A solid diver watch : Seiko Prospex Turtle

Jan 09, 2019,09:41 AM

So far Seiko released 18 different Turtles since the re-edition in 2015. Here an overview. All of the re-issue New Seiko Turtle use the caliber 4R36 automatic movement which beats at 3Hz (21,6000 kph), with a power reserve of approximately 40 hours.


K models are most likely produced in Malaysia
J models are produced in Japan, with extra print on dial

Standard releases
✓ SRP773K1 : Blue
✓ SRP775K1 : Two Tone
✓ SRP777K1 : Black
✓ SRP779K1 : Pepsi
✓ SRP787K1 : Batman
✓ SRP789K1 : Coke
✓ SRPC23K1 : Grey Sunburst
✓ SRPC25K1 : Blue Sunburst

Special Editions
✓ SRPA21K1 : Padi Pepsi

Limited Editions
✓ SRPB01K1 : Green for Asia 3500 pcs
✓ SRPA19K1 : Zimbe/Grey for Thailand 1290 pcs
✓ SRPB11K1 : Blue Lagoon 6000 pcs
✓ SRPC49K1 : Black PVD Black bezel
✓ SRPC44K1 : Goldtone black
✓ SRPC48J1 : Black PVD Gold Bezel Asia
✓ SRPC91K1 : Blue Save the Ocean
✓ SRPC95K1 : Orange
✓ SRPD01K1 : Dawn Grey Eu 2018 pcs

The Specifications that are common to all of the New Turtles are as follows;
Movement : 4R36 automatic with hacking and hand winding, 21,6k BPH,  approx. 40 hrs power reserve
Day/Date display
Screwdown crown and caseback
Uni-directional bezel
Case diameter : 44.3mm
Thickness : 13.2mm
Lug to Lug:  48mm
Water Resistance:  Diver’s Watch 200 meters (660 feet). Meets ISO standards and is suitable for scuba diving
Lume : Seiko Lumibrite on hands and markers
Crystal: Hardlex (Except Thai Special Edition SRPA19 , which has a sapphire crystal with cyclops)
Bracelet: Stainless Bracelet with Diver extension or silicon rubber

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One hell of a Seiko Turtle compendium.

 By: Bill : January 9th, 2019-10:37
you gotta love these seiko divers. ...  

Great post!

 By: cazalea : January 9th, 2019-10:39
And such a good example of Seiko's ability to fairly rapidly flood the market with choices for virtually everyone! Thank you for pulling all this together. I'm ashamed I haven't got one yet, but I do have this 6309 pre-Turtle on my bench and I guess I sho...  

You have your own LE ??

 By: Bruno.M1 : January 9th, 2019-10:50
😉😂😂 ...  

Yes, I told you before

 By: Maltie : January 9th, 2019-11:01

Wow - that's a lot of turtles!

 By: jml_watches : January 9th, 2019-13:27
Do you have them all? Cheers JML

Yes, i have them all [nt]

 By: Maltie : January 10th, 2019-01:40


 By: Alberti : January 9th, 2019-14:00
Great breakdown and cool pikturë... Thanks posting..! I love my Zimbee and Pepsi ...  

on top of mt. pilatus

 By: Alberti : January 9th, 2019-14:03

Padi, Sumo and Zimbee

 By: Alberti : January 9th, 2019-14:04
love all three of them!

Thanks a lot for pulling this together

 By: xxcesar : January 10th, 2019-12:56
I love the turtle, also because it can so easily be tweaked. Will post somw pictures when I get to it.