Featured Hands-On Seiko Video

Hands-On: Seiko Alpinist ‘Ginza’ Limited Edition Review – SPB259 (VIDEO)
Simply Gorgeous!

Today we have a closer look at the Seiko Prospex  Alpinist ‘Ginza’ Limited Edition. Easily one of the most surprising and potentially polarising releases of the year. As the name suggests, this is no ordinary Alpinist. This particular release has an absolutely riveting dial, you have to see it, to believe it. We go hands-on in our video review:


Seiko Prospex 1959 Alpinist Modern Re-interpretation: SPB259

CaliberCaliber The caliber ('movement') is the heart and engine of a watch. It consists of a number of interconnected components that work together. Energy is transmitted through the gear train, to the escapement mechanism. The escapement mechanism releases this energy in a controlled manner. This drives the gear train, which ultimately rotates the hands of the watch and keeps time. [More Info] 6R35
Vibrations: 21,600 vibrations per hour (6 beats per second)
Power reserveRéserve de marche Also known as Power Reserve. A watch's power reserve refers to the amount of time a mechanical watch can run without being wound. The power reserve of a mechanical watch can vary depending on the size of the mainspring, the efficiency of the gear train, and the rate at which the mainspring releases energy. If a watch has a Power Reserve 'complication' it simply means that the status of the power reserve can be seen on the watch itself (either on the dial or movement side of the watch). [Learn More]: 70 hours
Number of jewelsJewels Watch jewels are small, synthetic sapphire or ruby bearings that are used in mechanical watches to reduce friction and wear on moving parts. They are typically made from corundum. They are used as bearings for a.o. the pivots to reduce friction. [Learn More]: 24

Stainless steel case
Curved sapphire crystal with anti-reflective coating
See-through screw case back
Diameter: 38.0mm, Thickness: 12.9mm
Water resistance: 20 bar
Magnetic resistance: 4,800 A/m
Stainless steel bracelet with three-fold clasp with push button release
Limited edition of 3,500
Approximate recommended retail price in Europe: €750

For more information, check right here.


  1. Looks amazing on the light blue suede strap that matches the second hand! What strap is it and where is it from?

Leave a Reply (No Login Required)

%d bloggers like this: