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Seiko launches its third Philippine limited edition Prospex Watch

Imagine soaring above the vibrant skyline of the Philippines with the clear blue sky above you, and the golden sunshine bathing the country in a warm glow. Now, this thrilling experience has been perfectly encapsulated in the form of a world-class watch. Inspired by the soaring national bird of the Philippines, Seiko is releasing its third limited edition watch that fuses its craftsmanship and detailing with the beauty of the Philippine Eagle.

The Philippine Limited Edition Prospex watch brings together heritage, magnificence, and adventure in a timepiece. The first-ever watch from the limited edition series was launched back in 2020 and boasts a design inspired by Tubbataha Reefs, recognized as a World Heritage site by UNESCO. In 2021, Seiko launched the second watch, which features the country’s unparalleled colorful sunrise.

Seiko Prospex continues its commitment to creating timepieces for sports lovers and adventure seekers. Marvel in the grandeur of the Philippine Eagle for the newest addition to the limited edition series. Not only does the brand pay tribute to the ethereal beauty of the majestic Philippine Eagle, but it also puts forth efforts to ensure the well-being of the endangered creature and its natural habitat.

Launching this October 26 exclusively in the Philippines, the third Philippine Limited Edition Prospex watch is built for the outdoors, proving to be a true tribute to the versatility and strength the Philippine Eagle exudes. It carries 6R35 caliber and with a water resistance of up to 200 meters—the timepiece guarantees a reliable performance under any condition. A sophisticated design with a striking two-tone rotating bezel and a textured dial, it also features an automatic movement with manual winding capacity and approximately 70 hours of power reserve. Limited to only 1,000 pieces, this new limited edition is made even more remarkable with special packaging in red and a box with an eagle head etched in gold.

Inspiring hope for the Philippine Eagle

In honor of this momentous occasion, Seiko has teamed up with two organizations that are actively working on the habitat and conservation of the endangered bird and the ecosystem of the Sierra Madre mountains.

Through its partnership with the Philippine Eagle Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to saving the endangered Philippine Eagle and its rainforest habitat, Seiko has adopted a rescue Philippine Eagle in Davao and named it Eiko which means “flourishing or prosperous child”. Part of the proceeds of the sales from the 2022 Philippine Limited Edition Prospex watch will go to the foundation for the shelter, care, and food of Eiko.

One will also get to see firsthand how they are contributing to the restoration and rehabilitation of eagles’ habitat, in collaboration with the Eco Matcher. For every purchase of the watch, a tree will be planted in the Sierra Madre region under the buyer’s name. Through the Eco Matcher app, the tree’s progress can be tracked along with information about the tree’s species, the exact location where it was planted, and details about its care, among others.

Spread your wings, push your limits, and ultimately spark hope as you Keep Going Forward with a brilliant watch that perfectly embodies the Philippine emblem of strength and bravery.

Seiko Boutique is located at Power Plant Mall, SM Aura, Glorietta 1, SM Megamall, SM North, SM Seaside Cebu, and Ayala Malls Manila Bay. Follow @SeikoPhilippines on Facebook and Instagram to know more.

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Dexter Francis De Vera is a manila-based art director with over 20 years extensive experience in the media industry producing editorials and advertising, retail space design (store displays), and more. His inspiration has always been the most powerful and most influential segment of the design world—fashion. As managing editor, he is responsible for curating, developing and overseeing editorial and social media content for iEventetc. Keep in touch with Dexter through [email protected]