$300 each, more or less -- even getting 5 still in the "petty cash" price range
I just added specs, pricing and timing to the bottom of the article.
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NEW SEIKO 5 Sport Watch line
Seiko sent a press release today announcing the availability of a new line of watches, a fusion of Seiko 5 and Seiko Sports. The new logo is a stylized S indicating this compression of two historic Seiko lines. For sake of visibility, I filtered out the b...
Seiko's specs are wildly outside of the normal performance
If you look around on the web you will see the 4R36 does much better than the Specs Seiko publishes -- actually I saw +45/-30 as specs but people claiming +/- 3 or 5 seconds. Maybe 6-12 seconds a day is reasonably good performance that many people report....
The specs say +25/-15 for the 6R15 movement in this Seiko ...
However it is running amazingly accurate: only -1 sec in position crown down over night, + 5 sec crown and dial up. Fair to say chronometer grade. I will observe it further but I understand your concerns fully: on paper it sounds not good. ...
Having some official Seiko colleagues following my insta channel, I might even feel that some of my mods are used as inspiration, but from the pictures I still like mine better in style and quality (not objective view of course). Example: Will need to see...
Not that much honor
The classic that started with the 6309 is genuine. My point is that the new line looks like a response to the multitude of mods that improve over the Seiko original offering, just like all auto OEMs now have their in-house tuning branch. C.