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Old 03-06-2017, 08:13 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Minuteman Darby and RWB update

I am sure many of you know my Minuteman brand has been working on bringing our first watches with auto movements to market. We decided to offer the Darby and RWB with 9015 auto movements.

Here is a video of the case set for the prototype of the RWB model with brushed finish which the supplier for those parts just sent us.

https://www.facebook.com/MinutemanWa...0683033036333/



We are pre selling these now on our site and here are the versions we decided to go with.

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If you have any questions please feel free to ask.
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Got a photo of the first prototype dial for my Minuteman brands RWB.



The blue sunray is just what I was looking for. However some folks here in the asked if we could complete the inner circle rather than have the break at the 3 O'clock. We had thought with the date window we were stuck.

Well turns out there is a way to make it work. So we are having a second prototype dial of this done up that will look like the render here.

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That 2nd one looks great


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Wish you would've stayed with logo.
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Wish you would've stayed with logo.
We were split on that almost even in a lot polling which is pretty much I how felt personally. So I looked at the fact that all our others had the logo and decided to try it without on this one as we have it loud and proud on the case backs.
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Here is a not very good photo of our case back for these. We've gone to a reverse engraved type.

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Nice... I like it. I suppose its better than nothing.
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Here is a video walk around of sorts for the first Minuteman RWB prototype. We will be changing to an American made leather strap for the final version of this model.

http://minutemanwatches.com/MM_WP/wp...ay-brushed.mp4
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Wish you would've stayed with logo.
Your not the only one that thought we should keep the logo. You might want to check out this idea. What do you think of this idea?
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Here is a video walk around of sorts for the first Minuteman RWB prototype. We will be changing to an American made leather strap for the final version of this model.

http://minutemanwatches.com/MM_WP/wp...ay-brushed.mp4
Dam....That is coming along nicely

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Here is the Darby prototype.




The case back. =)




Here is the RWB Prototype.

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Both models are looking good. Still leaning towards the Darby.
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Just wanted to mention we will be ending the special discounting we are now offering on the 30th of this month. Right now these are discounted by $200.

We are for sure making the versions shown below. We will be making a very small batch. Only about 60 in all.















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