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Old 10-29-2019, 11:46 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Seiko Alpinist Comeback

Lastest information on the Alpinist for those that may be interested.

https://www.seiyajapan.com/blogs/new...ck-in-jan-2020
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Old 10-29-2019, 02:13 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Thanks a ton ! Definitely am interested Steve.

Can't actually say what is the best thing about this watch really.
Is it the dial itself?! With that phenomenal green?! Or hands,
and outer ring?!

Maybe the beautiful case?! Or dueling crowns?!!

Just the movement is exceptional right?!! THX sir !!!
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Old 10-29-2019, 04:02 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Cheers Tom.

Quite nice looking, although I prefer the previous version (SARB017'). Value wise, I find the price is slightly on the high side given the few upgrades that Seiko has made on this particular model. And there's that "X" again. Perhaps it might have been better without the addition of the cyclops on the date window but I suppose they had to change some things on this reference.
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greedy greedy shame on seiko price is real high
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I'm surprised they'd slap that X on this one. Leave it for the box and papers.
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I've always loved this one. Just wish they up the case size a few millimeters. If they ever do, you could sign me up for that cream dial on black leather. Don't mind the X and absolutely love the cyclops...
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If they upped the case size to at least 39mm, preferably 40mm, I would bite.

I have often looked at this watch and wanted it, but never could get up to dropping the hammer, mostly because of the case size.
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Cheers Tom.

Quite nice looking, although I prefer the previous version (SARB017'). Value wise, I find the price is slightly on the high side given the few upgrades that Seiko has made on this particular model. And there's that "X" again. Perhaps it might have been better without the addition of the cyclops on the date window but I suppose they had to change some things on this reference.

You are very welcome sir.

Wow, you have an unbelievable eye Steve ! Actually didn't even
notice the differences until you mentioned them. The older one does
flow better without the "X", and cyclops like you said.

But thankfully it's still has that phenomenal green, and overall feel
with the hands, and everything.
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The wart on the crystal ruins it, otherwise they are just meh for me.
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I want to meet the Seiko designer that looked at all these beautiful Dial's and went we need to put more X logo's on them.
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Tom:
An yet another piece of eye candy!!!!!
Luv it.

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Thank you for posting this. Really nice actually, especially the black one. I wish they were a little larger...
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Old 11-05-2019, 12:16 PM   #13 (permalink)
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WF's:
This just shows to go ya, you can"t keep a good Alpinist down!

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