Casio G-SHOCK has unveiled their new limited edition Hammer Tone MR-G, which is the most expensive G-SHOCK ever made. Its ‘Hammer Tone’ reached the price of $6,200. This special edition timepiece is designed using the Japanese Tsu-i-ki technique; a traditional craft method that creates unique relief patterns through hammering. The Tsu-i-ki method has been used to create parts of the Japanese Railway, Bullet Train and Flying Machines. The creative application aligns with G-Shock‘s position & reputation of toughness and precision(Opens a new window).
The MRGG1000HT timepiece features the hammer finishing on both bezel and center band links. The luxury timepiece includes highlights in Oboro-gin in addition to Akagene. Oboro-gin is a stunning dark silver hue while Akagene is a handsome copper alloy with 3-5% gold. Both materials are native to traditional Japanese craftwork.
Upholding the unparalleled craftsmanship and reliability that G-SHOCK MR-G(Opens a new window) wearers have come to expect, the MRGG1000HT features a GPS controlled Multi-Band 6, Tough solar, Sapphire Glass (Anti-Glare).
The case and bracelet are made out of Titanium and undergo a deep layer hardening process and DLC coating making it exquisitely tough.
This exclusive timepiece also comes equipped with shock resistance, 200 M Water Resistance, Latitude Indicator, Airplane Mode, World Time (40 time zones, 27 Cities+UTC), LED (Super Illuminator), Daily Alarm, Full Auto Calendar, 1/20th Sec. Stopwatch, Countdown Timer (24Hr), Day/Date Display and a case size of 54.7mm.
Only 300 pieces will be available worldwide from July 2016.