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The RNR Rockfighter
- Limited to 453 pieces -
$995.00 USD
Price includes local tax (does not include custom duties), 3 years warranty and free worldwide shipping
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The RNR Rockfighter is our first-ever Swiss Made timepiece with a dial handcrafted from the door of a 2003 Land Rover Defender. Limited to 453 pieces.

Free delivery

3 Year Warranty

30 days return


Conquering the steepest mountains and the deepest creeks

The 2003 Land Rover Defender donor is owned by German gentleman, and owner of 4x4 Experience, Michael Ortner. He uses this specific car as a tool to climb the steepest mountains and cross the deepest creeks on his many adventure trips all over the Globe. This 2003 Defender has travelled to Sardinia, Corsica, Iceland and Morocco. Just to mention a few of the many countries it has seen.

The RNR Rockfighter is a tribute to the raw functionality of this legendary Defender.


Giving new life to a close companion

The many adventures and journeys, Michael has had with his close companion, the 2003 Land Rover Defender, has set its marks on his trusted rock climber. In 2019 it needed a new door - but instead of disposing the old, worn-out left aluminum door, that has been the gateway to so many adventures for Michael, it was donated to REC Watches.

This specific door was the punched into 453 watch dials, coated with a clear lacquer and built directly into the RNR Rockfighter design - giving new life to a car that has travelled and seen more roads in 17 years than most Defenders will in a lifetime. Every single dial showcases the marks and dents of the rough life this Defender has experienced.


Captivating the soul and design of the most iconic off-roader ever built

The RNR Rockfighter has been developed in close cooperation with Michael Ortner, the owner of our 2003 organ donor. Every aspect of the design reflects the function and aesthetic of the classic Land Rover Defender.

Crafting a Swiss made masterpiece from a majestic British icon

Captivating the design DNA of the Land Rover has been many years under development and the first, early sketch of what would later become the Rockfighter saw the light of day in the Autumn of 2018.

Capturing the iconic design trademarks of the Land Rover while designing a timepiece that can completely stand on its own was no easy task. The imposing and majestic form factor of the Land Rover has been boiled down to a 40mm timepiece that pays homage to the British icon.

"With the RNR collection it was all about straight, square lines softened by the round elements found on the Land Rover - the shape of the wheel being one. We wanted to create a timepiece that spoke directly to the hearts of watch and Land Rover fans all over the world."

Designer of REC Watches, Thomas Funder


As always, no formula or predefined approach defines the process. We are constantly adding and constantly cutting away, working relentlessly to distill the essence until only the best parts remain encapsulated in pure passion.

Design References

RNR Rockfighter Technical Specs


Diameter 40mm (42,25mm with crown-guard)

Height 12,10mm

Lug-to-Lug 48,20mm

Dial Opening Ø: 31,80mm

Weight: 106g


3 Hands

Swiss Super-LumiNova C3 Green

3-Piece 316L Stainless steel case with sandblasted, vertical brushes and polished surfaces and rubber bezel (FKM, Fluorcarbon (Viton®))

5 ATM, 50 meters


2 year full warranty


Sellita SW200-1

Type Mechanical lever movement, self-winding

Frequency 28,800 VPH (4.0 hz)

Power reserve 38 hours

Jewels 26

Accuracy -12~+12 sec per day

Hacking seconds

Date with quick set


316L Stainless steel

Top glass Sapphire Crystal with multilayer anti-reflective coating

Laser-engraving and deep etched case back and crown guards


Handcrafted aluminum dial cut directly from 'Rockfighter' - a 2003 Land Rover Defender


Desert canvas and black leather strap

Width (Lugs) 22 mm

Width (Buckle) 20mm

Length 125/85mm

Free delivery

3 Year Warranty

30 days return

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