Dive Watch Releases / Articles

2016-08-24

SEIKO Prospex DIVER Chronograph x RISINGWAVE

This beautiful looking diving chrono is the new Seiko Prospex Diver Chronograph Risingwave Ref. SBEC003 one of 2 collaboration models with Rising Wave an aromatic aquatic men's fragrance by Christian Riese Lassen made for the Japanese domestic market.

But don’t let that put you off because there aren’t any silly perfume logos on the dial and this is proper piece of kit that retails for 320,000¥ exe. VAT, the equivalent of 3,185USD.



Its case is made from Stainless steel and has a Dia-Shield coating which is kinda like Citizen’s Dura-Tec so it’s super scratch-resistant and basically ultra-tough. It is fitted with: a screwdown crown, chrono-pushers and caseback, a Sapphire crystal with anti-reflective coating on its inside and a unidirectional rotational divers bezel with a black ceramic inlay.



Further divers features include: anti-magnetic, 200m of water-resistance so that it is suitable for scuba diving and a full Dia-Shield coated steel bracelet with a double-locking divers clasp with push button release and divers extension. Dimensions of the case are as follows: 46.5mm x 16mm x 53mm lug-to-lug. It has a total weight of 242g.



Its dial is in a beautiful deep blue that gradually darkens outtowards and is fitted with Seiko Lumibright applied hands and markers. Power comes from a Japanese Seiko in-house calibre 8R49 with 34 jewels and an accuracy of -15 to +25 seconds per day. Its functions include: a chronograph up to 30 minutes, 12 hours and sub-seconds.

https://www.seiko-watch.co.jp/prospex/

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