Seiko Sky Professional SBDR005 review

  Watch History Date acquired: Oct 16th 2003 Production Date: Oct 2001 Source: Emotus Time Culture, Suria KLCC Price paid: MYR1,400 (USD418) Status: Discontinued   Background The Sky Professional is a sub-range of the Seiko Prospex line of watches that are meant for the Japan Domestic Market (JDM). As the name suggests, the Sky Pro […]

Seiko SBDX005 Professional 600m review

Watch Details Type: Professional diver’s watch, automatic Production year: 2000 (limited to 1,000 units) Retail price: JPY300,000 Status: Discontinued   Background The SBDX005 was the last 600m automatic dive watch that Seiko produced. Limited to just 1,000 pieces it represents a tribute to the classic 6159-7010 shrouded diver that was made between 1975 and 1978. […]

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 […]

The Seiko Kinetic: Boon or Bane?

The Seiko Kinetic. Now that’s a watch technology that had initially discouraged and mystified me for some time. When I first inquired about Seiko Kinetics at a small watch dealer, I was advised to stay away from Kinetics as far as possible. He mentioned about frequent customer complaints and warranty claims from his fellow watch […]

Seiko Sportura SNJ001P review

Watch History Date acquired: Aug 27th 2003 Production Date: June 2002 Source: Style Watches Sdn Bhd, BB Plaza Price paid: MYR1,070 (USD319) Status: Discontinued     Background The SNJ001P was first Sportura model to use the analog digital H023 module. It’s not the first H023 caliber timepiece – that title truly belongs to the short […]

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