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SeikoJohn
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Not a lover of the Grande Seiko ... But.....

on Thu Mar 23 2017, 17:16
I appreciate that the Grande Seiko's are great watches especially due to the movements but I am not a huge lover of the appearance of most of them

Until now ....

Released today at Bezelworld







Here are the Specs taken directly from Seiko website

The Hi-Beat 36000 Professional 600m Diver's: SBGH255, 257

Caliber 9S85
Driving system: Automatic
Vibrations: 36,000 vibrations per hour (10 beats per second)
Accuracy: -3 to +5 seconds (when static)
Power reserve: 55 hours
Number of jewels: 37
Specifications
High-intensity titanium case and bracelet
Sapphire crystal with anti-reflective coating
Screw case back. Screw down crown
Water resistance: 600m for saturation diving
Magnetic resistance: 16,000 A/m
Diameter: 46.9mm, Thickness: 17.0mm
Three-fold clasp with push button release, secure lock and slide adjuster
An extra-strength silicone strap is attached to the limited edition (SBGH257)
Approximate recommended retail prices in Europe: 12,100 Euro (SBGH255), 12,300 Euro (SBGH257)
Limited edition of 500 pcs (SBGH257)

more Info here

https://www.seikowatches.com/press_release/2017/RLS1703-04/index.html
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Re: Not a lover of the Grande Seiko ... But.....

on Thu Mar 23 2017, 18:02
they are so nice it hurts Shocked any prices yet ? cos i want one NOW !
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Re: Not a lover of the Grande Seiko ... But.....

on Thu Mar 23 2017, 19:03
Very nice and really like the dial which looks similar to carbon fibre dials I've seen. Quite special being a limited edition as well. Very Happy

According to the link the approximate rrp in Europe is 12,100 euros. Better start saving Shocked
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Re: Not a lover of the Grande Seiko ... But.....

on Thu Mar 23 2017, 19:14
Also found this today

Seiko's first ever diver's watch is re-born in Prospex.


Seiko's first diver's watch from 1965 is re-invented in the Prospex collection. SLA017



SPB051


SPB053

The Modern Re-interpretation: SPB051, 053

Caliber 6R15
Driving system: Automatic
Vibrations: 21,600 vibrations per hour (6 beats per second)
Power reserve: 50 hours
Number of jewels: 23 jewels
Specifications
Stainless steel case with super-hard coating
Curved sapphire crystal with anti-reflective coating
Screw case back. Screw-down crown
Water resistance: 200m diver's
Magnetic resistance: 4,800 A/m
Diameter: 42.6mm, Thickness: 13.8mm
Stainless steel bracelet with three-fold clasp with push button release, secure lock and extender (SPB051)
Silicone strap (SPB053)
Approximate recommended retail prices in Europe: 1,100 Euro (SPB051) / 900 Euro (SPB053)

more info

https://www.seikowatches.com/press_release/2017/RLS1703-07/index.html
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Re: Not a lover of the Grande Seiko ... But.....

on Thu Mar 23 2017, 19:48
@SeikoJohn wrote:Also found this today

Seiko's first ever diver's watch is re-born in Prospex.


Seiko's first diver's watch from 1965 is re-invented in the Prospex collection. SLA017



SPB051


SPB053

The Modern Re-interpretation: SPB051, 053

Caliber 6R15
Driving system: Automatic
Vibrations: 21,600 vibrations per hour (6 beats per second)
Power reserve: 50 hours
Number of jewels: 23 jewels
Specifications
Stainless steel case with super-hard coating
Curved sapphire crystal with anti-reflective coating
Screw case back. Screw-down crown
Water resistance: 200m diver's
Magnetic resistance: 4,800 A/m
Diameter: 42.6mm, Thickness: 13.8mm
Stainless steel bracelet with three-fold clasp with push button release, secure lock and extender (SPB051)
Silicone strap (SPB053)
Approximate recommended retail prices in Europe: 1,100 Euro (SPB051) / 900 Euro (SPB053)

more info

https://www.seikowatches.com/press_release/2017/RLS1703-07/index.html

they seem to keep messing up their re-issues IMHHO.........whats with the hands in the new one ? Shocked why not just copy the original.......its supposed to be a re-issue after all and would have looked excellent IMO
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