Purple, Green, Black, Silver & Gold bezel, which Seiko Sumo special & limited edition watch color you like the most? Like your T-shirt rotation, one style won’t work everywhere, thus Seiko continuously adding favours to the watches. How will you match them with your sport shoes of today’s casual outfits?
Let’s take a look the showcases of the selected special & limited edition Seiko Sumo watches with MiLTAT 20mm lug width watch straps.
The Seiko Sumo SBDC027 Prospex Diver Automatic 50th Anniversary Limited Edition
The Seiko SBDC027 Sumo is not just only celebrates the 50th anniversary of their professional diving watches which introduced in 1965, but also brings in quite a number of improvements over the regular stainless steel Sumo model. It’s the 27th version of the “Sumo” limited in 2000 pieces and now seem to be out because they’re going fast.
It features stainless steel case and bracelet with diamond shield Coating, with the hands, the glossy bezel insert similar to the Marinemaster’s. It appears with a sapphire crystal instead of the Seiko Hardlex crystal. It also makes new changes in the design, like the new design hands (no more large sword-style hands), square-shaped markers instead of large circles and a glossy MM300-like bezel.
It is a solid performer which has Seiko caliber 6R15 inside, however, it was found that the original bracelet especially the clasp is not perfect enough to fit the watch. Here is the alternative watch straps choice for you.
Seiko Prospex Japan Limited SZSC004 Green Sumo 200m Diver
Seiko Prospex Scuba diver is released on February 14, 2018, symbolised as a Valentines Day gift, is limited in Japan. The green sumo is powered by a 23 jewel, in automatic mechanical 6R15 caliber with unidirectional rotational divers bezel, a screw down crown and caseback .
Comparing with other Seiko Sumo watches, this one appears in Jade Green bezel and dial is quite rare and thus demanding. This green sumo is still available in online shops ie. Japanonlinestore.com, but is now in “Pre-order” stage, probably could get it in early September.
[Left] 20mm MiLTAT Italian Handmade Racer Vintage Green Watch Strap, L. Brown Stitching [20J16PBU63R1F25] demo on Seiko Prospex Japan Limited SZSC004 Green Sumo 200m Diver
[Right] 20mm MiLTAT Italian Handmade Alligator Belly Vintage Green Watch Strap [20J16PBU63A1F27] demo on Seiko Prospex Japan Limited SZSC004 Green Sumo 200m Diver
Seiko Prospex Thailand Limited SPB029J1 Silver Sumo 200m Diver
Seiko Prospex Silver Sumo Limited Edition SPB029 is also known as the Thailand Limited Edition Sumo, released in 2015 celebrating the 25th anniversary of the presence in Thailand of the King of Power Duty Free (a renowned duty free retailer). The Silver sumo owns a style of having 13mm thickness matched with a 44mm wide case, not a big watch but is a pretty cool-looking timepiece. It is a best-selling piece and still available in online stores ie. shoppinginjapan.net with a slightly discounted price.
Silver Tsunami wave pattern on White Dial, sporting the red “Limited Edition” lettering and is protected by a sapphire crystal. On top of that, above the date window at 3 o’ clock, there is a cyclope. It uses caliber 6R15 movement, ~50 Hour Power Reserve, accuracy of +25 to -15 Seconds per Day. Water resistant to 200m, case diameter 44mm and band width 20mm.
[Left] 20mm ANGUS Jubilee 316L Stainless Steel Watch Bracelet for Seiko Sumo SBDC001, Brushed, Button Chamfer [SS201819B057] demo on Seiko Prospex Thailand Limited SPB029J1 Silver Sumo 200m Diver
[Right] 20mm Hexad Oyster 316L Stainless Steel Watch Band for Sumo SBDC001, Submariner Diver Clasp [SS201805B042] demo on Seiko Prospex Thailand Limited SPB029J1 Silver Sumo 200m Diver
Seiko SPB031 Prospex Green Sumo 50th Anniversary
Seiko SPB031 Prospex Green Sumo stands out from the SZSC004 Green Sumo is its green and gold accents, is special and rare. incredible sudo-3D effect, that is coupled with an exterior smokey gray finishing towards the central part, a wave pattern and gold accents on the bezel and winding crown that significantly conduct a strong character. It is on sale in rookjapan.com but seems to be going out!
Masculine men wearing Camo are always worth repeating. It is surprisingly matched when it pairs with a camouflage watch strap, giving rise to an eye-grabbing piece.
Seiko Sumo SPB055J Zimbe Limited Edition Series 4 Automatic Watch
The stunning design of Seiko SPB055J Zimbe Limited Edition aka Sumo is inspired by the whale shark, making it into purple-blue, black-gold color–one of the most colourful Seiko watch. Being another Thailand Limited Edition in 2017, it draws collectors’ attention as the wave blue dial comes with a sapphire crystal gives a fresh new look. A limit of 1639 pieces are available in chrono24.com.
Lighten up your day by wearing new clothes and watch strap! A leather watch band may gives you an idea for smart casual outfit.
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Written by Ann
Photo by Toni