ALCADUS Presents: OPUS, A Watch Fit For Flight Scroll to top

Versatilely sized at 39mm. Sapphire crystal lens. Swiss automatic movement. Swiss Super-LumiNova® luminescent on hands, dial and watch crown. 10 ATM WR. And drilled lug holes. The OPUS is everything you love about an elegant and understated timepiece.

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The Collection

Discover the three debut models

All models are individually numbered on case back and
strictly limited to 300 pieces worldwide.

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For the Limited Early Bird Discounts

The retail price for OPUS Collection (with ETA 2824) will be US$ 897+.

The Early Bird pricing of the OPUS is US$ 627 (30% off retail price). A watch with similar specification of other luxury brands would cost US$ 1500 and above.

We are able to offer you this price because our direct-to-consumer model through our online store, thus eliminating the huge margin taken by distributors.

To say thanks, we are offering the OPUS 39 at a discount through this pre-order campaign in addition to access to our design team and deals on other watches that we release through ALCADUS in the future.

Availability (First production batch):
Jet Black - Less than 5 pcs available now for immediate shipping
Argent White - Pre-order (arriving in Nov/Dec 2020)
Phantom Grey - Sold Out (pre-order for next batch)

*Future production plan is yet to be confirmed.

OPUS 39

Elegance Meets Versatility

$ 627


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The Design

Inspired by Aviation Cockpit Instruments

Drawing inspiration from cockpit instruments designs and the magic of flight, the OPUS line of watches by ALCADUS make a bold statement about who you are as a person, what you value, and the kind of life that you are living. Featuring a sapphire crystal lens, a venerable Swiss ETA 2824-2 automatic movement, and Swiss Super-LumiNova® luminescent hands, dial, and watch crown, these watches are durable, resistance up to 10 ATM and 100m water submersion. You can change out the strap easily because of the drilled lug holes, and sized at 39mm, the design is versatile, suited to a wide range of occasions and settings.

Reduced to its simplest components – the true bare essentials – the luminosity of the Swiss Super-LumiNova feature makes this a watch that you can take with you everywhere you go, relying on it and depending on it completely – with your life if necessary.

In a traditional Flieger watch, the triangular index at 12 O’clock position enables the pilot to quickly determine the upward orientation of the watch in the dark. Substituting the traditional triangular index with the ALCADUS logo, the OPUS 39 puts a new spin on this design. In addition, there is another subtle ALCADUS logo in the seconds hands, and calling back to the watch crown designed for pilots wearing thick gloves and flight suit, the OPUS 39 features a similar watch crown.

Molded from marine grade 316L stainless steel, the 39mm OPUS is coated with a high tech scratch-resistant coating with a hardness of 800 HV (four times the average 200 HV of uncoated stainless steel), so you can wear this watch for years on end.

Screw-down Crown

The OPUS 39 is water resistant up to 100m / 333ft / 10 ATM, much greater than the 30m water resistance rating common to most pilot watches.

Inspired by the Brave Voyages of Yesteryear

A true piece of vintage art, the OPUS 39 features a box-shaped crystal that sticks out beyond the case edge/bezel, an improvement on the easily-scratched plexiglass (acrylic glass) previously common to box-shaped watches lenses.

Sapphire Crystal – Just Try to Break It

Extraordinarily hard, the sapphire crystal used in the OPUS 39 is virtually unbreakable, rivaled only by the diamond in terms of hardness and scratch resistance.

More Affordable than Ever

Normally, box-shaped crystal is found only in watches that cost upwards of $2,000-3,000, but when you reserve the OPUS 39 through this campaign, you are getting it at a fraction of the price.

Anti-Reflective the Smart Way

There are five layers of anti-reflective coating applied to the top lens to prevent glare – not on both sides, as that can lead to scratching. Instead, the OPUS 39 features an inner anti-reflective coating.

Swiss ETA 2824-2 Movement

World-famous for consistency and reliability, this is a Swiss movement that has gone down in the annals of history as a notable feat of engineering. To us, there was just no other option when we were designing the OPUS 39.

The first batch of pre-orders will be assembled with an ETA 2824-2 elaboré with customized skeletonized rotor with engraved with ALCADUS logo.

Movement Specification

Winding
Self-winding mechanism (automatic)

Power Reserve
42 Hours

Jewel Count
25

Cadence
28,800 bph (4 Hz)

Regulator System
ETACHRON

Accuracy
Daily rate: +/-7 sec/day
Positional error: +/-20 sec/day.

Functions
Hours, Minutes, Seconds (Hacking), Date

The Accessories

All OPUS collection comes with

  • One (1) brushed 316L stainless steel bracelet
  • One (1) handcrafted premium Italian top-grain leather strap of your choice
  • One (1) handmade and hand-stitched leather watch roll. Each rolls holds up to three watches of sizes up to 46mm.

There are several premium strap and bracelet options that come with the OPUS 39, each featuring a quick-release mechanism for easy changing and minimum risk of scratching.

The straps and bracelet is 20mm width at the lug and tapers elegantly to 16mm at buckle. All straps and bracelets comes with a brushed finished buckle with relief-engraved logo.

The OPUS is made for strap changes. You have the option to add an extra strap to complement your OPUS. There will be 4 strap options offered initially, and more will be added to the online store. Simply add your favorite straps and more items into your order before we start to ship your pre-orders.

OPUS

Technical Specification

Case
316L Stainless Steel with scratch-resistant coating, brushed finish with polished bezel

Dial
Jet Black – Black Lacquered Finish (Glossy), Phantom Grey – Full-lumed (Matte), Argent White – White Lacquered Finish (Glossy)

Hands
Sword style hours hand, baton style minutes hand and custom seconds hand with ALCADUS Logo. All covered in a photo-luminescent coating except the Grey full-lumed dial version. Flame-blued hands on white dial version.

Luminescent
Swiss Super-LumiNova® on dial, hands and crown

Movement
ETA 2824-2 (elaboré) with customized skeletonized rotor

Lens
Box sapphire on top (with 5 layers of clear AR coating), flat sapphire on display see-through caseback

Included Straps
Stainless steel bracelet,, premium Italian leather straps / nubuck strap

Water Resistance
100 meters / 10 ATM / 333 ft

Dimensions
39 x 45.5mm

Thickness
13.3mm (including 2mm thick box sapphire crystal)

Lug width
20mm (with drilled lug holes)

Crown
Screw-down, engraved ALCADUS logo with Luminescent applied

Warranty
2 + 1 years

Extras
Integrated rubber strap (stretch goal)

In The Press

Media Coverage of OPUS

Click on links below to access the latest press coverage and reviews on the OPUS Collection:

Elegance Meets Versatility

The All-Rounder Dressy Tool Watch

The OPUS is thoughtfully designed and crafted to be a versatile dressy tool / field watch that is simple, durable and legible. Whether you are scaling a snow-topped mountain, exploring the jungle, big expedition to the unknown land or desk-diving in a temperature-controlled environment, OPUS is the timepiece that is made to be worn and enjoyed.

Carpe diem.

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