seiko slq017

Seiko Sportura SLQ017

There were simply 1,500 made worldwide, and simply 400 of them located their means to the Towards. It’s a pity because I believe that is an utterly wonderful appearing timepiece, and I’ve usually had a delicate spot for Seiko since I labored for them at their planet headquarters in Japan for the greater portion of a twelvemonth. This was some time past, yet, and sadly, all I left with was a cheap stainless steel Chronograph (that we still actually enjoy), and a couple of these fantastic Alba Spoons which individuals in Japan were falling over themselves hoping to get back subsequently.

seiko sportura slq017

The Sportura, as the particular name indicates, is a sports chronograph, which signifies it’s primary purpose (aside from seeming really trendy) would be to time occasions. If you’re an Olympic monitor trainer, you’re nevertheless planning to be better-off with some thing in the electronic world with numerous splits, etc., but if should simply only need time the occasional yacht race or something, the Sportura will operate, and seem, simply good.

Characteristics and specifications

  • Kinetic rechargeable quartz movements. That indicates it’s a quartz view, but you don’t have to alter the battery. It’s shops energy just like a view with automated movement (an oscillating pounds rotates in reaction to wrist motion, producing electricity), but it utilizes that electricity to truly power a quartz crystal rather than winding a springtime. The view can keep time around a month on a total price without being “recharged”.
  • Chronograph which goes around 12 hrs, 6 minutes, and 12.2 seconds in 1/10 second increments.
  • Individual date window screen. This is simply not a perpetual calendar view, however, which means you might need to fix the day after a month with 30-days or following a leap yr.
  • Solid metal.
  • Sapphire crystal (anti-glare handled).
  • See through case-back. Monitor the fortitude with this watch while it’s in activity.
  • Double-locking, push-button launch, strong stainless metal band.
  • Water resistant to 100m (330feet, 10 ATM, 10-BAR).

This can be a terrific looking, really exceptional watch, and as lengthy as you don’t want too complex time functionality (the stopwatch functions virtually identically to my $270 Chronograph — the Sportura SLQ017 sells for $3,500), it’ll perform simply good for you. Of program, the trick is heading to be having your hands 1 of the 400 in blood supply, but as everyone know, where there’s a will, there’s ebay.com.