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Seiko 5 Sports Review-The New SKX?

Seiko 5 Sports In 2019 Seiko did something none of us were prepared for-they discontinued the Seiko SKX. In 2020, Seiko released its apparent replacement, the Seiko 5 Sports series. These new models come in a copious amount of variations, so those who used to love to mod their SKX will be happy to see so many different models available, though they all include the same handset and overall dial lay...

Seiko Sumo Ice Diver Hands-On Review

Seiko Sumo Ice Diver [dropcap size=big]T[/dropcap]he Seiko Sumo Ice Diver is the latest of numerous Seiko Special Editions to hit the market. This model comes in 3 different colorways-all meant to be examples of colors that reflect off of glaciers, hence naming it “Ice Diver”. The result is two somewhat unique colors for Seiko-the silver/grey dial shown here and a light blue variant, along with a ...

Seiko King Turtle Hands-On Review

Seiko King Turtle Seiko has listened and finally upgraded the Seiko Turtle. It already has a nickname as well, the Seiko King Turtle, and there are 3 variations currently available. The green dial reviewed here (SPRE05), a black dial with bracelet (SPRE03) and the Save the Ocean model (SPRE07). These new King Turtles sport new waffle dials (except the Save the Ocean, a slightly newer bezel grip, c...

Seiko Street Series USA Exclusive Watch Review

Seiko Street Series Seiko USA has released two exclusive versions of the very popular and affordable solar tuna divers, dubbed the Street Series. Part of the Prospex line-up, these versions are only available through Seiko USA. Yes, these are not entirely new models and while the changes for these versions are mostly aesthetic, the new look is very attractive. Both models have a new handset, with ...

Seiko Samurai Save The Ocean | Hands-On Review

Seiko Samurai Save The Ocean When I reached out to a friend to check out a Samurai, I was intrigued when he said he was sending the Seiko Samurai Save The Ocean. For those not familiar, Seiko has been releasing a few models with the Save The Ocean badge, and from talking to a few friends and the social media posts I made once this watch arrived, this is a VERY popular model of the Samurai.  *Spoil...

The New Seiko Giugiaro Design Chronograph with Astron GPS is here

Seiko Giugiaro Design Chronograph Japanese watchmaker Seiko has recently unveiled the new rebooted version of the Seiko Giugiaro Design Chronograph which is an affordable wristwatch designed by studio Italdesign Giugiaro and comes with Astron GPS. Back in 1983, the company started making this unusually designed watches with asymmetric casing and was styled by Italian automobile designer Giorgetto ...

Seiko Prospex Sky Chronograph | Watch Review

Seiko Prospex Sky Solar Chronograph Blue Pilots Watch Over the past few years, I have had some great opportunities to review some fantastic timepieces from well know micro-brands to some not so well known, as well as other interesting watches. When the opportunity presented itself to review one of the most well known watch brands around the globe, I had to immediately jump at the opportunity. When...

Seiko Announces the Astron featuring both GPS and Solar

The Swiss aren’t the only ones launching new watches right now, Japanese super brand Seiko has announced a new GPS enabled watch called The Astron. Seiko devotees will note that the Astron is the same name given by Seiko to the first quartz watch ever made, circa 1969. The new Astron is definitely a technological flagship for Seiko as it features both GPS and solar charging. The Astron’...

Seiko Announces the SARX Presage Mechanical

Seiko recently announced a new model in the SAR line of mid-range dress watches. The new SARX range is powered by the Seiko 6R15 automatic movement and comes with a domed sapphire crystal up front and a display case back. The 6R15 is Seiko’s answer to the ETA 2824 and offers the hacking and hand winding ability not seen in their 7Sxx models. Measuring 40 mm across and 13 mm thick, the SARX s...

Seiko SNZF45 “Baby Monster” Review

One of the first decent watches I ever bought was a Seiko SKX007 diver. Its a lovely watch that can be had for very cheap but still carries the iconic Seiko diver styling, an excellent bezel, and great lume. The SKX series is arguably one of the most popular “gateway watches” that bring enthusiasts from cheap fashion brands into the exciting but often debilitating hobby of watch collecting. Specif...

In for Review – Seiko 5 Sports SNZF45

As much as we love luxury watches with bespoke movements and astronomical price tags we also have a definitive soft spot for entry level timepieces that are both thrifty and fun to wear. This is the Seiko SNZF45 and it is generally called the “baby monster” as it was styled after the extremely popular Seiko SKX781 and 779 divers that have been carrying the “Monster” nicknam...

Review of the Seiko SBDC005 “Sumo”

The Seiko SBDC line, dubbed the "Sumo" or "Shogun" by online collectors communities, have been out for a couple of years. Nevertheless, they are worth a detailed review. Today we will be takeing a closer look at the SBDC005, which is the orange version of the Sumo. This particular example...

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