Seiko Launches Limited Edition Prospex Speedtimer as a Tribute to the World Athletics Championships 2022

As a tribute to the World Athletic Championships which will take place in Eugene, Oregon, from July 15 – July 24, Japanese watchmaker Seiko launches the Prospex Speedtimer Limited Edition Chronograph. Serving as the official timekeeper for the event, Seiko will keep the scope of the launch, with an availability of only 400 pieces worldwide now planned to hit the stores in June 2022.

Contrary to the unlimited models launched earlier, the 42.5mm automatic chronograph with bicompax layout features a dial with a finely grained surface that is inspired by stadium running tracks. It makes for a nice background for the yellow chronograph hands and the two registers in gray. The date aperture at 6 o’clock is also color coordinated, with a white on black indication.

The Prospex Speedtimer Limited Edition Chronograph is powered by the manufacture automatic caliber 8R46 which boasts a vertical clutch and a column wheel to increase precision and durability.

The hardened stainless steel case is water-resistant to 100 meters and equipped with an exhibition back that bears an imprinted logo of the World Athletics Championship. The timepiece is delivered with a leather strap and a bracelet and retails for $3,200.

To learn more, visit Seiko, here.

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  1. Melvin Pensotes

    What a nice watch, but i prefer the Hamilton Automatic Intra-matic coz i just bought one a white panda, if given another budget i’ll surely buy this one…

  2. Anthony

    A nice enough watch. Probably. Possibly.
    $3,200? Is that a (rather poor) joke?
    400pces world wide is the gift that Seiko gives those who are able to purchase this watch; a gift of guaranteed profit. Especially if one keeps it in their safety deposit box like a good little boy.
    I might be a relative new comer to the hobby at ~ 5yrs in. I may have the arrogance of one who knows a lot but is yet to fathom the depth of what I do not know, but I’ll be damned if I can’t think of many, many better ways to spend $3.5K on an automatic chronograph.

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