The leading watchmakers from Japan, Seiko, have released a much affordable re-creation of its Prospex line with the models SPB151 and SPB153. These are renders of the beloved design of the Apocalypse Now series that are now being sold in green and black. The prices range from $1,300 to $1,500 USD. Another blue color is available but is limited. This is after they released the famous Captain Willard watch in the SLA033 model but it disappointed many fans with its hefty price tag of $$,250.
The spotlight is on the blue edition which has the model name SPB183 and comes with some very nice features. It has 200 meters water resistance as it is a diver and a screw down crown, crown guards, gaskets, and ISO6024 certification. It also fashions a 42.7mm stainless steel casing with a blue bezel containing a sapphire crystal. There’s a blue dial with 24 jewels and an upgraded 6R35 automatic caliber. The watch can operate for 70 hours at 3hz.
This watch will be having a $1,400 USD price tag and will only be produced in 5,500 units.
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