Every winter, the water of Lake Susa freezes over and, most years, a long ridge appears in the ice from one side of the lake to the other. Tradition has it that this is the ‘Omiwatari’ or where the Gods walk out over the ice.
True or not, the legend has inspired the craftsmen and women at the nearby Shinshu Watch Studio to create a dial of exquisite subtlety for this hand-winding Spring Drive timepiece. It has the colour, feel and texture of the snow-covered ice on Lake Suwa.
The movement is Spring Drive Calibre 9R31 which has a dual barrel structure that delivers a power reserve of 72 hours when fully wound. Its exquisite finishing is visible through the exhibition case-back along with the power reserve indicator.
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|Case Material:||Stainless Steel|
|Glass Material:||Dual Curved Sapphire|
Distance Between Lugs: mm
|Band/Bracelet:||Strap - Leather (Crocodile)|
|Hand Indicators:||Hour, Minute, Seconds|
|Calibre no.:||9R31 Instructions|
|Movement Type:||Spring Drive Manual Wind - Powered By Winding The Crown|
|Accuracy:||+/-15 seconds a month (at normal temperature range (-10° and 60°)|
|Battery Life:||72 Hour Power Reserve|
|Water Resistance:||Water Resistant|
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One of the world's foremost mechanical movements, the culmination of high-precision micro-engineering and the attention to detail of Seiko's expert watchmakers.
Spring Drive is a unique movement that delivers one-second-a-day precision, using just the power of a mainspring.