At the beginning of the design of the Seiko 1970 diving watch, the designer focused on a fool: providing the true adventurer with the reliability, durability, precision and legibility required. The designer never expected that this watch would gain a high reputation and reputation in the future. They are fully focused on performance considerations, and every aspect of the design is practical first. The large case design only protects 4 o’clock. Crown. However, they were unexpected that the follow-up models with the same characteristic shell design will be sought after globally, and they will get the unforgettable nickname of the turtle. Today, the 1970 dive watch, the predecessor of the Turtle, was reborn through the Prospex series, echoing the skills and determination of the original 1970 design team with powerful functionality.
Seiko’s original classics recreated for diving enthusiasts
Unique appearance, glorious history
The design of the representative model of the early 1970 was unique in that it moved the crown to 4 o’clock and extended its case to protect it. The design’s functionality left a deep impression on users. The diving watch with a water resistance of 150 meters soon attracted many users who valued the strength of the watch. The famous Japanese explorer Naoue Uemura has been accompanying this watch on his 18-month journey of 12,000 kilometers from Greenland to Alaska by dog sledding alone.
The latest interpretation of the Prospex watch is slightly larger than the original 1970 model, but otherwise it is true to the original design. However, the internal technology always adopts the latest technology. Equipped with 8L35 movement specially designed for diving watches, equipped with ultra-abrasion-resistant carbon film case and double-layer curved sapphire crystal glass treated with non-reflective coating, it can reach 200 meters waterproof for diving. The bezel is treated with Zaratsu (grinding method) for a perfect mirror finish. The new Prospex watch is equipped with a high-strength silicone strap, hand-assembled by the Shizuku Advanced Timepiece Workshop located in northern Japan. The limited edition of 2,500 watches will be available in Seiko stores and major retail stores around the world starting in July.
1970 Classic Dive Watch New Limited Edition SLA033J1
Movement model: 8L35
Power system: automatic winding
Popular pages: 28,800 cars / I ‘, B inch (8 rpm)
Power reserve: about 50 hours (full chain state)
Number of gems: 26 stones
Ultra-wear-resistant carbon film-treated stainless steel case
Double curved sapphire crystal glass (non-reflective coating)
Screw case back and crown
Waterproof performance: 200 meters waterproof for diving
Antimagnetic function: 4,800Alm
Diameter: 45.0mm, thickness: 13.0mm
Official suggested retail price: RMB 30,800
A total of 2,500 issued worldwide and will be available in July 2019