Tuesday, July 6, 2010

ORIENT 60th Anniversary

ORIENT 60th Anniversary Limited Edition
Caliber 48N40 Twenty one jewels
Manual winding
No. 1190 of 1500

In conjunction with Orient 60th Anniversary, Orient released this limited edition of 1500 pieces (300 in Japan). The watch came in a heavy solid wooden box with velvet interior, a very impressive presentation.

The power reserve gauge moves in incremental as I wind the watch. The cursive fonts on the dial adds to the vintage flavor, steel hands and markers, no lume application.

The caseback is etched the limited edition number, all in cursive font. It looks as though the owner has engraved the words himself to commemorate a certain anniversary day or such. The leather strap is of shiny croc finish and marked Orient on the inside.

The crown is signed Orient and is of a fairly large size for easy handwinding.
The buckle is signed in a consistent fashion as well.
The crystal is mineral glass and of raised dome shaped. Note the equisite touch given to the hands as they curved downwards towards the markers, similar to that of Grand Seiko.


Anonymous said...

sweet and sleek.
how much is it after conversion in SGD?

mnazri.tan said...

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Anonymous said...

Is it available in singapore or it is only available online only?

kohym said...

not available in Singapore yet. i ordered mine from Japan even before it was launched so managed to secure 1 piece. Big Time may be bringing in but not sure when will that be though, you may want to check with them.

Xihe said...

It's available at Big Time now! Just arrived today.

Anonymous said...

hi guys, i got mine @ big time today! thanks for all the info!

Anonymous said...

very nice watch....how big is the size?

Anonymous said...

You sure the hands are curved? I think they might be due to the dome shape crystal. Anyway, nice watch, i bought one for my dad too =D