Karlskrona Hemlig - UPDATE 5/20/19

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Re: Karlskrona Hemlig - Latest design renders

Post by Joeprez » Thu Feb 07, 2019 5:32 pm

Interesting, dimensions are nice. Lug to lug is around what... 48mm?


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Re: Karlskrona Hemlig - Latest design renders

Post by MikeyLikesIt » Thu Feb 07, 2019 6:38 pm

Bradystraps wrote:
Thu Feb 07, 2019 5:17 pm
gonzomantis wrote:
Thu Feb 07, 2019 10:55 am
Baltic Shield specs, from the website, but height at 13.5. So this one is only 0.5mm shorter, it seems.
I may go 12mm thickness. 41mm and 20mm lugs are definite though. It will wear a tad smaller than the Baltic/Nordics.
That would be perfect

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Re: Karlskrona Hemlig - Latest design renders

Post by gonzomantis » Thu Feb 07, 2019 8:00 pm

Bradystraps wrote:
Thu Feb 07, 2019 5:17 pm
gonzomantis wrote:
Thu Feb 07, 2019 10:55 am
Baltic Shield specs, from the website, but height at 13.5. So this one is only 0.5mm shorter, it seems.
I may go 12mm thickness. 41mm and 20mm lugs are definite though. It will wear a tad smaller than the Baltic/Nordics.
Thinner is definitely better. :thumbsup:

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Re: Karlskrona Hemlig - Latest design renders

Post by CarloDWC » Fri Feb 08, 2019 8:31 am

I can't see the pics unfortunately but I would love 22mm lugs and 28mm dial... :grin:

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Re: Karlskrona Hemlig - Latest design renders

Post by Bradystraps » Thu Feb 21, 2019 8:30 am

The L2L will be approximately 48mm. Sorry Carlo, definitely doing 20mm on this one. I want a smaller, comfortable watch vs. the 43/44mm watches that seem to be dominating the market these days.
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Re: Karlskrona Hemlig - Latest design renders

Post by MikeyLikesIt » Sat Mar 23, 2019 1:47 pm

Awesome, looking forward to seeing the finished product

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Re: Karlskrona Hemlig - Latest design renders

Post by jlswatch » Sun Mar 31, 2019 3:06 am

Very interested.

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Re: Karlskrona Hemlig - Latest design renders

Post by Jeep99dad » Sun Mar 31, 2019 6:07 pm

What’s the timeline on this model, Todd?
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Re: Karlskrona Hemlig - Latest design renders

Post by BBK357 » Sun Mar 31, 2019 6:13 pm

Very interested in this
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Re: Karlskrona Hemlig - Latest design renders

Post by Bradystraps » Mon Apr 01, 2019 6:40 pm

Jeep99dad wrote:
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What’s the timeline on this model, Todd?
Prototype is in production. Hoping to have it in my hands for testing in June/July. I may do a pass around with a few of you.
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Re: Karlskrona Hemlig - Latest design renders

Post by Jeep99dad » Mon Apr 01, 2019 6:51 pm

Bradystraps wrote:
Jeep99dad wrote:
Sun Mar 31, 2019 6:07 pm
What’s the timeline on this model, Todd?
Prototype is in production. Hoping to have it in my hands for testing in June/July. I may do a pass around with a few of you.
Awesome Image can’t wait to see it
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Re: Karlskrona Hemlig - Latest design renders

Post by Forever8895 » Sun Apr 07, 2019 5:19 am

Hopefully it’s not too late for me to raise my opinion. Cross-post from the other thread:

Here is my 2cent for it: most of the discussion so far is about 2D design. For me, what is so attractive about vintage watches is their thin case profile. Look at the picture to see what I mean:

Original Benrus Type 1 case: see how thin the mid-case is, the seamless flow from bezel to crystal

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And now some homages:

Mkii Paradive: thick thick case

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Precista prs-18

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The only who nailed the proportion is mkii blackwater, which is out of production for a long time and rare as hens teeth:

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I hope to see the Hemlig in the future with this sexy original profile of the Benrus!

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Re: Karlskrona Hemlig - Latest design renders

Post by ZASKAR36 » Fri Apr 12, 2019 9:19 am

Super interested in this one Todd. I still love strapping on my grey dial Baltic Shield. Which reminds me, I need to get a grey canvast Haveston nato for it.
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Re: Karlskrona Hemlig - Latest design renders

Post by Bradystraps » Sun May 05, 2019 7:32 am

ZASKAR36 wrote:
Fri Apr 12, 2019 9:19 am
Super interested in this one Todd. I still love strapping on my grey dial Baltic Shield. Which reminds me, I need to get a grey canvast Haveston nato for it.
Thanks Corey. I wore my Anthracite Baltic this week and forgot just how much I love the dial color.
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Re: Karlskrona Hemlig - Latest design renders

Post by DEMO » Thu May 16, 2019 6:26 am

I really like the side view transition of the crystal dome flowing into the contour of the bezel on the Benrus Type 1.
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Re: Karlskrona Hemlig - UPDATE 5/20/19

Post by Bradystraps » Mon May 20, 2019 9:28 am

Hi all,
I have opened a Pre-order email list for those interested. I will be sending out frequent updates on the project and will be offering special Pre-order pricing to members here as well. If you would like to be placed on the list just shoot me an email to: sales@karlskronawatch.com

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Re: Karlskrona Hemlig - UPDATE 5/20/19

Post by Bradystraps » Sun Jun 23, 2019 5:00 pm

I am considering a BOR bracelet as an option for the watch. Bead blasted finish to match the watch.
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Re: Karlskrona Hemlig - UPDATE 5/20/19

Post by toxicavenger » Sun Jun 23, 2019 5:30 pm

any prototype pics yet?

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Re: Karlskrona Hemlig - UPDATE 5/20/19

Post by Bradystraps » Fri Jun 28, 2019 9:29 am

toxicavenger wrote:
Sun Jun 23, 2019 5:30 pm
any prototype pics yet?
Not yet. hopefully in a couple weeks. :thumbsup:
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