Exactly three years prior today, we acquainted with you the resurrection of an old brand , Lebois & Co. Precisely 80 years after the brand was established really, on December 14th 1934. Since that day in 2014, Lebois & Co delivered three watches, called the Avantgarde Date. We even parted with balanced of our perusers in the United States.
Lebois & Co: Past & Present
Over 150 financial backers made it workable for Lebois & Co to re-dispatch the brand with these three Avantgarde Date watches. Altogether, over €190.000 was supported for these three models, utilizing Kickstarter as a stage. Three lobbies for three watches, and each were completed with a supper where all supporters were welcome to join. During these suppers, the watches were given over to the their particular (new) owners.
Today, Lebois & Co works as a microbrand however offers a genuine option in contrast to the set up brands as they regularly utilize a similar creation destinations as the bigger brands. German and Swiss providers for parts and development. The last Lebois & Co Avantgarde Date re-dispatch version utilized a Sellita top evaluation development for instance. In 2017, Lebois & Co additionally had the chance to gain an authority guarantee testament. Till now, just vintage watches and their cases were found from the Lebois & Co legacy. During the liquidation of Dodane (Lebois & Co proprietor) in the 1980’s, everything in the manufactory was discarded.
New Plans For Lebois & Co
For the future, Lebois & Co has huge plans. Three new models! One of them being a re-issue of a vintage Lebois & Co vintage chronograph. Follow them on their instagram and you may get a hunch. Concerning business methodology, Lebois & Co chose to move away from Kickstarter, as this – with the colossal measure of watch activities – a few times give individuals a to some degree negative inclination about a watch or watch brand. Lebois & Co will look for financial backers mid 2018, with a value crowdfunding effort. This is the way marks like Dubois & Fils and Czapek & Co work for example. As indicated by Tom van Wijlick, the new designs for Lebois & Co were set up with the assistance of (Swiss) watch industry veterans and cover 2018 till 2022 and are pointing on both on-line and disconnected in regards to sales.
For now, cheerful birthday Lebois & Co and we are joyfully anticipating the following watch models!
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