Seiko Prospex 1968 Diver SPB207 140th Anniversary Limited Edition Automatic (Green Dial / 42mm)
42mm stainless steel case, automatic movement, green dial, black bezel, stainless steel bracelet with additional green rubber strap.
Celebrating 140 years of Seiko.
When Kintaro Hattori founded his company in 1881, he was just 21 years old. During his fifty years at the helm, Seiko became the leading watch company in Japan, with its own design and production facilities. This achievement was a direct result of his single-minded vision that Seiko should be "Always one step ahead of the rest". His words resonate still and continue to inspire Seiko today. Throughout this year, Seiko will release a series of creations that embody the spirit of Kintaro's words and honor the140th anniversary of the founding of his company.
From Seiko Prospex, a new series focuses on the beauty of nature. The watch captures the deep green scenery of the rich ocean that surrounds Iriomote Island.
The island of Iriomote in Okinawa Prefecture attracts divers from all areas of the world. Its abundant coral reefs teem with marine life but the island's special charm lies in the primeval and pristine mangrove forests that surround it. Further, Iriomote is home to several species of flora and fauna that are rare and, in some instances, unique to the island.
Seiko Prospex challenges every limit, with a collection of timepieces for sports lovers and adventure seekers whether in the water, in the sky or on land. Since launching Japan’s first diver’s watch in 1965, Seiko’s innovative technology has changed global standards. We are constantly striving to bring ever greater reliability and safety to both professional and recreational divers.
1968 Diver's Watch Reinterpretation. Designed for those who treat life as the ultimate adventure, the Seiko Prospex line meets every challenge with technological excellence and style. Part of a rich legacy of innovation in high-intensity timekeeping, Prospex continues to celebrate a long history of sports watch excellence with recreations and reinterpretations of landmark achievements. Updating Seiko's revolutionary 1968 diver's watch with more tailored and contemporary lines, this superbly wearable timepiece is crafted of stainless steel with super-hard coating for enhanced durability, and follows ISO standards for scuba diving to depths of up to 200 meters. The high-visibility green dial, framed by a one-way rotating elapsed timing black bezel, features a date calendar as well as LumiBrite hands and markers. The 24-jewel automatic movement beats at a frequency of 21,600 vibrations per hour, with a power reserve of approximately 70 hours, and can be wound manually or automatically. With a curved, anti-reflective sapphire crystal, this brilliantly re-imagined watch includes a screw-down crown and case-back, and stainless steel tri-fold push button release clasp with secure lock and extender. Additional green rubber strap. 200m Water Resistant.
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