Category Archives: Seiko 5

Seiko Street Fighters L.E: Just ‘Style’ is not enough

The Street Series from Seiko was the first thing we spoke about at the very starting of 2021 but that wasn’t about the Limited Edition Street Fighters now glorifying further the Seiko range. Seiko 5 Sports Street Fighter Zangief Limited Edition Automatic Neither was it about the Prospex Street covered last year; what we’re talking

Why Seiko 5 are best budget watches?

Seiko 5: A name now trusted more than ever With the name of Seiko 5 suddenly springing up amidst a discussion (not necessarily it’s about watches only) brings to the mind something restrained and simplistic; something that’s less of a show-off and more of a workhorse – a reliable companion – in multiple styles and

Is Citizen more accurate than Seiko?

Grand Seiko, undoubtedly, stands as the most accurate watches from Seiko, either mechanical or quartz or Spring Drive. Unfortunately, most think Citizen maxes out with their GPS watches or the Campanola; they probably haven’t yet heard about the very impressive Citizen Caliber 0100. It’s the world’s most accurate, self-contained, quartz movement. One might well argue

Are Seiko watches collectibles?

Are Seiko watches collectibles? The Gist: There are many timepieces currently from Seiko which have grown to become collectibles. Now, they are considered timeless and their demand is growing every day. Seiko Prospex Fieldmaster Solar 200M: Quite a vintage feel! Without prejudice It is one of those questions that don’t let you deal in binary.

Why are Seiko watches so good?

It’s not a rare sight nowadays to see someone spending $10,000 on a Grand Seiko than going for its Swiss brethren costing a much and sometimes, even lower. So, there must be something about a Seiko and we would like to weigh in about the brand. This Japanese watch company has shown unmitigated nerves to

Which Seiko automatic movement is the best? – Part I

A Cautionary Claim This is going to be a long one. With something as colossal as Seiko, it can’t be otherwise. That’s a whole hundred years of innovations and developments we are talking about! Certainly requires more space than usual, for all of them still serve the purpose, counting as reliable power houses, making a

5 unusual sports watches you may even wear to work!

The perfect sports watch for formal wear is yet to arrive. Till then, you can do with these. The absence of that perfect, go-everywhere sports/dress watch has a good side. It made many watch makers attempt the creation of one and the quest still continues. Along the way, pieces were introduced that make it a

New Seiko 5 Sports – A much-needed delineation of the famed product line

Name your style and it is there! Every Seiko watch is always been created addressing specific sets of purposes and therefore, are built – upon and around – clearly defined principles; offering a much-clarified view to the buyers, who use that knowledge to find at least one of those to serve their every purpose. There’s

Another dose of Seiko Guidance

SEIKO ISN’T A BRAND IN ITS CONVENTIONAL SENSE. SO, IT NEEDS MORE THAN ONE PAGE. Strumming the Seiko chord In our last post only we mentioned Seiko higher end watches are as good as the Swiss albeit costing a whole lot lesser. Whether you are shelling out $500, $5000 or $50,000, Seiko will always have

Seiko 5: Steel going strong

Affordable, high-end watches kinda sound like oxymoron, till you face the relatively small and elegant Seiko 5! Seiko 5: A brief, unnecessary introduction There are countless numbers of models and designs falling under this value proposition range, comprising in-house, mechanical, automatic movements with undisputed pedigrees. They offer a day/date complication besides regular timekeeping; some bear

Some military watches that are worth a look!

Military watches are easily recognizable. They come covered mostly in black, green, gray or camo, in PVD or DLC. Neither their color scheme, nor their size and built are appropriate for wear amidst business settings. Their role is an active one; not to be confined within the boundaries set by four walls and a roof.

Top 10 men watches under $100: A meager price can go a long way

Expensive shoes, suits, street-jets – we all love to own!  It’s the same with watches. Problem is: They are often not what we may call a practical choice. Appearing for a client meeting in a Maserati, wearing a Savile Row suit paired with John Lobb shoes and a Rolex might make everyone think that you

For the Nth time: “Which watch to buy? “

Out of many questions that make way to Gonzo’s desk (read: mailbox), a large chunk centers around the same very basic question: “What would make a good choice for me?”  And then, a budget stays mentioned, falling somewhere between $200 and $500. The passing years make it clearer every time that indecision has become a

The middle-price point sensibilities

It’s interesting – entertaining too – choosing something substantial in a completely arbitrary manner, from a vast ocean of models covering the base of the watch market. Being selective here means having to leave something out; that means, you have to think a bit more carefully. What to leave out and what to include is

Watch-buying bewilderment: How to deal with it

 Is there anything called a stupid question? None, as far as I guess but well; some tend to get very close. “Why polished stainless steel shines in Sunlight?” – is a good example of a question nearing the stupidity border and there are several others lying dormant in some online forum or the other and