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Seiko Limited Edition Green Prospex SBDC059 Dive Watch

Seiko Limited Edition Green Prospex SBDC059 Dive Watch

  The SBDC059 Revised History Seiko produced it's first dive watch in 1965.  This Seiko dive watch became an Icon and was re-done and made into a nifty re-issue vintage style with the same look but with modern parts.  This watch was a huge success, so much so that Seiko decided to start adding this vintage style head to their line.  The SBDC059 is one of those watches based on that re-issue. The Green Dial of the SBDC059 I've heard people talk about this watch over and over again.  What is the reason behind all of this interest?  The green...

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The Seiko Darth Tuna Marine Master Dive Watch SBDX013

The Seiko Darth Tuna Marine Master Dive Watch SBDX013

The SBDX013 - An Icon Wears Black The Seiko Tuna is one of the most iconic wristwatches today.  The tuna style watch took over 7 years to design.  They started this long design process in 1968 when a saturation diver complained that his Seiko watch couldn't take the abuse.  Seiko had just gotten into the dive market three years before.  The original Seiko Tuna was released in 1975 by a design team lead my Ikuo Tokunaga.  That watch had a lot going for it, so much so that Seiko was awarded 20 patents.  Later, in 1978, Seiko developed the first saturation...

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Seiko Prospex Spring Drive Transocean GMT Titanium Dive Watch SBDB017

Seiko Prospex Spring Drive Transocean GMT Titanium Dive Watch SBDB017

The Spring Drive TransOcean Drive, Spring Drive The most interesting part about this watch is the powerhouse movement that this transocean has inside.  It has the fabled Seiko Spring Drive movement.  The movement that is a unique movement to itself.  It is the movement that powers the luxury watches, Grand Seiko.  So, you have a dive watch with this amazing movement.  You are getting an amazing watch movement for a fraction of the cost of a Grand Seiko.  The Spring Drive movement causes a second hand glides across the dial.  It is both hypnotic and beautiful.   What is so Special...

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Seiko Prospex Dive Watch Transocean Black Case Chronograph SBEC002

Seiko Prospex Dive Watch Transocean Black Case Chronograph SBEC002

Transocean and Marine Master Seiko Prospex Dive watches. The Transocean and the Marine Master.  These watches are rare and have a rabid following.  We are an official Seiko USA Luxe MarineMaster dealer and cannot list the watches available online.  Each post will dive you into the deeper world of that Seiko Prospex watch.  What is a Transocean? Seiko Transocean Dive watches are just below their high end series MarineMaster.  While Seiko watches are know for their affordable pricing, the Marine Master and Transocean series give you amazing features that are at a great value when you consider all the features...

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Seiko's first 1965 diver's watch, re-invented in 2017 as the SLA017

Seiko's first 1965 diver's watch, re-invented in 2017 as the SLA017

A legend was born: SLA017 In 1965, Seiko debuted a diver's watch that was the first to be quite water-resistant (150m) due to an automatic mechanical caliber. This watch, also designed for reliability in harsh conditions, was worn by the Japanese Antarctic Research Expedition and passed with flying colors. Now Seiko has recreated this 1965 classic watch design with the Prospex, which boasts the latest technology, including a Caliber 8L35 for divers. This Caliber 8L35 was designed by skilled craftsmen and women in the northern region of Japan in the Shizuku-ishi Watch Studio.  The watch is known as the SLA017. Recapturing...

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