In 1956, Seiko introduced the world’s first Japanese invention, automatic winding of the mechanical watch. Sixty years later, this historic watch brand tribute to the limited edition new mechanical performance forecaster collection.
Seiko automatic 60th anniversary limited edition copy 1956 Seiko automated design, including curved, light ivory disk; simple, the application of the gold index; and in the carved plane triangular gold hand. Added two new elements, the form of an arc, 9 o’clock 45-hour power reserve indicator, 6 o’clock subdial date. At the beginning of another modern twist, Seiko’s “snake” logo, decorated with 1956 watch dial, here uses the slotted crown carved on the winding.
The stainless steel case measures 40.5 mm in diameter and is water-resistant to 100 meters. In the front is a dual-curved sapphire crystal with nonreflective coating; in the back is a screwed down exhibition caseback offering a view of the automatic movement, Seiko Caliber 6R27, and its solid gold rotor. The movement has 29 jewels and a 28,800-vph frequency; according to Seiko, it boasts a timekeeping accuracy of -15 to +25 seconds per day.
The Seiko Presage Automatic 60th Anniversary Limited Edition is mounted on a crocodile leather strap with a tri-folding, steel push-button clasp. Limited to just 1,956 pieces (in honor of the year the first Seiko Automatic debuted), it is packaged in a special wooden anniversary box and retails in the U.S for $1,100.