Magrette Regattare Bronze Kauri Wood Limited Edition Automatic 44mm Sold Out

$995.00

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For the 44mm wide Regattare case Magrette uses CuSn8 bronze. It is an alloy of copper and highly resistant to ocean climate corrosion. It comes as no surprise then that bronze has traditionally been used a lot on boats where corrosion is particularly an issue to due ocean water and air. The Regattare Bronze will be at home on boat decks such as that.

Bronze looks a bit like gold, but the finish and color are not the same. Bronze of course is much less expensive and more “tool” than “luxury.” In going along with the bronze case Magrette places an attractive brown colored dial on the watch as well. This warms up the look and offers a new style to the collection of Regattare watches out there. Another little change is the removal of the seconds hand. Here Magrette plays with the look of the dial to give it a more simple, minimalist feel. The term “BRONZE” is also added to the dial.

On the caseback is a unique piece of Ancient Kauri wood that has been “burned” with the specific number of the watch in this limited edition. It has a small plank of engraved Ancient Kauri wood and is individually numbered.  Kauri is a tree species on New Zealand. This variety is only found on New Zealand, and they are currently protected. They are among the most ancient trees in the world and grow to massive sizes. Like all trees they can live to legendary ages – thousands of years. 

Instead the wood is known as “Ancient Kauri” and is collected in Northern New Zealand underground. There, is located a series of swamps where Kauri timber is somehow preserved underground in perfect condition being there for as long as 50,000 years. The trees that have been preserved lived for about 2000 years before falling into the swamp. Extracting the wood is apparently a very difficult process and quite expensive. Though, it is necessary as living Kauri trees are protected, and thus not legally allowed to be cut down. So there you have it, you have a true piece of New Zealand’s ancient history in the case back. Just really cool overall, and a great conversation piece once you take the watch off to show it around.
 

Very Rare & completely Sold Out Magrette Regattare Vintage Bronze Limited Edition with Automatic Movement! Discontinued and unavailable from Magrette and this is LE #773/1000! Currently on a brand new custom Red leather strap with Red stitching to match the dial! Just a very pretty watch! Complete set with warranty book, additional Magrette strap, additional custom strap/buckle and Original Magrette wood box set!

 

BRAND: Magrette

MODEL: Regattare Vintage Bronze Limited Edition #773/1000

MOVEMENT: Automatic 

CASE: Bronze

CROWN: Screw Down

SIZE: 44mm

LUGS: 24mm

DIAL: Brown Dial with Red Accents

BEZEL: Non rotating 

CONDITION: Pre owned – Excellent!

BOXES/PAPERS: Complete! – Comes everything you see in the pics

WATER RESISTANCE: – 50m

STRAP/BRACELET: – 3 – Brand New custom red leather strap with red stitching and Magrette Bronze buckle & additional Magrette Leather strap with steel buckle & additional custom leather strap

 

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