MING X Massena LAB 17.09 Black

Regular price
$12,450
Regular price
Sale price
$12,450
REF 17.09
Automatic-winding
38 MM
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SKU AS06531
Article Number 40990918
ref 17.09
case size 38 MM
movement Automatic-winding
approximate age 2020s
dial color Exotic
material Stainless Steel
style Avant-Garde
category Pre-Owned Contemporary
bracelet Leather
lug width 20 MM
Includes Double signed MING x Jean Rousseau tan calf leather strap with signed black stainless steel pin buckle. Also includes shipping box, outer box, signed leather watch roll, and papers with warranty expiring 7/31/2023..
overall condition The case is in outstanding, as-new overall showing only faint signs of wear from careful handling. Black 'honeycomb' dial is in as-new condition with matching luminous 'skeleton' handset. Luminous sapphire crystal. Signed crown.
REF 17.09
Automatic-winding
38 MM
– Show less
SKU AS06531
Article Number 40990918
ref 17.09
case size 38 MM
movement Automatic-winding
approximate age 2020s
dial color Exotic
material Stainless Steel
style Avant-Garde
category Pre-Owned Contemporary
bracelet Leather
lug width 20 MM
Includes Double signed MING x Jean Rousseau tan calf leather strap with signed black stainless steel pin buckle. Also includes shipping box, outer box, signed leather watch roll, and papers with warranty expiring 7/31/2023..
overall condition The case is in outstanding, as-new overall showing only faint signs of wear from careful handling. Black 'honeycomb' dial is in as-new condition with matching luminous 'skeleton' handset. Luminous sapphire crystal. Signed crown.

Why We Love it

This has to be one of the best collaborations in horological history.

Ming, the Malaysian boutique brand founded in 2017, teamed up with Massena LAB, brainchild of watch industry veteran William Massena, on a special, limited-edition timepiece, the 17.09 Ming X Massena Black. Inspired by midcentury Rolex “honeycomb” dials, this LE of 150 pieces quickly sold out due to both its good looks and the reputations of its partner brands.

This particular 17.09 from the circa 2020s features a 38mm black stainless steel case, unique Ming flared lugs, a sapphire crystal, a signed crown, a polished bezel, a black honeycomb dial, a luminous, laser-etched sapphire crystal (cool!), a matching, skeletonized handset, and a MING X Jean Rousseau signed tan leather strap with a signed matching black pin buckle. Powered by the automatic Sellita SW330-2 movement, it’s in like-new condition and comes with all its goodies.

Well-sized, wildly unique and highly collectible, this is a knockout of a timepiece from two highly important brands in the boutique watchmaking space. 

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Brand Story

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Established in 2017 in Malaysia by Ming Thein and a close group of watch enthusiast friends and investors, Ming has quickly climbed to the top of the “high-end independent” heap for its inspired designs, minimalist aesthetics and wildly cool dials. Small details such as a bracelet that fits universally on all models, a unique 12 o’clock marker, and flared lugs make for a notable product line that nevertheless flies well under the radar in a world obsessed with steel sports watches from a handful of well-known brands.

Produced in Switzerland and QC’d in Kuala Lumpur, Ming watches use either Sellita and ETA movements in their entry-level pieces, or higher-end calibers from the likes of Schwartz-Etienne and others on some of its pricer wares. Their products sell out quickly, and Ming often rewards repeat customers with offers of allocations on new models. The watch industry has also taken note, awarding the 17.06 Copper model the Horological Revelation price at the 2019 Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève.

From simple, time-only models to GMTs and moon phases, Ming’s timepieces represent some of the best in modern boutique watchmaking, drawing on a collective 80 years of experience in the watch space to push the horological envelope.

A:S Guarantee

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Our Pledge

Analog:Shift stands behind the authenticity of our products in perpetuity.

Condition

Since our pieces are vintage or pre-owned, please expect wear & patina from usage and age. Please read each item description and examine all product images.

Warranty

We back each Analog:Shift vintage timepiece with a one-year mechanical warranty from the date of purchase.

International Buyers

Please contact us prior to purchase for additional details on shipping and payment options.

Shipping & Returns

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All of our watches include complementary insured shipping within the 50 states.

Most of our products are on hand and will ship directly from our headquarters in New York City. In some cases, watches will be shipped directly from one of our authorized partners.

We generally ship our products via FedEx, fully insured, within 5 business days of purchase. An adult signature is required for receipt of all packages for insurance purposes. Expedited shipping is available at an additional cost. We are also happy to hand deliver your purchase in Manhattan or you may pick it up at our showroom.

Returns must be sent overnight or by priority international delivery, fully insured and paid for by the customer. A restocking fee may apply. Watches must be returned in the same condition as initially shipped.

We welcome international buyers, please contact us prior to purchase for additional details on shipping and payment options.

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MING X Massena LAB 17.09 Black

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Regular price
$12,450
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$12,450
MING X Massena LAB 17.09 Black

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