Seiko SBCJ021 Alpinist
Written by hakalugi   
Thursday, 13 April 2006

new alpinists - higuchi image

A dress watch that'll take you to the top.

  • Calibre:8F56 pertetual Calendar
  • 24hr hand (red)
  • Case:Solid Titanium
  • Band:Solid Titanium
  • Sapphier glass
  • inner compass ring with separate crown
  • 100M water resist
  • case diamater:38mm
  • thickness:11mm

There's not much to dislike about this watch:

 black alpinist

The black face version (SBCJ019) looks so very sharp, but after a few black face watches, i thought something different was called for.  So I picked up the all luminova face model:

 alpinist lume dial

The gold markers were a drawback for me, as I wear no gold, but thought I'd take the plunge - glad I did, it's a striking watch that wears as good as it looks. 

The "throwback" nature of the watch is also interesting:

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Last Updated ( Thursday, 13 April 2006 )