Seiko establishes an interesting bridge between its historical pieces and their subsequent reinterpretation through new manufacturing techniques. We see it clearly in Seiko PROSPEX 1968 Diver’s Modern Re-Interpretation GMTa sports model inspired by a 1968 diving watch and that mixes vintage aesthetics with a new Automatic movement with second time zone indication. Ideal for travelers and sea lovers.And It can be seen live and direct at the SIAR which will be held from October 17 to 19 at The Hotel St. Regis (International Fine Watchmaking Exhibition) in CDMX.
Essential for divers
It must be remembered that the Japanese firm’s first diving watch dates back to 1965. Three years later it developed the model Seiko Prospexwhich became A must for professional and recreational divers from all over the world. For more than half a century, Seiko has dedicated itself to researching and providing its sports watches with the latest in technology. His efforts have also focused on diving watches, which she has provided with security, legibility and ease of use, something very important when you are in the depths.
Seiko PROSPEX 1968 Diver’s Modern Re-Interpretation GMT is designed for those who feel life as an adventure. Reinterpreting Seiko’s iconic 1968 diving watch, this exceptional timepiece features the brand’s first mechanical GMT movement in a diving watchwith the new caliber 6R54. A movement that provides a power reserve of approximately 72 hours, the longest of any Seiko mechanical watch. This automatic GMT movement with 24 jewels beats at a frequency of 21,600 vibrations per hour and offers manual winding capability.
The 24-hour GMT hand can be adjusted independently in one-hour increments, without interrupting the hour hands, to provide a second time zone reading at a glance. It has a unidirectional rotating timekeeping bezel. green ceramic with knurled edge to improve operability.
Additionally, the green dial features a date calendar, gold GMT hand, and grUse LumiBrite markers and needles to improve readability. The box is super hard coated stainless steel, has an anti-reflective sapphire crystal, screw-down crown and caseback, and a triple push-button folding clasp with safety lock and extender. Of course, it complies with ISO standards for diving to depths of up to 200 meters.
Points of sale in El Palacio de Hierro and Liverpool.
Seiko PROSPEX 1968 Diver’s Modern Re-Interpretation GMT
Automatic, cal. 6R54, 27.4 mm diameter, 24 jewels, 21,600 rpm, 72 hour run.
Hours, minutes, seconds, second time zone, date.
Steel, 42 mm, green ceramic unidirectional rotating bezel, anti-reflective sapphire crystal, screw-down case back and crown, 200 m
Bright green, indexes and hands with Lumibrite.
Steel bracelet with triple push-button closure, safety clasp with extender.