Here’s another Seiko 5 50th Anniversary model that I handled recently. This model is characterized by its crown at the 12 o’clock position. It reminds me of the Spacewalk Sring Drive model and the Izul models even though it is not a chronograph watch. Some people call it “bullhead” while others call it “unicorn”.
Here’s a quick look.
Some new Seiko 5 models I saw recently. Shown above is the Mini Monster. These are not exactly new. They have been released in the past using the 7S36 movement. This time, Seiko upgraded them with the 4R36 movement and changed up the colours in them. They are distributed by Thong Sia and seen at both K2 and H2 Hub (Parkway Parade). The model above is the SRP481K. Below are a few more variants.
Seiko celebrated two important anniversaries this year. They are:
– 100th Years of Watchmaking
– Seiko 5 50th Anniversary
I have featured quite a number of “100 years” commemorative models on this blog. This time round I had the opportunity to look at a Seiko 5 50th Anniversary commemorative model – SRP409J.