Seiko Delivers Ananta Automatic Chronograph Diver's Watch and the Sportura Alarm Chronograph

Apr 18, 2011
At Baselworld 2011, the house of Seiko proudly unveiled its new Ananta Automatic Chronograph Diver’s Watch and Sportura Alarm Chronograph.

The brand’s 130th Anniversary Commemorative Edition, the new Seiko Ananta Automatic Chronograph Diver’s watch employs a 44 mm case. It is rendered in stainless steel with black and rose-tone gold hard coating. The front side of the model is covered by a sapphire crystal with anti-reflective coating. The water-resistance of the case is assured down to 200 meters.

The new Seiko watch comes equipped with a black function-packed dial. It indicates central hours, minutes and seconds. Additionally, the display offers a 60-second, 12-hour and 30-minute chronograph counters, located at 3, 6 and 9 o’clock respectively. The date is shown in the aperture between 4 and 5 o’clock.

All the functions are brought to life by a 28.6 mm hand-wound caliber 8R39 movement, designed for diving. Set with 34 jewels, it beats to the rhythm of 28,800 vibrations per hour and supplies a 45-hour power reserve. The movement incorporates a balance spring in the brand’s proprietary SPRON610 alloy with upgraded shock-resistance and anti-magnetism.

The timepiece is mounted on a stainless steel bracelet. It terminates in an adjustable three-fold clasp with a secure lock and a push button release. It is issued in a limited series of 700 pieces.

The new Seiko Sportura Alarm Chronograph watch is distinguished by unrivalled functionality and strong design.

The novelty is set in a stainless steel case, treated with black hard coating. It is equipped with a screw-down crown. The case features a top glare-proofed sapphire crystal. It is held in place by a bezel, marked with a tachymeter scale. The water-resistance of the new Seiko watch is assured down to 10 bars.

Housed in the case is a black dial. It alternates silver and white Arabic numerals. The display of the new Seiko Sportura Alarm Chronograph watch indicates central hours, minutes and seconds. The chronograph functions are presented through 60-minute, 60-second and 12-hour counters, located at 6, 9 and 12 o’clock respectively. The 12-hour sub-dial is allied with the alarm function. The date is arranged in the aperture at 4.30.

The model accommodates a Caliber 7T62 alarm chronograph movement. The new Seiko watch is coupled with a stainless steel bracelet. It joins to a three-fold clasp with a push button release. The timepiece can be also accessorized with a leather strap, terminating in a stainless steel buckle.

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