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Did you guys by chance see Seiko's Prospex Urban Safari Capsule
Collection yet?

You have the Seiko 4R36 powered khaki sand, and neat gray dial
models with LumiBrite. With specifications like 42.3mm stainless
steel cases, 200m WR, Hardlex crystals, unidirectional bezels with
plastic shrouds, textured rubber straps, and more.





Along with these Seiko Caliber H851 solar powered ani-digi divers.
Which have black dials with old tritium hands and markers, as well
as khaki-sand strap. Along with a model with cool looking khaki-green
combination. Both with bigger 47.8mm Stainless cases, 200m WR,
Hardlex crystals, nice bezels, and shrouds, and textured straps also.







OceanicTime, and Seiko with this, and more for you...

 

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While not a Tuna fan, I do rather like these particular ones and despite being professional dive watches, the khaki one gives off a typical safari vibe.

Seiko got it right with these imo.

Thanks Tom
 

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The colour choice is very nice, I particularly like the khaki. The movement in the first two is a work-horse, so should be just fine.

The price is rumoured to be around €580 for the first two. That's affordable, but I think they should have offered better value for money (Seiko is slipping in this area, trying to go more up-market but not bringing the products specs with the upmarket switch). What I'm not too keen on is the Hardlex crystal. Come on Seiko, use Sapphire. If chinese manufacturers can do this for under $100, surely you can too on a €600 watch. Steinhart is, and theirs are about 20% less and Swiss Made...

And then there is the size of the last two above.. the trend today is going away from the huge watches, and those two are +/- 48mm, plus the pushers. That's a 52mm+ watch in the end. Ouch.
 

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Have to say I am totally with you guys in liking the khaki, and whole safari
vibe with these Steve, and FB !! (y)(y) Genuinely is just a cool combination,
and something a little different. Also liking how you not only have two different
models, but two sizes, and two movements. So there seems to be something
to make everyone happy.

Although, yes, think the prices could come down, and those crystals could
be sapphire. 🙂 ..Oh, and thank YOU guys !!!
 
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