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Swiss Mechanical Movement Watches // Sapphire Crystal //Swarovski// 10ATM // EUIPO Patented Design // 2 Year Global Warranty & Shipping
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We are offering directly via Kickstarter, we are able to cut out the cost of retail channel, middlemen markups, brand exclusivity/scarcity, and offer a USD 299 Swiss automatic movement watch with the most premium materials and unqiue design.  



Why create Valimor®?
                        All of this originated from our passion and enthusiasm for medieval art. Through intense studies of history, examination of ancient weapons in European museums, and spending countless hours, trials and errors trying to connect all these impressive design elements into a watch of only a few centimeters, our efforts have finally merged into a unique watch unlike anything I have seen during my fifteen-year career in the international watch industry.

Why a mechanical watch?
                        Mechanical watches are fascinating, inside the narrow case lies more than one hundred precision parts, all moving together with perfect precision to make up the beating heart of the timepiece; the movement. Every tiny part represents the effort and spirit of the designers and watch makers who crafted them and put them together into a flawless and mesmerizing mechanism. A mechanical watch symbolize a by-gone era of craftsmanship that has been lost to the most part of our society — except for a small group of people with exceptional personal taste and appreciations of finer details. 

Why choose Valimor®?
                        With fifteen years of international watchmaking expertise, we create high quality wristwatches with true mechanical movements and designs that are uniquely their own. They don’t follow fashion trends or replicate classic designs form the golden age horology. Instead they deliver exceptional value for the money in both design and functionality. Valimor® mechanical watches are refined, 100% original and full of unique details.   *** We were selected by the Italian publisher, Mondani, for a book dedicated to high-end watches such as Rolex and Tudor, as a trustable independent watch brand.*** 



Our new Makaidos series, displays a Swiss mechanical movement through its skeletonize dial. With advanced specifications, intricate and uncommon design details, skilled craftsmanship, the price below USD $430 (only for KickStarter backers!) offers even more value for your money than last years launch.    

The dial design is inspired by the eye’s of the king of dragon, Makaidos, who legend has it were an ally of King Arthur's and led him on fabled adventures.   

 In addition to featuring a scratch resistant sapphire crystal, the Makaidos have an improved water resistance of 10ATM. For a watch with this amount of detailing on the case, that makes it perfectly reliable for everyday use. The timepiece is powered by an Automatic Swiss STP Movement, tested for optimal precision and performance.   











"You can choose your favorite leather strap model and colors for FREE with your Makaidos watch, or pledge USD95 for our metal bracelets, they are all interchangeable, no tools required."

To receive a metal strap instead of the leather strap please add 550HK$ (~70 $USD)

If you wish to receive 1 metal strap + 1 leather strap , please add 750HK$ (~95 $USD) to your pledge.

If you wish to receive 1 metal strap + 2 leather straps , please add 1000HK$ (~120 $USD) to your pledge.

We'll follow up later with a survey to make sure you get the rewards you want."

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*Simply choose an item from this chart and add the appropriate amount to your pledge total.*

To receive a metal strap instead of the leather strap please add 550HK$ (~70 $USD)

If you wish to receive 1 metal strap + 1 leather strap , please add 750HK$ (~95 $USD) to your pledge.

If you wish to receive 1 metal strap + 2 leather straps , please add 1000HK$ (~120 $USD) to your pledge.

We'll follow up later with a survey to make sure you get the rewards you want."

Standard Size │ Fits 5.25"-7.85"(130mm to 200mm) wrist, contact us or indicate in the survey at the end of the campaign to get extra links if you have big wrist. 

*After you back this project, we will send you a questionnaire for you to choose your color.*

After the Kickstarter campaign ends, you will finalize your choice and provide your shipping information during the survey. Surveys are generally sent one week after the campaign ends.

Worldwide tracking shipping is included in the price of your Makaidos. 

USA: DHL worldwide express ( 3 to 5 days ) (Duty and taxes are not charged if the value of the imported goods is up to US$800. )

Rest of world: Registered airmail service with tracking number ( 1 to 3 weeks ) (On our first collection, only 5% of our backers had to pay customs fees by airmail service. We are already offering free shipping costs and the customs are different for each country so we cannot refund you for the customs fees. Please contact us or indicate in the survey at the end of the campaign if you need help with this. )






What makes the Makaidos special? 

All components featured in this collection, except for the Swiss movement, has been designed and developed independently, offering a uniquely original design. With the pursuit of the ultimate craftsmanship, we craft the hard 316L steel into every unique watch component ourselves. Including our recognizable dragon scale case inspired by Arthurian armor, the sword-shaped hands, the crown shaped as the actual crown of the King, the dragon's back bone shaped leather strap, the hilt-shaped buckle, and the blackened sunburst dial resembling the Dragon King's eyes. 

