Coincidentally, I picked up this reference's brother just a couple of days ago.
Jan 17, 2023,12:08 PM
Another, if I may, ... ahem (clearing throat) ... Seiko Limited Edition (ref. SBEC007).
aside the questionable practice of referring to 1000 pieces as
"limited" for another day) I must say that I rather like the austere
aesthetic of this particular iteration.
Minimal, monochromatic writing on the dial, printed lollipop indices and Arabic numerals counting from the 10s.
would have been happier had they left out the date window at six, for a
purer realization of the stopwatch theme, but oh well, I suppose that that
feature was a nod to fans of daily convenience.
actuation of the chrono pushers feels smooth and precise, and
engagement of the main chrono hand is free of any visually annoying
The movement's finishing visible through the watch's back side is industrial, but clean.
came on an SS bracelet, but I opted for the leather strap as it seemed
to set off the black and white of the dial better than the metal
Much lighter and more comfortable on the wrist, too.