As watches get smarter, and lives more complicated, there is a movement embracing the slow-living counter culture, going back to the simple things, celebrating tradition. The printed markings are grey with red and green lume accents. In a practical sense, however, the watch wears a bit smaller than the given dimensions due to the tempered lug length and the bezel, the latter of which tends to bring in the width of a watch. The Classic Grey is adorned with a matching dark grey leather strap. Images from this post:. Moving now to the very outer edge of the dial, you have a steep drop that takes you back to that bottom layer. Tolkien, were active in the informal Oxford literary group; the Inklings. High resolution gallery of the Cherwell – click here.

The Cherwell has a simple, beautiful, and cleverly designed bespoke case – the sides are gently tapered which, when worn on the wrist, give a sleek and elegant look. The upper layer has minimal markings, with only small pips of Superluminova to point you towards the hours. We will ship the Lomond Chronoscope worldwide, with the exception of: It’s a way to bring creative projects to life. Made from 3mm cardboard and wrapped in sumptuous Fedrigoni paper, the box contains a single tray with its own precision-milled dense foam cavity to hold your Lomond securely in place. Our First Edition, the Cherwell, is a hand-wound timepiece powered by a mechanical movement. Designed in Britain and inspired by the prestigious university city of Oxford, this watch is named after the River Cherwell, which meanders through this City of Dreaming Spires.

The Cherwell – A New Hand-Wound Mechanical Watch by Marloe Watch Co. — Kickstarter

Whilst steel is inherently surgical and clean, ceramic has a depth and warmth that other treated or coated materials can’t replicate – it’s also incredibly strong in compression and remarkably scratch resistant.

Your choice of two Cherwell timepieces in any of the three versions. While we do not expect this deadline to move, it is possible that the estimated shipment month may shift. Your choice of four Lomond Chronoscope timepieces in any of the colour-ways. At the sub-dials there is a set polished tapering needles. The Classic Grey is adorned with a matching dark grey leather strap.

Stretch Goals 1 and 2 have now been reached. Vegetable tanning is an old-world, artisanal process, and thanks to this the straps have a unique and genuine aesthetic. The Soviets didn’t want it – they had their cloned Strela movement, but the Chinese just so happened to be looking for a movement to install in a new pilot’s watch for their air force. It boasts a column wheel and features some superficial decoration, including blue screws, some striping and gold-tone bridges, wheels and plates.


This not only makes reading the time at a glance exceptionally easy, but it adds an extra element of dynamic when you rotate the timepiece around and watch the light refraction play off the surface. Moving now to the very outer edge of the dial, you have a steep drop that takes you back to that bottom layer.

This well-matched team set about creating Marloe Watch Co and 9-months later are immensely proud to share the product of their imagination and perseverance. And finally the Cherwell must be beautiful and comfortable to wear, whilst also feeling great to hold in your hand. The watch is definitely worth the wait!

The prototype that I have here has a crown that screws down, which is in my opinion an awful way to go for a hand-cranker. Ships to Anywhere in the world. Reward no longer available.

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And it’s these values, along with a passion for timepieces, that inspired the creation of beautiful watches powered by manual, mechanical movements. Mar 1, – Mar 31, 30 days. A long, thin, counter-weighted Chronoscope second-hand is poised ready for action, the tip coated with Superluminova. Erik – First of all thank you for the wonderful watches I received – I am very much looking forward to the next project!

The window to the soul of the Cherwell demands special attention – the curve of the crystal matches the bezel angle to form an almost seamless arc over the dial. The Classic White dial features the same pearlescent white paint from the Cherwell but applied to a sandblasted surface to give a beautiful paper like texture with a semi-metallic sheen. The box is imprinted with a clear foil logo and finished with a pristine band with our embossed crown icon.

Hands-On with the Marloe Watch Company Lomond Chronoscope – Worn & Wound

So as the technology brands fight it out over who makes the smartest watch, Marloe is proudly going against the grain to create the most traditional of all watches – the hand-wound timepiece. The dial is yet to go into production so we do not have any further images at this time.

It’s a way to bring kikstarter projects to life. Internal engraving on the crystal can be seen only at certain angles offering kcikstarter intimate flourish. We will not be selling the Cherwell in retail until all Kickstarter rewards have been shipped.

The Vintage Vanilla is strapped with dark brown leather, contrast white stitching and brass rivets to complete the vintage range. The hour blocks are polished to match the hands, as are the main and sub-dial hands, whereas the Chronoscope hand is painted red to match the outer markings. For the production of the Lomond Chronoscope we have allocated contingency timings to soak up any delays, however there are often unforeseen circumstances that impact the scheduling of any production.


MWC have now completed 3 manufacturing cycles, with the Lomond being the 4th. Please note that you may be responsible for duties, fees and taxes applicable in your region. Polished main and sub-dial hands kickdtarter up with a dark grey Chronoscope hand to tie everything together.

At 11mm deep, the case sits unobtrusively on the wrist.

Marloe Watch Company is an independent designer and producer of wrist watches based in Oxfordshire, England, having launched on Kickstarter in January to a fantastic reception. Marloe Watch Company is back with its latest project dubbed the Watcu Chronoscope, a series that consists of four distinct chronograph watches. The oscillating balance wheel and hairspring gently bouncing back and forth; the three central wheels all moving in sync; the warm shimmer of gold, blue and ruby all encapsulated under the sapphire crystal case-back.

The Classic White is fitted with a bold orange leather strap. Orange Calfskin Leather with Croc Print. When day turns to night you want to still be able to kicsktarter the time, so the Lomond Chronoscope features Superluminova C3 on the hands and dial.

Questions about this project? This may very well explain his love for German and military-inspired watches. All in all, they nailed it. Within the sub-dials are numerals for ease of reference. It all adds up to a visual spectacle unlike most others.

Acrylic also has a warm, vintage aesthetic that just can’t be replicated with other forms of crystal.

The movement within the Lomond is a special one; it has history. The Classic Grey is bold and refined. The dial continues the standout feature of our Cherwell design, with a double layered dial and sharply recessed sub-dials.

Within the efficiently designed case is a robust and accurate mechanical movement, whose beat mzrloe maintained by winding the bespoke crown. In addition to watches, Ilya brings an encyclopedic knowledge of leather, denim and all things related to menswear. Every watch will now come with an additional free leather strap.