All design details combine ancient design elements with modern watchmaking techniques to create a timeless and unique collection of watches, that we guarantee to be unlike any other watches on the market. 


Movement: Before settling on the perfect movement, we tested 4 different movements, provided by the Swiss movement manufacturer STP, for two full weeks to guarantee a timekeeping accuracy of +/-6 seconds. So we would end up with a mechanical watch with reliable and stable performance.    

For an independent review of the STP Swiss automatic movement by Mr. Christian Dannemann, a professional watchmaker and the director of The British Watch & Clock Makers Guild, please visit: http://watchguy.co.uk/review-stp-1-11.    

Mr. Christian Dannemann’s Conclusion: He prefer the STP 1-11 over the ETA 2824-2 for the following reasons:   

1) It has a superior finish. 

2) The movement markings are better executed than on the ETA. 

3) It features a beautiful jeweled barrel bridge 






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Dials: The design of the dials is available in two versions, Date and Skeleton. The design concept of the dial is inspired by the Knights of the Round Table and eyes of the Dragon King, Makaidos. The blackened sunburst effect, is achieved using an extremely fine brushing pattern, and then applied with 12 3D-polished metal indices. The hour markers are, like the hands, filled with the Swiss Super-LumiNova BGW9, so the dial will create a mysterious atmosphere in light or darkness.

Watch hands: The hands are crafted using high-precision diamond cutting, and feature a complex semi-polishing technique that is usually reserved for high-end watches. At the same time, for reading the hands at night, we use the renowned Swiss luminescence, Super-LumiNova BGW9. After absorbing sun light for a few moments, the sword watch hands will emit a clear blue light in the dark.   


Case: VALIMOR® fuses traditional high precision craftsmanship and contemporary design into a hard-stainless steel case through delicate engraving. The manufacturing process simplifies our trademark dragon design into a unique watch case with a dragon scale engraved steel bezel. The final look births a unique yet classic watch series. In 2018, our design was patented in 28 members states of the European Union (EUIPO Design Patent #004742294-0001). 

Crown: With our uncompromising belief in developing original designs, the Makaidos has transcended into the sphere of jewellery. We have divided a crown of less than 10 mm into four separate design components. The new crown design maintains a water resistant performance, and strengthens the overall build and durability of the watch. It is shaped to improve the ergonomics for a smooth operation, and takes its design cues from the fabled Arthurian crown. The crown design is sophisticatedly inlayed with a Swarovski crystal, giving a nod to the traditional connection between watchmaking and jewellery making

Leather strap: The strap design is inspired by the tail of a dragon. We achieve the one-of-a-kind hornback pattern in the size we need, by applying state-of-the-art technology to a crocodile skin to get a detailed 3D scan of its texture. Based on these 3D scans we developed a set of precision moulds to produce ‘Dragon hornback' pattern on top grain cowhide leather, providing a durable, soft and high quality hornback shaped leather strap. 

All straps are adorned by our signature buckle inspired by the hilt of a sword, providing you with a strap featuring original and exclusive design elements down to every detail. 

316L Stainless Steel Bracelet: The steel bracelet was developed and designed collaboration with 200 Kickstarter backers in July 2018. It has been manufactured to the exact specifications requested by our active community, down to its design, craftsmanship, comfort, weight, functionality, and ease of use. The bracelet is the result of countless prototypes and improvements.   

"You can choose your favorite leather strap model and colors for FREE with your Makaidos watch, or pledge USD95 for our metal bracelets, they are all interchangeable, no tools required."

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  • Card Holder & Watch Packaging
  • Authenticity Card With Serial Number
  • 2 Year Warranty
  • Free Shipping Worldwide





In July 2018, we ran a successful Kickstarter campaign that more than doubled our fundraising goal. Through our brand philosophy, we received the support of Dustin Poirier, the third-best lightweight UFC Ultimate Fighting Championship in the United States. He served as the spokesperson for our first watch collection.   

And we received the honor to be named the trustable independent watch brand by Mondani in Italy. Mondani specializes in books on luxury watch brands such as Rolex, Tudor and Patek Philippe. 

We are now officially releasing a second design project and conducting fund-raising activities. In addition to hoping to obtain more original design R&D funding, we will continue to develop unique, high-quality mechanical watches. We would love to make more friends who love watches around the world, and create another successful watch journey together. — We sincerely invite and look forward to your participation and support!

Still Have Question?

If you have any further questions, please contact us by Messenger or Email: info@valimor.com , we are pleased to help. 

