ORIENT CEY04001B Automatic Watch

July 30th, 2009 Posted in Previous DOD's | 21 Comments

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And now … back to the DOD.

“The combination of style and mechanical ingenuity embodies the nature of this timepiece.” Orient’s CEY04001B World Time is the best value Orient offers. The value of watches is typically judged by the complexity of the movement (mechanism inside the watch) along with the offered market price. You can tell just from the look of the dial (face) that the watch has many functions and it is perfect for the world traveler, international businessman, or for those who demand more from their timepiece. Not a fan of a black watch dial? Check out the CEY04003W with a white face.

 

 

 



MSRP: $510 | Today’s price: $510 | Comments


This watch is called the World Time watch, because the wearer is able to determine what time it is in every time zone. You will notice there is an array of city names on the outer rim of the watch in a circular form, which is called the outer bezel. The inner bezel, which is located just within the outer bezel, indicates military time (1 through 24.) The inner bezel can be adjusted by using the crown near the 2 O’clock position.

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For example, let’s assume that Los Angeles is at 12:00 pm noon. Using the 2 o’clock crown, which adjusts the position of the inner bezel, we just line up 12 (noon in military time) with Los Angeles. Please note that this adjustment is only necessary for the first time you wear the watch. The inner bezel rotates naturally with time, so after one hour, the inner bezel will show 13 at Los Angeles. Now that we have set the watch, all of the times on the inner bezel relate to the cities on the outer bezel. For example at 1 pm in Los Angeles, the watch shows that Bangkok is at 4 am, Sydney is at 7am and Caracas is at 17:00 or 5 pm, etc.

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MSRP: $510 | Today’s price: $510 | Comments


Now that you understand the world time function, let’s re-explore the dial or the face of the watch. The elegant dial design captures all the information clearly, which is important for complicated watches. The hands for the time and hour indicators are luminescent, so you may read this watch in the evening without any problems. You will notice 3 other indicators by the 12 o’clock position, 6 o’clock position, & 9 o’clock position. These indicators respectively are: power reserve, second hand, and date indicators.


Automatic watches are powered by motion, which means that it runs and stores energy in a spring as it is worn. When the watch is still, it will consume the stored power in the spring. The power reserve indicator lets you know how much power you have left in your spring in units of hours. Just like a gas gauge, you can expect to see the power reserve indicator to go upwards as you are wearing it and decrease if the watch is stationary. At full charge, Orient Watch will run 40 hours without motion.


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The solid stainless steel case construction uses two crowns with a diameter of 42mm and withstands water depths up to 100m. The crown by the 4 o’clock position is screwed down to make sure water does not enter the case.


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The case size is large enough to get attention, while not sacrificing any comfort during wear. Typical clothing worn with this type of watch would be anything from formal wear to business casual.


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The glass used to cover the case is Sapphire Crystal. Sapphire crystal is more scratch resistant than mineral crystal & plastics, which is always an advantage. Another Orient model with Sapphire Crystal is the CFA05002B. The crowns are located at the 2 o’clock & 4 o’clock positions. The crown on the 2 o’clock position pivots the time and date indicator. The other crown, as I mentioned before, adjusts the inner rotating bezel.

The exhibition case back, which is located on the rear of the watch, lets the wearer examine the complication (movement) that is powering the timepiece. You will notice that there is no use of electronics or battery capacitors.

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Orient is a “real” watch manufacturer because they only use their own mechanical movements for their production. Movements are simply the mechanism that allows a mechanical watch to function. This model uses 23 jewels in the movement design: gemstones are used in some of the moving parts of mechanical watches. They are used in sensitive parts of the machinery because they are durable and smooth, enabling for higher accuracy in timing.

The metal band uses a combination of matte and polished finishes, which gives a nice flow to the watch. A matte finish simply means a non-shiny surface, and a polished finish in a shiny surface.



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The clasp has a double locking, push-deployment buckle, which ensures that the watch buckle does not release unintentionally. The band uses a solid stainless steel construction and was left un-tapered, meaning the band’s width is consistent in size.


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MSRP: $510 | Today’s price: $510 | Comments


This is the gift box that comes along with this Orient CEY04001B watch, notice the aluminum finish with ORIENT logo engraved in it.


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Product Features

  • Mechanical Movement : ORIENT caliber 46H51 Made in Japan
  • 23 jewels
  • 21600/hour vibrations
  • Power Reserve Indicator
  • Screwed-Down Crown
  • Dial Window Material Type – Sapphire Crystal
  • Case material – Stainless Steel
  • Case diameter – 43 millimeters
  • Case thickness – 12.8 millimeters
  • Band Material – Two-tone Stainless Steel
  • Band Width – 20 millimeters
  • Dial Color – Black
  • Bezel Material – Stainless Steel
  • Bezel Function – 24 Hour Time Display
  • Calendar – Date
  • Water Resistant Depth – 100m (330 feet)
  • Warranty – 1 Year



MSRP: $510 | Today’s price: $510 | Comments

Shipping and Returns

Everything is shipped from Los Angeles, via UPS Ground. We only ship to the USA. Shipping is free and you can expect to receive your item within 2 – 4 business days. All orders go out the same business day. Everything is returnable/refundable*. No questions asked. We pride ourselves on live support, 24/7.

