Prospex - Seiko March 2020 Announcements. 7005-8099 and 7025-8099 The final incarnation of the Poor Man's 62MAS came in 1977 with the introduction of the 7005-8099 and the 7025-8099. This watch has a water resistance of 150 meters, the first Seiko that could handle over 50 meters / 5ATM of pressure (by specifications). The reference most closely associated to the original design would be the SPB143, it features a grey sunburst dial and a highly-similar case profile and hand-set. In my opinion, the 7005-8140 is truly one of the most underappreciated and overlooked Seiko models ever produced. Condition: New with tags. Nobuhiro Kosugi released Seiko's first-ever professional dive watch, the "62MAS". This year, as Seiko celebrates 55 years of involvement in aquatic watches, more models have been released, with a blue and hi-beat SLA037 as well as more accessible. Unique colour hue with a blue dial but sometime greyish and dull blue. The 62MAS is Seiko's original professional diver's watch, and it's amazing to consider all of the dive watches to come from the brand since this watch was released in 1965. Over the years, 62MAS has been recreated a number of times. 20mm Tapered “SHARK” Mesh Band Stainless Steel Watch Bracelet, V-Clasp, Brushed-MC201620B003B-AA on SPB149J1 Each of the hour markers are thickened and bulked, which resembles greatly to the original 62MAS. Dial: Original Seiko dial (stains seen from certain angles)Hands: Original hands in good condition Serial: 6511585 (clear engraving)Model: 6217-8001 "62mas"Crown: Original signed Seiko big crownCaseback: Original dolphin caseback, worn but still able to see without a loupe. This Seiko Ref. Watches by seiko. Regia ,seiko, seiko parts, seiko 6309, 6309-7040, 6309-7029, 6309-7049, seiko spare parts, seiko gasket, seiko citizen, Regia Timepieces LTM a SLA017 62Mas clone October 31, 2018 · by seikoparts · in Uncategorized · 30 Comments. And the SLA017, a pretty accurate clone of the original watch, was prohibitively expensive for many fans at around $4,000, and limited to 2,000 pieces worldwide. Free 2-day shipping on all orders. The 62MAS first came into the market in 1965 and was an essential building block for all Seiko divers since and the brand as a whole. the first professional diver watch by Seiko. The size is slightly larger than the original, but is right in the sweet spot for this more grown up and modern diver. It made Japan’s first diver in 1965 with the Reference 62MAS (the name is derived from autoMAtic Self-dater). Watch is in great condition with only a few very light desk diver scratches on the clasp, please see pictures. Gone is the clean simple bezel design of the previous years. Share on Facebook. First released in 1965, the 62MAS was a significant change to the majority of Seiko’s output. 62MAS (6217-8000) Original Tropic Strap. The watch features an interesting green/grey sunburst dial with rectangular hour markers housed in a 37mm case – a big watch for the 1960s!. htmThis watch is straight up amazing! As. Original silicon strap and SS bracelet included. 27 + shipping. With a 10-beat high precision automatic caliber, a one-piece structure, a mono-directional rotating bezel and screw-down protection crown, the success of this model laid the foundation for the Seiko diver's watch development which has now, for 50 years, pushed back the frontiers of precision. Regia ,seiko, seiko parts, seiko 6309, 6309-7040, 6309-7029, 6309-7049, seiko spare parts, seiko gasket, seiko citizen, Regia Timepieces LTM a SLA017 62Mas clone October 31, 2018 · by seikoparts · in Uncategorized · 30 Comments. Its full name is 62MAS-010. Unique colour hue with a blue dial but sometime greyish and dull blue. The Original Seiko Diver. Unique colour hue with a blue dial but sometime greyish and dull blue. 4,000 Posts. Regia ,seiko, seiko parts, seiko 6309, 6309-7040, 6309-7029, 6309-7049, seiko spare parts, seiko gasket, seiko citizen, Regia Timepieces LTM a SLA017 62Mas clone October 31, 2018 · by seikoparts · in Uncategorized · 30 Comments. Build for Challenge. Tweet on Twitter. Model - SPB239J. It's not an original Seiko bracelet but the next closest thing since Stelux made many of Seiko's original bracelets. This was a 62xx movement related to the prior SilverWave movement, with a date complication, and only 17 jewels. The 62MAS is Seiko's original professional diver's watch, and it's amazing to consider all of the dive watches to come from the brand since this watch was released in 1965. Fair Price. 27 + shipping. The size is slightly larger than the original, but is right in the sweet spot for this more grown up and modern diver. Gone is the clean simple bezel design of the previous years. Seiko SPB239J "62MAS Reissue" Prospex Automatic Dive Watch - Extra NATO Strap. The original from 1965. With its stubby, squared-off lugs, thin bezel, and three o'clock crown, the 62MAS is very much a diver of its era. [WTS] Seiko Prospex SPB147 (62MAS) Fair Price. The dial of the Seiko SPB149J is finished with a sunburst that radially casts light across the surface. Seiko 5 Sports, Prospex, Presage, Essentials, Men's, Women's watches. Zabadubdub. Also please don’t forget to grab a NH36 Movement for that perfect build. Seiko's divers tend to be on the chunky side, but for the 62MAS, Seiko kept the case diameter to a restrained 40. Classic inspiration. It bears an at-a-glance resemblance to the 62MAS and is modestly sized at 40. Seiko 7025-8099 - "Poor Man's 62mas" - exceptional condition. The size is slightly larger than the original, but is right in the sweet spot for this more grown up and modern diver. Seiko has an illustrious history of making professional dive watches. Seiko 5 Sports, Prospex, Presage, Essentials, Men's, Women's watches. FS: Seiko SARB065, original Cocktail Time w/box, tags, papers, on OEM strap. Bezel: Original bezelBracelet: 1:1 reproduction waffle strap. Which is the modern interpretation of the near-unobtainable 62MAS. Seiko is a world leader in the watch industry dedicated to perfection and focused on innovation, quality, and craftsmanship. Joined Mar 6, 2010. Seiko SKX-031 7S26-0040 This is a modification to the original so that it looks a '62 MAS homage to the original Seiko dive watch now going for several thousand. #6 · Sep 14, 2017. 401610 GENUINE ORIGINAL MAIN SPRING SEIKO 62MAS MOV'T 6217 A, 6205 B. Cheap Watch Cases, Buy Quality Watches Directly from China Suppliers:Seiko sbdc053 Yuanzu/62mas high quality modified case sapphire pot cover watch mirror sapphire scale ring waterproof 200 meters Enjoy Free Shipping Worldwide! Limited Time Sale Easy Return. Seiko Prospex 200m Diver Automatic 62MAS Re-issues. 