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SUCCESSFUL : Kickstarter: Xpeda Watches - Amelia Automatic Aviation Watch

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SUCCESSFUL : Kickstarter: Xpeda Watches - Amelia Automatic Aviation Watch

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Post by TheJohnP » Fri Sep 13, 2019 10:12 am

Never heard of Xpeda before, but they make a LOT of watches - https://xpedawatch.com/
However, this is their first Kickstarter campaign for the Amelia Automatic Aviation Watch, inspired by Amelia Earhart.

Personally wonder if they missed the mark by making a watch inspired by Amelia Earhart sized at 42mm.
You think they would go for something 40mm or under. But could be wrong in my assumptions.


Super Early Bird and Early Bird pricing is the same at around $200
Kickstarter pricing is $226
Regular price will be about $300

The only difference between Super Early Bird and Early Bird is in what is included. You get a commemorative box and 2 extra straps with Super Early Bird.

Estimated delivery is December 2019

One interesting feature for this watch is the "Umbra" lens over the open heart.
Basically works like Transitions eyeglass lenses that get darker in response to UV light.
See link to video demo below:

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Three colorways and three strap choices available.

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Re: SUCCESSFUL : Kickstarter: Xpeda Watches - Amelia Automatic Aviation Watch

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Post by TheJohnP » Fri Oct 25, 2019 10:40 am

To follow up, this Kickstarter campaign was:

SUCCESSFUL

59 backers pledged HK$ 78,478 to help bring this project to life.
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Re: SUCCESSFUL : Kickstarter: Xpeda Watches - Amelia Automatic Aviation Watch

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Post by watchpalooza » Fri Oct 25, 2019 1:11 pm

Really interesting case back...but can’t do without a sapphire crystal...
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Re: SUCCESSFUL : Kickstarter: Xpeda Watches - Amelia Automatic Aviation Watch

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Post by TheJohnP » Fri Nov 08, 2019 10:40 am

Found that the preorder has moved over to Indiegogo

https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/avia ... 16205959#/


Preorder price for the Amelia Commemoration Set is $275
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