Seiko SKXA49K Black Knight review

  Watch History Date acquired: May 9 2005 Production date: Dec 2004 Source: Premierworld, eBay Price paid: USD101.50 (w/o shipping) Status: Possibly discontinued   Background The SKXA49K, or affectionately known as the Black Knight is one of Seiko‘s contemporary design, true dive watches that broke into new grounds. It was designed to look more dressy […]

Seiko Prospex SBDC001 Scuba 200m review

Watch History Date acquired: Apr 21 2007 Production date: Mar 2007 Source: Higuchi Inc, Japan Price paid: JPY47,000 (USD429) Status: In production Background When stock photos of the SBDC-series divers first appeared on the Internet in early 2007, it created huge ripples in the watch forum communities. It caused widespread excitement and speculation among the […]

Seiko SKX011J Diver’s 200m review

  Watch History Date acquired: Oct 30 2005 Production date: Jun 2004 Source: Pokemonyu, eBay Price paid: USD140 (w/o shipping) Status: Possibly discontinued   Background The SKX011J is the orange dialed 7s26-0020 diver from Seiko. It was first released in the mid 90s as the SKX011K, which was mostly probably targeted at the SE Asian […]

Citizen Nighthawk BJ7010-16F review

  Watch History Date acquired: Apr 25th 2006 Production date: Sep 2005 Source: Gold Watch store, Pertama Complex Price paid: MYR700 (approx USD202) Status: In production   Background I’m the sort of person who seldom buys watches on impulse unless the particular timepiece exerts a powerful influence on me that I had to go ahead […]

Seiko SKX007J Diver’s 200m review

  Watch History Date acquired: Jan 26 2005, Feb 22 2005 Production date: Nov 2003, Source: Capital Mall, eBay Price paid: USD98 (w/o shipping), USD140 (w/o shipping) Status: In production   Background The SKX007 is perhaps the most evergreen diver’s watch from Seiko. First introduced in 1996 to replace the 7002-series divers, it has become […]

Seiko SKX781K Orange Monster review

Watch History Date acquired: Dec 26 2003 Production date: 2003 Source: Spark Time Trading, Pertama Complex Price paid: MYR480 (USD143) Status: In production   Background The SKX781K or fondly known as the "Orange Monster" amongst Seiko fans, was one of the watches that I found simply irresistible. Barely three months after owning the SKX779K Black […]