6217-8000, more commonly known as the 62MAS, is the first execution of a dive watch produced under the Seiko name and is absolutely remarkable. com Instagram: @righttimewatchesLink to the Watch! https://www. Launched in 1965 it was the first Seiko to be depth rated to 150m (previous watches were only rated at 50m). Seiko Prospex 200m Diver Automatic 62MAS Re-issues. The latest Prospex announcements are dominated by the three new blue reissued divers celebrating the 55th Anniversary of the companies first diver model, the 62MAS. Amazing cosmetic condition, near-new. Prospex - Seiko March 2020 Announcements. Seiko Prospex (Submodel) Listing: $837 Seiko Prospex Diver 62MAS Reissue, Reference number SPB147J1; Steel; Automatic; Condition New; Year 2021; Watch with original box;. 4,000 Posts. 5mm, but differs in many ways as well. Seiko 5 Sports, Prospex, Presage, Essentials, Men's, Women's watches. Share on Facebook. Our own review of the SKX007 and SKX009 watches attests their extraordinary durability. the 62MAS (left) and the new Prospex SPB143 (right). the first professional diver watch by Seiko. While the 62MAS form factor has been roughly translated to modern Seikos in the recent past, there was always a compromise. Build for Challenge. This was a 62xx movement related to the prior SilverWave movement, with a date complication, and only 17 jewels. Seiko’s new 62MAS-inspired Prospex line will be available some time this summer, with prices ranging from $1,000 USD to $1,350 USD. I do have a few of these but before I let any go I'll check with my source to see if any are still available. Seiko Prospex 62MAS 200M Automatic Gilt Ref. The 62Mas was designed for reliability and legibility in harsh conditions. The original from 1965. Extra Camel strap. Fair Price. Most of us know it better as the Seiko 62MAS (autoMAtic Selfdater), which is how the Seiko community refers to the original series of Seiko divers. Modern expression. The 62MAS Gilt has a 40. Also please don’t forget to grab a NH36 Movement for that perfect build. The thought of having one has crossed my mind more than once, I might still pull the trigger in the future. Details about 401610 GENUINE ORIGINAL MAIN SPRING SEIKO 62MAS MOV'T 6217 A, 6205 B. The Original Seiko 62MAS (6217-8001) Side-By-Side With The New Seiko SLA017 (or SBDX019) November 6, 2017. 5mm, but differs in many ways as well. Prospex - Seiko March 2020 Announcements. The 62MAS Gilt has a 40. 27 + shipping. 5mm, with a box sapphire crystal accounting for some of the height. Initial Thoughts Allow me to offer some context in an attempt to balance out my excitement. The most advanced ever. The 60th anniversary of Grand Seiko is marked by the re-creation of the 1960 original 2020 is a special year for Grand Seiko as it is the 60th anniversary of its creation. Fair Price. Watch is in great condition with only a few very light desk diver scratches on the clasp, please see pictures. A very popular dial option to go your Seiko mods with, since you can build your own Seiko 62MAS mod for a fraction of the cost. The 6217-8000 model only ran in production for 2 months, (April and May 1965), and was replaced by the 6217-8001. Which is the modern interpretation of the near-unobtainable 62MAS. The looks were very similar to the original Seiko 62MAS, and it used up-to-date technology (Seiko Caliber 8L35B movement for example) and had an increased size of 39. Ask a vintage Seiko collector about their area(s) of focus and the responses are myriad. The 62MAS is Seiko's original professional diver's watch, and it's amazing to consider all of the dive watches to come from the brand since this watch was released in 1965. In my opinion, the 7005-8140 is truly one of the most underappreciated and overlooked Seiko models ever produced. Seiko produced the 62MAS from 1965 to 1968, and in recent years the 62MAS has grown into a coveted and rare collectible. http://KibbleWatches. Nobuhiro Kosugi released Seiko's first-ever professional dive watch, the "62MAS". 5mm stainless-steel case treated with Seiko's DiaShield coatings that ensure scratch-protection and greater corrosion resistance. The 60th anniversary of Grand Seiko is marked by the re-creation of the 1960 original 2020 is a special year for Grand Seiko as it is the 60th anniversary of its creation. This case is a long time favorite for Seiko fans, with it ranging from the original all the way to the new reissue. Sunburst effect dial, SPB149. Zabadubdub. A very popular dial option to go your Seiko mods with, since you can build your own Seiko 62MAS mod for a fraction of the cost. With a 10-beat high precision automatic caliber, a one-piece structure, a mono-directional rotating bezel and screw-down protection crown, the success of this model laid the foundation for the Seiko diver's watch development which has now, for 50 years, pushed back the frontiers of precision. 5mm stainless-steel case treated with Seiko's DiaShield coatings that ensure scratch-protection and greater corrosion resistance. The watch features an interesting green/grey sunburst dial with rectangular hour markers housed in a 37mm case – a big watch for the 1960s!. Dec 10, 2020 · San Martin 62MAS – Homage to 1965 Seiko 62MAS This is my San Martin 62MAS wristwatch. htmThis watch is straight up amazing! As. SLA017 as well as the Seiko Prospex Diver SBDC051 and SBDC053. Fair Price. Most of us know it better as the Seiko 62MAS (autoMAtic Selfdater), which is how the Seiko community refers to the original series of Seiko divers. Recently reissued by Seiko in the form of the SLA017, the originals have become even more sought-after. As commonly known the first real diver from Seiko was the 62MAS (6217-8000) that was released in 1965. In additional to being more comfortable, it makes the watch more versatile. From the introduction of its first diver's watch in 1965, Seiko has been a leader in undersea precision and durability, spearheading innovations in both technology and design. This was the Seiko 62Mas Re-edition SLA017 Prospex. After I was in Japan a few month in the past, doing every week lengthy Grand Seiko manufactory tour with a few of our readers, I had the prospect to deal with each the brand new Seiko SLA017 and the classic Seiko 62MAS reference 6217-8001. Above: The Seiko 6217-8000, nicknamed the 62MAS, in its vintage glory. It’s good to know that Seiko released a watch of similar design in recent year, the Seiko SPB14X. 2 months ago on Reddit. The Seiko 6217-8000, commercially marketed as the 62MAS-010, is the first-ever official dive watch crafted by Seiko. FS: Seiko SARB065, original Cocktail Time w/box, tags, papers, on OEM strap. From the introduction of its first diver’s watch in 1965, Seiko has been a leader in undersea precision and durability, spearheading innovations in both technology and design. In my opinion, the 7005-8140 is