Kolkata: Renowned watch makers Seiko drew attention to three special watches at their boutiques in some city malls here today.
The event dubbed 'An Innings for the Ocean' saw celebrity cricketers Andre Russel and Shubman Gill showcasing three watches from the brand's 'Save the Ocean Collection'. President and Chief Operating Officer, Seiko Watch India, Niladri Mazumder was present.
The event also marked the culmination of the 'Innings for the Ocean Contest', with the winners present at the event.
The Save the Ocean Collection is a part of the Seiko Prospex range and is committed to preserving the marine environment. A part of the proceeds from their sales is offered to the non-profit Fabien Cousteau Ocean Learning Centre, an institution that works to make a direct and positive contribution to the health of the planet's oceans. These watches come with graduated blue dials inspired by the blue whale and offer a distinct sense of style perfectly suited for those who want to make an environmentally friendly statement.
Of the three watches showcased, the first is an automatic and a modern reincarnation of a 'heritage watch' referred to as the 'Turtle' by Seiko fans, the second, another automatic ? from the lineage of a model known as the 'Samurai' and the third - a Chronograph that is powered by light. All three watches have an extraordinary water resistance of 200 m.(UNI)