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A young, dynamic and Belgian duo building upon the legacy of our inspirer and late grandfather, Jules Vandeputte, giving quality watches a modern and stylish touch, making it available to anyone. 






Our story unfolds at the end of the 19th century, when our great-great-grandfather, Jules Vandeputte, took his first steps into the world of craftsmanship and watchmaking.  

​By investing in quality and focusing on customer experience, he established a family business that’s regarded as a valuable supplier to several jewellery stores in Switzerland and Belgium.  

For generations, the precious values upon which our family business was built, were passed down from grandfather to father, and from father to son.

A craftsman, an enthusiast and a visionary, Jules Vandeputte shared this peculiar passion with his grandchildren

In 2014, about 130 years later, the youngest offspring Arnaud & Gauthier Vandeputte felt that the time was right to begin a new chapter of their heritage. A new chapter to the passion of their grandfather into the foundations of a family business: Jules & Fils was born.








The Jules & Fils Dauphine Collection is the ultimate collection for the sophisticated women. From cozy evenings with the family to vibrant nights out with friends. From attending social events to busy days at work, the Jules & Fils Dauphine Collection truly is a “one timepiece fits all”

The 34mm diameter polished case is equipped with a scratch-resistant sapphire glass and is perfectly shaped to find a balance between leisure and business. Dials are sandblast finished and have a date indicator at 6 o’ clock. 



The Jules & Fils Dauphine Collection is designed in Belgium. To ensure the the quality of our watches, all timepieces are produced in Germany and have a Swiss movement (Ronda) beating inside the watch case. 

Our latest Collection comes in two different types of dials: a Classic dial and a sparkling Diamond dial. Each dial is available in ‘Midnight Black’ or ‘Eggshell White’. 









With its straight lines and Dauphine hands, the Dauphine Classic 34mm is characterized by a well-balanced and clean design








The date indicator is deliberately positioned at 6 o’clock to preserve the symmetrie on the dial. The Dauphine Classic is your partner for life, always by your side, always on time. 











Snugly encased in its elegant stainless steel or genuine leather bracelet, the Dauphine Diamond 34mm  highlights the beautifully refined feminine look. Like a piece of jewelry, it is perfect for day or evening wear.






The J&F Dauphine Diamond offers you the possibility to upgrade your “Dauphine Classic” to the Diamond edition adorned with eternal diamonds and colourful gems. 

The subtle diamond indicators will give you that extra spark needed to make an everlasting first impression. 











All the Dauphine Straps, stainless steel and genuine leather, are equipped with a handy quick release function which gives you the possibility to clean your Jules & Fils Dauphine timepiece quite easily. It allows you to change straps quickly without additional tools and/or risk of damaging the case.   

With the Dauphine quick release function, you can change the style of your watch in no time





 Every Jules & Fils Dauphine timepiece comes standard with two straps. One polished timeless steel strap and one classy calf leather strap. After the funding period, we will contact you to choose your preferred color of leather strap. 














In honour of our late grandfather, every timepiece is engraved with his signature. Through the years, his signature became  a quality label, thereby we guarantee that we only produce top class timepieces.

Below his signature, we added an unique Kickstarter serial number to make your Kickstarter pledge more exclusive than ever. 









With over a century of experience, expertise and know-how, we were able to get in touch with the best watch manufacturers in Europe. As we worked together closely with European partners over the years, we developed a good mutual understanding, which gave us the chance to expand our business and build solid partnerships. We deliberately choose to be Belgian based with manufacturing in Germany. It helps to be on top of our game, and gives us the necessary quality control and flexibility. 









From manufacturing our first watch to welcoming our first shipment, every step of the way has been determined as it were a Chronograph blueprint. From March 2017 to July 2018, we will devote all of our time, money and effort into making things work (as smoothly as our watches itself). Here you can find the basic outline of our trajectory



















Risks and challenges

As this is not the first J&F watch we launch through Kickstarter, our project is characterized by very low risk. All our products (except the movement) are delivered by Belgian and German suppliers. This guarantees us clear communication and reliable information.

Yet, some steps in the production process can have some unforeseen delay. If this occurs, we will inform you as transparent as possible. We aim to ship the first watches begin September 2019.