truly one of the most underappreciated and overlooked Seiko models ever produced. Seiko presents the 2017 reissues of its coveted Ref. Since their debut in 2017, Seiko's veteran designer Mr. Our own review of the SKX007 and SKX009 watches attests their extraordinary durability. Joined Mar 6, 2010. The dial of the Seiko SPB149J is finished with a sunburst that radially casts light across the surface. Fratello Watches talks about the Seiko 62MAS (reference 6217-8000/1), introduced in 1965 and the first professional diver watch by Seiko. The letters "MAS". The Seiko 62MAS has been a great hit for obvious reasons; a design true to the original but with modern specs. Over the years, 62MAS has been recreated a number of times. Also please don’t forget to grab a NH36 Movement for that perfect build. The Original Seiko 62MAS (6217-8001) Side-By-Side With The New Seiko SLA017 (or SBDX019) November 6, 2017. For the 55th anniversary of the 62MAS, Seiko released 3 special watches. The dial of the Seiko SPB149J is finished with a sunburst that radially casts light across the surface. Probably the most "normal" looking case in Seiko's diver history (mentally compare it to Turtles, Willards, 6159s, Tunas…) its skin-diver style is charmingly retro to a modern eye. 5mm, with a box sapphire crystal accounting for some of the height. Seiko 5 Sports, Prospex, Presage, Essentials, Men's, Women's watches. 2 months ago on Reddit. Free 2-day shipping on all orders. 7025-8099, Poor Man’s 62mas. Anthony Kable. Serviced in the past by Hickman Watches, according to the owner. SBDC051, 053, 101, and 105, are Seiko's handsome fusion of sleek retro style and modern specifications. Which is the modern interpretation of the near-unobtainable 62MAS. Seiko Prospex 62MAS 200M Automatic Gilt Ref. With a 10-beat high precision automatic caliber, a one-piece structure, a mono-directional rotating bezel and screw-down protection crown, the success of this model laid the foundation for the Seiko diver's watch development which has now, for 50 years, pushed back the frontiers of precision. This helps eliminate some of the delicate look of the original 62MAS, allowing it to feel sportier and more like a true dive watch in the process. This was a 62xx movement related to the prior SilverWave movement, with a date complication, and only 17 jewels. 20mm Tapered “SHARK” Mesh Band Stainless Steel Watch Bracelet, V-Clasp, Brushed-MC201620B003B-AA on SPB149J1 Each of the hour markers are thickened and bulked, which resembles greatly to the original 62MAS. The date was December 18, 1960. Dial elements were off in the case of the SPB051, for example. Also please don’t forget to grab a NH36 Movement for that perfect build. Seiko's divers tend to be on the chunky side, but for the 62MAS, Seiko kept the case diameter to a restrained 40. Fratello Watches talks about the Seiko 62MAS (reference 6217-8000/1), introduced in 1965 and the first professional diver watch by Seiko. The original Seiko diver, the 6217-8001 aka. Seiko's divers tend to be on the chunky side, but for the 62MAS, Seiko kept the case diameter to a restrained 40. Some are into chronographs, some like Grand Seikos, King Seikos or Lord Marvels. All of the official period photos of the 62MAS show the watch on a Tropic style strap. Now Seiko has re-issued its first diver’s watch made in 1965, the legendary Ref 62MAS, in the Prospex range. Seiko Prospex remains a standard for high-intensity timekeeping excellence. 9 x 47 x 14. Now you too can create a new gold 62MAS styled in your own unique design! The Gold 62MAS to SKX007 case pairs perfectly with our Gold Crowns. From the introduction of its first diver’s watch in 1965, Seiko has been a leader in undersea precision and durability, spearheading innovations in both technology and design. The first major model of Seiko dive watch was the 62MAS, recently reissued as the SBDX019. Item Information. GRAND SEIKO THE WORLD’S BEST The original Grand Seiko watch and the line of watches that followed would be a game-changer for the Japanese watchmaker. The watch features an interesting green/grey sunburst dial with rectangular hour markers housed in a 37mm case – a big watch for the 1960s!. SLA017 as well as the Seiko Prospex Diver SBDC051 and SBDC053. Nobuhiro Kosugi released Seiko's first-ever professional dive watch, the "62MAS". Earlier this 12 months, and we reported just a few occasions about it, Seiko launched the brand new SLA017 (SBDX019 for some markets). Dial: Original Seiko dial (stains seen from certain angles)Hands: Original hands in good condition Serial: 6511585 (clear engraving)Model: 6217-8001 "62mas"Crown: Original signed Seiko big crownCaseback: Original dolphin caseback, worn but still able to see without a loupe. Seiko's first diver's watch, the famous 62MAS, has been the inspiration for multiple reissues, ranging from relatively accessible models in 2017 (SPB051 and SPB053) to a true collector's piece with the high-end SLA017. With all this attention for Vintage Seiko divers I feel that the original Seiko diver, the Seiko Silverwave has been overlooked. Seiko fine Japanese automatic, chronograph, diver, quartz wrist watches. Add to cart. 2 months ago on Reddit. 7025-8099, Poor Man’s 62mas. With a 10-beat high precision automatic caliber, a one-piece structure, a mono-directional rotating bezel and screw-down protection crown, the success of this model laid the foundation for the Seiko diver's watch development which has now, for 50 years, pushed back the frontiers of precision. 9 x 47 x 14. Up for sale is a Seiko SPB149 62MAS Prospex 55th Limited Edition with original box and papers. The Seiko 62MAS is very collectable, and replacement dials, bezels, hands and modded copies are all available. It was the first diver to feature an external rotating bezel, and a water resistance of 150 meters. The watch features an interesting green/grey sunburst dial with rectangular hour markers housed in a 37mm case – a big watch for the 1960s!. This exact piece, however, is known as a 'barn find' meaning it was sourced in entirely original condition, as if its original owner just left the watch in a drawer one day and found it 50 years later. 5mm, but differs in many ways as well. The reference most closely associated to the original design would be the SPB143, it features a grey sunburst dial and a highly-similar case profile and hand-set. Now Seiko has re-issued its first diver’s watch made in 1965, the legendary Ref 62MAS, in the Prospex range. The letter MAS come from seikoMAtic Selfdater. [WTS] Seiko Prospex SPB147 (62MAS) Fair Price. Seiko Prospex 200m Diver Automatic 62MAS Re-issues. 