 to help bring this project to life.
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Peren Nera: Swiss Made Neo-Vintage Automatic Watch

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What is a prototype?

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Proof of Concept

Explorations that test ideas and functionality.

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Appearance Prototype

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Design Prototype

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Production Prototype

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Prototype Gallery

These photos and videos provide a detailed look at this project’s development.

 

 Stretched Goal

The first stretched goal was achieved! Now you can choose at the end of the campaign the Date Disk color and the Strap. You can choose between a white date disk with black printings and a date disk in the same color as the dial with white printings.

 

 

 

The Devil's Lake

Peren focus to emphasize the mystery behind its ethereal existence deeply rooted into the mythology of Transylvania. This concept is at the core of every perennial project. Peren Nera makes no exception to this rule. The Swiss Made Watch is inspired by the Devil's Lake from the Nera gorges in Transylvania.

 Inspiration

The unique color of the Devil's Lake from the Nera gorges is reflected into the dial while the cave shape of the Lake's surroundings can be seen on the cases's bezel and the dial's rim. The three-tone execution of the case with the sandblasted base and the matte and brushed black PVD coated bezel, represent the fusion of the rugged cave-like environment with the Lake.

 Born on Kickstarter

Peren is a brand that displayed its perennial state for the first time on Kickstarter. All perennial products disposed by Peren are commercialized exclusively online. Only immaterial trading platforms are suitable to respect its ethereal existence.

 

 

 Individual Design

Every perennial watch is in-house designed and conceived to promote the mystery and the mythology of Transylvania while telling a story of its own. The products are designed according to the Neo-Vintage design code.

 Premium Quality

Only premium quality raw materials are used in order to achieve the ultimate perennial product. The elements that compose the timepieces are individually selected from different suppliers and tested to withstand the harshness of time.

 Hand Assembled

Every Peren watch is manually assembled in Switzerland. Exercising control over all the aspects of the manufacturing process, confers us the possibility of producing unique products unmatched quality wise at the selected price level.

 No Retail Markup

All Peren products are commercialized exclusively online. Only immaterial trading platforms are suitable to respect its ethereal existence. To obtain the unmatched Kickstarter price, we calculate the cost of the goods and multiply it by two.

 

 

 

 Specifications

Swiss Made • Diameter: 39mm • Height: 13.50mm • Lug to Lug: 48.80mm • Case: Three tone 316L Stainless Steel • Bezel: Black PVD coated trapezoid • Bezel Functions: Rotating unidirectional • Crown: Screw-down • Caseback: Display back • Movement: Automatic ETA 2824-2 • Functions: Hour/Minute/Second, Date at 3H • Power reserve: 40 Hours • Crystal: Scratch resistant domed Sapphire • Dial: Metal with applied indexes, Nera blue color  • Hands: Brass, white • Lume: BGW9 Superluminova, dial and hands • Strap: 20mm Genuine Leather, steel buckle • Water resistance: 200M/20ATM • Limited Edition: 200 pieces • numbering: 01-200

 Functions

Nera features a unique uni-directional trapezoid, rotating 60-click type bezel. The bezel is black PVD coated in a special execution to emphasize the polished embossed indexes on a smooth mate solid rim.

 Night View

The BGW9 Superluminova available on the dial and hands, is the second in terms of brightness and the first when it comes to durability.

 Packaging

The perennial package is composed of a black matte cardboard with the black polished Peren logo printed. The inner part is made of a special foam in the shape of the watch covered by a pad with Transylvania inscription.

 

 

 

      

About

We have the prototypes and packaging ready and we are here on Kickstarter to raise the capital that we need for our first run. We believe that we can change the process that you have to do in order to have a hand assembled, Swiss Made perennial timepiece on your wrist. We know it's a tough goal, but with your support, together we can succeed

Schedule

Our factory partner is ready to start production and we are ready for assembling, packing and shipment immediately after our Kickstarter campaign ends. Having already a short lead time with the prototypes, we strongly believe that this will be available also for the first production. We aim to start shipping watches to our backers by May 2018.

Risks and challenges

At this point, we are in the final stages of our project and have overcome many of the difficulties related to the manufacturing and assembling process. We have an amazing manufactory partner and a professional Swiss team working alongside us.
We don't expect any major problems, but we do understand that there is always the possibility of occurring some small delays in the coming months. We will notify all the backers about our progress so far with updates, photos and videos.

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    Pledge CHF 2 or more About US$ 3

    Transylvanian Postcard

    Approx. US$2 / €1.7 You will receive a Postcard from Transylvania with a personalized perennial message

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    Pledge CHF 380 or more About US$ 404

    Super Early Bird - NERA AUTOMATIC WATCH

    Approx. US$400 / €325 This watch will retail CHF 590, only during the Kickstarter campaign you can get yours for CHF 380

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    Pledge CHF 418 or more About US$ 445

    Early Bird - PEREN NERA AUTOMATIC WATCH

    Approx. US$440 / €350 This watch will retail CHF 590, only during the Kickstarter campaign you can get yours for CHF 418

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    Pledge CHF 438 or more About US$ 466

    PEREN NERA AUTOMATIC WATCH

    Approx. US$460 / €370 This watch will retail CHF 590, only during the Kickstarter campaign you can get yours for CHF 438

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