Seiko Prospex 1970 Reissue, Save the Ocean


Seiko Prospex 1970 Reissue, Save the Ocean

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Seiko Prospex challenges every limit, with a collection of timepieces for sports lovers and adventure seekers whether in the water, in the sky or on land. Since launching Japan’s first diver’s watch in 1965, Seiko’s innovative technology has changed global standards. Seiko is constantly striving to bring ever greater reliability and safety to both professional and recreational divers.

Seiko’s 6105-8110 “Captain Willard” is one of the most recognizable and sought after vintage Seiko divers. The watch was worn on screen by the fictional character Captain Willard, portrayed by Martin Sheen in the film “Apocalypse Now”. For 2020 Seiko has re-issued this watch with modern specs.

A white dial is encased in the same distinctive shaped case as the 1970 classic which proved its strength and endurance when worn by the Japanese adventurer Naomi Uemura in the years 1974 to 1976 when he completed a 12,500km solo dog-sled run from Greenland to Alaska.

Read more about Seiko’s Save the Ocean Programme here.

• automatic caliber 6R35 with manual winding capacity
• 24 jewels
• day date function
• stop second hand
• unidirectional rotating bezel
• 41 hour power reserve (approximate)
• Screw case back
• screw-down crown
• white dial
• stainless steel bracelet with secure lock
• “SPECIAL EDITION” on the caseback
• water resistant to 20 ATM
• diameter: 42.7 mm height: 13.2 mm