Seiko Alpinist – SPB155J1, SPB157J1 and SPB159J1

This time round I had the opportunity to handle the new Seiko Alpinist from the Seiko Prospex Land sub-brand. Unlike the previous models, this model has been reduced to 38mm diameter and does not have the inner compass bezel and crown. It is powered by the 6R35 movement that has 70 hours of power reserve.

Below are my opinions on this watch.
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Distressed Leather Strap by strapsco.com

In this post, I continue to review the straps that I received from strapsco.com. The model reviewed here is the Strapsco Distressed Leather Strap. Samples I have are in grey and tan colours and they are all 20mm models.

Let’s take a look.
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Seiko Prospex – SRPB61K1

This time round I had the opportunity to handle a “not so new” Seiko Prospex model, the SRPB61K1. This is a 2019 model released under the Prospex Sky sub-brand. It is a pilot style watch that is powered by the 4R35 automatic movement and has a bi-directional rotating slide rule bezel for performing mathematical calculation/conversion during flight. It has a diameter of 44.7mm and uses a curved Hardlex crystal.

If you are into Swiss watches, Hamilton has recently released a similar watch known as the Khaki Aviation Converter Auto at 42mm diameter. In addition, they have also released a GMT model and a Chronograph model. Both are automatic and have a 44mm diameter.

Below are some pictures of the Seiko SRPB61K1.
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Hand Stitched Vintage Washed Leather Strap by Strapsco.com

I had the opportunity to try out a couple of watch straps from strapsco.com recently. In this post I will review the first model and that is the Strapsco Hand Stitched Vintage Washed Leather Strap. The colours I have here are brown and khaki. Let’s take a look.
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Some pictures of the Limited Edition Seiko Prospex SPB183J1 “Captain Williard”

This time round, I had the opportunity to handle the limited edition Seiko Prospex, SPB183J1. This model is limited to 5500 pieces and is released to commemorate the 55th Anniversary of Seiko Divers.

I have a posted quick review of the black dial version SPB151J1 here.

Below are some pictures.
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Seiko Prospex Limited Edit Sumo – SPB192J1

This time round, I had the opportunity to handle the Seiko limited edition Sumo, SPB192J1. This watch is limited to 1200 pieces and is only available in Singapore, Malaysia, Brunei, Hong Kong and Macau. These are territories covered by the distributor, Thong Sia Co.

The Seiko Sumo has been around for many years and several regular and limited edition models have been released over the years. This particular one features a brown textured dial, pink gold bezel and hands, as well as a black and red bezel insert. Some people are calling it “root beer” although its design is actually inspired by the Hawksbill Turtle.

Below are some pictures.
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Seiko King Turtle – SRPE05K1

Posting some pictures of the Seiko King Turtle SRPE05K1. This is the King Turtle that I like in recent years because it is not that flashy. The olive green dial gives the Seiko Turtle a military feel. It would be better if there’s no texture on the dial, no cyclops on the crystal and comes with an aluminum bezel insert instead of a ceramic one.

Below are come pictures.
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Ballistic Nylon Staff Sergeant Zulu Strap by vario.sg

This time round I had the opportunity to try out the Ballistic Nylon Staff Sergeant Zulu strap by vario.sg. This is the same Ballistic nylon strap that I have reviewed before. The only difference is there is a staff sergeant badge stitched on it. You can view my review of the regular Ballistic Nylon Zulu strap by vario.sg in the link below:

https://yeomanseiko.com/2018/01/24/ballistic-nylon-zulu-strap-by-vario/

Below are some pictures of the Staff Sergeant Zulu strap:
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Seiko Prospex PVD Sumo – SPB125J1

Had the opportunity to handle the Seiko Prospex PVDed Sumo SPB125J1 recently. This is a fairly new Sumo variant that is powered by the 6R35 movement. I have owned several colour variants of the 6R15 version in the past and besides having a new movement, I notice the numbers on the bezel look more normal with the use of a thinner font.

Below are some pictures.
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