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 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 […]

Seiko SKXA35 Diver’s 200m review

  Watch History Date acquired: July 31 2007 Production date: March 2007 Source: Seiko Company Store, Seattle USA Price paid: USD140 (w/o shipping) Status: In production   Background This yellow faced Seiko divers’ watch actually took quite some time for me to decide. Yellow is not my favorite color in a watch (orange is more […]

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 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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