Our goal is to continuously update our supporters on our journey and offer an impeccable customer service. We are available 24/7. Don’t hesitate to reach out to us with your questions and remarks. We will answer as fast as possible.

Thank you for supporting our project and enjoy this journey together with us!

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  1. Select this reward

    Pledge €149 or more About US$ 165

    1 Dauphine watch

    Includes 1 Jules & Fils Dauphine watch Classic or Diamond
    + 2 straps (1 x leather and 1 x steel)
    + 1 watch box

    We will contact you in July 2019 to choose the exact model and straps

    Add 20 EUR to your amount for the Dauphine Diamond watch
    For example: if you want 1 Dauphine Diamond then your amount is 149 EUR + 20 EUR = 169 EUR

    You save 65 EUR off future retail price (214 EUR)

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    Pledge €249 or more About US$ 276

    2 Dauphine watches - Early bird

    Includes 2 Jules & Fils Dauphine watches Classic or Diamond
    + 4 straps (2 x leather and 2 x steel)
    + 2 watch boxes

    We will contact you in July 2019 to choose the exact models and straps

    Add 20 EUR to your amount for each Dauphine Diamond watch
    For example: if you want 1 Dauphine Classic + 1 Dauphine Diamond then your amount is 249 EUR + 20 EUR = 269 EUR

    You save 179 EUR off future retail price (428 EUR)

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    Pledge €289 or more About US$ 320

    2 Dauphine watches

    Includes 2 Jules & Fils Dauphine watches Classic or Diamond
    + 4 straps (2 x leather and 2 x steel)
    + 2 watch boxes

    We will contact you in July 2019 to choose the exact models and straps

    Add 20 EUR to your amount for each Dauphine Diamond watch
    For example: if you want 1 Dauphine Classic + 1 Dauphine Diamond then your amount is 289 EUR + 20 EUR = 309 EUR

    You save 139 EUR off future retail price (428 EUR)

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    Pledge €489 or more About US$ 541

    4 Dauphine watches - Early bird

    Includes 4 Jules & Fils Dauphine watches Classic or Diamond
    + 8 straps (4 x leather and 4 x steel)
    + 4 watch boxes

    We will contact you in July 2019 to choose the exact models and straps

    Add 20 EUR to your amount for each Dauphine Diamond watch
    For example: if you want 2 Dauphines Classic + 2 Dauphines Diamond then your amount is 489 EUR + 20 EUR + 20 EUR = 529 EUR

    You save 367 EUR off future retail price (856 EUR)

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    Pledge €569 or more About US$ 630

    4 Dauphine watches

    Includes 4 Jules & Fils Dauphine watches Classic or Diamond
    + 8 straps (4 x leather and 4 x steel)
    + 4 watch boxes

    We will contact you in July 2019 to choose the exact models and straps

    Add 20 EUR to your amount for each Dauphine Diamond watch
    For example: for example if you want 2 Dauphines Classic + 2 Dauphines Diamond then your amount is 569 EUR + 20 EUR + 20 EUR = 609 EUR

    You save 287 EUR off future retail price (856 EUR)

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    Pledge €856 or more About US$ 947

    The crazy package

    Includes 8 Jules & Fils Dauphine watches Classic or Diamond
    + 16 straps (8 x leather and 8 x steel)
    + 8 watch boxes
    + 1 J&F watchroll

    We will contact you in July 2019 to choose the exact models and straps

    Add 20 EUR to your amount for each Dauphine Diamond watch
    For example: if you want 5 Dauphines Classic + 3 Dauphines Diamond then your amount is 856 EUR + 20 EUR + 20 EUR + 20 EUR = 916 EUR

    You save 856 EUR off future retail price (1.712 EUR)

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    Pledge €129 or more About US$ 143

    1 Dauphine watch - Early bird

    Includes 1 Jules & Fils Dauphine watch Classic or Diamond
    + 2 straps (1 x leather and 1 x steel)
    + 1 watch box

    We will contact you in July 2019 to choose the exact model and straps

    Add 20 EUR to your amount for the Dauphine Diamond watch
    For example: if you want 1 Dauphine Diamond then your amount is 129 EUR + 20 EUR = 149 EUR

    You save 85 EUR off future retail price (214 EUR)

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