SEIKO Diver SKX007K1 Specifications :
|Case material||Stainless steel|
|Glass material||Hardlex crystal|
|Band width||26 mm|
|Hands||Luminous grey and silver (hour, minute) with white and black second hand|
|Dial markers||Grey dots with baton indexes at 6, 9 and triangle at 12 o’clock position|
|Second markers||Minutes markers around the outer rim|
|Lumi Brite||Hands, indexes and bezel’s dot at 12 o’clock position|
|Bezel||Unidirectional rotating silver tone black ion-plated stainless steel with arabic numerals minutes markers per 10 minutes|
|Calendar||Day of the week and date display at 3 o’clock position|
|Function||Day, date, hour, minute, second|
|Accuracy||+40 to -20 seconds per day|
|Drive duration||Power reserve 40 hours|
|Water resistance||200 m / 660 feet water resistance suitable for air diving|
|Size||Diameter: 43 mm x Thickness: 13 mm|
SEIKO Diver SKX007K1 Features :
- Calendar day and date display
- Stainless steel case and black rubber strap
- Unidirectional rotating silver tone stainless steel with black ion-plated bezel
- Screw case back
- Screw down crown
About Seiko Diver SKX007K1
From the introduction in 1965 as Japan’s first diver’s watch, the engineers never stopped to innovate. The trust this watch has gained goes beyond the borders of Japan and into the world. Because of that, Seiko facilitated the establishment of the standard for diver’s watches in International Standard Organization (ISO), and Japan Industrial Standards (JIS). As for the ISO, Seiko lobbied the organization to amend the standard to match the actual use of diver’s watches in the deep sea. In 1996, ISO6425 with annex, about diver’s watches for mixed gas diving, was issued. Moreover, Seiko’s relentless challenge and innovation have driven the company to create a model that could truly be called authentic.
Behind Seiko’s diver’s watch that has been chosen by divers world wide, there are qualified engineers who work to developed technology that the world has never seen.
First, through significant innovation, water resistance and impermeability has proven to be the finest in world class. Above all, along with functionality, using specialized material and precise detail in structure, the timepiece is made to perfection. In addition, Seiko’s determination and innovative technology resulted in many patents to preserve the company’s authenticity.
Since then, there are countless products labeled as a diver’s watch around the world but only a negligible number of these timepieces are functional in professional environments.
History of Seiko Diver SKX007K1
Introduced in 1965, Seiko’s innovative diver’s watch has been chosen by divers and adventurers globally. In other words, Seiko’s diving watch has become a global standard as a result 50 years of innovation.
Everything started with a letter from a professional diver in Hiroshima prefecture of Japan. However, the diver explained that in depths greater than 300 meters, when using a diving capsule and saturation diving techniques, most watches get damaged. Answering this request, Seiko established a new development team. Then after years of research development, the world’s first Professional Diver’s 600 m with titanium case was created.
In conclusion, with half a century of history and remarkable innovation, Seiko’s diver’s watch has been used all over the world in diverse situations. Therefore, over the years, the timepiece has proven itself worthy of any harsh environment and has been praised from professional divers.
History of Seiko
The company was founded in 1881, when Kintarō Hattori opened a watch and jewerly shop called “K. Hattori” (服部時計店 Hattori Tokeiten) in the Ginza area of Tokyo, Japan. Eleven years later, in 1892, he began to produce clocks under the name Seikosha, meaning roughly “House of Exquisite Workmanship”.
The first watches produced under the Seiko brand appeared in 1924. In 1969, Seiko introduced the Astron, the world’s first production quartz watch, it cost the same as a medium-sized car. Seiko later went on to introduce the first quartz chronograph.