1. This one is for Seiko as a watch company. They have way too many references. Choice is good, but there's also too much of a good thing. Thousands, upon thousands of watch models ranging from cheap $60 Seiko 5s all the way through Grand Seiko and up to the Credor range. It is difficult if not impo
as most are way over-priced. My FF Tribute to No Radiations was $16k MSRP brand new. (Thankfully, I didn't pay even remotely close to that when I got mine second-hand). The modern FF Mil-Spec is $14.5k or thereabouts. So under $10k is actually low for Blancpain.
Hodinkee probably had 50% of the allocation with the rest split between those two boutiques. Goes to show again that the Swiss brands have their heads up their arses if they can't produce something as simple as a no-date dive watch. Doesn't mean they have to not offer a date model concurrently. Just