In 2016, Seiko uncovered a scope of solar-fueled “Tuna” jumpers under the brand’s Prospex brand. In the a long time since, Seiko has iterated intensely on the tenderly named “Solar Tuna” ( look at our inclusion on the new “Street Series” ), and the assortment has seen remarkable accomplishment with press and lovers alike.
Seiko as of late uncovered another variation, the Ref. STBR011, and, as I would see it, it’s one of the cleanest looking variants yet. There’s one catch, however. This is a JDM model—a unique version joint effort among Seiko and LOWERCASE for the Japanese retailer United Arrows (Seiko has in the past put out Solar Tunas with different retailers, boss among them Japan’s Journal Standard and Freeman’s Sporting club stateside).
Eagle-peered toward Seiko fans will perceive the dial and handset. The motivation is plainly pulled from Seiko’s first and maybe most famous plunge watch—the Ref. 6217, also called the 62MAS . The most eminent purpose of takeoff is the expansion of a date work at four.
According to Seiko, the watch estimates 42.7 millimeters across, 43 millimeters drag to-haul, and 11.5 millimeters thick. It’s evaluated to 200 meters. The V147 type works approximately 10 months on a full charge, and there’s worked in cheat insurance. Extra specs incorporate a tightening bezel, screw down crown, and Seiko’s excellent Lumi Brite compound on all fours/p>
The Ref. STBR011 is at present accessible from United Arrows for ¥ 43,200, which is generally $385 USD. Seiko