Karlskrona Hemlig Prototype Pictures - REVISED and updated

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Karlskrona Hemlig Prototype Pictures - REVISED and updated

Post by Bradystraps » Thu Aug 15, 2019 3:26 pm

Finally, some quick and (very) dirty pics of the Hemlig Prototype. Certainly not there yet but, headed in the right direction.
Making a change to the hand set (white border, not steel and a bit larger), ghost logo will be matte finish, crown will be more recessed. A few more refinements I'm sure along the way.

As always, input, feedback, criticism of any type etc. is welcomes and appreciated. :cheers:





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Re: Karlskrona Hemlig Prototype Pictures - First look

Post by gonzomantis » Thu Aug 15, 2019 4:15 pm

It's heading in the right direction, and you have the right changes planned. Do what you can to make it shorter, so it doesn't stand awkwardly tall.

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Re: Karlskrona Hemlig Prototype Pictures - First look

Post by deepcdvr » Thu Aug 15, 2019 5:32 pm

Looks great and agree with the changes - especially shortening the crown

Good stuff!
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Re: Karlskrona Hemlig Prototype Pictures - First look

Post by Ryeguy » Thu Aug 15, 2019 5:36 pm

Agreed. I think you have identified the key points.

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Re: Karlskrona Hemlig Prototype Pictures - First look

Post by Joeprez » Thu Aug 15, 2019 5:52 pm

Agree with the changes, specially the hands. Can you take a side profile photo to gauge the thickness and caseback (how much it protrudes). Thanks!


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Post by manitoujoe » Thu Aug 15, 2019 7:36 pm

Yeah I dig it. The changes will be good but nice work so far!




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Post by Chocodove » Thu Aug 15, 2019 7:58 pm

Looks really good. Agree that the logo absolutely has to be matte.
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Post by Jeep99dad » Fri Aug 16, 2019 5:39 pm

I like it a lot the changes you have planned are good
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Post by HapaHapa » Fri Aug 16, 2019 5:58 pm

Very nice!
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Re: Karlskrona Hemlig Prototype Pictures - First look

Post by andrema » Sat Aug 17, 2019 6:26 am

Have you tried it with a white date wheel? I think it would help even out the dial.

I think the watch looks nice though.

Also, how about red date numbers?
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Post by Axelay2003 » Sat Aug 17, 2019 6:55 am

andrema wrote:
Sat Aug 17, 2019 6:26 am
Have you tried it with a white date wheel? I think it would help even out the dial.

I think the watch looks nice though.

Also, how about red date numbers?
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Post by Bradystraps » Sat Aug 17, 2019 7:34 am

Considered red date wheel numbers a la Sinn. I wanted to keep the look stealth and simple. Definitely will be black wheel though. White stands out too much for my liking and accentuates the date too much.
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Re: Karlskrona Hemlig Prototype Pictures - First look

Post by Bradystraps » Sat Aug 17, 2019 2:32 pm

A few side profile shots. 12.5mm thick. Drilled lugs will be present on final production pieces.


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Post by dnslater » Sat Aug 17, 2019 4:15 pm

Bradystraps wrote:
Sat Aug 17, 2019 2:32 pm
A few side profile shots. 12.5mm thick. Drilled lugs will be present on final production pieces.


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Post by gr8sw » Sat Aug 17, 2019 4:18 pm

maybe a white (lumed) outline on the date box? help balance the 12 marker?

otherwise, should be really nice with your intended changes! :thumbsup:
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Post by Joeprez » Sat Aug 17, 2019 4:21 pm

Very nice!


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Re: Karlskrona Hemlig Prototype Pictures - First look

Post by Bradystraps » Tue Aug 20, 2019 9:00 am

gr8sw wrote:
Sat Aug 17, 2019 4:18 pm
maybe a white (lumed) outline on the date box? help balance the 12 marker?

otherwise, should be really nice with your intended changes! :thumbsup:
Thank you for the outlined date window idea! I’m looking at a render with it and will post soon for feedback. 👍🏼
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Post by Axelay2003 » Tue Aug 20, 2019 11:17 am

Bradystraps wrote:
Tue Aug 20, 2019 9:00 am
gr8sw wrote:
Sat Aug 17, 2019 4:18 pm
maybe a white (lumed) outline on the date box? help balance the 12 marker?

otherwise, should be really nice with your intended changes! :thumbsup:
Thank you for the outlined date window idea! I’m looking at a render with it and will post soon for feedback. 👍🏼
Great idea. I think that may be a first. Never seen that done before.
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Re: Karlskrona Hemlig Prototype Pictures - First look

Post by jeckyll » Tue Aug 20, 2019 12:01 pm

That's really starting to come together!
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Re: Karlskrona Hemlig Prototype Pictures - First look

Post by Joeprez » Tue Aug 20, 2019 12:37 pm

Axelay2003 wrote:
Tue Aug 20, 2019 11:17 am
Bradystraps wrote:
Tue Aug 20, 2019 9:00 am
gr8sw wrote:
Sat Aug 17, 2019 4:18 pm
maybe a white (lumed) outline on the date box? help balance the 12 marker?

otherwise, should be really nice with your intended changes! :thumbsup:
Thank you for the outlined date window idea! I’m looking at a render with it and will post soon for feedback. 👍🏼
Great idea. I think that may be a first. Never seen that done before.
The outline idea is great, I like it on this Seiko:

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Post by Jeep99dad » Wed Aug 21, 2019 10:51 am

Nodus has a lume frame on the date window of the Retrospect and it’s really cool
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Post by Axelay2003 » Wed Aug 21, 2019 11:36 am

Bad ass Brice. Nodus delivered.
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Re: Karlskrona Hemlig Prototype Pictures - First look

Post by AtomicTom » Thu Aug 22, 2019 10:18 am

Yowza Todd, love it ! :headbang: Seriously, the design by itself is just the best,
and then you can already see the finish, and everything is exceptional. ..Even
the deep black dial seems to catch every ounce of light.

Oh, and that terrific detailed crown makes you want to turn the watch side
ways to get a look at it all the time too ! :)

Looks fantastic already sir. So can just imagine the finished watch. THX !!!

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Re: Karlskrona Hemlig Prototype Pictures - First look

Post by andrema » Thu Aug 22, 2019 12:59 pm

Any word on a red date a la EZM 1?
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