Seiko Ananta Snaps Chronograph To Reproduce Unique Japanese Style Art

Since its launch in 2009, the Japanese design spirit of SEIKO Ananta has captured the imagination of watch lovers worldwide. With the contour modeling and ultra-mirror grinding of the Japanese katana, SEIKO Ananta has shaped Japan’s unique positioning in the high-end watch market.
     In the 17th century, originating in Kyoto, Kabuki became one of the most distinctive and popular representatives of Japanese culture. With its high levels of character and costumes, ritualized dance and declarative performance styles, Kabuki today goes back to Japan’s ancient traditions. ‘Capturing’ is the art of this art. All the actors on the Kabuki stage carefully exaggerated the dramatic exaggerated lines and vivid and vivid makeup to voice their emotions. Such ‘grabbing’ art also inspired the new SEIKO Ananta chronograph.
     This outstanding watch combines several different aspects of Japan’s rich cultural heritage. The watch itself is a mechanical chronograph, using SEIKO’s famous 8R28 movement, equipped with a classic column wheel and vertical clutch system to ensure precise operation of the chronograph, and using SEIKO’s exclusive ‘three-point synchronous zero return hammer’ to ensure time The hands can be perfectly synchronized when returning to zero. The unique feature of this chronograph is its lacquer dial. The world-famous lacquer artist, Mr. Isshu Tamura, painted the black lacquer color by hand on the dial. Grinding by hand in the Kanazawa studio on the west coast of Honshu (Mr. Tamura owns the title of a Japanese traditional lacquer art ‘Kaga Shige’). Once the dial is painted black and the inner ring is painted red, the effect is quite amazing-the black lacquered dial is as deep as the night sky, and the red highlights form a sharp contrast. At first glance, it is known that the dramatic tension presented by ‘grab’. This unique and highly collectible work is only issued in a limited edition of 800 pieces, and the back of each watch is engraved with a limited number of serial numbers.
     Ananta grabs a chronograph, black hard-coated stainless steel case, 42.8 mm diameter, Tamura Ikki painted lacquered dial, hours, minutes, small seconds, chronograph, date, 8R28 automatic winding movement, sapphire crystal Mirror and bottom cover, water-resistant to 100 meters, black hard-coated stainless steel tape, limited to 800 pieces.

Radiomir 1940 3 Days Automatic Acciaio – 42 Mm 3-day Power Reserve Automatic Stainless Steel Watch

Panerai launches the new Radiomir 1940 watch. The 42mm case is equipped with a P.4000 self-winding mechanical movement independently developed by Panerai Watch Factory and equipped with an eccentric rotor. The white dial design is used for the first time in the Radiomir 1940 watch series.
   The design and main features of the new Radiomir 1940 3 Days Automatic 3 Days Automatic watch are based on the style of the 1940s, blending with modernism and revealing contemporary beauty. The watch is exquisite and elegant, light, simple lines, dial is easy to read and easy to set, it is a sports watch suitable for any occasion.
   The Radiomir 1940 3 Days Automatic breaks the tradition and becomes the first new dial in the Radiomir 1940 series with a white design. The sharp composition greatly enhances the readability of the watch and adheres to the Panerai watches of the 1940s. Unique features, with oversized black digital hour markers and small dial at 9 o’clock.

   The pillow-shaped case is made of AISI 316L stainless steel, with a diameter of 42 mm and a thickness of only 10.93 mm. It is in line with Panerai’s classic watch design regardless of its shape and proportion. It is more in line with the highest standards of contemporary high-end sports watches. The crown is also made of bright polished stainless steel, engraved with the Panerai ‘OP’ logo and connected to the internal device. Pulling out the crown can suspend the balance wheel operation, allowing the time adjustment of the watch to be fully synchronized with the timekeeping device .

   With the transparent sapphire crystal on the case back of the Radiomir 1940 3 Days Automatic, you can admire the exquisite craftsmanship of the P.4000 movement. The P.4000 self-winding movement is completely developed by Panerai’s watch factory in Neuchâtel. It is covered by a large frosted splint, which makes the movement more robust and stable. The balance splint supports a balance that vibrates 28,800 times per hour. The most fascinating feature of the new watch is the eccentric rotor, which makes the movement only 3.95 mm thick. The dual-windable balance wheel is made of tungsten alloy and is connected to two barrels in series to ensure a power reserve of up to three days, which meets the basic power reserve time standard of Panerai’s homemade movement.

   The new Radiomir 1940 3 Days Automatic (PAM00655) is water-resistant to 10 bar (approximately 100 meters), with an unprocessed primary leather strap lined with contrast stitching.
RADIOMIR 1940 3 DAYS AUTOMATIC ACCIAIO – 42 mm 3-day power reserve automatic stainless steel watch


Movement: Panerai P.4000 self-winding mechanical movement, completely developed by Panerai. Functions: hours, minutes, small seconds. Case: 42 mm in diameter, AISI 316L polished steel. Dial: White with luminous Arabic numerals and hour markers. Small seconds at 9 o’clock. Water resistance: up to 10 bar (about 100 meters).