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Introducing the UNIMATIC x Massena LAB U5S-ML Limited Edition: The First 36mm UNIMATIC Timepiece


UNIMATIC x Massena LAB U5S-ML Limited Edition
UNIMATIC x Massena LAB U5S-ML Limited Edition - Image Courtesy of UNIMATIC
 

UNIMATIC: The Italian Design House Making Waves

UNIMATIC x Massena LAB U5S-ML Limited Edition
UNIMATIC x Massena LAB U5S-ML Limited Edition - Image Courtesy of UNIMATIC

UNIMATIC has made a significant impact on the watch world by redefining minimalist, utilitarian design. Emerging in 2015, the Italian brand gained recognition for its sleek, functional timepieces that blend military aesthetics with contemporary style. UNIMATIC's limited-edition releases, often characterized by monochromatic color schemes and high-quality materials, have garnered a cult following among watch enthusiasts.The brand's commitment to craftsmanship and attention to detail has elevated it to a prominent position, challenging traditional notions of luxury in the watch industry and inspiring a trend towards understated, purpose-driven designs. UNIMATIC's newest collaboration continues to redefine design and collaboration in the watch world.

 

Massena LAB: The House of the Noteworthy William Massena

Massena LAB, founded by watch enthusiast William Massena, collaborates with renowned watchmakers to create unique timepieces. The LAB's philosophy centers on embodying horological culture and influencing its evolution by blending past styles with future watchmaking. William Massena, an avid watch collector and industry expert, actively engages in the horological world and his Massena LAB aims to build a community of informed watch enthusiasts, emphasizing partnerships with creative watchmakers to perpetuate the art of independent watchmaking.

 

UNIMATIC x Massena LAB Modello Cinque U5S-ML

UNIMATIC x Massena LAB U5S-ML Limited Edition
UNIMATIC x Massena LAB U5S-ML Limited Edition - Image Courtesy of UNIMATIC

The Modello Cinque U5S-ML, born out of the creative fusion between UNIMATIC and MassenaLAB, is one stylish limited-edition timepiece that packs a punch. With a compact 36mm diameter, it caters to all wrist sizes, bringing a touch of Italian design language into the mix. Drawing inspiration from German mid-century industrial design and the dashboards of vintage Bavarian automobiles, this watch is not just a timekeeper; it's an ode to a vintage European aesthetic, with a modern flare.


UNIMATIC x Massena LAB U5S-ML Limited Edition
UNIMATIC x Massena LAB U5S-ML Limited Edition - Image Courtesy of UNIMATIC

UNIMATIC x Massena LAB U5S-ML Limited Edition
UNIMATIC x Massena LAB U5S-ML Limited Edition - Image Courtesy of UNIMATIC

Picture a sleek dial adorned with white markers against a muted black backdrop. The matte black hour and minute hands seamlessly complement the design, while a unique reverse lollipop marker for the seconds hand adds that extra flair. It's not just about looks – the watch is a powerhouse with its Swiss-made manual-winding Sellita SW200-1 movement, boasting a respectable 41-hour power reserve.

 

Specifications

UNIMATIC x Massena LAB U5S-ML Limited Edition
UNIMATIC x Massena LAB U5S-ML Limited Edition - Image Courtesy of UNIMATIC

Water Resistance: Dive in confidently with 300m (1000ft, 30atm WR).

Diameter: A comfortable 36mm.

Crystal: Protected by a 2.2mm thick double-domed sapphire with an inner side anti-reflective coating.

Case Material: Crafted from 316 stainless steel with a brushed finish.

Dial: Enjoy readability with the matte black long index dial and Super-LumiNova® C1 on hands.

Movement: The heart of the watch is the automatic Sellita SW200-1, beating at 28,800bph, with a hacking seconds hand and the flexibility of self-winding/manual winding.

Accuracy: Trust the watch to keep you on time with an accuracy of +/- 12 sec/day up to +/-30 sec/day.

Power Reserve: A solid 38-41 hours of ticking away.

Anti-magnetic: Tough enough to withstand magnetic forces of ≥4800 A/m.

Straps: Switch between the black and straw-yellow tapered 22-20mm quick-release two-piece TPU straps.

Hardware: Stainless steel brushed hardware, proudly signed UNIMATIC.

Caseback: A visual treat with the Unimatic x Massena LAB Fibonacci sequence.

Packaging: Safely housed in the UNIMATIC x Massena LAB tough case, accompanied by a warranty card with a unique ID seal.


UNIMATIC x Massena LAB U5S-ML Limited Edition
UNIMATIC x Massena LAB U5S-ML Limited Edition - Image Courtesy of UNIMATIC
 

Limited to just 300 pieces, you can snag this UNIMATIC gem exclusively at www.massenalab.com, adding a touch of Italian sophistication to your wrist game.

 

Thank you for reading and be sure to stay tuned for more news, images and reviews.


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