Seiko at Baselworld 2016: The Highlights

In 2015, Seiko increased its worldwide game by carrying some incredible pieces to Baselworld that, beforehand, would have been kept exclusively in the Japanese market. We saw a substantial spotlight on the Prospex arrangement with new Tunas and a gigantic commemoration Marinemaster in titanium. This year, Seiko commends its 135th commemoration as a company (each year, Seiko discovers something to praise finishing in a “5” or a “0”), so the company brought more incredible oddities. This is not the slightest bit a comprehensive rundown of everything new, except rather a brief look at a portion of the things coming our direction. Appreciate the look!

The Seiko Presage 60th Anniversary with veneer dial

Seiko Presage Automatic Watch 60th Anniversary

In request to observe Seiko’s 60th commemoration of its first programmed watch, the brand brought along two dazzling chronographs. The watches were non-working and obviously “hot off the press”, so the developments were not even inside the pieces. These chronographs, as a component of the revived Presage line, are restricted to 1,000 pieces and come in a white veneer dial or a dark polish. I love the basic look and wouldn’t fret the straightforward date window at 4:30.

The Seiko Presage 60th Anniversary with dark enamel dial

The textual style and hands utilized on these models harkens back to the 1913 Laurel, which was Seiko’s first wristwatch. The segment wheel 8R48 sits inside. The watches are a wearable 42mm and highlight sapphire glass (show in back) and are water impervious to 100m.

The Seiko Presage 60th Anniversary Chronograph

I like the straightforwardness of these pieces – my solitary minor complete is that they’re very thick. The watches will be accessible from September 2016 and will cost 2500 Euros in white and 2850 in black.  Head for more information.

A astonishing top pick of mine…the Seiko Prospex Marinemaster GPS Solar Dual-Time…made for sailing

Prospex Marinemaster GPS Solar Dual-Time

Here was an astonishing piece. The enormous Prospex Marinemaster GPS Solar Dual-Time swings in some Astron highlights with its GPS usefulness (the main Prospex to do as such). It comes in at a thriving 48.5mm however wears somewhat more modest because of the thin hauls (think titanium Landmaster and you’re close). The plan is intended to be “without catch” as it’s a cruising watch that shouldn’t get on any apparatuses, etc.

The phenomenally tall case and cool blue ceramic world clock bezel on the Seiko Prospex Marinemaster GPS Solar Dual-Time

Honestly, I love the tones and it really helps me to remember the vintage Omega Big Blue – watch that case profile. It highlights time region change and 200m water opposition. The watch will be made as a restricted version of 1,500 pieces and will cost 3300 Euros.  Head for more data on this incredible piece.

Great tones and a 6139-esque case on the Seiko Prospex World Time

Prospex World Time

The next piece I truly loved from Seiko was the new Prospex World Time. It comes in at around 700 Euros and highlights a truly cool rakish case that helps me a piece to remember the vintage 6139 Pogue. This piece comes in at 44.6mm – how does Seiko make such enormous watches wear so well?!?! It utilizes sun oriented force, includes a 24-hour chronograph and presentations multi-city time regions. Once more, as far as I might be concerned, the intense tones, profound rehaut and tear hour lists make for an alluring piece.  Head to the site for more information.

The Seiko Prospex PADI “Turtle”

Prospex SRPA21K1 PADI “Turtle”

I’m not typically an enthusiast of collective models, but rather the PADI “Turtle” has permitted me to adjust my perspective. The Pepsi bezel, red hand, and inconspicuous red records on the internal bezel embed “pop”! In addition, at a 430 Euro retail cost with arm band, it’s an incredible arrangement. 45mm is the size, however in the event that you’ve given one a shot, you realize it suits perfectly. Spec-wise, these are by and large on a standard with the as of late assessed pieces by Robert-Jan.  For additional specs, head .

The Seiko Prospex PADI Kinetic Diver

Prospex SUN065P1 PADI Kinetic Diver

Following on a comparable topic as the Turtle over, the Kinetic Diver denotes the second watch in the cooperation with PADI. It additionally includes a red and white theme however utilizes an all blue bezel in lieu of the previous’ Pepsi style. The usefulness is equivalent to the next Kinetic Divers in the arrangement, which implies that it’s 47.5mm in breadth, includes a GMT work and is water impervious to 200m. Here once more, the shading plan just “works” for this watch and I anticipate that it should be an immense vender – truth be told, I think three colleagues put in a request for it! It has a rundown cost of 630 Euros.  The Kinetic Diver might be found .

The Grand Seiko Black Ceramic Limited Edition with dark dial

Grand Seiko Black Ceramic Limited Edition

The huge delivery for Grand Seiko this year came as two comparable models with various dial tones. Excellent Seiko put it’s intriguing Spring Drive 9R96 chronograph development with GMT into another five(!!) piece case made of earthenware and titanium. The dark dial form will come in a 500 piece release while the green “Shinshu woodland” piece will see a creation level of 600. These are large parts with a distance across of 46.4mm and costs to coordinate at around 15,000 Euros. Truth be told, I enjoyed these pieces however with regards to Grand Seiko, I’m a greater devotee of the straightforward mechanical watches.

The Grand Seiko Black Ceramic Limited Edition with green “Shinshu forest” dial

Of course, the completing is absurd and in the event that I were purchasing, I’d make strides toward environmental friendliness all the way.  More data on this new GS can be found .

The new rearranged and more modest Seiko (44.8mm) Astron GPS Solar

Astron GPS Solar

There’s for sure – I love my Astron . It’s my go anyplace, do anything watch, but at the same time I’m a chronograph fellow. I know, however, that not every person needs a chronograph, however, and it appears to be that Seiko got the message. This year, a “3-hand” rendition of the Astron debuts in a more modest, 44.8mm case and just in titanium. The watch, obviously, highlights Seiko’s GPS usefulness that changes time as per your area. An enormous assortment of styles and tones are accessible and this will cost around 1700 – 2000 Euros relying upon model decision and tie. Clearly the sun based and GPS advances that make up Seiko are the spic and span’s “meat and potatoes” as they are selling very well everywhere on the world. The size and evaluating of this model should make it an enormous hit. Me? I’m as yet a chronograph fellow, however I comprehend the allure of this model.  See the Astron public statement .

Final Thoughts…

Overall, as referenced, Seiko at Baselworld 2016 was very Prospex and very Solar.  Sure, I love my mechanical watches, however Seiko executes their tech so well that I can’t help yet be impressed.  As usual, a major gratitude to the Seiko Netherlands team for their time and hospitality.  Let us understand what you like and stay tuned for more profound surveys on a portion of these releases.

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