The watch

Horizon is the most slender and most sensitive model of the three assortments offered by Minase. The assortment’s name is propelled by the case shape’s similarity to the steadily expanding horizon as seen over the ocean. This plan prompt prompted both the case and wristband (or tie) to apparently show up on a solitary plane. Also, the Horizon’s thick sapphire precious stone has been cut and cleaned from the front to the back. The outcome? A wonderful arch that is suggestive of the water’s surface that may blast forward any second. Thought about unadulterated, essentially drawn lines roused by a Japanese blade, the Katana. The Horizon encapsulates incredible smoothness, much the same as the ocean before a storm.

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Minase: Horizon with dark elastic band and steel case shrouded in dark PVD

The spot where the hands pivot is at a more elevated level than the edges of the glass, which supports the destined impression of the case. The sapphire gem has a non-intelligent covering and is round on the two tomahawks, underscoring the differentiation between the unmistakable base and the cleaned glossy silk surface of the watch case. The watch’s solitary shape is the consequence of the serious level of manual completing work found in each watch Minase makes.

Minase’s unmistakable polyhedral crown bears the brand’s logo. A drill-head that gives recognition to the sources of the parent company, Kyowa. Kyowa is a prestigious instrument producer that has been doing business since 1963, work in sync penetrates and is likewise a provider of very good quality watch components.

For more modest, more slender wrists, the Horizon is presently additionally accessible in a Mid-Size form. A somewhat more modest and rich other option. The Horizon Mid-Size isn’t just a decreased form, rather it has been completely overhauled to totally fit the wrist of those looking for an all the more unassumingly estimated Horizon..

Minase: Horizon fair size with a white elastic band, steel case canvassed in rose PVD

Traditional craftmanship

Manufactured in Japan, all “Horizon” watches bear the enrolled name “HiZ”, an idea propelled by the Japanese words “Hizu” (extraordinary) and “Howdy Izuru Kuni” (Land of the Rising Sun). The items marked “HiZ” share 3 especially inventive highlights: the “case in the event that” structure, the uncommon “Sallaz” cleaning strategy and the development guideline called “MORE” (Minase Original Rebuild Equation).

Case in case

The “case on the off chance that” structure doesn’t include a dial in the common sense. It comprises of a few components assembling the core of each watch. The record ring, the dial plate and the case back encompass the development and make a different substance that appears to be suspended inside the actual watch. An enormous cut opening uncovers the schedule plate. This three-dimensional outfit is completed with bended tipped hands and is safely situated inside the case.

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Minase: Horizon in pure steel

Sallaz polishing

Minase has a place with the uncommon gathering of watch marks that work with top of the line “Sallaz” cleaning. This conventional procedure needs up to 50 tasks and at any rate 15 hours of exceptional craftsmanship and skill to complete each watch.

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This special methodology is enlivened by Japanese riddle developments. In contrast to normal arm bands, there are no pinholes on the connections. This delivers a compact plan with extraordinary adaptability. Since an enormous number of parts can be dismantled, the maintenance (or if important, the substitution) of individual parts is far simpler than more customary plans, making it workable for all Minase watches to save their unique excellence for generations.

Minase: Horizon on dark elastic band and steel case canvassed in rose PVD

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Minase Horizon specifications:

  • Case: Stainless steel 316L. Double round box type sapphire precious stone (non intelligent covering), transparent case back
  • Water resistance: Up to 50 meters (5 Bar)
  • Dimensions : 38 x 51 millimeters, Thickness : 12,0 millimeters
  • Mid-size Dimensions: 32 x 40 mm, Thickness 12,0 millimeters
  • Weight all out : 110/150 g. 118 g (Mid-size)
  • Movement: KT7001/1, KT8001/1 for Mid-size, power hold 38 hours, Swiss ebauches, altered by MINASE with hand-made cleaning and « perlage » on plates and bridges
  • Dial: HiZ idea with singular components to become a 3-dimensional dial. Along with the development and the hands, this design comprises a free element inside the case.
  • Functions: Hours, minutes and focal second hands. Date at 4.
  • Strap: Rubber (EPDM) with hardened steel arrangement catch or strong tempered steel execution including MORE concept.
  • Clasp: Stainless steel arrangement clasp with side pushers.
  • Price: CHF 3180/€3180 (elastic)/CHF 4380/€4380 (wristband), including VAT
  • Diamond models: Horizon average size : 54 pieces, 1.5 millimeters

Minase: Horizon in tempered steel case and dark dial

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