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Pocket Watch Kit – COMING SOON

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Coming soon! Rotate’s first Pocket Watch kit. Experience the satisfaction of building your own modern pocket watch with our kit. Includes Miyota 8N24 movement, stainless steel case, and sapphire glass. Two sleek options will be available. 


Iconic yet simplistic, the Eiffel is the convergence of classic watch elements and a modern, lustrous sheen. Elevate any outfit with this distinguishing accessory.

All-in-one kit to build your own mechanical watch. Parts, tools, and a user-friendly guide included.

Features & Specifications
- Miyota 8215 Automatic movement
- 21 Jewels and Date Setting Feature
- Over 40 Hour Power Reserve
- 40mm Case Diameter
- Sapphire Glass Case
- Stainless Steel Straps
- Handwound and Battery-Free
- Optional initials engraving for 2-3 characters. Custom laser-engraved in Los Angeles.

All Rotate® Watch Kits are assembled and shipped out of Los Angeles, California.

Rotate® is made by creators for creators. Rotate® officially launched in 2019 through Kickstarter, where we raised over 600% of our goal at $91K. Since then, we have been featured in the New York Times, Gadget Flow, Geeky Gadgets, and more publications. Rotate is a woman-owned, minority-owned business based in Los Angeles, California. For any questions or support, reach out to us via email: hello(at)

At Rotate®, we are dedicated to reviving the age-old craft of watchmaking. We were founded by watchmakers and artisans who saw the need to preserve the art form. All of our products are assembled, quality-checked, and shipped out of Los Angeles. Get ready to Make Time!

Please note: Our watch kits include an assembled movement. For the corresponding movement kit, click here. Access to the movement kit guide is granted through the purchase of the movement kit.

This is a bladed product. By purchasing this product, you confirm that you are 18 years of age or over.

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All-inclusive watchmaking kit

The Eiffel Kit comes with all the pars and tools needed to bring your watch to life.

Miyota 8215 Automatic Movement

This hand-wound, mechanical movement features quick date settings, 3 hands, and a 40+ power reserve. No batteries required!

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Sapphire Glass Case

All or our watches feature a durable Sapphire Glass Case with a clear back to showcase what’s going on behind-the-scenes.

We’re here to help!

Building a watch doesn’t have to be intimidating. All of our kits include access to our complete watchmaking guide that walks you step-by-step through the process. And if you get stuck, our expert team is available 24/7 to give you a hand.

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"I really enjoyed putting together the watch that was sent to me. It is very beautiful."
- Adam, Kickstarter Backer


"Perfect way to pass the time while in quarantine. My nephew and I finished his watch today."
- Ivor, via Instagram


"Very fun project overall and I'm looking forward to seeing what Rotate comes out with next!"
- Shaun, Kickstarter Backer


"My dad is delighted with it, a good project to build!"
- Fraser, Kickstarter Backer


"After only one day wearing it at work I am very impressed with the accuracy and readability. And, of course it looks great. I really enjoyed the assembly process and look forward to doing it again."
- Cory P.


"I am very impressed with all the help you’ve given me and this whole project was a blast!I cannot thank you enough for all of your help and for creating such an engaging and enjoyable product."
- Ian, Customer


"I bought a kit for my boyfriend and he loves it - built it almost immediately and wears it every day."
- LJ, Kickstarter Backer


"Thank you Rotate! We enjoyed the kit. Building it needed a little patience, a steady hand, and careful reading of the instructions on your website. We were happy with the result! Thanks again!"
- Luis P.


"I love the watch; it's one of my favorite possessions now."
- John C.


"Great product and great quality. the best customer service. got my husband a kit and he loved it. we ended up having to buy a watch screw as he lost it and was a super reasonable price for the spare part. then he broke the face plate when trying to assemble. Jennifer was amazing and helped us out. definitely a great experience overall and will definitely buy again."
- Jessica B. via Facebook

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