CombatID· Special Member
That is an impressive web site. Thank you!FWIW, I started as a Seiko hater. Cheap junk, or in the case of modern offerings, overpriced junk... Then my dad (whom I only met as an adult) gifted me his Seiko World Time from when I was born... This was the first Seiko I had time for (pun intended), and it opened my mind up to a whole new world of very cool watches. Long story short, the last couple years have been a blur, I own over 100 Seiko's now, and have authored one (soon to be two) vintage Seiko, series-specific websites here:
Vintage Seiko World Time WatchesThe website dedicated to all things Vintage, Seiko and World Timeseikoworldtime.com
Bell-matics are next.
I own a few modern Seikos, including some Time Sonars and a Turtle. Your Willard re-edition is also on my short list. Glad you have found your way here - though realize you are in a forum full of enablers
Seiko is kind of like Rolex for me - in that I find it easy to love and hate them at the same time. Completely different ends of the market (at least if we ignore Grand Seiko) - but similar emotional journey.
EDIT: if you stick with Seikos from the movies (like your Willard re-edition), you could be going for a while. Look into the Arnie (Predator), the Ripley and Bishop (Aliens), the various James Bond watches, an original Willard (Apocalypse Now), the watch Voice Note (Ghostbusters)... etc.
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