Introducing the Helgray Silverstone
Helgray Watches, who got their beginning on Kickstarter with their (presently sold-out ) line of military-roused watches – which we covered here on worn&wound – is back on the crowdfunding site with another watch, this time following the universe of racing.
The Helgray Silverstone is the following piece the brand plans on dispatching, with your assistance. The watch is a chronograph taking its plan from hustling chronographs from the 1960’s. The plan utilized is that of a two-register chronograph fueled by the Seiko VK64 Meca-Quartz development. The development gives you quartz watch exactness with a mechanical chronograph’s usefulness. We have covered this development before with the Autodromo Prototipo (the watches share pretty comparative looking dials too) and it’s kin the VK63 in the Techne Sparrowhawk II .
Basically the development utilizes a quartz motor for all pieces of the timekeeping, however when the chronograph is locked in the seconds hand ticks 5 times each second, similarly as with a mechanical chronograph instead of the a single tick each second regularly found in a quartz chronograph. At the point when the chronograph is reset the chronograph hands are withdrawn from the quartz engine and snapped back to zero as they do with mechanical chronographs. No lethargic compass back around to zero as found in a completely quartz chrono. It’s a lovely smooth development that gives the precision of a quartz with the “feel” of a mechanical.
The 316L treated steel case estimates 40mm and just 11mm thick (because of that meca-quartz development) and just 47mm long, making it generally speaking entirely sensible in the size division. The drags are 20mm and the precious stone a somewhat domed sapphire. Water obstruction is low, expected on a dashing enlivened watch, at 50M. The dial will come in four tones: dark, blue and green, each with silver sub-dials; and white with dark sub-dials. The sub-dials are the hour long chronograph register at 9 o’clock and a 24 hour hand at 3 o’clock. The date is found at 6 o’clock beneath the “MECA-QUARTZ” and “CHRONOGRAPH” text. The solitary other content on the dial is the “Helgray” logo at the commonplace 12 o’clock area. The dial utilizes stick style markers for the hours and coordinating stick hands too. The hour files and hands are covered with SuperLuminova C3 for legibility.
The Silverstone is set to dispatch with a calfskin tie, however the mission is near arriving at its first stretch objective wherein each watch would deliver with both the cowhide lash and a tempered steel arm band. This would give the watch a much sportier appearance and given the current financing level and time left appears to be very nearly a guarantee.
The Kickstarter for the Helgray Silverstone runs until Friday, January 16, 2015 and presently has all around surpassed its subsidizing objective of $20,000 (more than $70,000 as of this composition). Getting a Silverstone will cost you a vow of $249 (restricted to 400) and $279 when that runs out. For $449 you can get in for two of the Silverstone, or $649 for three. You can get in on one now on their Kickstarter Campaign page and discover more brand information on their site .