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Horizon Midsize Rubber
01. Free express shipping
Shipments are 100% organized for you, from transportation to customs. In-stock watches are delivered in 3-4 days. Out-of-stock watches will be shipped between 3 to 4 weeks and special executions (gold engraving, Hakose Urushi and on-demand watches) can take up to 3 months.
02. Free returns
Watches without personalization can be returned within 14 days.
Minase Horizon Midsize
With the collection Horizon, Minase wanted to pay tribute to their beautiful island country. Whenever you go to the shore, you can see the horizon line. So far away, the ocean always looks calm, and that’s what Minase tried to transpose with the Horizon watch. Horizon Midsize was designed for thinner wrists, a slightly smaller and very elegant alternative.
Sarazu hand-polishingMinase watches' steel parts are hand-polished with the Sallaz polishing technique (also known as sarazu). A technique of polishing the steel by hand, piece after piece requiring an impressive level of skills and dexterity. Furthermore, steel bracelets are uniquely constructed; No exterior screws or pins are visible when the watch is worn thanks to the use of tiny screws on the underside of each bracelet link.
MORE & Case in Case“Minase Original Rebuilding Equation” patented structure allows Minase watchmakers to assemble and disassemble exterior parts of the watch, such as the case and bracelet, as many times as they need to refit or repair the watch. The case in case construction is unique to Minase watches and was inspired by Japanese 3D puzzles. The mechanical movement is enclosed between a plate and a top container (which acts as the dial) on which the index ring is fitted. This whole inner box looks like a floating structure screwed at the four corners inside each case.
Stainless steel 316L. Dual spherical box type sapphire crystal (non reflective coating), see-through case back. Water resistant up to 50 meters (5 Bar).
Dimensions & Weight
46 x 37 mm. Thickness 12,0 mm. 79g (rubber and leather band) or 120 g (steel bracelet).
KT8001/1, power reserve 38 hours, Swiss ebauches, customized by MINASE with hand-made polishing and « perlage » on plates and bridges.
Steel with PVD cover in Rose, Black or Blue with polished steel indexes.
Hours, minutes and central second hands. Date at 4.
Hours, minutes and central second hands.
Calf leather hand-sewed at the Minase Factory or Rubber (EPDM) with stainless steel deployment clasp or solid stainless steel execution featuring MORE concept.
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Minase watchesMinase watches are unique
Minase is a boutique watch manufacturer based in Akita Prefecture, Japan. Producing less than 500 pieces a year, Minase’s philosophy is to make unique, beautiful and highly qualitative hand-made watches that embody the values, traditions and typical crafts of Japan.
When it was founded 15 years ago, Minase decided to hire people from the region and train them following the principle of Monozukuri: learning by doing, again and again. This resulted in a highly motivated workforce of experts who consider their work more than a job. A pride born out in the passion Minase Watches display.
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