Seiko Prospex LX Line Spring Drive Limited Kokebozu SBDB039 (SNR045J1)
A new limited edition watch Seiko Prospex LX Line SBDB039(SNR045J1) inspired by the Antarctic, in which Seiko diver’s watches has its roots, joins the LX line. The dial of this SBDB039(SNR045J1) captures the mysterious underwater forest at the bottom of a lake near Skarvsnes Foreland in Antarctica.
The Skarvsnes Foreland is located approximately 55 kilometers from Showa station, a Japanese research station in Antarctica. It is in this area where Japanese researchers discovered a mysterious underwater forest of moss pillars covering the bottom of a nearby lake. The unique moss pillars take many centuries to form underwater. When discovered by Japanese researchers, they were affectionately named "kokebozu,” a Japanese word that combines koke - moss, and bouzu - young boy.
It is known today that the Seiko Prospex LX Line kokebozu is not made from one type of plant life alone, but from moss and various algae and bacteria that coexist. This limited edition brings to life the mystifying scenery of the underwater forest and the moss pillars that are brought to life by the extremity of Antarctica’s waters. AS you can see from the dial of this limited-edition timepiece, the accent was brought directly to your wrist.
Based on the historic 1968 Diver’s, Seiko’s first diver’s watch that had 300m water resistance and a high-beat movement. This timepiece features the uncompromising specifications of a professional diver’s watch, including water resistance for saturation diving to a depth of 300 meters, a unidirectional bezel fitted with a robust cermet exterior panel, and a clasp with a push-button diver-adjusted mechanism, among others.
The letters “LIMITED EDITION” and the serial number are engraved on the case back to reflect the rareness of this timeless masterpiece.
Seiko Prospex LX Line Spring Drive Limited Kokebozu SBDB 039 / SNR 045J1
Limited Edition of 500pcs
Movement Spring Drive Caliber Number 5R65 Accuracy: ±1 second per day / ±15 seconds per month (average) Power Reserve: Approx. 72 hours(3 days)
Exterior Case Size: Diameter 44.8 ㎜, Thickness 15.7 ㎜ Crystal: Curved(inner) sapphire crystal Crystal Coating: Anti-reflective coating on inner surface LumiBrite: Lumibrite on hands, bezel and indexs Clasp: Three-fold clasp with secure lock, push-button release with extender
Other Details Water Resistance 300m / 1000ft for saturation diving Limited Edition on case back Serial number engraved on case back Screw case back Unidirectional rotating bezel Date display Power reserve display Stop second hand function 30 Jewels