Fantastic Exploits

£ 545

This watch has now been discontinued.

Professional maker of marks Vic Lee created the detailed artwork of Fantastic Exploits. 

The watch design is a mix of Victorian lettering, old school tattoos and the world of the circus.

In the centre of the design is a kaleidoscope that changes shape before your eyes.

The Fantastic Exploits watch is powered by a Swiss-made automatic mechanical movement, this is visible through the glass exhibition case back and in its own way as mesmerising as the kaleidoscope.

Vic also designed the hands on the watch to be detailed and decorative in-keeping with his overall illustration.

How to read the time

Hours are marked by the first letter of the number (so 6 = S, for six). The letters have unique personalities: every hour is, after all, distinct in its own way.

The minute markers are equally unique - some are playful and eye-catching, while others are quiet and restrained.

Vic drew on his love of typography in all it’s diverse forms to create this magnificent montage of letters and numbers.

Each watch was printed and built by hand in our London workshop.

London based artist and Illustrator Vic Lee spent 20 years working as a graphic designer on major branding, interior and retail design projects.

Today Vic's work is centred around illustrations that use text and letterforms in unexpected ways.

He creates pieces that are realised as large scale murals, limited edition prints or applied to products.

His clients range from multinational corporations to local startups. As Vic says he makes, “pure unadulterated delicious illustration - no additives”.

Vic Lee talks about the design collaboration

See more of his work at viclee.co.uk | @vicleelondon

Size: large / medium

Mechanism: Sellita SW200 Swiss made automatic mechanical

Glass: sapphire (hard-wearing) front + mineral case back

Case: stainless steel

Diameter: 40mm

Thickness (including glass): 11mm

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

Strap: 18mm 100% leather black, black stitch

Largest strap diameter: 220mm - contact us if you need a larger strap

Smallest strap diameter: 165mm - contact us if you need extra holes added to the strap

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

Order processing

We aim to dispatch all watch orders within 2-3 working days, where this isn't possible, we will try to inform you via email.

When your order is dispatched your tracking details will be updated.

Please allow extra processing time for watches with a customised engraving or strap, during busy sales periods this can sometimes take an extra 5-10 working days.

If you are in a hurry for your order, please email us. We'll try our best to prioritise your order.

Shipping guide for watches

UK: FREE DPD shipping, 1-2 working days
United States & Canada: FREE Fedex shipping, 1-3 working days
The EU: FREE DHL shipping, 1-3 working days. To order to The EU, please visit our Euro website here (duties and taxes are included in the price of your watch).

Click here to see the full shipping guide for watches

Shipping guide for t-shirts

Our t-shirts are printed by us and shipped from our workshop in London. This means if you place an order for both a watch and t-shirt(s), they will be shipped together via an express service. Delivery times for these can be found here.

If you order a t-shirt without a watch, it will be shipped via a Royal Mail tracked service which usually takes a little longer. You can see an estimated timescale when you input your address at the checkout.

Shipping guide for watch straps

If purchased separately from your watch, watch straps will be shipped with Royal Mail 1st Class / International tracked shipping.

This takes 2-14 working days depending on location. You can see a more accurate timescale when you input your address at the checkout.

Please note, during busy sale periods dispatch may take a little longer (this is quite rare).

These delivery times are a guide based on the carriers terms of service, products may, in some unusual cases take longer to arrive. If this happens, please get in touch.

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