Orient CDB05001W Semi-Skeleton Watch

April 6th, 2011 Posted in Previous DOD's | 24 Comments

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The Orient CDB05001W is a semi-skeleton automatic, or self winding mechanical, watch with an in-house 21 jewel automatic movement. This watch also features Orient’s in-house automatic movement, which is powered by the motion of its wearer. So no need for batteries. This watch’s power reserve is approximately 40 hours.


MSRP: $285 | Today’s price: $199.50 | Comments

The sapphire crystal of this timepiece is one of the stand-out features of this watch, since sapphire crystal is the most scratch-resistant.

The CDB05001W also has another great, yet functional detail: the hour and second markers along the inner and outer portions, respectively.

Prefer a black dial? Check out the CDB05001B from this series.

The dial’s semi-skeleton window also allows the wearer to see the complex inner workings that are behind powering this timepiece.


MSRP: $285 | Today’s price: $199.50 | Comments

The stainless steel band is both durable and classy, making this watch fitting for a multitude of occasions.


MSRP: $285 | Today’s price: $199.50 | Comments

The screw-down caseback, which also has a window for viewing, is made of solid stainless steel. Through the window, you can see the rotor as it spins and winds the watch.


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The fold-over push button clasp helps to prevent the watch from coming off unintentionally, while still remaining easy to take off when you’re ready.

The band for this model is comprised of both finished and matte links to give it
a three dimensional look.


MSRP: $285 | Today’s price: $199.50 | Comments

This is the gift box that comes along with this Orient CDB05001W watch, notice the aluminum finish with ORIENT logo engraved in it.

orient gift box

Product Specifications

  • Mechanical Movement : ORIENT caliber 46A40 Made in Japan
  • Self-winding movement
  • 21 jewels
  • 21600/hour vibrations

Product Features

  • Stainless steel case and bracelet
  • Sapphire crystal
  • Screw see-through case back (sapphire crystal glass)
  • Water resistant to 50m
  • Diameter 38.5mm
  • Thickness 11.35mm



MSRP: $285 | Today’s price: $199.50 | Comments

Shipping and Returns

Everything is shipped from Los Angeles, via UPS Ground. Shipping is free and you can expect to receive your item within 6 – 8 business days.

Merchandise is also returnable/refundable*. We pride ourselves on live support, 24/7.

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  1. 24 Comments | Tell us what you think!

  2. By Eric on Jul 1, 2010

    definitely cool. i love the see through caseback.

  3. By David on Jul 1, 2010

    Actually, aren’t these designs called “open heart”, since the dial is mostly not see-through?

  4. By Darci on Oct 17, 2010

    These watches are awesome! My teenagers are hounding me for them.

  5. By Eric on Oct 24, 2010

    very cool. orient really does amazing dial work.

  6. By Nick Rios on Oct 28, 2010

    The semi skeleton Orient watches are a great site to look at. I’ve always loved skeletal watches but this is the best of both worlds! I would love to get one!

  7. By James on Oct 28, 2010

    Beautiful watch. What is that window on the dial at the 3 o’ clock position?

  8. By John York on Jan 3, 2011

    This watch really is beautiful. It’s the kind of watch that I could wear everyday and show off to friends until they all bought them as well.

  9. By David Adams on Feb 19, 2011

    semi-skeleton Beautiful watch kind of watch for everyday

  10. By Robert on Feb 19, 2011

    Another classic yet contemporary and sytlish watch from Orient. Timeless!

  11. By Russell on Feb 20, 2011

    A classy looking watch without being boring at all. The pattern on the dial looks interesting and probably changes by viewing angle. I personally am a fan of the hands being ‘creased’ along the middle.

  12. By frank smith on Feb 20, 2011

    I LOVE THE SIMPLE ELAGANCE,MARRIED WITH DESIGN TECHNOLOGY.THE AMAZING BALANCE OF BEAUTY AND AFFORDABILITY MAKE THIS WATCH A MUST HAVE FOR ANY OCCASION FROM A BALL GAME TO A WEDDING.

  13. By Dee on Feb 20, 2011

    My brother just received an Orient Watch as a gift for years of service at his job. Looks great on him!

  14. By Jill Jones on Feb 21, 2011

    Love the design and my husband loves watches. He would love this one!

  15. By frank smith on Feb 21, 2011

    the beauty married with the technology make this a watch id be proud to wear at a wedding or a ball game

  16. By Nancy on Feb 21, 2011

    I think this is a watch my classy husband would really enjoy

  17. By Evette Haggard on Feb 21, 2011

    I would love to have this watch for my son who is in his first year of college. It is a good looking watch that I think he will wear with pride on campus.

  18. By Shari on Feb 21, 2011

    Beautiful watches, like the fact that you do not have to use batteries.

  19. By Betty T. on Feb 21, 2011

    Really cool watch – like how u can see the inner workings & what makes it “tick”!

  20. By Cheryl Schultz on Feb 21, 2011

    This would look sexy on any man,gorgeously,detailed!!:)

  21. By Mare P on Feb 21, 2011

    This watch is beautiful. I would love to win one! Thanks!

  22. By brian alger on Feb 21, 2011

    Awesome watch. I love to be able to see the inner working of such a unique time piece.

  23. By Todd on Mar 16, 2011

    Nice watch, good price!

  24. By Nicholas Leach on Apr 7, 2011

    It is a cool and respected watch brand

  25. By Robert Cox on Apr 7, 2011

    Nice “open heart” design

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