Two creations presented on a new type of fabric strap made especially for Prospex diver’s watches.

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Two creations presented connected a caller benignant of cloth strap made particularly for Prospex diver’s watches.

Two creations presented connected Seiko’s archetypal cloth straps made for the sea.

Ever since Seiko’s archetypal diver’s ticker was introduced successful 1965, the institution has continuously pushed backmost the boundaries of what diver’s watches tin offer. Today, Seiko introduces successful the Prospex postulation 2 modern re-interpretations of landmark timepieces from 1965 and 1970 that are presented connected peculiar cloth straps designed and manufactured expressly for diver’s use. The 2 watches onslaught the cleanable equilibrium of plan and relation and embody the innovative tone for which Seiko’s diver’s watchmaking is renowned.

Seichu. A accepted braiding method from Japan.

The Seichu braiding delivers some spot and comfort.

The cloth straps incorporated a accepted braiding method from Japan called Seichu. Their affluent texture and colour complexion are acquainted successful Japanese civilization for their usage successful cloth designs, arsenic seen successful a accepted “obijime,” the decorative cord that holds a Kimono sash successful its place. The straps contiguous a uniquely Japanese aesthetic and texture and are specially manufactured to person a tensile spot astir 4 times that of regular Seiko cloth straps*. Their spot and absorption to degradation caused by vulnerability to sunlight, conscionable the demanding standards of Seiko’s diver’s watches and are cleanable for usage nether water. In addition, acknowledgment to its unsocial braiding pattern, the straps person the flexibility and aerial permeability that guarantee maximum comfortableness connected the wrist.

*based connected probe conducted by Seiko.

The straps transportation the aforesaid awesome arsenic the watches, arsenic a motion of their durability.

The 1965 and 1970 diver’s re-imagined successful modern style.

The dial and strap colors heighten the modern consciousness of the 2 re-interpretations.

Both creations stock the aforesaid plan and specifications arsenic the 1965 and 1970 modern re-interpretations introduced past twelvemonth successful solemnisation of the 55th day of Seiko’s archetypal diver’s watch. The brownish dial and bezel of the 1965 re-interpretation and the textured grey dial of the 1970 re-interpretation perfectly harmonize with the world colour tones of their cloth straps. Both creations are offered with an alternate cloth strap of a antithetic colour that tin easy beryllium interchanged without immoderate tools, acknowledgment to the watch’s strap structure.

The look of yesterday but the specifications of today. 

The watches are powered by the tried and trusted Caliber 6R35 that delivers a powerfulness reserve of 70 hours and are 200m h2o resistant. The curved sapphire crystal is treated with an antireflective coating connected the interior surface, and the indexes, hour, infinitesimal and seconds hands are coated with Lumibrite of a specially faded vintage colour matching the earthy tones of the dial and straps.

Both watches volition instrumentality their spot successful the mainstream Prospex collection. The 1965 re-interpretation and the 1970 re-interpretation volition beryllium disposable astatine the Seiko Boutiques and selected retail partners worldwide successful June and July 2021, respectively.

About the archetypal 1965 and 1970 Diver’s watches.

The 1965 Diver’s Watch

Known to fans arsenic the 62MAS, the 1965 diver’s ticker incorporated an automatic mechanical caliber and delivered 150m h2o resistance. The ticker was designed for maximum reliability and legibility successful the harshest conditions and proved its reliability erstwhile utilized successful the Antarctic during the 60s and laid the way to the improvement of aboriginal landmark watches.

The 1970 Diver’s Watch

Five years aft the instauration of Seiko’s, and Japan’s archetypal diver’s ticker successful 1965, Seiko introduced the 1970 diver’s, whose asymmetrical hold protected the crown astatine the 4 o’clock position. Its coagulated construction, luminous hands and indexes and 150 metre h2o absorption were cleanable for those who required a timepiece with exceptional spot and visibility. The ticker proved its reliability successful utmost conditions erstwhile it was worn by the Japanese adventurer, Naomi Uemura, successful the years 1974 to 1976 erstwhile helium completed a 12,500km solo dog-sled tally from Greenland to Alaska.


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