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  1. 21 Comments | Tell us what you think!

  2. By Jason on Jul 30, 2009

    This watch is great for those of us that have several co-workers that live and work in different time zones across the world.

    In a meeting or on a conference call I can quickly glance at my wrist and know exactly what time that person was referring to and how that relates to my clock.

    On top of it being useful, it is a great looking timepiece.

  3. By Paul Tonner on Jul 30, 2009

    Hello, I search thru Dealsucker a few times a week and see your AD all the time. I just want to let you know a few years ago I bought Mid range $225.00 Orient Chrono – I had it for 2 to 3 months and it stopped running properly. I sent it in for warranty repair and YOU GUYS sent it back saying you would not repair for free – watch showed excessive abuse!! The watch was only 2 or 3 months old and was fine – NO Scratches – No cracked or scratched crystal. I emailed and complained and received NO response. I will never Buy or Suggest a Orient Watch ever again!! P/O’ff Customer

  4. By Steven on Jul 30, 2009

    Amazing watch + build quality . . . almost OrientStar-ish.

  5. By Eric In Oregon on Jul 30, 2009

    Nice watch. Slightly above average deal. Come on Orient USA. It’s been a while since you have offered over half off. Throw us a bone. What economy are you operating in? America loves bargains. I will officially ignore every DOD from here on out unless it’s over half off.

  6. By OrientWatchUSA.com on Jul 30, 2009

    Hi Paul,

    I’m very sorry to hear you had such a bad experience with Orient. Where did you purchase the Orient? Was it from an authorized dealer? Orientwatchusa has only been selling watches directly since this year (2009). I urge you to please e-mail us at Joey@orientwatchusa.com so we can attempt to resolve this issue.

  7. By OrientWatchUSA.com on Jul 30, 2009

    Hi Eric,

    Find a better price from a reputable US seller (no Auctions) and post a comment with the link. If its a reputable site and its lower than the deal of the day, we will throw you a bone. :)

    Even better, sign up to our newsletter

  8. By Don on Jul 30, 2009

    seems like this deal always pops up when i’m in the no buy zone. someday i will own this watch…..love the world time application and the layout of the face.

  9. By Frank In Miami on Jul 30, 2009

    The Orient World Timer watches are fantastic pieces indeed. Just last week I received my brand new CFA05001B World Time watch and it simply looks and feels like a US$1K + timepiece. It oozes with class and quality. The dial work is simply incredible. I like the CFA better than they CEY featured here for 3 reasons:

    In the CFA, the seconds hand is part of the main dial. In the CEY model offered here, the seconds hand has its own smaller subdial.

    The bracelet design in the CFA is more of my liking compared to the CEY.

    The CFA was recently released by Orient (not even 6 months I think) and it is slated to replaced the older CEY series of world time watches.

    You can’t go wrong with these watches. If you still prefer the looks of the CEY go for it. If you can afford to wait for the CFA either as a DOD or another VIP sale promotion, to me, the CFA is the better watch of the two.

  10. By Vladimir on Jul 30, 2009

    This ORIENT watch is priced just right. It might be a bit higher than an unauthorized reseller, but as usual you get what you pay for. Great classic watch, a true ORIENT style.

  11. By Frank In Miami on Jul 30, 2009

    Some additional thoughts….. Personally, I would not go for this CEY world time watch, unless, it would be offered to me for at least 60% off. Why? Simple… this watch has already been discontinued by Orient. The new CFA World Time watch is its new replacement and vastly improved as I stated in my previous post (nicer dial, nicer bracelet, nicer hands, seconds hand now part of the main dial, etc).

    Don’t get me wrong, the CEY is a very nice piece but Orient really needs to make the bone much bigger on this one to make it a truly aggressive offer that no one can resist. This watch for around US$200 would be a killer value in my book, but not for US$279.

  12. By Brad Smith on Jul 30, 2009

    I like the textured dial and the visual impact of the bracelet. Very nice watch!

  13. By Evan S. on Jul 30, 2009

    This is one of my favorite watches. Can’t believe it’s up on DOD!

  14. By Frank In Miami on Jul 30, 2009

    Evan, the same CEY watch was featured once before in another DOD either during May or June of this year.

  15. By Scott in CT on Jul 30, 2009

    This is just the kind of watch I was looking for, except I was looking for a white or silver dial.

  16. By Todd on Jul 30, 2009

    Nice watch, too much going on for me to wear it though.

  17. By RobG on Aug 1, 2009

    Honestly…it hurts my eyes…too busy.

  18. By Rudy on Aug 3, 2009

    Orient watch world time is a fantastic timepiece.
    I love it.
    Rudy

  19. By Blake on Oct 7, 2009

    I love Orient watches but are your watches from Tokyo or are they made in the states?
    I would love to get my hands on a 2007 model.
    Model #CEY04001B
    The 2009 version of this watch is nice but I love the 3rd dial on the face of the 2007 model.

    Thanks
    Blake

  20. By Ashok on Nov 25, 2009

    I always liked big chronographs and this is the ultimate I have seen. And I like to own one. I already own 5 watches and this could be the king of the lot if I can get hold of one.

  21. By Pankaj Sharma on Apr 29, 2010

    This is the fabulous piece of watc I was watching for

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