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Check out the new SPB069

Post by TimelessLuxWatches » Thu Dec 07, 2017 9:02 am

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This is the 40.5mm new SPB069 LE. It's got an awesome blue enamel dial and it's powered by a 6R15. I really love how these new Presages in general look, very Laurel-y.

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Post by HapaHapa » Thu Dec 07, 2017 9:49 am

That's very nice. If I needed a dress watch that would be on the list.
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Post by Torrid » Thu Dec 07, 2017 10:12 am

I’ve saw some of the shots that have been taken of this one. The dial is amazing.

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Post by Jeep99dad » Thu Dec 07, 2017 10:36 am

That’s really hot. I’d love one. 1100$ seems high though for a 6r15 Watch
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Post by TimelessLuxWatches » Thu Dec 07, 2017 10:56 am

Jeep99dad wrote:
Thu Dec 07, 2017 10:36 am
That’s really hot. I’d love one. 1100$ seems high though for a 6r15 Watch
Yeah, I think it's time for Seiko to update the 6R15 with a higher accuracy/power reserve version. I wish they'd just put the 8L35 (old Grand Seiko 9S55) in pretty much everything.

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Post by Jeep99dad » Thu Dec 07, 2017 1:34 pm

TimelessLuxWatches wrote:
Jeep99dad wrote:
Thu Dec 07, 2017 10:36 am
That’s really hot. I’d love one. 1100$ seems high though for a 6r15 Watch
Yeah, I think it's time for Seiko to update the 6R15 with a higher accuracy/power reserve version. I wish they'd just put the 8L35 (old Grand Seiko 9S55) in pretty much everything.
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Also some find the 6r15 behaves erratically.
Other seikos sell for much less with mvt, that said I do love it. I want one. Image
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Post by 59yukon01 » Thu Dec 07, 2017 3:15 pm

The 6R15 is indeed a finicky beast with a mind of its own. I've have one that is extremely accurate, but the other 3 I've had were crap. I've had much better accuracy with the 7S26's I have.

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Post by TimelessLuxWatches » Fri Dec 08, 2017 1:04 pm

While I agree that the 6R15 is long in the tooth, I've always had good luck with it. Back in the day that 50 hour power reserve was really nice when everyone else only had 38-40.

It's not like Seiko is lacking in alternatives either. It's got the 6R2X range to draw from (drop a few complications and reduce it down to a three hander), the 4S36 (not to be confused with the 4R) and the 8L35, already designed, ready for action.

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Post by Torrid » Fri Dec 08, 2017 1:17 pm

59yukon01 wrote:
Thu Dec 07, 2017 3:15 pm
The 6R15 is indeed a finicky beast with a mind of its own. I've have one that is extremely accurate, but the other 3 I've had were crap. I've had much better accuracy with the 7S26's I have.
Pretty much mirrors my experience. Unfortunately now that I have a couple more ETAs now I’m seeing a much more consistently capable movement in general. Low wind 6R15s fall off much faster accuracy wise than my 2824s. The 8L35 did that to me too. The 2824s seem to very slightly gain more at this point. Seikos seem to lose time drastically in most cases once they sit for 24 hours in my experience.

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Post by 59yukon01 » Fri Dec 08, 2017 3:41 pm


Torrid wrote:
59yukon01 wrote:
Thu Dec 07, 2017 3:15 pm
The 6R15 is indeed a finicky beast with a mind of its own. I've have one that is extremely accurate, but the other 3 I've had were crap. I've had much better accuracy with the 7S26's I have.
Pretty much mirrors my experience. Unfortunately now that I have a couple more ETAs now I’m seeing a much more consistently capable movement in general. Low wind 6R15s fall off much faster accuracy wise than my 2824s. The 8L35 did that to me too. The 2824s seem to very slightly gain more at this point. Seikos seem to lose time drastically in most cases once they sit for 24 hours in my experience.
I'll say so far my MM300 is very consistent wearing it or stored dial up.

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Post by Jeep99dad » Fri Dec 08, 2017 4:22 pm

I’d be in even with the 6r15 at 600-700.
Can’t do 1000-1100$
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Re: Check out the new SPB069

Post by 1954Selmer » Fri Dec 08, 2017 5:31 pm

My little purple flower loves the Roman numerals. Its a darn good looking watch.

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