This time round I had the opportunity to look at a new diver from Seiko. People have already nicknamed it “Mini Turtle”. This variant I have on hand is a PADI version, SRPC41K. It was released in Singapore in December 2017 along with three regular editions – SRPC35K (black dial with bracelet), SRPC37K (black dial with rubber strap), SRPC39K (blue dial with rubber strap).
It has been years since I last posted a Seiko 5 on this blog. Therefore, this time round, I am posting one and it is one which I like and would recommend. Being a Seiko 5, there are many colour variants of this watch and the variant I have on hand is the SRPB19K.
This time round I had the opportunity to handle another 4R57 based Seiko Presage model. This model was released earlier than the cocktail model and comes in two variants – SSA337J (grey dial) and SSA339J (black dial).
The Seiko Samurai is a popular 200m diver released by Seiko in the mid 2000s. Seiko released them in titanium and stainless steel with the titanium version as a JDM model and the stainless steel as a worldwide model. I’m not sure when was the ss version discontinued but I do know the Ti model was discontinued in 2008 and became very rare over the years.
This year, Seiko reissued the Samurai in stainless steel worldwide. Shown above is the PEPSI variant (SRPB53K) that I had the opportunity to handle.
I did a comparison of the 4R35 Seiko Cocktail Time, SRPB47J with its 6R15 predecessor, the SARB065 when it was launched in May 2017. A month later, the 4R57 version was launched and I thought it would be nice to take a quick look and share my views of this watch here on my blog. The specimen I have here is the SSA343J1 which has the same light blue dial colour as the SARB065 that everyone is familiar with.