Blue Earth Seiko

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Series The Great Blue – one of the most successful projects of the famous Japanese company Seiko. For the first time she went on sale in spring 1994. If you believe the information in the ad booklet, the Japanese designers and engineers to create this clock inspired by the oceans. His energy fueled the creativity of the Japanese watchmakers in over 8 years. During this time, the consumer had the preconceived perceptions of The Great Blue.

This quartz chronographs enhanced waterproof sporty dials with piercing blue. Water-resistance causes a complete set hours a steel bracelet, at least – a water-resistant strap. Stainless steel casing, usually has a classic round shape, although in 1996 and 1998, he published and barrel models.
As acknowledged by the masters Seiko, to create a new range of The Great Blue has inspired them is no longer the oceans and the planet Earth. Perhaps that’s why were published just six models of this popular series: Watches Seiko Kinetic Auto Relay (SMA161P) and Kinetic Chronograph (SDWG11P), quartz chronographs (SNA013P and SNA099P), differing from each other by design, the clock with perpetual calendar (SLT063P) and ordinary quartz analog watch (SGE517P).

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Chronograph SNA013P

  • Mechanism 7T62
  • Stainless steel housing
  • Rotating bezel with 60-minute markings
  • Metal bracelet with triple buckle
  • Water-resistant to 100 meters
  • Sapphire Glass
  • Screw-down caseback
  • Calendar (date)
  • Alarm Clock
  • Fluorescent arrows
  • Battery SR927W (lifetime 3 years)

Combines Clock Series The Great Blue is not only waterproof 100 meters, and color dial with convex lines, marking the meridians and latitude. They are also a common advertising slogan: The Crest of a New Wave. Translate it literally makes no sense, the Japanese watchmakers like to say that this watch – the focus of the latest technology and style. ”

In addition, each model has its own peculiarity. For example, the model SNA013P – with left side button a replica of the crown, is rotating bezel with 60-minute diving markup. But SNA099P, equipped with the same proven and reliable mechanism 7T62 nevertheless worth more than $ 600. It’s just another clock – with another case and bracelet, bezel does not rotate, but has tachometer markings. But most importantly, of course, is that the place of fixed connections glass and back cover with the body reinforced rims, stainless steel coated with titanium carbide. These rings are dark blue attached to the clock appeal and allow them much longer to maintain water tightness.

With regard to the model SLT063P, a perpetual calendar – not the most important of its dignity. It only underlines the main idea of ​​the creators – it’s almost perfect clock that do not require intervention of the owner for a long time: he bought and put on and no worries. And, in fact: they set the lithium battery will require replacement only after 10 years, and the mechanism 8F56 guarantee accuracy of the less than 20 seconds per year! Steel case wears a very long time, sapphire crystal – also, they can not shoot or in the shower or in the sea .

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SLT063P

  • Mechanism 8F56, accuracy + / – 20 seconds per year
  • Battery CR4212 (10-year life)
  • Perpetual Calendar
  • Stainless steel housing
  • Rotating bezel with 24-hour markings
  • Metal bracelet with triple buckle
  • Water-resistant to 100 meters
  • Domed sapphire crystal
  • Screw-down caseback
  • Calendar (date)
  • Central second hand
  • Arrow second time zone
  • Fluorescent arrows

The model has four central arrows – hour, minute, second hand and index time in the second zone. This model has a bezel also rotates with the left side button, but has a 24-hour clock for determining time in other zones. Indication of the current month and year of call familiar to seykovskih “vechnikov” way. If you pull out the crown to the first click and within seconds it back to its original position, the second hand will freeze, followed by three 5-second jumps informs that today the third odd-numbered years and hence in the following – wait for the Summer Olympic Games. Then ran the numbers in the window will show the number of the current calendar month, after which everything will return to its original position. The show, which show the hours, a very original and certainly impress your friends.

Seiko believes that the main consumers of hours of the series The Great Blue – young people aged 25 years, the leading sports lifestyle. Variety “center of the newest technologies have quite a reasonable price, which ranges from 400 to 800 dollars. In 25 years, man can and must earn enough to afford to have as a second time something from the series The Great Blue. “Second,” I called them because accentuate the sporty design of the watch with a strict dress combined does not matter. Actually, in my opinion, The Great Blue sample 2003 can be positioned more as a perfect clock vacationer.

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