Seiko Prospex’s chronograph collection “Speedtimer” is given the texture of a tartan truck that land players run through, and “Prospex” is colored with bright yellow, which is the image color of Seiko’s timekeeping equipment for competition. Speed Timer Mechanical Chronograph World Land Oregon 22 Commemorative Limited Model SBEC015 “has been added. This work is limited to 400 pieces worldwide.
A limited model that embodies the history of Seiko, which has supported athletes through measurement.
Seiko has a history of continuing technological innovation since the 1960s to support athletes who challenge 0.01 seconds with accurate time measurement. In 1963, the world’s first portable crystal watch “Crystal Chronometer” was developed and used for time measurement of long-distance races. In 1964, it was equipped with “Heart Cam” that realized accurate start and stop. Developed a stopwatch to make a great contribution to the technological innovation of timekeeping in sports.
Seiko “Prospex Speed Timer Mechanical Chronograph World Athletics Oregon 22 Memorial Limited Model” SBEC015
Automatic winding (caliber 8R46). 34 stones. 28,800 vibrations / hour. Power reserve about 45 hours. SS (diameter 42.5 mm, thickness 15.1 mm). Water resistant to 10 bar. 352,000 yen. Limited to 400 pieces worldwide.
Since 1985, he has been in charge of the official clock for the World Athletics Championships hosted by the World Athletics Federation, 17 times at World Athletics Oregon 22 in the summer of 2022 in Eugene, Oregon, USA. Will serve as a continuous official timekeeper.
The “Speed Timer Mechanical Chronograph World Athletics Oregon 22 Commemorative Limited Model” announced this time commemorates the holding of this tournament, and will be a limited production of 400 pieces.
The difference from the conventional model is that the dial is given the texture of a tartan track that supports the feet of athletes running through athletics stadiums. The dial has a slightly rough and matte texture, and the contrast between the three-dimensional and edgy indexes is impressive.
In addition, the chronograph second hand and 30-minute counter are bright yellow, which is the image color of Seiko’s athletics timekeeping equipment, and the hakama part is also colored yellow so that you can see that these two hands are for the chronograph function. Has been done. The combination of the Seiko logo and the yellow chronograph second hand is reminiscent of the historic moment when the world record was set.
In addition, a newly developed metal bracelet will be prepared for this work. It has an appropriate thickness and weight, and the stability of the case with a lowered center of gravity also realizes high wearability.
The movement to be installed is the caliber 8R46, a self-winding mechanical chronograph movement announced at the same time as the appearance of the speed timer announced in 2009. The caliber 8R46 employs a vertical clutch and column wheel that inherits the genealogy of the caliber 6139, one of the world’s first self-winding chronographs.
The vertical clutch suppresses the chronograph’s pointer deviation and needle skipping, and the column wheel realizes stable operation and a suitable operability. In addition, Seiko’s uniquely shaped three-pronged hammer that is used improves the accuracy of the instantaneous return of the chronograph hands, contributing to improved durability and maintainability.
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