Seiko Prospex Green SPB081J1 Limited Edition Watch Review

Seiko Prospex Green SPB081J1 Limited Edition Watch Review

Nothing gets us more excited than the release of a new Seiko Prospex Limited Edition watch and the new Seiko Prospex Green SPB081J1 has us repeatedly clicking the pre-order button. This stunning sea-green model boasts a design many lovers of Seiko divers watches will already be familiar with. It’s striking large black bezel, easily legible dial and bold hour and minute hands make home to what is expected to be a must-have collectable all for under £1,000.

The high grade stainless steel case of the Seiko Prospex Green SPB081J1 Limited Edition watch measures to 42.5mm wide and 14mm high, a size we are sure will most of you will be pleased with. It’s sleek case and curved lugs mould effortlessly to the wrist while the matching stainless steel bracelet and push button deployment clasp add a touch of comfort and sophistication against the otherwise sporty finish.

The vibrant green dial is easily the centrepiece of the design and will be a huge selling point for any Seiko watch collectors. The gorgeous turquoise tone face is paired with a Seiko logo at 12 o clock, large indices and a bold hour hand detailed with a stunning arrow shaped pointer. The indices and hands are also coated in Lumibrite material allowing for readability in the dark.

Attesting to its ISO diver certification, the Seiko Prospex Green SPB081J1 Limited Edition watch is equipped with a 200 metre water resistance, screw down crown, unidirectional divers bezel and a screw down case back that has been gorgeously engraved with a special limited edition decoration. Premium curved sapphire crystal glass is also added above the dial with anti-reflective coating to provide further protection against everyday wear.

Hidden within the case is the 6R15 automatic movement, a popular calibre used within the Seiko Prospex range. It equips the Seiko Prospex Green SPB081J1 watch with hour, minutes and seconds function, an enlarged date window at 3 o clock and an impressive power reserve of 50 hours. The inhouse built mechanism is also adorned with 23 jewels and beats at 21,600 vph.

Expected to be released in April this year, the Seiko Prospex Green SPB081J1 watch is already available to pre-order. As with many limited edition Seiko models, we always suggest to get your order in as quickly as possible since you can never be sure how long they will last in stock. For more information on this watch and where to order your own, click here.

Specifications: Seiko Prospex Green Limited Edition Watch SPB081J1

  • Movement: Automatic 6R15
  • Functions: Hour, minutes and seconds, date window at 3 o clock
  • Power Reserve: 50 hours
  • Jewels: 23
  • Case Size: 42.5mm
  • Case Height: 14mm
  • Dial: Green with Lumibrite indices and hands
  • Bezel: Unidirectional
  • Water Resistance: 200 metres
  • Case Material: Stainless Steel
  • Strap: Metal bracelet with deployment clasp
  • Crown: Screw down
  • Case Back: Closed with special engraving
  • Glass: Sapphire crystal with anti-reflective treatment
  • Limited Edition: 1,000 pieces
  • Release Date: April 2018
  • RRP: £999

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