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Old 03-23-2019, 10:11 AM   #101 (permalink)
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Photo of an un-announced PRESAGE Spring Drive model with enamel dial: https://www.instagram.com/p/BvWjB95Ht3m/
They really are going all out on Spring Drive on the 20th anniversary of its commercialisation.
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Old 03-23-2019, 10:17 AM   #102 (permalink)
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At least that stupid X isn't there.
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Old 03-23-2019, 11:27 AM   #103 (permalink)
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Didn't we already have another drawn out thread about this being too expensive and not as good as the original etc etc? Can we move on now?
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Old 03-24-2019, 01:38 PM   #104 (permalink)
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In this photo the Bezel can be seen a bit clearer. Any thoughts on the Bezel Insert?

...and that Red Dot sure looks RED

It would surely benefit from an original NOS sweep seconds hand faded to a lovely salmon pink color. I guess they don't have a problem pricing it out of reach of the general buying public. It must be meant for the more affluent collector with deeper pockets and a space already cleared next to their other safe queens. She is a looker though !
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This is not so bad..

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This is not so bad..

Thanks for the photo. I must be seeing things because now I see 2 Red Dots
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Old 03-28-2019, 08:51 PM   #107 (permalink)
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For those of you that are interested, it's now on the Seiko Japan website:
https://www.seiko-watch.co.jp/collec...rospex/SBDX031
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For those of you that are interested, it's now on the Seiko Japan website:
https://www.seiko-watch.co.jp/collec...rospex/SBDX031

It doesn't mentioned about the lug size and whether the crown is screw in or the original lock though the picture is lock crown.
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It says screw down crown on the site, Leong. But lug size isn't it 20mm?
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It says screw down crown on the site, Leong. But lug size isn't it 20mm?
Thanks Guy. Yes its screw down crown from the website. Seiko just maintain the cosmetic appearance of " Lock" crown.

Lug size? Hmmmm.
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Old 04-02-2019, 02:00 AM   #111 (permalink)
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This is interesting.

https://www.watchtime.com/blog/basel...selworld-2019/

Where the reviewer uses this photo to compare...



I won't bother stating the obvious here...


Anyway a couple of pictures on that link that do show it in a better light, if I'm honest. But still a lot not right about it imo.
What a stunning comparison shots!!
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This is not so bad..

I wish they did blue lume on the sla025 , I think it looks a lot better than green

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I understand the convenience of Drilled Lugs and I like them on the SRP turtles but not on a 6105 Case. The 6105 case is a fluid, sculptural beauty and to drill holes and break up the beautiful case lines is just not right.



I agree on the original 6105, but on the reissue I appreciate the lug holes.


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