Seiko SKX031K “Submariner” review

Watch History Date acquired: July 23rd 2004 Production Date:  Nov 2003 Source: Chun Cheong Watch & Pen Store, Sungei Wang Plaza Price paid: MYR400 (approximately USD115) Status: In production Background Pop quiz folks – what resembles a Rolex Submariner watch, says “SEIKO" on the dial, has a screw-in crown and costs a fraction of the […]

A Farewell to “The Last Samurai”

No, this post has nothing to do with the 2003 epic Tom Cruise movie that happens to be one of my all-time favorite flicks. 🙂 Rather, a little bird told me that Seiko has very recently indicated that their popular and lovable titanium “Samurai" divers are well on their way to total extinction. As much […]

Seiko SKX031K “Submariner” review

Watch History   Date acquired: July 23rd 2004 Production Date: Nov 2003 Source: Chun Cheong Watch & Pen Store, Sungei Wang Plaza Price paid: MYR400 (approximately USD115) Status: Discontinued     Background Pop quiz folks – what resembles a Rolex Submariner watch, says “SEIKO" on the dial, has a screw-in crown and costs a fraction […]

Seiko Kinetic SKA013P diver review

  Watch History   Date acquired: December 20th 2004 Production Date: July 2002 Source: Emotus Time Culture, Suria KLCC Price paid: MYR700 (USD212) Status: Discontinued in some markets Background This watch happens to be my first Seiko Kinetic and it took me over a year to decide whether I wanted to try one for curiosity’s […]

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