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Seiko Prospex 1959 Alpinist Automatic Black Dial Stainless Steel Bracelet Mens Watch SPB243J1

£680.00

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Description

Seiko Prospex 1959 Alpinist Automatic Black Dial Stainless Steel Bracelet Mens Watch SPB243J1

The Case:

Seiko Prospex Alpinist Watch SPB243J1 Automatic Black Dial Mens pays homage to the original Alpinist model, the Seiko Laurel Alpinist, that was released in 1959. The Alpinist family is celebrated for its compact design, its durability, and its affordability. The case of this timepiece is elegant, as it measures 38mm and is highly polished. The adoption of a fixed bezel and vintage box-shaped sapphire crystal are amongst the many features that remain true to the watch’s original design. The glass has been treated to an anti-reflective coating, which ensures optimum legibility. A large easy-to-grip crown is also present at the 3 o’clock mark, it is topped with the Seiko logo.

The Dial:

The dial comes presented in a sunburst grey and it embraces the spirit of the original design. Silver peak-shaped hour markers are present at the cardinal positions on the dial, while simple silver baton-style hour markers make up the remains positions around the edge of the dial. A classic looking dauphine style handset occupies the centre of the dial. Both the handset and the hour markers have been filled with LumiBrite material so that the dial can be read in the dark. A date window is positioned neatly  at the 3 o’clock position, while the Seiko logo is present beneath the 12 o’clock marker.

The Bracelet:

The bracelet is made from stainless steel and comes fashioned in a classic three-link oyster style. The simplistic design of the oyster bracelet was was first introduced by Rolex in 1948 and it has since enjoyed a close association with an array of dive watches, this is due to their utilitarian character that ensures functionality. The bracelet fastens using a three fold clasp with a secure lock, to ensure it remains upon the wearer’s wrist.

The Functions:

Seiko’s 6L35 powers this timepiece it is considered to be a high-end automatic movement, as it beats at 45,000 vph and has a power reserve of 45 hours. The movement offers a hacking feature, as well as hand-winding function. It has an accuracy of +15 to -10 seconds per day. The watch has a water resistance of 100 metres, meaning it can be worn for snorkelling.

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Additional information

gtin

4.95463E+12

Face Colour

Black

Glass

Sapphire Crystal

Movement

Automatic (Self-Wind and Manual Wind)

Water Resistency

200m

Strap Type

Engineer Bracelet

Case Size

38mm

Gender

Mens

Strap Colour

Silver

Clasp Type

Push Button Deployant Clasp

Brand

Seiko

Face Colour

Black

EAN

4.95463E+12

Strap Colour

Silver

RRP

£680.00

Guarantee

2 year manufacturer's warranty

Family

Prospex

Gender

Mens

Case Size

38mm

Strap Type

Engineer Bracelet

Water Resistency

200m

Movement

Automatic (Self-Wind and Manual Wind)

Glass

Sapphire Crystal

Clasp Type

Push Button Deployant Clasp

Watch Style

Field / Military

Case Material

Stainless Steel

Case Finish

Brushed

Caseback Style

Embossed

Caseback Fastening

Screw-Down

Crown Type

Screw-Down Crown

Crown Finish

Smooth

Dial Style

Plain

Display Type

Analogue

Day Display

Day

Markers

Applied

Luminous Material

Lumibrite

Luminous Locations

Hands, Markers

Power Reserve/Battery Life

70 hr

Maximum Bracelet/Strap Length

22cm

Case Height

13mm

Caliber/Module

6R35

Hacking

Yes

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Free Strap Adjustment

It's important that your watch fits your wrist comfortably and looks great at the same time.

Leather strap watches tend to fit without a problem for most wearers. However, watches fitted with metal bracelets often need adjusting to get the perfect fit.

This is generally a very simple procedure. We can do this for you, or you can get the watch adjusted locally.

Option 1. Specify your wrist measurement and we will adjust it before being sent

When purchasing a watch which has a metal bracelet with adjustable links, we will gladly adjust the watch bracelet to fit your wrist before sending the watch to you - free of charge!

Simply type your wrist measurement (in inches or centimetres) into the bracelet size section of the checkout and we will ensure the watch bracelet is adjusted accordingly before being sent to you. We will include all the surplus links, with the watch.

How to measure your wrist

You can measure your wrist with a piece of string which you can measure against a ruler:

You should allow about half a centimetre (1/4 inch) of slack to prevent it being too tight on your wrist.

In the event of you needing an extra-long wrist bracelet, which requires an extension to the original watch, we must obtain extra links from the manufacturer, and in this event, we will contact you to inform you of any possible delays or applicable charges.

Watches with bracelets adjusted by WatchNation are still eligible under our refund policy.

Option 2. Buy the watch online from WatchNation and have it adjusted locally

If you wish, you can have it adjusted locally by another jeweller or key cutter. However, you will have to cover the cost of this option yourself.

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