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Raymond Weil Replica watches Seiko Here is a shot of the new Concept/Limited Edition watch from Seiko, the Spring Drive Spacewalk. Very cool name and some very impressive specs, especially the case that is 53 mm L x 48.7 mm W. Hit the jump for official press images and for a lengthly but interesting press release. I visited the Seiko booth a few times during the Baselworld show and did not see this watch displayed, so I am guessing they are still preparing it for production. Check the specs below:Specifications: Caliber: Spring Drive Chronograph 5R86 Case: High-intensity Titanium Diameter 53.0 mm (12-6h) , 48.7 mm (3-9h) Thickness 15.2 mm Weight 92.5 g Glass: Sapphire crystal with anti-reflective coating Water resistance: 10 Bar Bracelet: The final specification is yet to be decided.SEIKO is now working with the Russian Federal Space Agency on the optimum design.Spring Drive Chronograph Caliber 5R86: Hour, minute and second hands with calendar GMT hand Power reserve indicator 50 jewels Movement Diameter: 30.0 mm Thickness: 7.6 mm Other:416 parts Power reserve: 72 hours with/without chronograph function in use Chronograph to 12 hours Official Seiko Press Release:SEIKO Spring Drive Spacewalk: The Quiet Revolution goes into space.In October 2008, Richard Garriott, the renowned video game designer and adventurer,Raymond Weil Replica watches will become the sixth private space explorer.Richard will conduct his space mission aboard the International Space Station, and during his flight, he intends to conduct a spacewalk, which would make him the first private individual to do so.As steps out into free space, he will be wearing a SEIKO Spring Drive watch, specially designed and built for this purpose.Three years ago, the "Quiet Revolution" of Spring Drive started, and all over the su***ce of the earth, Spring Drive is increasingly accepted as one of the most important new developments in luxury watch-***.In 2008, the revolution goes into space.This unique watch, the Spring Drive Spacewalk, is presented for the first time at Baselworld 2008 and takes pride of place in the new SEIKO Stand.The second generation in space. Richard Garriott is not only a remarkable entrepreneur and adventurer (see biography below) but he is also the son of a NASA astronaut.Richard's father, Dr.Owen Garriott, made two space flights, aboard Skylab in 1973 and aboard STS- 9/Spacelab-1 in 1983.In total, Owen spent 70 days in space and he carried SEIKO watches on both of these flights and wore one continuously during his Spacelab mission Raymond Weil Replica watches.