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Baselworld 2018: Seiko Celebrates the 50th Anniversary of the ref. 6159-7001 With Two Hi-Beat Divers, ref. SLA025 and SLA019

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2018 marks the 50th anniversary of the release of Seiko’s landmark 6159-7001 dive watch. It was the Japanese firm’s first hi-beat diver, and it featured …
Article / Featured

Field Test: SCUBA Diving in Belize With Four Popular Dive Watches from Seiko, Oris, and Rado

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I finally go SCUBA diving and am immediately vexed to learn that wearing a dive watch underwater can be considered far more pretentious than sporting …
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Seiko Says Goodbye to Four Iconic Watches—SARB017, SARB033, SARB035, and SBDX017

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Well, it was bound to happen eventually. According to Seiya Japan, one of the most trusted online sources for buying JDM Seiko watches, Seiko has …

Affordable Vintage: King Seiko ref. 5621-7020, and Some Things to Consider When Buying King Seiko

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Within the world of vintage Seiko, Grand and King Seikos rule the roost, with the “GS” and “KS” badges adorning the dials and case backs …
Review / Review

Seiko Prospex “Orange Samurai” ref. SRPB97 (SRPC07) Review

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How long does a watch need to be out of production for a new iteration to be considered a reissue? Is nine years long enough? …
Article / Vintage

Affordable Vintage: My Journey to a Seiko Navigator Timer ref. 6117-8000

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The Seiko 6117-8000 came into my collection as a fallback of sorts—a stand in watch for another piece that had been traded away (a Seiko …
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Introducing the Seiko Presage “Baby GS Snowflake” ref. SARX055, a JDM Release With a Nod to Grand Seiko

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Seiko’s done a great job over the last couple of years making more of their catalog directly available to American consumers. That being said, some …
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Introducing Two New Seiko Turtles: “Black Series” (ref. SRPC49) and “Goldtone” (ref. SRPC44)

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A few weeks back, Seiko launched the limited edition “Black Series’” Turtle (ref. SRPC49 ), a release accompanied by two other watches in the series: …
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Introducing the Seiko Presage Blue Enamel Limited Edition ref. SPB069

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In 2016, Seiko debuted a series of enamel dial watches under the Presage range. Then in 2017, Seiko expanded the Presage line with four more …