If you are a Seiko Zimbe watch collector, or a fanatic particularly for Seiko Sumo watches, you’ll be pleased to know that the latest Zimbe LE watch from Seiko Thailand is the Seiko Prospex Zimbe No.15 SPB194J Sumo Diver Watch.
The Zimbe No.15 model is based on Seiko’s forth Generation Sumo, stainless steel case measuring 45 x 12.85 mm in gold color on the surface, wave pattern dial, bezel, crown and along the sides of the middle links of the bracelet.
An extra polyurethane rubber strap with matching gold color for the tang pin, buckle, and keeper. The colors used for the Zimbe 15 was inspired by the color of famous Cape Manzamo, Okinawa’s famous elephant trunk cliff located on the seafront in Onna village.
It is cut in black on the inner bezel and anodized insert on the bezel edge, luminous silver hands and hour markers, lumibrite coated sapphire glass with Cyclops, extended date at 3 o’clock, powered by Automatic In-House. cal.6R35, frequency 21,600 times / hour, power reserve up to 70 hours, water resistant to 200 meters.
Since the Seiko Sumo Zimbe 15 SPB194J is a limited edition of 1500 pieces, you can expect the price to be higher than your average Seiko Sumo. However, other than the small changes and cosmetic additions, this latest Seiko Zimbe 15 is your standard Seiko Sumo in all other regards.
• Movement Type: Mechanical Automatic
• Caliber Number: 6R35
• Collections: Zimbe Limited
• Accuracy: Within + 25/-15 seconds per day
• Style: Diver
• Case Material: Stainless Steel
• Case Color: Silver with Yellow Gold IP coating bezel
• Band Material: Stainless Steel
• Strap Color: Two Tones Silver with Gold accent
• Dial Type: Analog
• Dial Color: Yellow Gold Wave Textured Dial
• Glass Type: Sapphire with Cyclops
• Water Resistance: 200 meters
• Size: 45mm x 12.85mm
• Date display
• Made In Japan
• Ref. SPB194J1 / SPB194J / SPB194
• Other features: Lumibrite, Limited 1500 pcs. (Thailand domestic market), Screw-down crown, Screw-case back, 70 hours Power Reserve, 24 Jewels, Double-Lock Clasp with Push Button Release, Magnetic Resistance, Stop Second Hand Function, 70 hours power reserve, Extra Polyurethane Rubbers band, Price 39,800 Thai Baht
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Written by Sam
Photo by Toni