Seiko Prospex “Street Series” Solar Divers SNE533, SNE535 & SNE537

Seiko’s first “Tuna”, the 6159-7010 was introduced back in 1975, where it was a dive watch that is probably one of the most recognizable icon in watch communities today. With the popular demand of reintroducing vintage watches, as Seiko, who particularly likes to use past concepts & models, and with minor adjustments here and there, something new would be introduced.
Seiko has done it again with the release of the street series watches. They have an awesome built quality, needless for batteries, new unique combination of colors for each model, and last but not least being a professional spec watch for under 500.00USD.

The Passionate Italian

Left: 22mm MiLTAT Italian Handmade Alligator Belly Vintage Green Watch Strap
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Middle: 22mm MiLTAT Italian Handmade Hornback Alligator Dark Grey Watch Strap
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Right: 22mm MiLTAT Italian Handmade Racer Vintage Blue Watch Strap, White Stitching
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As such, Seiko has decided to release three new shrouded cased solar dive watches, the Seiko Prospex with professional specifications, “Street Series” collection.

  • Genuine Mississippiensis Alligator skins leather watch strap, 100% handcrafted in Italy. There we pick the belly & hornback of the alligator to made the strap. Hornback has a visible bony ridge that gives a wild look. Unique exotic American alligator leather is one of the world’s most elegant, durable, tough and beautiful leather material for making a perfect watch strap.
  • Genuine Tuscan leather watch strap, 100% handcrafted in Italy. Luxury Italian hides are tanned using traditional, natural methods, without chemical colorings & chrome.

The Wild Texture

Top Left: 22mm Strong Texture Woven Nylon Military Green Watch Strap, Brushed
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Top Right: 22mm MiLTAT Heavy Distressed Blue Denim Watch Strap, Rivet Military strap
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Bottom: 22mm Washed Canvas Zulu Military Grey Double Thickness Watch Strap, Lockstitch Round Hole
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Seiko’s marketing team is calling the three new watches, ‘urban adventurer’. What this means for all of us dive watch fanatics is that we’re getting a Seiko shroud signs with some new colors instead of the usual black & white you see on most watches.

  • The characteristic of nylon watchband is durable, lightweight and comfortable. This strong texture woven nylon fabric has been selected to make this watch strap which brings out the embossed effect. Considering the lightweight as an advantage, this nylon watch band is certainly the best mate for matching with most of the military watches.
  • Distressed denim, appear in rips and stray fibers to characterized as vintage rugged look. Featuring two silver tone stainless steel rivets where the band meets the case. Vegetable Tanned Pull up aniline Italian leather lining adds a level of comfort ultimately to your wrist.
  • This G10 Zulu military watch strap is made from 12 oz. washed canvas, strong & durable enough to carry your watches. Military used much cotton canvas to make military equipment.

The Reckless Leather

Top: 22mm Italian Handmade Bund Military Style Double-layer Watch Strap, Navy Blue
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Bottom: 22mm MiLTAT Grezzo SQ ZULU Watch Strap Woodland Camouflage Geniune Calf, PVD
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These street series diver’s watches are perhaps from the most practical general platform on which to build a diver’s watch. They run on a solar powered Caliber with a V157 movement which offers approximately of 10 months time when fully charged. As of now, the street series watches are only available online, and the retails price is about 450.00USD.

  • MiLTAT 3-pieces Bund Style watch strap, loosed two pieces standard leather watch strap plus base Pad for comfort, all in one tone. This Bund Leather Military Watch Band belongs to MiLTAT “Italian Handmade” collection. Genuine Tuscan leather watch strap, 100% handcrafted in Italy. Luxury Italian hides are tanned using traditional, natural methods, without chemical colorings & chrome.
  • MiLTAT Grezzo SQ collection using round square loop keeper for ease slide out. This Zulu style watch band made from 100% imported Italian vegetable tanned leather in approximate 2mm thick, tight up with three round square rings and solid screw-in buckle. Hardwares all in 316L stainless steel. This pull up aniline Italian vegetable tanned leather has natural dye color characteristic, bend on it light color will through.

The Diver’s Selection

Top Left: 22mm Crafter Blue – Straight LugNavy Blue Rubber Watch Band, PVD Black Buckle
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Top Right: 22mm Groove Lines Military Green Silicone Soft Watch Strap on 316L SS Polished Buckle
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Bottom: 22mm Crafter Blue – Straight Lug Black Rubber Watch Band, PVD Black Buckle
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Seiko has done it again with the release of the street series watches. They have an awesome built quality, needless for batteries, new unique combination of colors for each model, and last but not least being a professional spec watch for under 500.00USD.

  • Groove lines design medium silicone deployant style watch band ideal for diver watches or sport watches. Under layer engraved with pattern to minimize the contact surface and to provide a comfortable wearing. Advanced dust proof treatment to ensure your best performance. Waterproof characteristic also a good choice for excessive sweating.
  • This NBR rubber has superior strength and more resistant than natural rubber to oils and acids. Materials has met the RoHS requirements and rarely causes severe allergic reaction. Accompany with well-built stainless steel buckle and a featured big keeper. This item also includes one pair of custom made 1.78mm spring bars for easy but secure installation.

The Stainless Steel

Left: 22mm Super Engineer II solid straight end watch band, PVD Black
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Middle: 22mm Hexad Oyster 316L Stainless Steel Watch Band Straight Lug, V-Clasp, PVD Black
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Right: 22mm Tapered Milanese Wire Mesh Band, PVD Black
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  • Super Engineer II watch bracelet is composed by 5 chamfer edge well-made solid 316L stainless steel units. Screw-in adjustable details instead of pressure pins. Length adjustment is simple & easy via flexible screw details.
  • Hexad Oyster watch bracelet is a striking new design in 2016. Each link is composed of 3 Chamfer edge solid 316L stainless steel units. Hexad Oyster is a contemporary version of the traditional Oyster bracelet, but more thick & sturdy over 100 grams. Considering the comfort and sustainability, it bends smoothly following your wrist. Well-made solid 316L stainless steel links are assembled with screws instead of flimsy pins to keep its solidity and stability.
  • Tapered Milanese classic mesh band made from densely knitted 316L stainless steel wire. The width was narrowed down towards the buckle end in rare 4mm. This mesh band is in truly vintage look, perfect match your vintage style watches. Inspired by the 70’s, the craftsmanship of this fine mesh bracelet is very delicate. The thickness was increased almost half to gain the massive appearance where is the trend of the 21st century.
The offical Seiko viedo :
SEIKO PROSPEX STREET SERIES

Seiko Prospex Street Series Specifications

  • Caliber V157 solar powered movement
  • 200 meter (660 feet) water resistance
  • Unidirectional rotating divers timing bezel
  • Silicone strap
  • 47.0 mm case diameter
  • Lumibrite hands and hour markers
  • Date window

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Written by Sam

Photo by Toni

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