Seiko Prospex MM200 – SPB185J1 and SPB187J1

This time round I handled the new Seiko Prospex model, SPB185 and SPB187. This model has been nicknamed “MM200” by the watch community because it has a case design that is similar to the Marinemaster 300. It has a diameter of 42mm and a thickness of 12.5mm. Lug width is 20mm and lug to lug distance is 49mm.

Below are my views on this watch.
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Seiko 5 Sports – SRPE65K1

I handled this Seiko 5 Sports briefly recently. The case design is similar to the 5KX sports model except it has a smooth and non-rotating bezel. The diameter of this watch is 40mm while that of the 5KX is 42.5mm.

Below are some pictures.
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Special Edition Seiko Monster – SRPF35K1

Had the opportunity to check out the latest Seiko Monster, the SRPF35K1. This watch has a black PVD body and a striking yellow dial with black minute chapter ring. It is a Special Edition that comes on an olive green silicon strap and has the words “Special Edition” engraved on its caseback.

Below are some pictures.
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Seiko Diver 55th Anniversary – SLA043J1

This time round I checked out the Seiko Prospex SLA043J1, one out of a series of dive watches released to commemorate the 55th Anniversary of Seiko divers. This model is inspired by Seiko’s first diver, the 62MAS released in 1965. It is powered by the 8L35 movement and is limited to 1700 pieces.

Below are my opinions.
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Milanese Mesh Strap by strapsco.com

This time round I tried out a Milanese Mesh Strap that I received from strapsco.com. I don’t usually wear my watches on metal bracelet but the mesh strap is quite interesting to wear as it has a different look and feel compared to the standard Jubilee or Oyster style bracelets that are made up of links that are joined together.

Let’s take a look.
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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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