When you’re on the lookout for a Seiko in one among their traditional, classic impressed case shapes, however with a decidedly sleeker and extra trendy twist, their new “Black Sequence” trio of divers will virtually definitely be of curiosity. These restricted editions comply with a simple to grasp system: take a a lot cherished Seiko diver, coat it in black, and add some orange and yellow highlights for distinction. The colour palette right here feels extra acceptable for Halloween than for Valentine’s Day, with a tactical and stealthy enchantment.
First up is the SPB253, a blacked out tackle the Prospex 1965 Fashionable Re-Interpretation references which have confirmed to be extraordinarily standard. The fashionable rendition of a 62MAS case wears extraordinarily effectively at 40.5mm, and this all black model in stainless-steel has orange accents on the bezel and loads of lume, so there’s nonetheless really fairly a little bit of shade right here. The 6R35 motion used on this watch (in addition to the opposite two within the collection) has 70 hours of energy reserve, and the watch contains each a material and rubber strap (once more, widespread all through the Black Sequence). The SPB253 is a restricted version of 5,500 watches, with a retail value of $1,200.