Risks and challenges

VALIMOR is a brand new watch brand, but the team behind it has over 15 years of experience in the watch industry and a deep passion for beautiful watches. We work closely with world class manufacturing partners, already have tried and tested prototypes and are confident in the quality. We have full confidence in our partners so we foresee no issues in delivering the product to you. If we are not able to ship to you, we’ll refund your money. We realize creating and delivering a product is a complicated process and sometimes with unexpected delays, however this is why we have taken the utmost care and diligent preparation. If any of the information provided in this project changes then we will notify all of our backers in a transparent and timely manner.

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    Pledge HK$ 2,350 or more About US$ 300

    US$299 Early Bird - Makaidos DX01

    HK$2,350/ US$299/ €269

    Get one (1) Swiss Automatic Date Watch DX01(A-E) of your choice.

    Save $200 off the future retail price.

    FREE SHIPPING TO ALL COUNTRIES

    Includes:
    • 1 x DX01 Watch ( DX01A - DX01E )
    • 1 x Leather Strap ( S1 - S10 )
    • Swiss-Made STP 1-11 automatic movement (Date)
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    Pledge HK$ 3,100 or more About US$ 395

    US$399 Early Bird - Makaidos SL01

    HK$3,100/ US$399/ €349

    Get one (1) Swiss Automatic Skeleton Watch SL01(A-E) of your choice.

    Save $300 off the future retail price.

    FREE SHIPPING TO ALL COUNTRIES

    Includes:
    • 1 x SL01 Watch ( SL01A - SL01E )
    • 1 x Leather Strap ( S1 - S10 )
    • Swiss-Made STP 6-15 automatic movement (Skeleton)
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    US$429 Makaidos SL01

    HK$3,350/ US$429/ €379

    Get one (1) Swiss Automatic Skeleton Watch SL01(A-E) of your choice.

    Save $270 off the future retail price.

    FREE SHIPPING TO ALL COUNTRIES

    Includes:
    • 1 x SL01 Watch ( SL01A - SL01E )
    • 1 x Leather Strap ( S1 - S10 )
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    Pledge HK$ 4,700 or more About $599

    US$599 Special Pack - Makaidos DX01 x 2

    HK$4,700/ US$599/ €529

    Get one (2) Swiss Automatic Date Watch DX01(A-E) of your choice.

    **FREE (1) Metal Bracelet**

    Save $500 off the future retail price.

    FREE SHIPPING TO ALL COUNTRIES

    Includes:
    • 2 x SL01 Watch ( SL01A - SL01E )
    • 2 x Leather Strap ( S1 - S10 )
    • *FREE* 1 x Metal Bracelet (M1 - M2) Valued at HK$750/~USD95
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    Pledge HK$ 4,700 or more About $599

    US$599 Special Pack - Makaidos DX01 x 2

    HK$4,700/ US$599/ €529

    Get TWO (2) Swiss Automatic Date Watch DX01(A-E) of your choice.

    **FREE (1) Metal Bracelet**

    Save $500 off the future retail price.

    FREE SHIPPING TO ALL COUNTRIES

    Includes:
    • 2 x DX01 Watch ( DX01A - DX01E )
    • 2 x Leather Strap ( S1 - S10 )
    • *FREE* 1 x Metal Bracelet (M1 - M2) Valued at HK$750/~USD95
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    Pledge HK$ 5,450 or more About US$ 695

    US$699 Special Pack - Makaidos SL01+DX01

    HK$5,450/ US$699/ €619

    Get TWO (2) Swiss Automatic Watch of your choice.
    1 x SL01(A-E) + 1 x DX01 (A-E)

    **FREE (1) Metal Bracelet**

    Save $600 off the future retail price.

    FREE SHIPPING TO ALL COUNTRIES

    Includes:
    • 1 x SL01 Watch( SL01A - SL01E ) + 1 x DX01 Watch( DX01A - DX01E )
    • 2 x Leather Strap ( S1 - S10 )
    • *FREE* 1 x Metal Bracelet (M1 - M2) Valued at HK$750/~USD95
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    Pledge HK$ 6,200 or more About $790

    US$789 Special Pack - Makaidos SL01 x 2

    HK$6,200/ US$789/ €699

    Get TWO (2) Swiss Automatic Skeleton Watch SL01(A-E) of your choice.

    **FREE (1) Metal Bracelet**

    Save $700 off the future retail price.

    FREE SHIPPING TO ALL COUNTRIES

    Includes:
    • 2 x SL01 Watch ( SL01A - SL01E )
    • 2 x Leather Strap ( S1 - S10 )
    • *FREE* 1 x Metal Bracelet (M1 - M2) Valued at HK$750/~USD95
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