6217 or ‘62Mas’. This was a 62xx movement related to the prior SilverWave movement, with a date complication, and only 17 jewels. Sold watches. And the SLA017, a pretty accurate clone of the original watch, was prohibitively expensive for many fans at around $4,000, and limited to 2,000 pieces worldwide. This exact piece, however, is known as a 'barn find' meaning it was sourced in entirely original condition, as if its original owner just left the watch in a drawer one day and found it 50 years later. Seiko 7025-8099 - "Poor Man's 62mas" - exceptional condition. Demand has grown for these early Seiko divers in recent years, and this example would be a great addition to any collection,. Above: The Seiko 6217-8000, nicknamed the 62MAS, in its vintage glory. Apr 30, 2020 · Seiko Prospex recently debuted four diver’s watch references that follow the design of the company’s original dive watch the 62MAS: the SPB143, SPB145, SPB147, SPB149. It came complete with the revered details of the original, right down to the same style Seiko rubber strap with its distinctive texturing… When examining the ‘New Old’ Seiko Mas62 at Baselworld 2017, I could have been back in 1965… Seiko’s pursuit of excellence. With a 10-beat high precision automatic caliber, a one-piece structure, a mono-directional rotating bezel and screw-down protection crown, the success of this model laid the foundation for the Seiko diver's watch development which has now, for 50 years, pushed back the frontiers of precision. Product Description. Now Seiko has re-issued its first diver's watch made in 1965, the legendary Ref 62MAS, in the Prospex range. [WTS] Seiko Prospex SPB147 (62MAS) Fair Price. Anthony Kable. Seiko produced the 62MAS from 1965 to 1968, and in recent years the 62MAS has grown into a coveted and rare collectible. 6217-8000, more commonly known as the 62MAS, is the first execution of a dive watch produced under the Seiko name and is absolutely remarkable. Initial Thoughts Allow me to offer some context in an attempt to balance out my excitement. Prior to the 62MAS, the only watch with similar leanings was the Seiko Sportsmatic SilverWave, with an internal rotating bezel and a water resistance. Now you too can create a new gold 62MAS styled in your own unique design! The Gold 62MAS to SKX007 case pairs perfectly with our Gold Crowns. Modern expression. The letter MAS come from seikoMAtic Selfdater. Share on Facebook. Seiko’s first dive watch — the Ref. It bears an at-a-glance resemblance to the 62MAS and is modestly sized at 40. Which is the modern interpretation of the near-unobtainable 62MAS. Seiko presents the 2017 reissues of its coveted Ref. The thought of having one has crossed my mind more than once, I might still pull the trigger in the future. 6217 or ‘62Mas’. Above: The Seiko 6217-8000, nicknamed the 62MAS, in its vintage glory. First released in 1965, the 62MAS was a significant change to the majority of Seiko’s output. The 62MAS Gilt has a 40. In additional to being more comfortable, it makes the watch more versatile. Cheap Watch Cases, Buy Quality Watches Directly from China Suppliers:Seiko sbdc053 Yuanzu/62mas high quality modified case sapphire pot cover watch mirror sapphire scale ring waterproof 200 meters Enjoy Free Shipping Worldwide! Limited Time Sale Easy Return. com Instagram: @righttimewatchesLink to the Watch! https://www. It made Japan's first diver in 1965 with the Reference 62MAS (the name is derived from autoMAtic Self-dater). Nobuhiro Kosugi released Seiko's first-ever professional dive watch, the "62MAS". Fair Price. All of the official period photos of the 62MAS show the watch on a Tropic style strap. uk/collections/watchesWe have here a 1967 Seiko “62MAS'' probably one of the best examples you’ll ever likely see. Seiko Prospex remains a standard for high-intensity timekeeping excellence. Seiko has an illustrious history of making professional dive watches. Seiko SPB239J "62MAS Reissue" Prospex Automatic Dive Watch - Extra NATO Strap. Elsewhere in watches, Momotaro has teamed up with Oris for a. Seiko produced the 62MAS from 1965 to 1968, and in recent years the 62MAS has grown into a coveted and rare collectible. It made Japan’s first diver in 1965 with the Reference 62MAS (the name is derived from autoMAtic Self-dater). FS: Seiko SARB065, original Cocktail Time w/box, tags, papers, on OEM strap. Seiko Prospex 62mas Black Dial SBDC051 On Y+S Band. Model - SPB239J. This model called the Seiko 62MAS-010 has been a truly collectable watch commanding prices approximating $10,000. THE DISTINCTIVE SQUARED-OFF LUG. This watch is commonly associated with the ZLM01 waffle strap but the watch was never sold with this strap. Original silicon strap and SS bracelet included. In additional to being more comfortable, it makes the watch more versatile. Seiko Prospex (Submodel) Listing: $837 Seiko Prospex Diver 62MAS Reissue, Reference number SPB147J1; Steel; Automatic; Condition New; Year 2021; Watch with original box;. Jul 05, 2020 · Seiko SBDC103/SPB145J1 review. This is from June 1967. 7005-8099 and 7025-8099 The final incarnation of the Poor Man's 62MAS came in 1977 with the introduction of the 7005-8099 and the 7025-8099. The size is slightly larger than the original, but is right in the sweet spot for this more grown up and modern diver. Apr 29, 2020 · Since 1965, Seiko has continually developed diver’s watches with outstanding resistance to high water pressures. Bezel: Original bezelBracelet: 1:1 reproduction waffle strap. com Instagram: @righttimewatchesLink to the Watch! https://www. Seiko's divers tend to be on the chunky side, but for the 62MAS, Seiko kept the case diameter to a restrained 40. It was originally made by Suwa but we will come back later on this point. Recently reissued by Seiko in the form of the SLA017, the originals have become even more sought-after. Fratello Watches talks about the Seiko 62MAS (reference 6217-8000/1), introduced in 1965 and the first professional diver watch by Seiko. The first major model of Seiko dive watch was the 62MAS, recently reissued as the SBDX019. For the 55th anniversary of the 62MAS, Seiko released 3 special watches. Zabadubdub. Also please don’t forget to grab a NH36 Movement for that perfect build. Earlier this 12 months, and we reported just a few occasions about it, Seiko launched the brand new SLA017 (SBDX019 for some markets). Released in April 1965, this model makes history as the first dive watch with a self-winding movement and is also built with a 150m water resistance that meets the ISO 6425 standard despite the lack of a screw-down crown. Seiko’s new 62MAS-inspired Prospex line will be available some time this summer, with prices ranging from $1,000 USD to $1,350 USD. With a 10-beat high precision automatic caliber, a one-piece structure, a mono-directional rotating bezel and screw-down protection crown, the success of this model laid the foundation for the Seiko diver's watch development which has now, for 50 years, pushed back the frontiers of precision. Prospex - Seiko March 2020 Announcements. Dial: Original Seiko dial (stains seen from certain angles)Hands: Original hands in good condition Serial: 6511585 (clear engraving)Model: 6217-8001 "62mas"Crown: Original signed Seiko big crownCaseback: Original dolphin caseback, worn but still able to see without a loupe. Now you too can create a new gold 62MAS styled in your own unique design! The Gold 62MAS to SKX007 case pairs perfectly with our Gold Crowns. A throwback to the original 62MAS, this watch fits comfortably on any wrist size and is the most petite timepiece within the Prospex range. Fair Price. Our own review of the SKX007 and SKX009 watches attests their extraordinary durability. 