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Small Stature, Big Attitude: The Orient Mako 40 Lilac and Apricot Offer You The Choice

December 06, 2023 4 min read

Small Stature, Big Attitude: The Orient Mako 40 Lilac and Apricot Offer You The Choice

For over 70 years, hailing from the heart of the Japanese watchmaking tradition is the Orient Watch Company, crafting exceptional timepieces. In 2004, they launched the Mako series, which gained the heart of many watch enthusiasts with appealing look. Their dedication to quality and precision, as seen in their previous creations, is evident in every aspect of the Mako series, which includes the newest Mako 40.

Orient Mako 40 Lilac leather watch band by Strapcode

Elevate your style with the Orient RA-AC0Q07V Mako 40 Lilac and a Khaki Quick Release Italian Suede Leather Watch Strap, Charcoal Grey.

Orient’s latest release, the Mako 40 Mechanical Sports Watch, is one of the hot new Orient watch releases this year. Not with the recent trend for men's watches leaning towards smaller case sizes in recent years, this watch with its 39.9mm (commonly called 40mm) case size showing only date, as well as a simple dial calendar, and 20mm lug, makes it right on trend.

Orient Mako 40 Lilac Grey Nubuck Watch Strap by Strapcode

The Rally Racing Dark Grey Nubuck Watch Strap with Brown Stitching perfectly complements the Orient RA-AC0Q07V Mako 40 Lilac

Their modern design and smaller case size makes it feel less bulky than larger diver-style watches like its predecessor of 41.8mm, yet it is still large enough to make a statement. The 20mm lug width provides an array of strap options too, allowing the owner to change up the look easily.

Orient Mako 40 Lilac Mesh watch band by Strapcode

The Polished Milanese Bony Wire Mesh Band adds a touch of elegance to the Orient RA-AC0Q07V Mako 40 Lilac.

The Mako 40 is a true masterpiece when it comes to design. It continues the Mako tradition with its vintage aesthetics and dive-style design. Its 40mm stainless steel case and unidirectional rotating bezel, exudes a rugged, yet refined charm. It has an unguarded screw-down crown with bold bar-shaped hour markers and luminous hands that ensure easy readability, even in low light conditions. It has a sapphire crystal, white dial features, a second hand with an orange tip and a date complication at the three o’clock position.

Orient Mako 40 Apricot Sandy Brown Nubuck Watch Strap by Strapcode

Embrace a touch of warmth with the Rally Racing Genuine Calf Light Sandy Brown Nubuck Watch Strap on the Orient RA-AC0Q05P Mako 40 Apricot

Orient is renowned for its commitment to quality, and the Mako 40 is no exception. It is powered by a precise, in-house caliber F6722 automatic movement with 40 hours of power reserve that provides stable and reliable high accuracy of a range between +25 seconds to -15 seconds per day. Plus, its robust construction makes it water-resistant up to 200 meters, perfect for underwater adventures.

Orient Mako 40 Lilac FKM Rubber Sports Watch Strap by Strapcode

Enhance your active lifestyle with the Ocellus Light Grey Quick Release FKM Rubber Sports Watch Strap on the Orient RA-AC0Q07V Mako 40 Lilac

This watch isn't just a showpiece; it's a sports watch that can keep up with your active lifestyle. The Orient Mako 40 is a reliable companion for scuba diving, swimming, or any water-based activity you can think of.

Orient Mako 40 Apricot rubber watch strap by Strapcode

The Ladder Brown FKM Quick Release rubber watch strap is the perfect match for the Orient RA-AC0Q05P Mako 40 Apricot

Again, what sets the Mako 40 apart is its timeless appeal. This watch is suitable for both formal occasions and everyday wear. Whether you're dressed in a tuxedo or casual jeans, it effortlessly complements your style.

Orient Mako 40 Lilac Sailcloth Watch Band by Strapcode

Sail away in style with the Q.R. 20mm Khaki Sailcloth Watch Band with leather lining paired with the Orient RA-AC0Q07V Mako 40 Lilac

While the Mako 40 is a timeless classic in its own right, it's also customizable to reflect your unique taste. You can choose from the Orient Mako 40 Mechanical Sports Watch lineup that includes a variety of dial colors, including black, navy, white, apricot or lilac, allowing you to select the one that resonates with your personal style. This watch adapts to you, making it a true extension of your identity.

Orient Mako 40 Apricot Sailcloth Strap by Strapcode

Add a pop of color to your wrist with the 20mm Sailcloth Strap in Light Grey and Yellow Stitching on the Orient RA-AC0Q05P Mako 40 Apricot

 

The Mako 40 Specification:

  • Movement: Automatic in-house Caliber F6722
  • Power reserve: 40 hours
  • Water Resistance: 20bar(200m)
  • Bezel: Uni-directional rotating bezel
  • Case: Stainless steel
  • Diameter: 39.9mm (40mm)

 

Watch models and Colour of dial:

  • RA-AC0Q01B: Black
  • RA-AC0Q02L: Navy
  • RA-AC0Q03S: White
  • RA-AC0Q05P: Apricot
  • RA-AC0Q07V: Lilac

The Orient Mako 40 Sports Watches have set a standard in the world of horology. With their modern design, smaller case size, and an array of strap options, these watches have something to offer for every watch enthusiast. Whether you prefer the Lilac or Apricot model, there's a perfect strap to complement your style. With positive feedback from Orient fans and insightful reviews from other watch enthusiasts, it's clear that the Mako 40 is a remarkable addition to the Orient family. Elevate your wrist game with the Orient Mako 40, a true blend of style and functionality.

 

Written by Victor, images by Toni

 

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