Melbourne Watch Company is a new Australian brand which is specialised in the production of highly reliable mechanical timepieces that come in affordable price tags. Melbourne Watch Company is founded by Sujain Krishnan, an enthusiast and collector of affordable mechanical watches, who originally started his watch making career through building homage style pilot and military watches for the online enthusiast community.
The brand, inspired from the traditional watch making methods, has announced their debut watch model – the Flinders, a perfect mechanical dress watch with classic looks. This timepiece is scheduled to be released in February 2014.
The flinders watch reflects the elegance and style of Melbourne, one of most beautiful cities in the world. Equipped with state of the art Miyota 9105 automatic movement, this timepiece offers normal time keeping functions and a date indication at 3’o clock.
The Flinders boasts standard high end features of today’s affordable mechanical luxury timepieces such as sapphire crystal, a multi-layered dial and a high quality leather strap. Dial, which feature a multilayer pattern has stainless steel hour markers.
The sweep seconds hand has a unique ‘M’ logo. The display case back offers the view of mechanical movement that ticks inside the timepiece.
Currently, this timepiece is in development with prototypes already received and full production and customer delivery targeted for late February 2014. The Melbourne Watch Company is now accepting the pre-orders for the Flinders automatic timepiece, which is priced at $395 Australian dollars. Shipping charges will be extra. Additionally, the Flinders carries a 12 month warranty.
40mm 316L stainless steel case, 9.8mm case height
Miyota Cal. 9015 automatic movement
Anti-reflective sapphire crystal and display case back
Multi-layered dial with stainless steel markers
Hour/minute/sweep second hands with unique “M” logo
Date complication at 3 o’clock
Genuine leather strap with stainless steel buckle