The Nº 1934 Blue Automatic [Kickstarter Add-on]

£350

The Nº 1934 Blue Automatic [Kickstarter Add-on], limited to only 100 serial numbers. Designed & built by our workshop in Shropshire, UK. Regular retail price is £500 / approx. $675 [you save £150]. Free worldwide shipping from July 2022. Kickstarter reward purchase from the ‘Final Countdown’ watch collection is required to qualify for this exclusive add-on.


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Description

CLASSIC AUTOMATIC WATCH

THE Nº 1934 COLLECTION

We are proud to present our fourth collection – the Nº 1934 classic automatic watch.

The Nº 1934 celebrates the beginning of widespread access to literature, referencing the period leading up to the paperback publishing revolution, and introduces the renowned cushion case style into our growing collection of timepieces that includes examples of military, aviation and diving stories to name a few!

The Nº 1934 is an automatic and hand wound mechanical wristwatch with a quick date setting, stop second device, two-tone polished bezel and exhibition back. Each 316L stainless steel watch head measures 41.5 mm width x 47.5 mm length x 10.5 mm depth (including lugs) and is tested to 10 ATM (100m / 325ft) water resistance.

Utlising a beautiful combination of meticulously polished and carefully brushed surfaces, it has been elevated further with the use of a delicately polished bezel. The machined crown features a bold, deep red anodised finish, consistent with all of our past collections.

The screw down exhibition back, printed with the WT Author mark and uniquely allocated serial number, gives the wearer uninterrupted access to view the inner workings of the intricate mechanical movement. The bespoke watch head is finished with a refined Italian leather handmade strap in deep blue.

Every watch is built to order with British and imported parts in our UK workshop located in Shropshire. Each watch is guaranteed against any defects in material or workmanship that may occur under normal use for a period of 24 months from the date of purchase. Learn more.

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THE Nº 1934

Featuring a deep blue finish applied to a beautiful sunray dial that brings a striking contrast against the two-tone polished gold-tone indices. Custom, applied hour markers are delicately placed on the dial with a contrasting minute track.

classic automatic watch no 1934 blue wt author

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THE MECHANICAL MOVEMENT

In 1959, Citizen Watch established a movement manufacturing factory in the town of Miyota, Japan.

The caliber Nº 9015 is both an automatic and hand wound mechanical movement, assembled using only parts manufactured at Japanese plants. It is produced in-house by high-speed automatic assembly lines and undergoes strict quality checks.

The balance wheel is produced by human hands. Adjusting the eccentricity and horizontality of the balance spring is the most difficult procedure, and cannot be expressed in numerical form by machinery.

The movement is precise and durable with high impact resistance. It is valued for its craftsmanship, artistry and beauty; all major parts are made of metal to enhance colour and texture. We trust Citizen due to the high quality and stable supply that our products require.

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CLASSIC AUTOMATIC WATCH

THE WATCH HEAD

The watch head securely houses the intricacies of the delicately assembled mechanical movement, displaying its complexity through the uninterrupted rear lens. It has been designed to fit perfectly on the wrist within a robust and solid watch head that has been assembled to be put through its paces. The result is a timepiece with a 41.5 mm diameter, a length of 47.5 mm (lug-to-lug), all contained within a depth of 10.5 mm (including lugs).

We effortlessly combine beautifully brushed and highly polished surfaces that meet to create a clean aesthetic with incredibly strong properties. The highly polished watch bezel brings a dynamic style whilst offering a fantastically machined aesthetic.

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THE EXHIBITION BACK

The intricately machined screw down exhibition back includes deep, tooled recesses with enamel infill to reflect our established signature “poker chip” aesthetic influenced from our previous watch collections. The component creates a powerful seal that ensures water resistance tested to 100m / 10 ATM.

The exhibition back is fitted with a solid sapphire crystal lens to ensure the dress timepieces retain their maximum water resistance whilst offering an uninterrupted presentation of the mechanical movement’s inner workings.

The stable construction with precisely defined architecture has been designed and machined to be as beautiful as every other component on the watch. The rear lens is finished with our intricately printed mark and serial code to indicate its allotted number in the limited edition collection.

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THE ANODISED CROWN

The crown is placed at the 3 o’clock position with lugs that fall tightly underneath the top component of the watch head, avoiding any discomfort to your wrist.


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THE SAPPHIRE COATED CRYSTAL LENS

The sapphire coating offers significantly more scratch resistance vs. traditional glass, plastic or acrylic crystal as well as being extremely strong.


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THE SIGNATURE DIAL

The watch dial is where we can be the most expressive. The Nº 1934 watch comes in five different colour options: Blue, Black, Cream, Green and White. Each one carries a specific correlation of meticulously designed hour, minute and second indices. The hour markers utilise a correlation of our applied, signature “tuning fork” indices placed securely to the dial to compliment the labelled WT Author mark at the 12 position.

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THE EXPRESSIVE HANDS

The highly distinctive minute, hour and second hands utilise gold-tone finishes. The bold forms have been designed to be easily read and visible against the dial.


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THE HANDMADE LEATHER STRAPS

Each leather watch strap has been handmade in Britain using oil tanned dyed through Italian cowhide. The rich colour, treated with waxes and oils offers a distressed effect which lightens in colour when folded or turned. The natural grain is left intact to show all the growth marks and unique character, giving a distinctive look with this mellow feeling skin. The strap has been designed and manufactured to fit a 22 mm lug width with an overall thickness of 3 mm and is embossed with the WT Author ‘A’ trademark. Each strap is completed with a brushed stainless steel buckle and finished with rounded, burnished strap edges.

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THE SUSTAINABLE PACKAGING

Our packaging has been engineered to be 100% reusable and recyclable, as well as providing a lightweight solution to reduce wasteful distribution. We endeavour to use recycled stock at every possible opportunity. The inherent beauty of this repurposed material is adorned by our own exclusive artwork.

Every watch comes accompanied by the following items:

  • Signed and numbered screen print (limited edition screen print with signature and corresponding number to match the watch’s serial code).
  • Chapter 4 taken from The Book of WT Author (the Nº 1934’s story visualised within a beautifully formatted booklet).

Learn more about our environmental commitments here.

Additional information

Movement

Miyota caliber Nº 9015 mechanical movement by Citizen Watch Co. Ltd. Automatic and hand wound functionality. Stop second device. Quick date setting. 28,800 vibration frequency. 42 hours power reserve. Parashock anti-shock system.

Color

Blue

Width

41.5 mm

Case Material

Type 316L stainless steel stainless steel

Depth

10.5 mm

Length

43 mm

Lug width

22 mm

Quantity

Limited to 100 serial numbers only

Water Resistance

10 ATM / 100 m

Back

Screw down exhibition

Lens

Sapphire coated crystal front

Crown

Anodised aluminium

Strap Type

Handmade Italian leather strap

Strap Colour

Blue

Guarantee

Read our full guarantee at http://wtauthor.com/our-guarantee/

Returns

14 day returns policy for returning non-faulty products. Full details are available at http://wtauthor.com/customer-care/

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