Vintage Veg Tan Italian Leather Straps by

This time round I had the opportunity to try out the new Vintage Veg Tan Italian Leather Strap from This is the third Italian leather strap from them that I have tried after the Vintage Epsom and Vintage Distressed models.

The specimens I have are 20mm Onyx Black, Forest Green and Pecan Brown.

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Citizen Promaster Diver – NY0125-83E

Here is a Citizen diver that I purchased recently. This watch was first released in Japan and was subsequently made available in other parts of the world. It was announced by Citizen Singapore in January 2022 and released in February 2022. The difference between the model sold in Singapore and the Japan model is that it has English/Chinese instead of English/Kanji day wheel.

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Seiko 5 Military SRPG35K2 and Flieger SRPH21K1

Posting some pictures and random thoughts about these two Seiko 5 models that I purchased recently. They are known as Seiko 5 Flieger and Seiko 5 Military among Seiko fans. The model numbers are SRPH21K1 (left) and SRPG35K1 (right) respectively.

Note that they are not mounted on their original straps in these pictures.

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Seiko Prospex Diver SPB288J1 “Mystic Lagoon” – Seiko Boutique Special Edition

Here’s a new variant of the Seiko Captain Willard that is released exclusively as a Seiko Boutique Edition. There are three Seiko Boutiques in Singapore and this was purchased at the one located at Vivo City (excellent customer service. Thank you).

The model number of this watch is SPB288J1 and it is powered by the 6R35 movement with 70 hours of power reserve.

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Limited Edition Seiko King Turtle – SRPH38K1 Philippine Sunrise

This time round I had the opportunity to handle the Seiko SRPH38K1, a limited edition King Turtle that is created for the Philippine market. The watch is characterized by its bright yellow dial and gold accent on the bezel and bezel insert. The design or rather choice of colours is said to be inspired by the Philippine sunrise and hence it was given the nickname Philippine Sunrise.

This watch is limited to 1000 pieces and comes with an additional silicone strap. Below are some pictures.

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Crazy Horse Bund Strap by

This time round I tried out the Crazy Horse Bund strap by This strap is the stock strap of the Vario 1918 Trench Watch and 1918 Medic Watch. It comes in 18mm and 20mm width and can be bought separately on their website.

The specimens I received are 20mm models in cinnamon brown and mahogany brown. Let’s take a look.

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Single Pass Crazy Horse Leather Strap by

This time round I had the opportunity to try out the new Crazy Horse Single Pass Strap from the I received two 20mm specimens in Coal Black and Indigo Blue. They came at the right time, just when I was thinking of strap options for my recently purchased Seiko Willard SPB151J1 and SPB183J1. Let’s take a look.

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