6217-8001, also known as the 62MAS, launched back in 1965: the limited-edition Ref. This one is the best I have ever owned. Demand has grown for these early Seiko divers in recent years, and this example would be a great addition to any collection,. Regia ,seiko, seiko parts, seiko 6309, 6309-7040, 6309-7029, 6309-7049, seiko spare parts, seiko gasket, seiko citizen, Regia Timepieces LTM a SLA017 62Mas clone October 31, 2018 · by seikoparts · in Uncategorized · 30 Comments. First released in 1965, the 62MAS was a significant change to the majority of Seiko’s output. Since their debut in 2017, Seiko's veteran designer Mr. 20mm Tapered “SHARK” Mesh Band Stainless Steel Watch Bracelet, V-Clasp, Brushed-MC201620B003B-AA on SPB149J1 Each of the hour markers are thickened and bulked, which resembles greatly to the original 62MAS. The overall dial design is near identical to the 1965 version, with both the applied rectangular indices and baton hands made noticeably wider. Serviced in the past by Hickman Watches, according to the owner. This year, as Seiko celebrates 55 years of involvement in aquatic watches, more models have been released, with a blue and hi-beat SLA037 as well as more accessible. The bracelet in that photo is a Stulex "H" link bracelet. It made Japan's first diver in 1965 with the Reference 62MAS (the name is derived from autoMAtic Self-dater). Dec 10, 2020 · San Martin 62MAS – Homage to 1965 Seiko 62MAS This is my San Martin 62MAS wristwatch. The dial of the Seiko SPB149J is finished with a sunburst that radially casts light across the surface. In additional to being more comfortable, it makes the watch more versatile. Share on Facebook. Seiko is a world leader in the watch industry dedicated to perfection and focused on innovation, quality, and craftsmanship. Watches by seiko. Most of us know it better as the Seiko 62MAS (auto MA tic S elfdater), which is how the Seiko community refers to the original series of Seiko divers. Watch is in great condition with only a few very light desk diver scratches on the clasp, please see pictures. Above: The Seiko 6217-8000, nicknamed the 62MAS, in its vintage glory. Now Seiko has re-issued its first diver’s watch made in 1965, the legendary Ref 62MAS, in the Prospex range. 5mm, with a box sapphire crystal accounting for some of the height. Seiko Prospex (Submodel) Listing: $837 Seiko Prospex Diver 62MAS Reissue, Reference number SPB147J1; Steel; Automatic; Condition New; Year 2021; Watch with original box;. The 62MAS is Seiko's original professional diver's watch, and it's amazing to consider all of the dive watches to come from the brand since this watch was released in 1965. htmThis watch is straight up amazing! As. I do have a few of these but before I let any go I'll check with my source to see if any are still available. Elsewhere in watches, Momotaro has teamed up with Oris for a. 9 x 47 x 14. This Seiko Ref. The first watch in a long lineage of diving instruments, it was launched in 1965 under the reference number 6217-8000, which is mostly known in the collecting community as the 62MAS – MAS being an acronym for “autoMAtic Selfdater”. Seiko Prospex Automatic Divers on NATO strap. http://KibbleWatches. Share on Facebook. Now Seiko has re-issued its first diver's watch made in 1965, the legendary Ref 62MAS, in the Prospex range. Regia ,seiko, seiko parts, seiko 6309, 6309-7040, 6309-7029, 6309-7049, seiko spare parts, seiko gasket, seiko citizen, Regia Timepieces LTM a SLA017 62Mas clone October 31, 2018 · by seikoparts · in Uncategorized · 30 Comments. Seiko has an illustrious history of making professional dive watches. It made Japan's first diver in 1965 with the Reference 62MAS (the name is derived from autoMAtic Self-dater). The bracelet in that photo is a Stulex "H" link bracelet. All to get the 62MAS effect. This is a consignment piece, price set by owner. Free 2-day shipping on all orders. This watch is commonly associated with the ZLM01 waffle strap but the watch was never sold with this strap. Dial: Original Seiko dial (stains seen from certain angles)Hands: Original hands in good condition Serial: 6511585 (clear engraving)Model: 6217-8001 "62mas"Crown: Original signed Seiko big crownCaseback: Original dolphin caseback, worn but still able to see without a loupe. Joined Mar 6, 2010. With enhanced functionality, these watches take after the 1965 62MAS design. Astron GPS solar. 9 x 47 x 14. Jul 05, 2020 · Seiko SBDC103/SPB145J1 review. For the 55th anniversary of the 62MAS, Seiko released 3 special watches. Its full name is 62MAS-010. A throwback to the original 62MAS, this watch fits comfortably on any wrist size and is the most petite timepiece within the Prospex range. Prior to the 62MAS, the only watch with similar leanings was the Seiko Sportsmatic SilverWave, with an internal rotating bezel and a water resistance. Sunburst effect dial, SPB149. Elsewhere in watches, Momotaro has teamed up with Oris for a. Details about 401610 GENUINE ORIGINAL MAIN SPRING SEIKO 62MAS MOV'T 6217 A, 6205 B. 401610 GENUINE ORIGINAL MAIN SPRING SEIKO 62MAS MOV'T 6217 A, 6205 B. Cheap Watch Cases, Buy Quality Watches Directly from China Suppliers:Seiko sbdc053 Yuanzu/62mas high quality modified case sapphire pot cover watch mirror sapphire scale ring waterproof 200 meters Enjoy Free Shipping Worldwide! Limited Time Sale Easy Return. This exact piece, however, is known as a 'barn find' meaning it was sourced in entirely original condition, as if its original owner just left the watch in a drawer one day and found it 50 years later. The original Seiko diver, the 6217-8001 aka. the 62MAS (left) and the new Prospex SPB143 (right). Seiko's divers tend to be on the chunky side, but for the 62MAS, Seiko kept the case diameter to a restrained 40. FS: Seiko SARB065, original Cocktail Time w/box, tags, papers, on OEM strap. Dial: Original Seiko dial (stains seen from certain angles)Hands: Original hands in good condition Serial: 6511585 (clear engraving)Model: 6217-8001 "62mas"Crown: Original signed Seiko big crownCaseback: Original dolphin caseback, worn but still able to see without a loupe. The original Seiko diver, the 6217-8001 aka. Also please don’t forget to grab a NH36 Movement for that perfect build. Initial Thoughts Allow me to offer some context in an attempt to balance out my excitement. Seiko 5 Sports, Prospex, Presage, Essentials, Men's, Women's watches. Amazing cosmetic condition, near-new. It was the first diver to feature an external rotating bezel, and a water resistance of 150 meters. 