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From the Archives: a Look Back at the Seiko “Turtle”

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One of the biggest releases of 2016, at least in terms of response and overall …

w&w Round-Table #16: What Watch Do You Most Regret Selling?

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Flipping a watch is a fundamental right of passage for a WIS. Buying and selling is integral to watch collecting–tastes change, grails materialize, and sometimes …

Field Test: @TheVanMan Goes Lakeside With the Seiko “Turtle” SRP775

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I think to say that the watch world was excited by Seiko’s launch of the SRP77x-range would be a rather large understatement. I’ve been knocking …
Article / Vintage

Turtle vs Turtle: Looking at the 6309 and the SRP77Xs

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The 6309-7040 is undoubtedly one of Seiko’s most iconic divers. Manufactured by the brand from 1976 to 1988, the 6309 was the bedrock of Seiko’s …
Review / Review

Seiko Prospex SRP777 / 775 Review

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Late last year, we ran an article about Seiko’s expected reissue of the 6309-7040–a beloved dive watch the brand produced throughout the ’70s and ’80s. …
Article / News & Releases

The Return of the “Turtle”: Seiko Brings Back a Classic

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When it comes to the world of vintage divers, Seiko sits at the top with some of the very best. That’s no exaggeration. Few brands …

@VintageDiver’s 5 for $2000

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When I first saw the “5 for $2000” column, I thought it was a great idea. What a cool way to give some advice on …
Article / Vintage

Affordable Vintage: Seiko 6309

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There are many vintage Seiko diver models that are popular with collectors, but none more so than the venerable 6309-7040/9. Generally regarded as the their …
Article / Guides

A Look at Seiko’s Early Divers

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When you are talking about vintage divers there are certain names that regularly come up. …