Here is an update on the JΞSTΞR ✪ Watch.
For those of you that don’t know we are pre-selling these right now through December 1st on our site right here.
As of Veterans Day 11/11/2015 we have sold 26 of these watches. We really need to sell 40 or more of these to be in the black on the project. However we have sold enough to allow us to order all the needed parts and produce and deliver completed watches when we have the parts in house. We hope to have all of the needed parts by the end of December 2015 or first of Jan 2016.
We hope to start shipment of completed watches by the end of Jan 2016. This is about 60 days sooner than we had originally projected. This will actually be the fastest we have ever been able to ship a new series of watches. Keep in mind there could be un-expected issues from our parts suppliers that will lead to delays. In fact you can typically bet there will at least be one 30 day delay on a project like this.
For those that have not noticed here are the spec’s for the watch which are very respectable in our view. Especially the water resistance and screw down type crown.
- Proudly assembled in the USA by Minuteman Watch Co.
- Individually serial numbered
- Stainless Steel case with black PVD coating.
- Stainless Steel case back.
- 42mm width without crown.
- Screw down crown.
- 200 meter water resistant.
- Comes with one American made Leather watch strap.
- Sapphire crystal.
- ETA 955.112 Swiss made movement.
- Luminous hands and dial.
Some of you might be wanting a better idea of what the completed watches will look like so here are some photo’s to help. The JΞSTΞR ✪ Watch is actually based on the same parts set we are planning to use for an upcoming Minuteman watch with an auto movement. We happen to have a physical prototype of that.
Here is the render of the JΞSTΞR ✪ Watch.
In the below photo’s you can see our prototype auto model. The Jester will differ in that it will use a quartz movement, the JΞSTΞR ✪ Watch dial, plus the hands will be longer, wider, and the second hand will have the red tip. Finally there will be a slight change in the text of the case back shown below.
In this final image note the leather strap which will be supplied by Stylecraft who makes them in Florida and to be honest it’s a much more expensive strap than anyone else offering watches at are price point uses. In fact people that sell replacement watch straps. Offer these as OE styel replacements for Panerai brand watches. Google Panerai and look at what those sell for. Which will give you an idea of the sort of quality these straps are.
If you have any questions about the watch contact us direct at firstname.lastname@example.org