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SEIKO Prospex Automatic DIVER’s 1968 Re-Creation LE

Here’s something rather special from Seiko Prospex – based on Seiko Japan's first ever diver's watch from 1965.

This faithful homage is the Prospex Diver’s 1968 Re-Creation Limited Edition Ref. SLA025J1 or SBEX007 in Japan where it has a retail price of 550,000 JPY+TAX.

The watch which is a Limited and number Edition of 1500 pieces is powered by a Seiko High 10-Beat Cal. 8L55 which has a power-reserve of 55hrs and a static accuracy of -10 to +15 seconds per day.

Special features of the watch include: a flat 44.8mm x 15.7mm case with an angular design finished with Seiko's unique Zaratsu polishing technique and –

Dia Shield treatment, a domed Sapphire crystal and a re-creation of original strap design in high strength silicone.

Divers features include: divers bezel, screw-down crown, SAT-dive capable, Seiko LumiBrite hands and markers and 300 meters of water-resistance.

The Diver’s 1968 Re-Creation Limited Edition will be available, Worldwide from July 2018.


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