Points of Mention
This watch is sold with its original Seiko Box & Paperwork. The watch comes paired on its original black Seiko strap with a signed deployment buckle. The watch is from May 2021 and is sold in worn condition, but overall as close to "unworn" as you can get. The watch comes with its original Manufacturer Warranty.
Seikos history began in 1881 when Kintaro Hattori established the K. Hattori retail and repair store. In 1892 Seikosha was established making wall clocks. 1895 saw the production of their first pocket watch. 1913 saw the launch of their first wristwatch, the Laurel. In 1924 the first Seiko was manufactured. Daini Seikosha (now Seiko Instruments Inc.) established in 1937. Seiko listed on the Tokyo stock exchange in 1949. The Suwa factory becomes independent and forms Suwa Seikosha Co., Ltd. (now Seiko Epson Corporation in 1959).
Seiko first launched the Cocktail Time in 2010, it was created in partnership with Shinobu Ishigaki, who is one of the world's most highly regarded cocktail makers, and the owner of a bar in the Shibuya district, Tokyo, he has been featured on Anthony Bourdain's series, "No Reservations," his elaborate cocktails were the inspiration behind the original Cocktail Time watches, with their flamboyant and colourful sunburst dials.
Here we have a 2021 Seiko Presage Automatic SRPD05 with a classic 37.5mm tonneau case. A lug to lug length of 46mm and a thickness of 12mm ensures a comfortable fit on the wrist. Brushed and polished surfaces transition with crisp edges. On the right side, a signed crown. A polished stepped bezel holds a flat sapphire crystal. The white dial has a vertical textured pattern, giving it a vintage aesthetic. An outer minute track with lume pips sits above applied Roman numeral indexes marking the hours. At 6 o’clock a date window. Elegant blued leaf hands are complemented with a tapered centre seconds hand, in keeping with the vintage appeal. On the reverse, a screwed-down exhibition case back with a sapphire window. Inside an Automatic Seiko Cal. 4R35B, 23 jewels, 21,600 beats per hour. The movement has hand winding and hacking functionality. The watch comes fitted on its Seiko 20mm leather strap with a signed deployment clasp. Comes with its Seiko presentation box and papers.