27 + shipping. Where the original Seiko caliber 6217 is a rather simple and especially 'unfinished' looking movement, the new 8L35B is a variation on the. It made Japan’s first diver in 1965 with the Reference 62MAS (the name is derived from autoMAtic Self-dater). Unique colour hue with a blue dial but sometime greyish and dull blue. Earlier this 12 months, and we reported just a few occasions about it, Seiko launched the brand new SLA017 (SBDX019 for some markets). While the 62MAS form factor has been roughly translated to modern Seikos in the recent past, there was always a compromise. The item you've selected was not added to your cart. 6217-8001 known as the 62MAS — was closely recreated in the SLA017 that was introduced in 2017. These include interpretations of the 62MAS, 6159-7000 and the 6159-7010 original tuna. Watch is in great condition with only a few very light desk diver scratches on the clasp, please see pictures. With a 10-beat high precision automatic caliber, a one-piece structure, a mono-directional rotating bezel and screw-down protection crown, the success of this model laid the foundation for the Seiko diver's watch development which has now, for 50 years, pushed back the frontiers of precision. Most of us know it better as the Seiko 62MAS (autoMAtic Selfdater), which is how the Seiko community refers to the original series of Seiko divers. This is from June 1967. The 62MAS was first issued in 196 5, and featured 150m water resistance, as well as classic dive watch markings. The letter MAS come from seikoMAtic Selfdater. http://KibbleWatches. Cheap Watch Cases, Buy Quality Watches Directly from China Suppliers:Seiko sbdc053 Yuanzu/62mas high quality modified case sapphire pot cover watch mirror sapphire scale ring waterproof 200 meters Enjoy Free Shipping Worldwide! Limited Time Sale Easy Return. The Seiko 6217-8000/1 was THE original Seiko dive watch. Seiko Prospex Automatic Divers on NATO strap. Some are into chronographs, some like Grand Seikos, King Seikos or Lord Marvels. the first professional diver watch by Seiko. This is from June 1967. Dial: Original Seiko dial (stains seen from certain angles)Hands: Original hands in good condition Serial: 6511585 (clear engraving)Model: 6217-8001 "62mas"Crown: Original signed Seiko big crownCaseback: Original dolphin caseback, worn but still able to see without a loupe. One of the most emblematic watches in Seiko history but also a favorite for all the lovers and collectors of the brand. In my opinion, the 7005-8140 is truly one of the most underappreciated and overlooked Seiko models ever produced. Seiko's first high-beat diver's watch, created in 1968, is an important part of this tradition. Original Seiko dial from the 62MAS reissue of the original 62mas. The size is slightly larger than the original, but is right in the sweet spot for this more grown up and modern diver. From the introduction of its first diver’s watch in 1965, Seiko has been a leader in undersea precision and durability, spearheading innovations in both technology and design. This watch has a water resistance of 150 meters, the first Seiko that could handle over 50 meters / 5ATM of pressure (by specifications). SBDC051, 053, 101, and 105, are Seiko's handsome fusion of sleek retro style and modern specifications. RRP - AUD$1895. The latest Prospex announcements are dominated by the three new blue reissued divers celebrating the 55th Anniversary of the companies first diver model, the 62MAS. It bears an at-a-glance resemblance to the 62MAS and is modestly sized at 40. Condition: New with tags. The most advanced ever. Sign in to check out Check out as guest. Cheap Watch Cases, Buy Quality Watches Directly from China Suppliers:Seiko sbdc053 Yuanzu/62mas high quality modified case sapphire pot cover watch mirror sapphire scale ring waterproof 200 meters Enjoy Free Shipping Worldwide! Limited Time Sale Easy Return. The 60th anniversary of Grand Seiko is marked by the re-creation of the 1960 original 2020 is a special year for Grand Seiko as it is the 60th anniversary of its creation. The 62MAS was first issued in 196 5, and featured 150m water resistance, as well as classic dive watch markings. 4,000 Posts. The 62MAS is Seiko's original professional diver's watch, and it's amazing to consider all of the dive watches to come from the brand since this watch was released in 1965. Product Description. Now Seiko has re-issued its first diver’s watch made in 1965, the legendary Ref 62MAS, in the Prospex range. Now Seiko has re-issued its first diver's watch made in 1965, the legendary Ref 62MAS, in the Prospex range. Adding to your cart. Unique colour hue with a blue dial but sometime greyish and dull blue. 5mm stainless-steel case treated with Seiko's DiaShield coatings that ensure scratch-protection and greater corrosion resistance. Original example of Seiko’s first true dive watch, the “62mas”. Watches by seiko. This case is a long time favorite for Seiko fans, with it ranging from the original all the way to the new reissue. As commonly known the first real diver from Seiko was the 62MAS (6217-8000) that was released in 1965. Extra Camel strap. When first announced in August 1965 the 62MAS was shown in the Seiko News publication. This model called the Seiko 62MAS-010 has been a truly collectable watch commanding prices approximating $10,000. First released in 1965, the 62MAS was a significant change to the majority of Seiko’s output. It is a homage to the 1965 Seiko 62MAS i. Cheap Watch Cases, Buy Quality Watches Directly from China Suppliers:Seiko sbdc053 Yuanzu/62mas high quality modified case sapphire pot cover watch mirror sapphire scale ring waterproof 200 meters Enjoy Free Shipping Worldwide! Limited Time Sale Easy Return. For the 017, Seiko stayed very close to the original but added 2mm in diameter, bringing it to a still acceptable 39. 