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From , a new collaboration model with Ginza STAR BAR has appeared, reproducing the classical taste of “Tokyo” | Press release of Seiko Watch Corporation

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Seiko Watch Co., Ltd. (President: Akio Naito, Headquarters: Chuo-ku, Tokyo) is a modern master craftsman from the watch that embodies Japanese aesthetics Mr. Hisashi Kishi, owner of Ginza STAR BAR. Two models representing cocktails devised by will be released from Friday, October 21st. The suggested retail price is 69,300 yen (including tax), and the quantity is limited to 5,000 each worldwide.

≪Product features
Hisashi Kishi, a contemporary master craftsman who continues to create original cocktails that skillfully utilize Japanese ingredients, is inspired by Tokyo, where the classical atmosphere cultivated in the good old days remains strong while it continues to evolve and change. devised based on Inspired by the cocktail, the watch expresses the “expression of Tokyo” where old and new overlap.

  • Two dial colors that express the color and transparency of cocktails that flicker in the glass

Inspired by Mr. Kishi’s original cocktail “Illumine”, SARY221 (top) expresses the white light that shines in the illuminated Tokyo Station building with light gold on the dial. The SSA457JC (bottom) dial has a gradation color that changes from dark red to black from the center to the outer circumference, imagining a brick station building that changes its expression depending on how the light hits it. Red Brick)” was reproduced. The shimmering cocktail is represented by the fine pattern on the dial of SARY221 and the gradation of SSA457JC.

  • Ripples spread on the surface of the waterExpressing the flickering state with the dial and movement

Equipped with a new gold-decorated movement (Caliber 4R72), this product expresses the appearance of ripples spreading on the surface of a cocktail from the heart of the watch, the balance, with an arc shape. You can see the beautiful rubies set in the movement and the movement of the gears unique to the mechanical system. The dynamism of the balance that can be seen through the dial evokes the exhilaration of Tokyo, where the old and new coexist, and the rising heartbeat.

The back cover has the characters “Limited Edition”, which is a proof of a limited quantity model, and the serial number. The see-through back allows you to enjoy the dynamic movements of the balance and the rotating weight not only from the front but also from the back. In addition, we have prepared a special box unique to the STAR BAR limited model.

Seiko Presage has inherited over 100 years of watch-making tradition, and as a watch brand that conveys Japanese aesthetics to the world, it is highly rated by users who are interested in mechanical devices for its unique design. is getting

≪Product specifications≫
<Seiko Presage>cocktail time STAR BARexclusivemodel

part numberSARY221SSA457JC
Suggested retail price (tax included)69,300 yen69,300 yen
CaseStainless steelStainless steel
strapcow leather (calf)cow leather (calf)
glassbox type hardlexbox type hardlex
Waterproof performanceReinforced waterproof for everyday life (5 ATM water resistant)Reinforced waterproof for everyday life (5 ATM water resistant)
case size[Outer diameter]40.5 mm
(without crown)
[Thickness]11.6 mm
[Outer diameter]40.5 mm
(without crown)
[Thickness]11.6mm
limited quantityWorld limited: 5,000 copies
(Of which, 300 in Japan)
World limited: 5,000 copies
(Of which, 50 in Japan)
Domestic dealerSeiko Presage Dealers
✻For details, please check the “Store Locator” from the link of the specification.
Seiko Dream Square (including online)
and Seiko Boutique
Scheduled release dateOctober 21 (Gold)October 21 (Gold)

Other specifications
https://www.seikowatches.com/jp-ja/products/presage/sary221
https://www.seikowatches.com/jp-ja/products/presage/ssa457jc

[Movement specifications]
Mechanical movement Caliber 4R72
Winding method: Automatic winding (with manual winding)
Time accuracy: +45 seconds to -35 seconds per day (when worn on the arm at temperatures between 5°C and 35°C)
Power reserve: about 41 hours
Number of stones: 24 stones
Frequency: 21,600 vibrations/hour (6 vibrations/second)

Bartender/Ginza STAR BAR owner
Hisashi Kishi
【profile】
In 1996, he became the first Japanese world champion at the IBA World Cocktail Competition.
2000 Opened “STAR BAR” in Ginza 1-chome.
In 2008, he was the first bartender to receive the “Contemporary Master Craftsman” award.
Received the Medal with Yellow Ribbon in 2014.

In 2008, Hisashi Kishi became the first bartender to receive the Modern Master Craftsman award.
Our unique infinity shake creates microbubbles to give your cocktails unparalleled flavor. The ice, which is said to be a diamond that is cut one by one with a knife, has a great influence on the world’s bar scene as a Japanese bartending along with shakes.
https://www.starbar.jp/

Seiko Watch Co., Ltd. Customer Service Office 0120-061-012 (toll free)
Official website address of Seiko Watch Corporation
https://www.seikowatches.com/

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