Dive Watch Releases / Articles

2009-09-17

DEEP BLUE Sea Diver 1K (first look)

By TLex DEEP BLUE’s Sea Diver 1K has the all the appeal of a quality Japanese diver for a fraction of the cost. The kind of diver one usually finds on the wrist of an actual diver on a dive boat, which is perfect because the Sea Diver is more than capable.

It boasts a huge 46mm AISI 316L stainless steel case. And if my eyes are not deceiving me it might just be shrouded, too. The case complete with triple o-ring crown, double o-ring caseback and a manual HEV at 2 o’clock give it a very purposeful look. Its matte black Citizen-esque bezel insert and dial with superluminous filled hands and dial markings again hinting at its Japanese styling cues.

Beating away inside the Sea Diver 1K is a reliable Japanese made automatic movement. The Miyota 8205 D/D is protected by its massive case and sapphire crystal. The watch will be supplied on a 316L full solid steel band with divers extension clasp.



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Case 46mm (ex. crowns and extensions)

Length from lug to lug 52.50mm
Rotating bezel 43mm
Total Height is 14.00mm
Weight is 220gm
Expected MSRP circa 299USD

Delivery 2 weeks from now . . . stay tuned for more images and details

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