Seiko celebrates 50 years since the introduction of quartz in watchmaking

Fifty years after the revolution triggered by the launch of the Seiko Quartz Astron, which changed the way of marking time with its precision of +/- 15 seconds per month, the Japanese manufacturer presents its new Astron GPS Solar 5X collection. A limited edition of 1,500 pieces with which it pays tribute to the original model.

Quartz Astron 50th Anniversary Limited Edition

Calibre 5X53
Quick time and time zone detection via GPS system
Dual time zone with AM/PM display
Perpetual calendar corrected to the year 2100
Automatic daylight saving time adjustment function
High-speed time zone adjustment
Instant time zone change function at the touch of a button
Display of signal reception results
International time function (39 time zones)
Energy-saving function
Accuracy: +/-15 seconds per month (without receiving a time signal and at temperatures between 5°C and 35°C)

Stainless steel case and bracelet with extra hard black coating. Silicone strap included
Ceramic bezel
Double-curved sapphire crystal with super-clear coating
Watertightness: 10 bar
Magnetic resistance: 4,800 A/m
Diameter: 41.4 mm. Thickness: 13.5 mm
Folding clasp with safety button and adjustment system
Limited edition of 1,500 pieces worldwide
Recommended retail price in Italy: 2,500 €