This beautiful Seiko Diver is the new Prospex Professional 1000M Automatic Ref. SBEX005, possibly made only for the Japanese domestic market.
Its case is made from Titanium with a Dia-Shield coating, a plasma coating similar to Citizen’s Dura-Tec so it’s super tough and scratch-resistant. It is fitted with: a screwdown crown and caseback, a Sapphire crystal with anti-reflective coating on its inside and a unidirectional rotational divers bezel with a blue inlay.
Special divers features include: 1000m water-resistance suitable for saturation diving, reinforced magnetic-resistance and a full Dia-Shield coated Titanium bracelet with a double-locking divers clasp with push button release and divers extension.
Dimensions of the case are as follows: 48.2mm x 19.7mm x 53.35mm lug-to-lug. Its dial is in a beautiful blue with a traditional Japanese wave-pattern and is fitted with Seiko Lumibright applied hands and markers.
Power comes from a Japanese Seiko in-house caliber 8L55 automatic movement with: a manual winding mechanism, stop second hand function, 37 jewels and an accuracy of -15 to +25 seconds per day. Its functions include: hours, minutes, central sweeping-seconds and date.
It retails for 650,000¥ exe. VAT, the equivalent of 6,320USD.