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A watch to inspire you to have fun with your time

In homage to the fearless Captain Nemo, the Vingt Mille watch shows the dramatic attack of the giant squid from 20,000 leagues under the sea ("Vingt mille lieues sous les mers" in the original title).

The endless battle between squid and man depicts the time, from hour to hour each appears to be gaining the upper hand. The two men being held by the squid indicate the hours and minutes.

The winding crown of this watch is specially signed with Captain Nemo's initial "N".

Vingt Mille was designed for Mr Jones Watches by award winning designer and illustrator Fanny Shorter. She created the original artwork in pen and ink and we reduced it down to the micro scale of the watch face.

Other watches designed by Fanny Shorter include: Tour Du Monde, Blowball and most recently, The Promise of Happiness.


Live Demo

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Fanny Shorter

Portrait of Fanny Shorter

Fanny Shorter is a designer and printmaker. She grew up in the quintessentially English county town of Winchester, surrounded by historic architecture and idyllic countryside. Her upbringing formed an enduring influence on her designs and how her work is manufactured.

Fanny originally trained as an illustrator at Brighton University. In 2011 she established her eponymous range of textiles, prints and accessories from her studio at Cockpit Arts in London.

You can see more of Fanny Shorter's work here.

Vingt Mille details


Size: medium / unisex

Strap: 18mm 100% real leather - black with blue stitching (other options available here)

Largest strap diameter: 205mm - contact us if you need a larger size

Smallest strap diameter: 150mm - contact us if you need extra holes added to the strap

Width (3 o'clock to 9 o'clock): 37mm

Height (from lug to lug): 46mm

Glass: mineral

Case: 316L stainless steel - polished silver

Mechanism: quartz - Ronda 513

Waterproof: yes! 5ATM (however leather will wear out faster if exposed to water)

Guarantee: 12 months - any problems after this time, we’re happy to help

Did you know we ship worldwide?


UK

Orders within the UK are sent using Royal Mail Tracked 24 (£5.95).

If you place your order with us before 2pm, it should arrive the following working day. You will be sent a tracking number when it has been dispatched.

If you are based in London and would prefer to collect your order from our store, contact us and we can refund your shipping costs. Please note, due to high demand we are unable to reserve limited edition watches for collection in store.


Europe

Orders can be sent International Tracked or Fedex.

International Tracked (£8.00) takes 3 to 7 working days.

Fedex (£35) usually takes 1 to 3 working days.


Rest of the world

Orders from outside of Europe can be sent International Tracked or Fedex (recommended for countries with unreliable local postal services).

International Tracked (£10.50) usually takes 5 to 7 working days.

Fedex (£30-50 depending on location) takes 1 to 3 working days.

 

All shipping options are trackable and fully insured, when your order is dispatched you will be emailed the tracking details.

Updates on the International Tracked and Signed service is via your national postal service, FedEx deliveries are trackable on the FedEx website.

 



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