We have expression of another jumper, the Seiko Prospex Twilight Blue, an uncommon version for the European and US markets.
Seiko is no more peculiar to uncommon editions. With the declaration of the new Seiko Prospex Twilight Blue, the brand keeps things moving with their freshest local offering. In the past, it was Japan and some southeast Asian nations accepting all the consideration, yet this most up to date jumper is advertised essentially towards the European and US market. It’s practically week by week since Seiko reports a type of a restricted or extraordinary offering. To recap what’s gone on of late with Seiko, there have been numerous coordinated effort pieces with Japanese originators and design companies, a restricted version piece with a goldsmith in the new SPB107 Topper Limited Edition , last year’s European market Dawn Gray arrangement with both a Turtle and a Samurai, and the gigantically famous alleged SRPC49 “Ninja Turtle” that was sold as an exceptional version during 2018. I’m certainly missing different deliveries, yet let’s center around today’s news.
Based on the 1968 Diver Reinterpretation
The new Seiko Prospex Twilight Blue comes in as ref. SPB097J1 and like the Topper piece I referenced already, this one is likewise founded on the cutting edge re-understanding of the 1968 diver. The customary version models (the dark dial/dark bezel on wristband SPB077J1, the dark dial/blue bezel on dark silicone tie SPB079J1, dark dial/blue & red bezel on silicone tie PADI SPB087J1, and the blue dial/dark bezel on arm band and tie SPB083J1) were what I’d call sleeper hits. We weren’t quickly taken with them because of the utilization of Seiko’s present day handset highlighting an enormous bolt hour hand, however time has changed things. Most of us currently accept that this could very well be Seiko’s best all-around diver.
With its moderately thin 13.1mm case profile, 44mm distance across and 51mm haul to drag, the Seiko Prospex Twilight Blue wearable and light – particularly when put on the flexible silicone strap. Plus, the utilization of the upper mid-level 6R15 programmed with 50 hours of force save is a pleasant expansion over the 4R36 in the Turtle in spite of both being acceptable, dependable movements.
Orange and Twilight Blue
Taking a glance at the Seiko Prospex Twilight Blue, there are some pleasant tones at work here. I’ll be straightforward, when I initially saw the watch on my telephone, I thought it resembled the red and blue PADI version with a blue dial. However, a superior view showed orange rather than red and I like it. Aside from the utilization of orange on the initial 15 minutes of the bezel (the remainder of the bezel looks dark), it’s likewise in play on the seconds hand, at regular intervals on the section ring and indicates the 200 meter water resistance. This orange sits well against the cobalt blue dial that Seiko calls “twilight”.
In truth, Seiko discloses to us that the whole bundle should help one to remember a dusk against the sea in Malta of all places. Rounding out the Seiko Prospex Twilight Blue is the alluring incorporation of both a steel wristband and dark silicone strap.
Final Thoughts and Pricing
The Seiko Prospex Twilight Blue is estimated at 1,200 Euros, which is certainly not a premium over the customary creation SPB083J1 that additionally incorporates an arm band and strap. With Seiko extraordinary releases, we never truly know when they’ll shut off the virtual fixture and quit making them, however I’d accept purchasers have a couple of months to make their decision. I am not generally installed with all of Seiko’s uncommon pieces (I was really conflicted about the Dawn Gray pieces), yet this one looks great in my eyes. I am an aficionado of orange, yet ordinarily just when it is exercised with self control (except if it’s a Doxa!). I figure Seiko worked effectively here and the way that it’s matched with my present most loved jumper from the brand simply adds to the decency factor.
This Seiko Prospex Twilight is marked down now, so head to your closest Seiko store to see, or see it online on .