The Diver Bill Watch

A project in Southampton, UK by Jared Steadman

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A solid bronze dive watch with a bronze bezel, bronze shark mesh bracelet and a beautifully decorated, Swiss made automatic movement.
Backers: 100
Average Pledge Per Backer: £343

Funded: £34,317 of £10,000
Dates: Jul 10th -> Aug 9th (30 days)
Project By: Jared Steadman
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Latest News

Bronze Patina Dial Update

August 8th - via:
Evening. We have finally cracked the patina for the Diver Bill bronze dial. I cannot wait to see the finished dial next week. It’s going to be fantastic! Dials will be sealed so the patina process will stop, and it will protect the watch. Every... (Read More)

Alternative Bronze Dial

August 8th - via:
Morning All. Well, it’s the last 24 hours of our Kickstarter campaign. We’re nearly there! As you know, my manufacturer has been pushing to get the prototype bronze dial finished to show you all. Unfortunately, as it was a last minute stretch... (Read More)

Bronze Shark Mesh Bracelets

August 7th - via:
Morning Everyone. I have just found out something that was previously lost in translation. The bronze shark mesh bracelets are not only bronze in colour, they are bronze plated. This will allow them to patina with the watch. Regards, Jared.  (Read More)

The Diver Bill on Leather

August 6th - via:
Afternoon All. I’m still waiting for the bronze dial prototype to be finished. I thought I’d show you what the Diver Bill can look like in a leather strap. Enjoy! 😁👍🏻 Regards, Jared.  (Read More)

Bronze Dial Testing

August 4th - via:
Here is an image of the first bronze patina dial testing. Third down on the left looks good, but not perfect yet. We’ll keep testing, and share the results.  (Read More)

Bronze and Black Enamel Dials Options

August 4th - via:
Morning. I may not have been as clear as I should have been in the last couple of updates. Just to confirm, the bronze dial option is only an alternative option to the black enamel dial. Both dial options will be available. Customers will be able to... (Read More)

Bronze Dial Update

August 4th - via:
Morning All. I’m not sure how many of you saw this poster being advertised, so I thought I’d share it with everyone. As many of you will know, Rolex have made some famous, and very distinctive watch adverts in the past. As fans of Rolex design,... (Read More)

100 Backers!

August 2nd - via:
Afternoon all. Fantastic news. We’ve reached 100 backers! I’m so pleased the watch has been so well received, and I’m extremely excited about delivering a brilliant product to you all! We have now unlocked the bronze dial option. Photos of both... (Read More)

Stretch Goal - Bronze Dial

July 29th - via:
We’re two thirds of the way through our Kickstarter campaign and just about to hit our first stretch target! Thank you all for your support. Once we hit 100 backers we will be able to offer the watch with an alternative dial to the current black... (Read More)

Half way!

July 24th - via:
Morning Everyone. 15 days to go, and we’re half way through our 30 day campaign. It’s brilliant news. We’ve just hit 300% of our initial minimum target. Thank you again for all your support. Each and every one of you make this campaign... (Read More)

Stretch Goal: Bronze Patina Dial

July 21st - via:
Afternoon all. I’d just like to update you that although the green enamel dial was very popular, the solid bronze dial with patina has proven the most desired alternative. I think this is an excellent, unique benefit that will add value to our... (Read More)

Bronze Dial?

July 19th - via:
Another option I was considering for the alternative dial is a bronze dial that has developed a patina, and then been sealed. It’s an option I have discussed with my manufacturer, and they have said it’s possible. I thought a bronze watch, bronze... (Read More)

Second Dial Option

July 19th - via:
Morning All. We’re a third of the way through our campaign, and I’m delighted by the response to our Diver Bill watch. After reaching our minimum target in 5 hours of the first day, we are now at 77 backers! Thank you all so much for your... (Read More)

Super-Luminova Upgrade

July 14th - via:
Morning! I’m Jared, designer of The Diver Bill limited edition bronze dive watch, and owner of The 220 Watch Company. Thank you so much to everyone who has backed our project so far. We are thrilled with the response, and look forward to delivering... (Read More)

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