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Kingston Delivery

Shipments will start ramping up this week. I had to take an involuntary break last week from shipments in general due to the fatigue from the holiday schedule catching up with. A note that deliveries will be shipped as quickly as I can manage. The reason we gave everyone “numbers” rather than a definitive shipment… Read More

Kingston Non-dates are here!

The non-date Kingston C3 and BGW9 watches are here! This is the first batch of 100 watches (50 of each type). If you received the e-mail about submitting your parts kit orders you are in this first batch. We are sending out a second batch of the non-dates and the first batch of date dialed… Read More

Kingston Update

The parts kit ordering page is up. At the moment we are only taking orders from the first 100 customers that we will be shipping to first so we can concentrate on shipping rather than the paperwork for all of the customers. We have updated the ticket system to provide those customers with the ordering… Read More

Kingston Update

The watches are leaving Swtizerland some time this week. Our plan at this point is to begin shipments next week. We just finished updating the tickets for the first batch of BWG9 and C3 customers and I will be working on the parts ordering page later today. We will do our best to deliver as… Read More

Kingston Update

There will be a new update available by Monday, Dec. 6th.

Kingston: Prep for Assembly

Here is what we do for each batch of components going out for assembly. It’s far from just shoving a bunch of components into a different box and shipping them out to Switzerland. I apologize in advance for the picture quality. These were quick and dirty shots I took during different stages of the process…. Read More

Kingston Update

The second batch of parts is almost ready to go to Switzerland. I am currently working on the C3 non-date Kingstons and getting them ready for assembly. I still have to post the pics I took from the BG W9 preparation which will give you a better idea of the scope of the process. In… Read More

Kingston Test Assembly: Part 3B

A look at the inside of the Kingston and the final stages of assembly. In this first pic you see the under-appreciated movement ring. The Kingston movement ring is clamped into the case body rather than using a metal or plastic ring that relies on the case back to hold the movement in place. This… Read More

Kingston Update

The first Kingston shipped earlier today. Part 3B of the test assembly post will be posted later today. I got the photos edited but didn’t have a chance to write the post.

Kingston Update: Oct. 7, 2011

The reason I haven’t posted part 3 of the test assembly is because I have been glazing the case bodies for the first 50 pieces that will be heading to Switzerland for assembly. I actually did 75 cases. The first batch of parts will be leaving to Switzerland tomorrow. it will take about 2-3 weeks… Read More