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All or nothing. This project will only be funded if it reaches its goal by Sat, November 16 2019 4:00 PM UTC +00:00.

Exquisitely Crafted Aviation Inspired Pilot Watches

A new benchmark of quality Aviation Inspired Pilot Watches combined with the technology and value watch enthusiasts will appreciate!

Exquisitely Crafted Aviation Inspired Pilot Watches

A new benchmark of quality Aviation Inspired Pilot Watches combined with the technology and value watch enthusiasts will appreciate!

CA$ 10,825
pledged of CA$ 10,000pledged of CA$ 10,000 goal
32
backers
21hours to go

All or nothing. This project will only be funded if it reaches its goal by Sat, November 16 2019 4:00 PM UTC +00:00.

About

ZULU Instruments Inc. is a new watch company founded by Brendon Nunes (Trintec Industries Inc.) from Toronto, Canada and Volker Mehne (BARIGO Instruments) from Germany. Together they have a vision to create a new line of exquisitely crafted Pilot Watches and Precision Instruments.

Both men have spent most of their lives creating and developing some of the most unique and cutting edge analogue and digital instruments for a variety of demanding applications including Skydiving Altimeters and Barometers for the Commercial shipping industry.

The two companies have produced Precision Marine and Meteorological Instruments for decades, with a combined corporate presence totaling over 100 years. ZULU Instruments Inc. is poised to offer a new benchmark of quality watches combined with the technology and value watch enthusiasts will appreciate.

Instrument Inspired Watches 

This campaign features three Aviation Inspired Watches to choose from. The models include; a Self-Winding Automatic, a Quartz Chronograph and a Dual Time Quartz GMT.

The COM-02 Automatic is powered by the reliable NH-35A Automatic Movement. The COM-02 Chronograph is powered by a multi-featured OS-20 Quartz Chronograph Movement. The COM-02 GMT is powered by a reliable Swiss Ronda 515-24 Dual Time Quartz Movement.

The Design Inspiration

Many Kickstarter backers may already be familiar with my preference for aviation watch designs based on my history going back to my first watch in 1990.

My partner and I wanted to offer a different perspective on the aviation inspired watch and do something completely different with respect to the case design of the COM-02.

Being a pilot I have a strong affinity with aviation and my love for aviation inspired designs. The COM-02 watch case is based on US Design Patent #US D635,867 S and is a different interpretation of an instrument inspired watch that deviates from the hard core instrument theme. I hope you will find the design to be a complete departure from anything that has ever been offered in the realm of instrument inspired watches.

Kickstarter Goal

We are seeking $10,000 CAD in funding from the Kickstarter Community. These watches will retail for $449.95 USD. Our backers will receive a substantial discount off the retail price of these watches. All watches ship on a black rubber strap. We are only offering a limited number of watches for this campaign. Each watch style is limited to 50 watches (25 black and 25 stainless).

Production Plan 

We are not only experienced Kickstarter Creators, but also experienced product designers. We have successfully funded and delivered six previous Kickstarter Watch Campaigns. Our backers can be confident that we have a history of delivering the rewards we promise. Our supplier has over 20 years of experience in the watch manufacturing business but we are fully aware that there can be many unforeseen delays in the production process. We always do our absolute best to identify any problems that may arise at the early stages of production. We depend on more than a dozen suppliers to bring our projects together, if any component is not up to our standards it goes back to the manufacturer until it meets our approval. All watches will be inspected, tested and packaged in Canada before delivery.

All watch photography by Michael Sage. @capturedbysage 

Risks and challenges

Having successfully funded and delivered on six previous Kickstarter watch campaigns we are fully aware of the challenges that present themselves during the fulfillment phase of a campaign.

We have backed numerous campaigns, so we have experienced both sides of the equation. We are fully aware of the frustration backers feel when things don’t go as promised.

This is our sixth Kickstarter Campaign so we have a good understanding of the process involved in delivering on the promises we make in our campaigns.

We have proven to be reliable when it comes to delivering rewards to our backers so please review our past projects if you have any concerns.

We will be using a company that has a proven track record with us and a 20 year history in the watch manufacturing business.

Even so there can always be hiccups when it comes to production and on time delivery is always the biggest challenge. We always insist on approving final samples before the production run goes into full swing to try to catch any issues that we are not satisfied with and solve any problems before delivery.

If our campaign is successful we will keep all our backers up to date with the production schedule.

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