Collaborations between watch manufacturers and different, typically lifestyle-oriented manufacturers for different industries, are a dime a dozen. Some are making sense, some are, let’s be trustworthy, not very related or just don’t converse to us. Seiko‘s newest collaboration is within the latter class, because the model introduces “a collaboration with Zero Halliburton, a premium high quality travel-luggage model famend for its sturdiness, reliability and cutting-edge design.” With that a part of the best way, let’s give attention to the three new watches launched by the model, which are literally fairly engaging. All primarily based on the Seiko Presage Sharp Edged Sequence, listed here are the brand new Zero Halliburton Restricted Editions SPB269, SPB277 and SPB271.
These watches are, in keeping with Seiko, “impressed by the model’s next-generation Pursuit Aluminum Sequence” made by the American model Zero Halliburton, and created by “American Industrialist Erle Halliburton to outlive the powerful surroundings of the Midwest oil fields.” Since then, it has made a reputation for itself because of its sharp designs and sturdy aluminium exterior, in addition to being entrusted with such treasures as moon rocks from Apollo 11 mission. Probably the most emblematic design function is the model’s “double-ribbed design” and it has discovered its means on new watches by Seiko.
There are three new fashions launched by Seiko as a part of this collection of restricted editions, all of them being primarily based on the comparatively current Presage Sharp Edged Sequence. Two of them are bolder, sportier GMT fashions, one is a extra traditional time-and-date model. The Sharp Edged was Seiko’s imaginative and prescient of a sporty-chic watch, executed with a pointy, angular case development that appears nearer in spirit to the extra pronounced types of a Grand Seiko. Extremely dynamic but not void of a sure class, the gathering has for now been principally seen with normal manufacturing fashions.
The 2 bigger variations of the Seiko Presage Sharp Edged Sequence Zero Halliburton are primarily based on the more moderen GMT watch, with its bigger case and exterior two-tone 24h bezel. The reference SPB269 performs on comparatively traditional codes, with a stainless-steel case coated with super-hard coating, a white textured dial with utilized, faceted hour markers, blue accents on the dial and a black-blue GMT aluminium bezel. The reference SPB271 appears even bolder and sportier, with its black exhausting coating on a metal case, a black textured dial and nonetheless the identical two-tone GMT aluminium bezel. These watches share the identical 42.2mm x 13.7mm case with sapphire crystal, a 100m water-resistance, a metal bracelet (matching the case color) and are powered by the calibre 6R64 with 45h energy reserve and displaying the HMS, the date in sub-counter, the facility reserve and a central GMT hand.
The second model, the reference SPB277, relies on the extra traditional time-and-date Presage Sharp Edged. This version depends on the identical design components because the SPB269, with a metal case with super-hard coating, a white textured dial with massive faceted markers, blue accents on the fingers and the interior flange, and a metal bracelet. Like the usual version of the Sharp Edged, it measures 39.3mm x 11.1mm, incorporates a sapphire crystal with see-through caseback, is 100m water-resistance and is powered by the calibre 6R35 with 70h energy reserve, displaying the HMS and the date.
As you’ll be able to see, probably the most noticeable components are on the dials, with the traditional Japanese hemp leaf sample of the Sharp Edged Sequence mixed with Zero Halliburton’s double-ribbed design. All these restricted editions are that includes a particular caseback reminding the collaboration and the limitation, and are delivered in a particular Zero Halliburton polycarbonate case.
Availability & Worth
All three watches from the Seiko Presage Sharp Edged Sequence Zero Halliburton assortment shall be obtainable as of February 2022. The Sharp Edged GMT SPB269 is proscribed to 2,000 items and retails for USD 1,550. The black Sharp Edged GMT SPB271 is proscribed to 600 items and retails for USD 1,550. The Sharp Edged Time-Date SPB277 is proscribed to 2,000 items and retails for USD 1,100.
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