Martenero's sixth watch release is the Kerrison. Our most versatile watch yet, equally at home in the office or out on the weekends. Its clean, balanced design comes alive through subtle details and uses of color. Everything is designed in-house, and we labored over every detail to get the balance just right. This is a watch that stands out just the right amount - a watch of subtle distinction you can wear for years on end.
And it's not just the design that makes it special. The Kerrison has an automatic movement that registers at 28,800 beats per hour, scratch-resistant sapphire crystals on the front and back, and a 42-hour power reserve. Serious specs that match the thoughtfulness of the design.
The Kerrison is available in 4 unique colorways, each in 2 different sizes (42 mm and 38 mm). 8 different versions available in total so that you can find the version that's perfect for you.
Martenero combines a respect for the traditions of watchmaking with a unique vision that always looks forward. With a strong respect for the craft, we are driven to make our watches new classics in their own right. Original and contemporary, but always timeless.
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We're offering the Kerrison in four distinct colorways, all of which have different dial finishing. No matter what your aesthetic is, we have a version that's perfect for you.
WHITE & BLUE
This version has an enamel gloss finish throughout the dial, and the color contrast between the interior and the outer ring makes it easily stand out from the rest. A watch that people will notice.
We opted for a pure matte finish on the dark blue dial. While the dial is a muted color, the bluish green indices and second hand give this model just the right amount of colorful detail.
WHITE & SILVER
The dressiest color colorway of them all. The silver outer ring with sunburst finishing gives this version a dressy touch that makes it perfect for any occasion.
BLACK & DARK BLUE
Look closely, and you'll see that the outer ring contrasts slightly not only in color with the black interior, but also in finishing. Matte interior with enamel gloss outer ring gives this watch a very unique look. The mint numerals and a red second hand give it additional pops of color.
While the design of the Kerrison is very clean, the construction behind it is surprisingly complex. The stainless steel case is custom designed and has complex brushed and polished finishing throughout, and the lugs are twisted and show off these different finishes.
The multi-layer dial has applied numerals and indices, and a variety of matte, gloss, and sunburst finishing. This is a very high level of detail that's normally associated with watches at a much higher price point, and it gives the Kerrison a very premium look.
The Kerrison is powered by a Miyota 9015 movement that registers at 28,800 beats per hour. This is a very high quality Japanese movement used by premium watch brands, and it's similar in accuracy to much more expensive Swiss movements. It's an automatic movement, so it will wind itself naturally as you wear it. It's hacking, meaning that the second hand stops when you set the time, allowing for more accurate time setting. And with a power reserve of 42 hours, this is watch you can set aside for a while and it will continue to tick away.
Our leather straps are made of genuine leather in the US. Matching edge paint on the sides and a hypoallergenic leather lining give the straps a very refined and finished look. The stitching details on the sides show that each strap is made by hand.
All of our watches are designed, assembled, and tested in New York. Assembly and testing takes place in a Brooklyn workshop staffed by a family of watchmakers that has been in the business for two generations. This level of experience ensures that every watch that goes out the door has been subject to the highest level of scrutiny.
- Movement: Miyota 9015
- Type: Mechanical (Automatic); Hacking
- Beats Per Hour: 28,800
- Power Reserve: 42 Hours
- Crystal: Sapphire (Front and Back)
- Crown: Screw-Down
- Water Resistance: 50 Meters
- Case: 316L Stainless Steel
- Strap: Genuine Leather
Dimensions for 42mm version:
- Diameter: 42 mm
- Lug To Lug: 50 mm
- Thickness: 10.8 mm
- Lug Width: 20 mm
Dimensions for 38mm version:
- Diameter: 38 mm
- Lug To Lug: 47 mm
- Thickness: 10.8 mm
- Lug Width: 20 mm
Risks and challenges
With any project involving manufacturing, there is the risk of production delays and quality control issues. However Martenero has been in business for three and a half years, and has successfully released 5 different watch models totaling 35 different SKUs. We are much better prepared to complete this production run on time and without any quality control issues compared to other companies who have not yet gone through this process.Learn about accountability on Kickstarter
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