The battle of Seiko’s first proper dive watch

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The battle of Seiko’s first proper dive watch

Post by koimaster » January 30th 2021, 1:19pm


The Prospex 200m Diver Ref. SBDC051, 053, 101, and 105, are Seiko’s handsome fusion of sleek retro style and modern specifications. Since their debut in 2017, Seiko's veteran designer Mr. Nobuhiro Kosugi released Seiko's first-ever professional dive watch, the "62MAS". Following the Ref. SLA017 which was the most exact modern remake back in 2017, and also the kick-starter of the first 62MAS re-issue design, the SBDC051 (black dial), and 053 (blue dial) have earned their place in this prime collection with nostalgic flair and finesse. Both timepieces offer an unprecedented tribute to Seiko's first ever diving-ready timepiece released back in 1965. Capturing the same vibes that characterise the phenomenal timepiece that marked the start of Seiko's journey in professional dive watchmaking, the OG Seiko Ref. 6217-8000. This prehistoric Japanese diver has laid the foundations of design for many of Seiko's iconic divers after it. With each reissue updated and reinterpreted while still preserving the essence of this timepiece, the OG Seiko has ... -re-issues


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