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Astron

The 1969 Quartz Astron 50th Anniversary Limited Edition. A revolution in precision timekeeping. Fifty years ago, Seiko transformed watchmaking with the first commercially available quartz watch, the Astron. Today, Seiko takes another step forward with the new Astron, reflecting the strong, sleek lines of the 1969 original, while providing the highest degree of accuracy possible in a wristwatch ' effortlessly. This Limited Edition, available only in a controlled production run of 1,500, with the serial number engraved on each caseback, celebrates a half century of advanced technology. GPS controlled for high-speed time and time zone adjustment to 39 time zones, with daylight saving time function, this remarkable timepiece includes a perpetual day and date calendar correct to the year 2100, dual time with time transfer function, and am/pm indicators. The magnetic resistance is 4,800A/m and, to ensure smooth operation, the watch is equipped with a signal reception result indicator and power save function. The solar cell is powered by light energy, with no battery change required. The rich black dial also features a date calendar and LumiBrite hands and markers, and is topped by a dual-curved sapphire crystal with super-clear coating. Crafted of stainless steel with a black super-hard coating for added durability, black ceramic bezel and secure screwdown caseback. Includes a stainless steel bracelet with black super-hard coating and an additional extra-strength silicone strap, both with tri-fold push button release clasp. 10 bar, 100m Water Resistant.

FEATURES

The 1969 Quartz Astron 50th Anniversary Limited EditionLimited edition of 1,500Solar GPS Dual TimePowered by light energy - no battery change requiredPerpetual day and date calendar correct to the year 2100High speed GPS time zone adjustmentDual time indicator (39 time zones)Time transfer functionAM/PM indicatorSignal reception result indicator
Daylight saving time functionPower save function4,800 A/m magnetic resistanceBlue dialQuartz crystal-shaped handsFaceted black ceramic bezelDate calendarLumiBrite hands and markersTri-fold push button release claspAdditional silicone strap included

TECHNICAL DATA

CASE DIMENSIONS:
Thickness: 13.3mm
Diameter: 42.7mm
Length: 50mm
CASE: Stainless steel case with black "super-hard" coatingCRYSTAL MATERIAL: Dual-curved sapphire crystal with super-clear coatingDIAL COLOR: BlackSTRAP: Stainless steel bracelet with black super-hard coating
MOVEMENT:
Caliber 5X53
Perpetual day and date calendar correct to the year 2100
High speed GPS time zone adjustment
Dual time indicator (39 time zones)
Time transfer function
AM/PM indicator
Daylight saving time function
WATER RESISTANCE: 10 bar,100 meters (330 feet)

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