Despite its familiar looks, this is a high quality diver with a novel movement that keeps time within 20 seconds a year, which makes it a fun and, still, relatively affordable addition. Combined with the lower height and an excellent bracelet, you have one of Seiko’s most versatile watches ever made. The lume is quite visible after 8+ hours, and after a month I show less than a second of error. These interactive GPS watches negated the need for semi-affordable high accuracy quartz movements with a perpetual calendar function. I got mine used from a seller in Singapore shortly after they were canceled for a ridiculously good price…apparently the seller hadn’t gotten the memo about their discontinuation and spike in price! Yes, it’s another Seiko, but hopefully one that you’ve either not heard of or have stumbled across a review. Reviewed in the United States on August 10, 2014. Do not try pull crown to hard. and I paid somewhere around $450 for it. Very disappointed...maybe mine is the exception. It also analyzes reviews to verify trustworthiness. This watch have only two crown positions, but owners manual show pictures of three positions. This is not normal for a new watch, even a 10 to 15 dollar one. When I removed the plastic from the back I found it to be fairly badly scratched. As you might have surmised from the headline and the dial layout, this Seiko is a perpetual calendar. I have received a number of compliments on this watch. Black Dial Build like a tank of course is a Seiko. If you’re wondering what a perpetual calendar is, it’s a movement designed to “know” when to change dates accurately without the user having to adjust for things like leap years and those pesky months with less than 31 days. Add to this the guilloché dial texture and big date display and you’ve got a pretty striking dress watch, especially in the black and rose gold coated Djokovic special edition. Don’t worry, the Lumibrite employed is just as ridiculous here as on other Seiko divers. Seiko watches have created history and that is why they are historic. And while it’s not an incredibly complex (and expensive) mechanical number, it’s also not a straight-up quartz. If I had to narrow my appreciation for the brand down to two things, I’d have to say it’s their ongoing quest for perpetual accuracy (as evidenced in their innovations in quartz, Spring Drive and Astron technologies), as well as their unique approach to design. It comes to no surprise that the last two watches on this perpetual calendar list are both Seiko watches. Reviewed in the United States on January 4, 2014. It's a great watch, but the weight surprised me because I replaced a similar Titanium watch with this. Top subscription boxes – right to your door. Seiko is a Japan-based company founded in 1881 by Kintarō Hattori, the Japanese shop owner of watch and jewelry in Ginza area of Tokyo, Japan.