62MAS (6217-8000) Original Tropic Strap. htmThis watch is straight up amazing! As. Seiko has an illustrious history of making professional dive watches. Seiko Prospex Automatic Divers on NATO strap. A very popular dial option to go your Seiko mods with, since you can build your own Seiko 62MAS mod for a fraction of the cost. It made Japan’s first diver in 1965 with the Reference 62MAS (the name is derived from autoMAtic Self-dater). Which is the modern interpretation of the near-unobtainable 62MAS. Recently reissued by Seiko in the form of the SLA017, the originals have become even more sought-after. Tweet on Twitter. Zabadubdub. The watch features an interesting green/grey sunburst dial with rectangular hour markers housed in a 37mm case – a big watch for the 1960s!. Some are into chronographs, some like Grand Seikos, King Seikos or Lord Marvels. The looks were very similar to the original Seiko 62MAS, and it used up-to-date technology (Seiko Caliber 8L35B movement for example) and had an increased size of 39. Item Information. Apr 30, 2020 · Seiko Prospex recently debuted four diver’s watch references that follow the design of the company’s original dive watch the 62MAS: the SPB143, SPB145, SPB147, SPB149. It bears an at-a-glance resemblance to the 62MAS and is modestly sized at 40. These include interpretations of the 62MAS, 6159-7000 and the 6159-7010 original tuna. This is a consignment piece, price set by owner. THE DISTINCTIVE SQUARED-OFF LUG. It’s good to know that Seiko released a watch of similar design in recent year, the Seiko SPB14X. Sign in to check out Check out as guest. • The mod included: a New Seiko'62MAS, ' dial, & hands. Share on Facebook. Seiko Prospex (Submodel) Listing: $837 Seiko Prospex Diver 62MAS Reissue, Reference number SPB147J1; Steel; Automatic; Condition New; Year 2021; Watch with original box;. Elsewhere in watches, Momotaro has teamed up with Oris for a. Over the years, 62MAS has been recreated a number of times. The most advanced ever. [WTS] Seiko Prospex SPB147 (62MAS) Fair Price. The thought of having one has crossed my mind more than once, I might still pull the trigger in the future. Condition: New with tags. com Instagram: @righttimewatchesLink to the Watch! https://www. This watch is commonly associated with the ZLM01 waffle strap but the watch was never sold with this strap. While the 62MAS form factor has been roughly translated to modern Seikos in the recent past, there was always a compromise. 9 x 47 x 14. Seiko's new 62MAS-inspired Prospex line will be available some time this summer, with prices ranging from $1,000 USD to $1,350 USD. I do have a few of these but before I let any go I'll check with my source to see if any are still available. Original Seiko dial from the 62MAS reissue of the original 62mas. And the SLA017, a pretty accurate clone of the original watch, was prohibitively expensive for many fans at around $4,000, and limited to 2,000 pieces worldwide. Seiko's divers tend to be on the chunky side, but for the 62MAS, Seiko kept the case diameter to a restrained 40. Seiko Prospex (Submodel) Listing: $837 Seiko Prospex Diver 62MAS Reissue, Reference number SPB147J1; Steel; Automatic; Condition New; Year 2021; Watch with original box;. LIMITED EDITION TO 5,500 PIECESFeatures: Comes with additional blue silicone strapHours, minutes & seconds Date window at 3 o’clock Uni-directional rotating bezel Screw down crown Contemporary reinterpretation of Seiko’s 62MAS Diver’s Watch Specifications: Gender: Gents Movement: Seiko Automatic Caliber 6R35 Power. The Original Seiko 62MAS (6217-8001) Side-By-Side With The New Seiko SLA017 (or SBDX019) November 6, 2017. Others may veer off into the outer reaches of quartz, Vanac's, DX's or Alpinists. Launched in 1965 it was the first Seiko to be depth rated to 150m (previous watches were only rated at 50m). The 62MAS Gilt has a 40. Watch is in great condition with only a few very light desk diver scratches on the clasp, please see pictures. As such, prices for the original 62MAS have shot up over $10k for clean examples, and the recent limited edition reissues have peaked over $7k. The dials of the new Prospex 62MAS interpretations ride a fine line between exacting recreation and modern homage, finding a middle ground that might genuinely improve on the original. The bracelet in that photo is a Stulex "H" link bracelet. Initial Thoughts Allow me to offer some context in an attempt to balance out my excitement. Dial elements were off in the case of the SPB051, for example. Ask a vintage Seiko collector about their area(s) of focus and the responses are myriad. The item you've selected was not added to your cart. First released in 1965, the 62MAS was a significant change to the majority of Seiko’s output. Unique colour hue with a blue dial but sometime greyish and dull blue. From the introduction of its first diver's watch in 1965, Seiko has been a leader in undersea precision and durability, spearheading innovations in both technology and design. Sunburst effect dial, SPB149. the 62MAS (left) and the new Prospex SPB143 (right). Sunburst effect dial, SPB149. Extra Camel strap. Unique colour hue with a blue dial but sometime greyish and dull blue. Watches by seiko. This watch is commonly associated with the ZLM01 waffle strap but the watch was never sold with this strap. The 62MAS is Seiko's original professional diver's watch, and it's amazing to consider all of the dive watches to come from the brand since this watch was released in 1965. Dial elements were off in the case of the SPB051, for example. Now you too can create a new gold 62MAS styled in your own unique design! The Gold 62MAS to SKX007 case pairs perfectly with our Gold Crowns. Original example of Seiko’s first true dive watch, the “62mas”. LIMITED EDITION TO 5,500 PIECESFeatures: Comes with additional blue silicone strapHours, minutes & seconds Date window at 3 o’clock Uni-directional rotating bezel Screw down crown Contemporary reinterpretation of Seiko’s 62MAS Diver’s Watch Specifications: Gender: Gents Movement: Seiko Automatic Caliber 6R35 Power. The letters "MAS". Original silicon strap and SS bracelet included. Seiko’s new 62MAS-inspired Prospex line will be available some time this summer, with prices ranging from $1,000 USD to $1,350 USD. 9 x 47 x 14. As such, prices for the original 62MAS have shot up over $10k for clean examples, and the recent limited edition reissues have peaked over $7k. Fair Price. htmThis watch is straight up amazing! As. For the 55th anniversary of the 62MAS, Seiko released 3 special watches. The first watch in a long lineage of diving instruments, it was launched in 1965 under the reference number 6217-8000, which is mostly known in the collecting community as the 62MAS – MAS being an acronym for “autoMAtic Selfdater”. When first announced in August 1965 the 62MAS was shown in the Seiko News publication. In short, the 62MAS was introduced in 1965 by Seiko and MAS stands for ‘autoMAtic Selfdater’. This exact piece, however, is known as a 'barn find' meaning it was sourced in entirely original