Seiko presents, for fans of the brand, a new re-edition of the models Prospex most iconic and beloved, known with the nickname of "Turtle". The new Prospex "King Turtle”Is a professional diving watch waterproof up to 200 meters, equipped with the caliber 4R36 self-winding with manual winding option and a power reserve of over 41 hours.
The steel case measures 45 mm and is distinguished by the iconic shape reminiscent of the carapace of a turtle, adopted for the first time in the legendary diving watch of 1970 with the aim of protecting the crown, positioned at 4 o'clock. updated version, the timepiece features a brand new 3D motif dial that displays the 3 hands, day and date functions in the window at three o'clock, whose legibility is guaranteed by a magnifying glass, indexes and hands are coated with Lumibrite, the unidirectional rotating bezel is made of black ceramic. An anti-reflective sapphire crystal completes the timepiece. All the characteristics listed are valid for the definition of "King".
The watch is available in the version with an accordion khaki green silicone strap or with a steel bracelet with folding clasp and release button. It is part of this renewed edition of the "King TurtleAlso the special version Save the ocean that, as part of the initiative in support ofOcean Learning Center, contributes to concretely support the non-profit activity of Fabien Cousteau. This model Prospex is dedicated to the white shark, a species that theInternational Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) defines at risk of extinction.
The beauty of these magnificent sea creatures is celebrated in the décor of the dials, which features a blue wave pattern from which the emergence of a small fin can be glimpsed. The Great White Shark it is also remembered in the fin shape of the second hand. Seiko shares with Fabien Cousteau the passion for the marine environment and the desire to preserve the beauty of its seabed uncontaminated. For this reason, the Japanese brand accompanies the famous explorer in his adventures by supporting Ocean Learning Center, an institution created by Cousteau to concretely contribute to the health of the oceans.
After more than 50 years of investment and research in diving watches, Seiko's list of successes is impressive: from the first use of titanium for the case, to the invention of the more elastic and comfortable corrugated accordion strap, to the double case, up to the oversized indexes and hands with incomparable legibility, Seiko has always proved to be at the forefront in this sector, of which it has signed some important pages of history.
In 1965 he produced the first Japanese diver's watch and just 3 years later, in 1968, he launched the first 300m diver featuring an automatic movement. Hi-Beat high precision with 10 vibrations per second. Retail price of EURO 599.00 for the version with silicone strap and EURO 619.00 for the version with steel bracelet.