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Japan is known for many things, perhaps one of the most widely recognised for its technological innovations. In the world of watches, Japanese watchmakers are widely known to excel in integrating modern technologies and meticulous craftsmanship to their watches, proving to be a serious competitor against the Swiss. Since 1950, Orient has been one of the most prominent watchmakers in Japan, producing mechanical in-house movements and high quality watches that pack incredible value. Joining the Seiko Epson group in the early 2000s, Orient continued to strive in producing a wide array of options ranging from divers to dress watches.
Orient Star features Orient’s luxury line of JDM watches, offering their most premium and most eminent watches among their brand. Distinguished by the beautifully finished movements and refined designs, Orient Star focuses primarily on three main categories: Classic, Sports and Contemporary, each having their own unique design element and characteristics.
|Orient Star Mechanical Contemporary Two-Tone Blue - Ltd Ed 600pcs Ref. RE-AT0015L|
Orient has unveiled their latest iteration of their Contemporary line, and within clads the Orient Star Mechanical Contemporary Two-Tone Blue Ref. RE-AT0015L - Ltd Ed 600pcs. Introducing a two-tone dial and bezel to the Mechanical Contemporary lineup, this new 600 pieces limited edition is set to amaze all watch enthusiasts who cherish good watchmaking. Being part of the collection, this exquisite timepiece exhibits an evergreen aesthetic that delivers elegance and sophistication to suit any occasion.
Off the bat, a high level of detail is reflected in the tastefully finished case of the Orient Star Mechanical Contemporary. The Sallaz polished stainless steel case receives a highly finished bevelled edge that extends from one end of the lug to another, adding a touch of depth and luxurious character to the case.
|Caliber F6R42 with power reserve indicator|
Without a doubt, the star of the show is the magnificent dial of the Orient Star. Underneath the flat crystal, the semi-skeleton design from the series incorporates beautiful dial colours representing the sky and the sea connecting the world, began with the desire of Orient Star to be worn by people around the globe. Inspired by the seaside at dawn, the model depicts beautiful sea and sky scenes just after the sun has risen. Contrasting with its pink gold colour on the bezel, hands, and indices which symbolises the warm light of the sun, the gradation from green in the center of the dial to navy blue on the outer edges symbolises the emerald green of the lapping waves and the dark blue of the sky.
|Orient Star's top of the line Semi Skeleton watch|
The skeletonized cut-out at the 9 o’clock position displays the beating heart of the movement, viewing the moving parts of the movement is simply a joy to watch. o match the beautiful dial, the lumed dauphine hands, metallic rims of the skeletonized cut-out and power reserve indicator are finished in a rose gold tone. The intricately finished applied indices adds another dimension to the dial, making it truly sophisticated and elegant. Displaying through the see-through case back lies, the Orient in-house caliber F6R42 automatic movement is Orient’s premium line of movements, featuring a substantial power reserve of 50 hours. This 22 jewel movement has a 3 Hz beat rate of 21,600 beats per hour and has an accuracy tolerance of +25 to -15 seconds a day. The Caliber F6R42 also holds hand-winding and hacking capabilities. To top it off, the movement is finished with beautiful perlage circular graining and vertical stripes on the rotor. The OOrient Star Mechanical Contemporary Two-Tone Blue Ref. RE-AT0015L - Ltd Ed 600pcs comes on a 20mm blue leather strap that has an alligator pattern and matching blue stitching, complimenting the ritziness of the case. The bracelet is fitted with a depolyant clasp to hold the watch securely on the wrist.
The combination of a classic design with Orient’s dedicated watchmaking experience of more than half a century truly embodies in theOrient Star Mechanical Contemporary Two-Tone Blue Ref. RE-AT0015L - Ltd Ed 600pcs. This mesmerising piece is an amazing addition to the lineup that brings remarkable value. The luxurious and elegant appeal of the watch truly allows it to shine bright in every occasion.