When Seiko globally dispatched its Presage sub a few years prior, the objective was clear: offering an exemplary methodology of watchmaking and an attention on conventional craftsmanships, still at a generally open cost. To do that, the brand presented a few work of art, exquisite and cautious pieces, with dials made of enamel or utilizing old Urushi polish . A couple of years after the fact, we’ve seen some decent versions in white or blue enamel and today, Seiko brings a somewhat unique and no regularly seen shading. Meet the new Seiko Presage Green Enamel Dial SPB111J1.
This new green enamel watch depends on the exemplary ascribes of the assortment and offers its case and development with different pieces, for example, the attractive and acclaimed Shippo Enamel SPB075 . it is consequently a rich, cautious time-and-date watch with present day extents, dependable programmed development and generally speaking decent execution. The primary distinction in today’s setting is the dispatch of another tone, cypres green to be exact, which is scarcely seen with regards to enamel dials – despite the fact that, actually, enamel can be made in any colour.
This new Seiko Presage Green Enamel Dial is, as regularly with watches in this assortment, motivated by both Japanese scenes and imaginativeness. The green tone is here a reference to a portion of the wonderful woodlands that can be found on the island, at the core of Japan, and composed of Japanese cedars, which is seen in numerous backwoods and is known to remain green lasting through the year. In light of reproducing a similar dependable green of the Japanese cedar, by utilizing similarly durable enamel, Mitsuru Yokosawa, an enamel craftsman, has made another green-hued enamel dial.
The result is a profound and rich green dial that mirrors crafted by the craftsman, given the little blemishes and the unpredictable surface of enamel. The surface has a gleaming, marginally grained surface. Its tone can change from green to practically dark contingent upon the light conditions. The date, situated at 3 o’clock, is outlined by a slender white line.
New to this Seiko Presage Green Enamel Dial Limited Edition is the plan of the files and numerals. No painted Roman numerals here, neither one of the leafs molded blued hands. The SPB111J1 depends on a more current combination of three-sided metal applied files and adapted Arabic numeral. The hands are additionally more current and dauphine-molded. They are faceted and cleaned, offering decent reflections and a decent difference with the dull green dial. The watch is worn on a coordinating green crocodile tie with steel three-overlap clasp.
Regarding the case, no advancements here, as we have a similar 40.5mm steel case as the remainder of the time-and-date Presage watches. The drags are pleasantly executed, with a slight bend and variation of cleaned and silk brushed surfaces. The thickness of the watch is 12.4mm, which could be a bit a lot for a particularly rich piece.
We likewise have an advancement inside the instance of the Seiko Presage Green Enamel Dial SPB111J1, as it includes the type 6R35, a programmed development with 70h force hold (versus 50h in the past models with 6R15) and a similar development as utilized in the new Sumo . The development is noticeable through a sapphire case back.
The Seiko Presage Green Enamel Dial (reference SPB111J1) will be a restricted version of 2,000 pieces worldwide and it will be evaluated at EUR 1,500.
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