For over five decades now, Seiko divers watch have been the most preferred timepiece worn by water sports enthusiasts, marine workers, welders, miners and men from the military all over the world. Historically, Seiko’s reputation of making some of the world’s most durable and efficient watches was built over time with more than 130 years of existence in the industry. The company is now one of the largest in the world and Seiko watches are available anywhere. Popular for its reliability and durability, their quality timepieces are at prices affordable to many.
Their first model of Seiko skx007 actually came out in 1965 and this particular model is now considered a vintage Seiko piece. More particularly, many divers in America and worldwide for that matter prefer owning this type of Seiko watch and the models that have been manufactured thereafter because of its functionality and time tested resiliency quality. It is considered the watch to go for when one is looking for a mechanical timepiece to wear day in and day out.
The company hit the nail on the head when it came out with this type of divers watch in the U.S.A. It is comparably inexpensive yet has quality that matches or even goes beyond the more popular expensive designer brands. In America, the popularity of the Seiko skx007 and its siblings afterwards was enhanced even more when in a box office hit war movie the lead actor wore the turtle case version of the Seiko skx007. It is also a proven fact that Seiko divers watch of these kind are the most preferred by U.S. soldiers during the Vietnam War because not only was it inexpensive, it was also very reliable and resilient when exposed to hard beating environment. The Seiko manufacturer is a responsible watch maker puts emphasis in combining both cost consideration and performance efficiency in all of the products it offers to its consumers.
Undoubtedly, Seiko watches are made to last and its versatility in terms of being modified according to the owners’ preferences to become trendy, stylish and functional is possible. Nowadays, Seiko watch owners can turn to people who specialize in customizing or modifying their prized Seiko timepieces to give it a new look that they call their own. There are also online shops that specialize in selling Seiko mods with parts that have been pre-modified to become hip and functional at the same time. All one needs to do is browse the web for modified Seiko divers watch websites and he will be ushered in to countless online shops offering different kinds of Seiko mods for sale from retro Seiko, vintage Seiko to Seiko skx007 mod with watch cerakote finish.
Most owners prefer to keep some original parts like the movement which only need to be refurbished, serviced and buffed. In many instances, parts like the dial, the hands are customized or replaced giving the Seiko watch a new look. Some users like to keep a solid stainless steel case and back cover with a Seiko cerakote fine finish. These days, many watch collectors also keep their eyes on these online shops that offer Seiko mods for sale because as watch enthusiasts, a Seiko sx007 mod is something to keep and include in their stash of prized watch collections.