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MANCHESTER WATCH WORKS presents the Champlain Explorer

A project in Bennington, VT by ManchesterWatchWorks

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A Kickstarter Exclusive Pre-Order Event - Only 99 Watches Ever to be Made.
Backers: 88
Average Pledge Per Backer: $296

Funded: $26,091 of $8,000
Dates: Dec 28th -> Jan 19th (23 days)
Project By: ManchesterWatchWorks
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Latest News

Stretch Goal Strap

January 7th - via:
Here is a sample of the custom made MN type nato strap which will be included with each Champlain watch (watch will come standard with the leather strap shown in the campaign).  Note: the hardware will be matte finished to match the titanium case.... (Read More)

Stretch Goal

December 31st - via:
Before the leather strap was chosen for the Champlain, I investigated several other strap options with my strapmaker. One was a nato style but with a MN type of fabric (see pic). As far as I know, no one's done this combination before. Given the... (Read More)

Production Update #1

December 29th - via:
Due to the generous, enthusiastic support, we have officially begun production of the Champlain Explorer! This mean that backers will receive their watch earlier than anticipated (barring any unforeseen delays).  Cheers, Doug  (Read More)


December 28th - via:
A BIG thanks to all backers! Wishing you all the best in 2019! Cheers, Doug  (Read More)

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