|By PR Newswire||
|February 11, 2014 01:47 PM EST||
LOS ANGELES, Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EGARD watch company, a USA based watch brand launched a collaborative watch collection with William Shatner named 'PASSAGES' by EGARD.
Mr. Shatner was deeply involved in the conceptualization and design of PASSAGES, a signed Limited Edition watch, featuring an automatic movement outfitted with a custom disk to represent day and night, that sits opposite to the open "beating heart" of the mechanical automatic movement displayed on the dial. Mr. Shatner's idea behind this feature is that "our hearts & passions are what drive us through the days and nights of our lives."
To further solidify the concept of the Passages of time, EGARD decided to add authentic meteor dust to the AM/PM disc, in order to include elements from the present moment, back to the moment of creation of the universe itself. The launch of the PASSAGES collection took place on the crowd funding site, INDIEGOGO.COM on November 19, 2013, offered as a Presale, the campaign surpassed its funding goal in less than 48 hours.
The campaign ended on January 17th to record results:
- Raised $681,721 in presales orders http://www.indiegogo.com/projects/523227/emal/4708635
- #1 most funded in the watch category on Indiegogo.com
- #2 most funded on all Crowd Funding platforms in its category
- #16 most funded on Indiegogo.com in all categories
PASSAGES by EGARD, is now available as a preorder on www.egardwatches.com, and will be distributed through brick & mortar and internet luxury retailers in the spring of 2014.
- Limited edition case back numbered to 999 (of each color)
- Engraved with William Shatner's signature
- Custom case design (45mm width, 46.7mm length, height 14mm) - available in 4 colors (Stainless steel, PVD black, PVD gunmetal and PVD rose gold)
- Modified automatic movement (miyota 82s7 with added sun and moon indicator)
- Curved sapphire crystal (conforming to the case)
- Sapphire crystal exhibition back
- Swiss Superluminova
- Specially treated rubber strap with butterfly buckle
- 3 year warranty
- Water resistant to 5atm
Introducing the Limited Edition William Shatner Mechanical Timepiece by Egard. Exclusively on Indiegogo.
The Passages Timepiece, created by William Shatner is now available at: http://igg.me/at/william-shatner-egard-watch
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