The 1960’s was a golden period for Seiko. Throughout that period, the model superior considerably in technical growth and design creativity. The King Seiko assortment got here alongside throughout this time and, together with Grand Seiko (at the moment, nonetheless part of the Seiko model), showcased Seiko’s skill to create really tremendous and dependable timepieces with excessive accuracy. Now, the King Seiko title returns, and together with it, is a superb and welcome assortment that includes 5 new timepieces. We check out the brand new watch and the main points that makes it justify its King Seiko moniker.
The brand new King Seiko’s case has been designed to sleekly mix with the boxed-shaped sapphire crystal thus leading to a slim and stylish aesthetic. Hooked up to the case is a shocking bracelet that pays homage to the design of the unique King Seiko with its many bevelled surfaces reflecting the sunshine dynamically. The outstanding faceted lugs have sharp angles and extensive flat surfaces that includes mirror and brushed finishes. One other attribute factor is the 12 o’clock index, which is greater than twice the width of the others and accommodates a texture for enhanced legibility and sparkle. All variations include crowns and casebacks that proudly bear the brand new King Seiko emblem. Its design is impressed by the one on the 1965 KSK.
As talked about, the brand new King Seiko assortment has 5 variants, differentiated by dial color. The SPB279 comes with a dial within the authentic silver tone of the 1965 KSK, whereas the others sport dials in mild gray, charcoal gray, brown and purple. As an added possibility, 5 different leather-based straps made to completely match the watches shall be made obtainable.
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