Monday, January 25, 2016

LIV Genesis GX1-A Swiss Automatic Watch

The first Kickstarter project for the brand’s debut timepiece, the LIV Genesis X1 Chrono, was a huge success. Launched at the end of 2014, it was backed by more than 400 customers and collected $191,085 for initial production of the timepiece, making it one of the most successfully crowd funded Swiss watch projects ever.

Now the brand unveils its new timepiece, the LIV GX1-A Swiss Automatic Watch, the first and only Swiss Automatic wrist watch launched under $500 Kickstarter project . This online crowd funding campaign  has already attracted over 590 backers who have pledged over a quarter of a million dollars.
The LIV GX1-A has been assembled in Switzerland, infusing the watch with a sense of history and tradition known for unrivaled quality and precision. Each component that has been put into the watch has been built with extreme care and workmanship. The ultimate goal was to create a superior quality timepiece, and this was achieved by the meticulous detail and thought that went into every step of the manufacturing process.
Equipped with the state of the art Sellita SW200 Swiss Movement, the LIV automatic watch displays basic timekeeping functions (hours, minutes and seconds) and date. The dial of the LIV GX1-A is easy to read, thanks to its three-dimensional multi layered construction and clean design. In order to increase the legibility during dark conditions, the indexes and hands are topped off with Super-LumiNova BGW9.
Each variation of the LIV GX1-A will be available on several matching strap options. The first 2,000 pieces of the LIV GX1-A will be limited edition pieces and individually numbered.  In the GX1-A the sapphire crystal will be used on the front and back.
The LIV GX1-A will be available in following versions.

GX1-A ALL BLACK: This model features 316L Stainless Steel Case with Black IP Coating. It will be available in four different colored numbers. The Orange Numbered and Gray Numbered GX1-A All Black models are available on Silicone, Leather and Nato Straps. The White Numbered and Blue Numbered GX1-A All Black models are available on Silicone, Leather and Nato Straps. All these models will also be available on Canvas Style Straps.

GX1-A ALL GRAY & STEEL WITH BLACK BEZEL: The GX1-A All Gray models features 316L Stainless Steel Case with Gray IP Coating. The GX1-A Steel with Black Bezel features 316L Stainless Steel Case with Black IP Coating on the Bezel only.  Both are available on Silicone, Leather and Nato Straps. They will also be available on Canvas Style Straps.
Technical details
Case
316L Stainless Steel Case with IP Coating
Screwed Down Sapphire Crystal Back
100 M Water Resistant
Individual Serial Number and Limited Edition Numbering on caseback

Dimensions:
Case diameter (does not include crown): 42 mm
Case diameter including crown: 47.2 mm
Case thickness: 11.6 mm
Total watch length (including strap): 254 mm
Strap width at the lugs: 22 mm
Strap width at the pinhole: 19 mm
Buckle width: 23.8 mm
Watch weight: 100-105 grams (depending on the strap chosen)

Movement Specifications
Sellita SW200 Swiss Movement
Frequency: 28'800 A/h (4 Hz)
Running time: 38 hours
Number of Jewels: 26
Winding stem: 3 positions: 1) Manual winding 2) Quick correction of date 3) Time etting
Barrel spring: Nivaflex

Functions
Display by means of hands Hours, Minutes, Seconds. Date display in window

Prices start from $390.

By visiting the following link you can access LIV’s online crowd funding campaign, which is currently live on KS and the watches can be pre-ordered till 20 Feb 2016.
https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/chazanow/redefining-swiss-automatic-watches-by-liv

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