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 […]

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 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 […]

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 […]

Seiko SNKF11K “BFS” Automatic review

    Watch History   Date acquired: August 21 2007 Production date: June 2007 Source: Hing’s Watch Store, Malaysia Price paid: MYR400 (USD121) Status: In production   Background I seldom buy watches on impulse. Usually I would conduct several weeks or months of research and mulling about before deciding to buy a particular watch. When […]