Seiko Presage Automatic Cocktail Time White Dial Silver Stainless Steel Ladies Watch SRP855J1 RRP £379


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Seiko Presage Automatic Cocktail Time Happy Hours Ladies Watch SRP855J1 34mm Seiko Presage History: This Seiko Presage SRP855J1 watch embodies the highest level of Japanese aesthetic and craftsmanship. The movement, materials and design of the watch reflect this. Models such as this Seiko Presage SRQ023J1 are crafted to reflect the philosophy of Riki Watanabe. He is known for being a pioneer of modern Japanese design. His designs have been recognised in both social and educational fields throughout Japan. He received many awards including the Milan Triennale Exhibition Gold Award, the Mainichi Design Award, and the Japanese Medal of Honor with purple ribbon awarded by the Government of Japan. Style: This Seiko Presage Ladies Watch SRP855J1 34mm draws inspiration from classic wine based cocktails, selected by Seiko product adviser Hisashi Kishi. Rose gold indexes and hands compliment the silver dial. The hands are powered by an automatic 4R35 23 jewel movement. A date window also replaces the 3 o’clock index, this has a rose gold border. The dial is protected by hardlex crystal glass and a stainless steel case. Finally a silver stainless steel bracelet fastens with a push button clasp. This watch has a water resistance of 50 metres, making it suitable for surface swimming. Made in Japan: This premium timepiece is made and produced in Japan, indicated by the suffix ‘J’. Seiko watches made in Japan are notoriously hard to obtain outside of Japan. This is due to the highest quality of craftsmanship and features that come in each individual timepiece. We have a range of Japanese watches here at Watchnation, so if you are looking to add to your collection then this is the perfect place for you. Key Features: Automatic Movement Presage Family Cocktail Time Series Happy Hours Style +-45 Seconds Per Day Hardlex Crystal Glass Push Button Deployment 23 Jewels 4R35 Caliber Engine Silver Stainless Steel Case Silver Stainless Steel Bracelet 50m Water Resistant The Family: Presage The Presage collection draws its inspiration from Seiko’s heritage in mechanical watchmaking. It dates back to 1913 with the release of the Laurel. This was Japan’s first ever wrist watch. This heritage is brought to life through watches whose design echoes that of the 1913 Laurel and whose dials are made in the finest traditions of Japanese artistry. Presage is a collection of broad appeal. It comprises 60 models and uses the full range of Seiko’s mechanical calibers. From the accessible 4R, through 6R to the exclusive 8R. Highlights include the 6R27 multi-hand power reserve model and a series using an entirely new version of the 4R57 caliber. This new caliber is Seiko’s first ever with a center power reserve indicator, and is available in a series of five designs, including a limited edition. Every Presage watch has 10 bar water resistance and a sapphire crystal. The Brand: Seiko Seiko’s story began in 1881 with the opening of a clock shop in Tokyo, it’s owner was Kintaro Hattori. Then, eleven years after the opening of his shop, Hattori opened a clock factory with ten employees. It was in 1895 that they began to produce pocket watches. Soon followed by alarm clocks in 1899, and then table clocks in 1902. Then in 1913 Hattori began working on his first wristwatch. The in 1924, 43 years after the initial opening, the brand Seiko was born with the creation of the first Seiko wristwatch. Seiko established itself throughout the 20th century as being a driving force in the advancements that took place in the watching world. For example, in 1956, Seiko were the producers of the first winding wristwatch made in Japan. Then in 1964, Seiko became the official timer for the Tokyo Olympics. And then most notably Seiko unveiled the first quartz wristwatch, the Astron, in 1969. Marking the beginning of the quartz revolution. Or equally impressive the creation of the world’s first TV watch in 1982. And even more relevant today, with our abhorrent use of non-renewable energy sources, Seiko’s Kinetic. This watch had the ability to generate its own power from the movement of the wearer. Ceaseless determination to innovate in every aspect of the watchmaker’s art is what defines Seiko’s 135-year history. By embracing this ethos, Seiko has been responsible for a string of industry-leading advances in the technology of time. Notably, the creation of the world’s first quartz watch in 1969. If you have any questions please click here Click here to join our facebook and Instagram !