Saturday, July 2, 2016


This classically interpreted sports watch takes inspiration from the Maori mythological stories. According to the centuries old Maori Māori Religion and Mythology, Tamanuitera is the name of sun god. This special edition wrist watch from New Zealand based watch brand MAGRETTE depicts the story of Māui and Tamanuitera with its exterior engravings.

The fully engraved stainless steel case features eight 1.5mm black diamonds on the sides of the case and 18 carat rose gold wire inlays. The gold inlays are mechanically held in place by cutting a channel in the metal, creating a dovetail at the bottom of the cavity and hammering the gold into place. The hammering action spreads the gold into the dovetail which holds it in position.
Measuring 42mm in diameter, the case is fitted with Screw down crown, double domed sapphire crystal front glass with AR coating and sapphire crystal see-through case back with DLC with anti finger-print coating. Tested for a water resistance up to 200 meters, the Magrette Leoncino Tamanuitera is exceptionally suited for scuba diving activities and ocean adventures.
This timepiece houses the Miyota 9015 self winding movement with engraved rotor. Produced in a limited edition of 10 pieces, the Magrette Leoncino Tamanuitera retails at $5200.00 USD.

Technical details

9015 Miyota with hacking seconds
Automatic winding and hand winding
28.800 BPH
24 Jewels
Hour, minute and sweeping second hands
Second stop mode (hacking function) when setting time
Shock absorber for balance staff
Running time of more than 42 hours when fully wound

Diameter: 42mm excluding the crown
Case: 316L Stainless Steel (polished top and brushed sides with bead blasted back)
Crown: Screw down crown.
Crystal: Sapphire (double domed), AR coating.
See-through (sapphire) case back , DLC with anti finger-print coating
Water-resistance: 200m/20ATM Water resistance

Dial and hands
Black dial
Super Luminova C3 on hands and markers

Leather black strap with red stitching, remborde edge, lorica linning

Limited edition of 10 pieces

Retail Price
Price: $5200.00 USD

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