Seiko Prospex Alpinist SBDC089 release Cream with silver indices
In 1961 Seiko first launched Alpinist watch with the intention of it becoming a reliable timepiece for Japanese mountain climbers and other sports enthusiasts. Seiko Alpinist watches were inspired by Yama-otoko which stands for mountian men in Japanese.
Mountains are everywhere in Japan and lot of mountain enthusiasts worked or spent time in the mountains during their free time were supposedly the inspiration of this line of Seiko watches. These men required excellent gear that could handle the rugged terrain and that they could depend on for accuracy.
In 2020, Seiko has relaunched Alpinist under prospex umbrella which is sports models line, watch is upgraded with 6R35 movement, Sapphire crystal with cyclops, relaunch of collectors colors white, black in addition to ever popular green.
Seiko Prospex Alpinist Series
Stainless Steel Case and Strap
200m Water Resistance
Automatic with Manual Winding Capacity
Second Hand Stop Function
Lumibrite Hands and Indexes
Approx. Case Diameter: 46.4mm
Approx. Case Thickness: 13.2mm