The Ray has always been considered as the perfect foil to the Mako. While the Mako featured a sporty, casual design, the Ray exhibited a more formal, almost utilitarian look. This was contrary to what you’d expect from a design that consisted of bold hour markers and larger numbering on the bezel insert. With the Ray the polished beveling was more prominent, in addition to a mixed finish bracelet that spoke to the classy and luxurious motif. In spite of all of this, the Ray was later ultimately defined by its intense luminescence, shining brighter and longer than the Mako in low light conditions.
The new Ray II carries on with the iconic design, and is bolstered by a 120-click bezel as well as Orient’s newly developed movement, the caliber F6922. Like the Mako, the second crown has been removed, allowing for what some may consider a “cleaner” or “purer” design. With the Ray II you’ll still find a convenient 200m water resistance, a screwed down crown, and a comfortable 41.5mm stainless steel case.