condition, as if its original owner just left the watch in a drawer one day and found it 50 years later. After I was in Japan a few month in the past, doing every week lengthy Grand Seiko manufactory tour with a few of our readers, I had the prospect to deal with each the brand new Seiko SLA017 and the classic Seiko 62MAS reference 6217-8001. The first major model of Seiko dive watch was the 62MAS, recently reissued as the SBDX019. Seiko is a world leader in the watch industry dedicated to perfection and focused on innovation, quality, and craftsmanship. Its full name is 62MAS-010. Seiko's first diver's watch, the famous 62MAS, has been the inspiration for multiple reissues, ranging from relatively accessible models in 2017 (SPB051 and SPB053) to a true collector's piece with the high-end SLA017. In short, the 62MAS was introduced in 1965 by Seiko and MAS stands for ‘autoMAtic Selfdater’. A very popular dial option to go your Seiko mods with, since you can build your own Seiko 62MAS mod for a fraction of the cost. The Seiko 6217-8000/1 was THE original Seiko dive watch. I do have a few of these but before I let any go I'll check with my source to see if any are still available. Over the years, 62MAS has been recreated a number of times. the 62MAS (left) and the new Prospex SPB143 (right). The 62MAS is Seiko's original professional diver's watch, and it's amazing to consider all of the dive watches to come from the brand since this watch was released in 1965. When first announced in August 1965 the 62MAS was shown in the Seiko News publication. [WTS] Seiko Prospex SPB147 (62MAS) Fair Price. FS: Seiko SARB065, original Cocktail Time w/box, tags, papers, on OEM strap. Seiko Prospex remains a standard for high-intensity timekeeping excellence. Demand has grown for these early Seiko divers in recent years, and this example would be a great addition to any collection,. It bears an at-a-glance resemblance to the 62MAS and is modestly sized at 40. htmThis watch is straight up amazing! As. Astron GPS solar. The Seiko 62MAS has been a great hit for obvious reasons; a design true to the original but with modern specs. In additional to being more comfortable, it makes the watch more versatile. Released in April 1965, this model makes history as the first dive watch with a self-winding movement and is also built with a 150m water resistance that meets the ISO 6425 standard despite the lack of a screw-down crown. SBDC105 / SPB147. Watches by seiko. With the upcoming re-edition of the 62MAS, the Seiko SBDX019, time for a talk about the original. The most accurate modern recreation measures…. Seiko is a world leader in the watch industry dedicated to perfection and focused on innovation, quality, and craftsmanship. Zabadubdub. As commonly known the first real diver from Seiko was the 62MAS (6217-8000) that was released in 1965. Seiko has an illustrious history of making professional dive watches. Fair Price. Details about 401610 GENUINE ORIGINAL MAIN SPRING SEIKO 62MAS MOV'T 6217 A, 6205 B. The original Seiko ref. 401610 GENUINE ORIGINAL MAIN SPRING SEIKO 62MAS MOV'T 6217 A, 6205 B. 9 x 47 x 14. Seiko has an illustrious history of making professional dive watches. Up for sale is a Seiko SPB149 62MAS Prospex 55th Limited Edition with original box and papers. Seiko produced the 62MAS from 1965 to 1968, and in recent years the 62MAS has grown into a coveted and rare collectible. com Instagram: @righttimewatchesLink to the Watch! https://www. GRAND SEIKO THE WORLD’S BEST The original Grand Seiko watch and the line of watches that followed would be a game-changer for the Japanese watchmaker. Demand has grown for these early Seiko divers in recent years, and this example would be a great addition to any collection, which you can make happen right here. First released in 1965, the 62MAS was a significant change to the majority of Seiko’s output. This Seiko is a reference 6217 '62MAS', aka the first Seiko dive watch. This case is a long time favorite for Seiko fans, with it ranging from the original all the way to the new reissue. Free 2-day shipping on all orders. And the SLA017, a pretty accurate clone of the original watch, was prohibitively expensive for many fans at around $4,000, and limited to 2,000 pieces worldwide. On the back of the release, Seiko also produced 4 reissue/reinterpretation modern 62MAS pieces! Smaller case sizing to the last reinterpretation models (SPB051 and SPC053) with a more angular shaped case akin to the original 62MAS. The Seiko 6217-8000/1 was THE original Seiko dive watch. Nobuhiro Kosugi released Seiko's first-ever professional dive watch, the "62MAS". Seiko SPB239J "62MAS Reissue" Prospex Automatic Dive Watch - Extra NATO Strap. Free 2-day shipping on all orders. The letter MAS come from seikoMAtic Selfdater. The original from 1965. 5mm, with a box sapphire crystal accounting for some of the height. I do have a few of these but before I let any go I'll check with my source to see if any are still available. Cheap Watch Cases, Buy Quality Watches Directly from China Suppliers:Seiko sbdc053 Yuanzu/62mas high quality modified case sapphire pot cover watch mirror sapphire scale ring waterproof 200 meters Enjoy Free Shipping Worldwide! Limited Time Sale Easy Return. Zabadubdub. Prior to the 62MAS, the only watch with similar leanings was the Seiko Sportsmatic SilverWave, with an internal rotating bezel and a water resistance. The bracelet in that photo is a Stulex "H" link bracelet. Up for sale is a Seiko SPB149 62MAS Prospex 55th Limited Edition with original box and papers. Item Information. And the SLA017, a pretty accurate clone of the original watch, was prohibitively expensive for many fans at around $4,000, and limited to 2,000 pieces worldwide. [WTS] Seiko Prospex SPB147 (62MAS) Fair Price. The size is slightly larger than the original, but is right in the sweet spot for this more grown up and modern diver. The Seiko 62MAS is very collectable, and replacement dials, bezels, hands and modded copies are all available. Fratello Watches talks about the Seiko 62MAS (reference 6217-8000/1), introduced in 1965 and the first professional diver watch by Seiko. Others may veer off into the outer reaches of quartz, Vanac's, DX's or Alpinists. 6217-8000/1 (OR Seiko 62MAS-010) The 6217-8000/1 was in production from 1965 to 1968. Now Seiko has re-issued its first diver’s watch made in 1965, the legendary Ref 62MAS, in the Prospex range. The 62MAS was first issued in 196 5, and featured 150m water resistance, as well as classic dive watch markings. This was the Seiko 62Mas Re-edition SLA017 Prospex. The 62MAS Gilt has a 40. Seiko has an illustrious history of making professional dive watches. It bears an at-a-glance resemblance to the 62MAS and is modestly sized at 40.