Orient CEM6V001B – Close Cousin of the Orient Star SOMES

Fans of JDM Orient watches are probably familiar with the Orient SOMES by now. It is nicknamed “Orient SOMES” because the leather strap was made by SOMES, a Japanese horse riding equipment manufacturer.

Recently, my local Orient distributor brought the lesser known cousin of the Orient SOMES into the local market. I’ve got a specimen here so let me post some pictures of it and perhaps owners of the Orient SOMES can tell me how similar the two watches are.
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