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Vario Empire Automatic | Handwound Watch

A project in Singapore, Singapore by Ivan Chua

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Vario's 2nd watch inspired by sleek geometry, elegant typography and bold designs of the 1930s
Backers: 193
Average Pledge Per Backer: $316

Funded: $60,925 of $14,000
Dates: Apr 30th -> May 24th (24 days)
Project By: Ivan Chua
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Latest News

5 More White Tux Released + S$12 Deployant Clasp

May 21st - via:
Hi Vario Empire backers, Less than 48 hours to go and we've added 5 White Tux for those who would like to take part in our campaign. We will also offer 16mm or 18mm deployant clasp for our backers at S$12 each (almost half price from what we're... (Read More)

Stretch Goal 2 Reached + Stretch Goal 3 Revealed

May 16th - via:
Hi Vario Empire backers, With less than 1 week to go, the project is starting to pick up pace again.  I've made a small adjustment to the rewards. For backers who backed 2 watches, you will get 1 FREE strap and can choose from any straps that is... (Read More)

5 More Gunmetal Tux Handwound released !

May 14th - via:
Hi Vario Empire backers, Just a reminder...the pledge amount that you're supposed to use is SGD. The USD column is for your quick reference only. Don't worry if you get it wrong. We will always tabulate and can settle the difference via paypal after... (Read More)

Photos Fresh from Factory

May 8th - via:
Hi Empire backers, The leather straps are ready and will be sent to us to check early next week. If you're looking to buy a Italian leather strap with quick release that is stain and scratch resistant, do top up $30 per strap. This will be the best... (Read More)

Questions on top ups

May 4th - via:
Hi Empire backers, Some folks were asking me how to top up watches and straps. All you need to do is click "manage your pledge" and change the pledge amount. We will send out a survey after the campaign and tally the figures and if there's a... (Read More)

Stretch Goal 2 is up!

May 2nd - via:
Hi Empire backers, Thank you for your participation for the survey. I think you guys might be interested to see how it turned out. I think 107 response is probably a good size for this data to be fairly accurate. With this in mind, I've rolled out... (Read More)

Stretch Goal 1 Unlocked! We will be making Autos for Empire!

May 1st - via:
Hi Empire backers, I never expected hitting our 1st Stretch Goal so soon! If you're still sitting on the fence, please back now!  I am hoping to get more eyeballs for our project by boosting our project popularity and we can do it in the following... (Read More)

Funded under 5 mins! Stretch Goal here we come!

April 30th - via:
Hi Empire backers, I am literally blown away by the amount of support. The time and effort spent on this watch really paid off! But we should not stop here. Let's try to hit our stretch goal of S$48k or more. Like I said, if I hit the goal marginally... (Read More)

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