Seiko 5 Military Automatic Nylon Strap SNK803K2 Men’s Watch

Seiko 5 Military Automatic Nylon Strap SNK803K2 Men's WatchSimply speaking:

The Seiko 5 series doesn’t need an introduction. This, however; keeps off the large crowd meandering aimlessly through the cheap fashion watch jungles, feeling disappointed within a few days, weeks or months of the purchase from those bit savvy about the value watch market. They go for the Seiko 5 instead. Being humorously cheap is not the way the Seiko 5 goes; be ready to shed around a hundred dollars even for the cheapest ones. That too, with discounts under special offers. Next time you get that impulse-spending hit, spend it wisely upon the Seiko 5 Military Automatic Nylon Strap SNK803K2 Men’s Watch. It is not among the real high-end military automatics, but it’s one of the bests for field use.

At a glance:

The Seiko 5 Military Automatic Nylon Strap SNK803K2 Men’s Watch pleases immediately. A true military style, it makes the Seiko Watches very purposeful.

• Watch face: Clean, legible two-tier marking; the upper tier for minutes, the inner for hours and at 3 a day and date slot. Everything is well-sized and shaped well, making the Seiko 5 Military Automatic Nylon Strap SNK803K2 Men’s Watch an easy watch to read. Near-excellent low-light visibility. The small lume dots at the edge of the dial and lume-filled, diamond-shaped hands (seconds-hand has a red tip and a lume-dot on the opposite side) glow bright pretty long with a dull glow setting in just before daybreak. The beige face is a more unique accent for the Seiko 5 Military Automatic Nylon Strap SNK803K2 Men’s Watch.

• Watch case: The body is stainless steel given a sandblasted finish. This brings the nice matte sheen; a very appropriate finish for military watches. The build quality of this watch stands out right at first handling. At 37mm across and 11mm thickness, the Seiko 5 Military Automatic Nylon Strap SNK803K2 Men’s Watch is substantially hefty, stout and sturdy. The small crown is set at an angle, which is a protection against accidental dislodging. The crystal atop the case is Seiko’s proprietary hardened mineral- the Hardlex.

• The movement: The Seiko Caliber 7S26A is visible through the case back. It’s unadorned, like the task oriented should be. It’s not meant to be pretty. It’s credentials; however, are worth a watch. It has 21 Jewels, a 21,600 bph beat-rate, Seiko Diashock anti-shock measure, a power reserve of 41+ hours and surprise, surprise….a magnetic resistance of 4,800 A/m i.e. 60 gauss! It makes the Seiko 5 200m Automatic Men’s Watch ISO 764 compliant. However, the movement doesn’t allow hand-winding or hacking seconds.

• The strap: The light beige, double-layered nylon with PU leather reinforcing around the holes is more like a 2-buckle Zulu strap. It is simple, durable and robust. Looks great with jeans and khakis; creates a more subtle impact but not work attire except for Fridays and weekends. Goes with almost any kind of casual dress.

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