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We are proud to present the highly anticipated, new addition to our premium MR-G Series. MRG-2000GA-1ADR.
The MRG-G2000GA takes its inspiration from the traditional Japanese sword — known for bringing together the timeless strength and aesthetic sensibilities of Japan. It is hand-finished by a master craftsman in the world-renowned Gassan tradition of Japanese swordsmiths.
A limited production of only 300 watches will be released worldwide.
The finish of the MRG-G2000GA reflects a specialist attention to the smallest details. The case is made from recrystallised titanium, the sparkling appearance of which resembles the crystal formation of the temper line on the blade of Japanese swords. An Arc Ion Plating (AIP®)*1 treatment is then applied in the Koki-murasaki (deep purple) that is traditionally associated with nobility in Japan. The bezel is made from COBARIAN®*2 and bevelled in a manner inspired by the blade tip of a Japanese sword. The watch incorporates design elements inspired by Japanese swords — from the yasuri-me (rasp marks) on the nakago (tang) to the crystal formation of the hamon (temper line) and the kissaki (blade tip). The centre band of the MRG-G2000GA is finished in a pattern modelled after the pattern employed in the renowned Gassan tradition of swordsmiths. The pattern is applied by hand to each link by Sadanobu Gassan, who is in line to succeed the 800-year-old Gassan tradition. The second link in the band is also inscribed with the kanji character鍛, from the saying tanto hitosuji (“a singular dedication to forging”) that is espoused by the Gassan tradition.
The MRG-G2000GA features time adjustment using radio wave time-calibration signals, GPS satellite signals, and Bluetooth® to ensure accurate time keeping, reflecting time zone changes around the world and daylight savings time.
Born into the famous Gassan family of swordsmiths in 1979, Sadanobu Gassan was exposed to the world of swordmaking from a young age. In 1998, he began training with his father, Sadatoshi Gassan. In 2006, he was recognized as a swordsmith by the Japanese Agency for Cultural Affairs.
Since that time, he has continued to challenge himself in new areas of craftsmanship that carry forth the traditions of the past, winning numerous prizes and accolades in various competitions. As the sixth in the Gassan line from Osaka, he carries the honour of the next generation of Japanese swords.
Sadanobu Gassan currently serves as a director for the All Japan Swordsmith Association.
|Water Resistant||200 Metres Water Resistant|
|Accuracy||+/- 15 seconds per month|
|Airplane Mode||Radio wave signals can be disabled when flying or in a medical facility|
|Alarm Function||Daily Alarm: Sounds each day at the time you set|
|Auto Calendar||Once set, the automatic calendar always displays the correct date|
|Battery Level Indicator||A warning appears on the display whenever battery power drops below a certain level., An indicator shows the current battery charge level|
|Battery Life||Approximately 22 months on full charge, without further exposure to light and with the power save function enabled|
|Bluetooth® Connectivity||Phone Finder: Pressing a button on the watch will emit an audible tone from your phone, even in silent mode., Signal Range: Up to 2m (may differ depending on surrounding conditions), The watch can be wirelessly connected to a compatible smartphone or tablet via Bluetooth. The energy-saving technology enables access to a host of functions.|
|Countdown Timer Function||Countdown Range: 24 hours, Measuring Unit: 1 second|
|Date and Weekday Display||The current date and week day are displayed on the watch face|
|Date Display||The current date is displayed on the watch face|
|Dimensions||54.7 x 49.8 x 16.9mm|
|Dual Time||Simultaneous display of the current time in two different time zones.|
|GPS Hybrid Wave Ceptor||A built-in Global Positioning System, automatically adjusts your watch to the local time zone anywhere in the world.|
|Display Illumination||LED light, With afterglow|
|Low Temperature Resistant||-10 °C/ 14°F|
|Magnetic Resistance||The case has been specially mounted to be shielded from magnetic fields.|
|Neobrite||A luminous coating on the watch hands provides illumination in the dark.|
|One Touch- Three Fold Clasp||Designed for a secure hold|
|Power Saving||After the Alert: The following operations are stopped to save power: all hand movement (excluding the day indicator), Bluetooth connection, if applicable, and alarms|
|Radio Controlled Timekeeping||Multi-Band 6: Automatic Atomic Time updates are received overnight for exceptional accuracy (UK/ EU/ USA/ Japan/ China: home city must be set manually)|
|Sapphire Crystal Glass||High-clarity glass with the highest level of scratch resistance., Non reflective coating.|
|Screw Lock Crown||The crown screws into the case to ensure water resistance|
|Shock Resistant||Patented Hollow Core Guard Structure protects against impact and vibration|
|Smart Access Interface||Smart Access makes it easy to operate multi-function watches. Simply pulling out and rotating the crown provides intuitive control over all functions.|
|Solar Power||A high-capacity solar-charging system harnesses the power of any light source for reliable watch operation with minimal impact to the environment.|
|Stopwatch Function||Measuring Capacity: 24 hours, Measuring Mode: Elapsed time, Measuring Unit: 1 second|
|Tough MVT||Automatic Hand Adjustment: The automatic hand adjustment function checks the home position of the hands every hour and corrects if necessary counteracting any discrepancies arising from impact or magnetic forces.|
|Triple G Resist||Shock Resistant, Vibration Resistant and Centrifugal Force Resistant|
|Vibration Resistant||Resistant against vibration from heavy duty operations|
|World Time||Displays the current time in major cities and specific areas around the world|