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Re: Seiko Prospex Diver SPB107 - Topper LE

Post by aikiman44 » Thu Mar 07, 2019 2:09 pm

Me too.
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Re: Seiko Prospex Diver SPB107 - Topper LE

Post by BBK357 » Thu Mar 07, 2019 8:16 pm

Are these sold out ?


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Re: Seiko Prospex Diver SPB107 - Topper LE

Post by hoppyjr » Thu Mar 07, 2019 8:21 pm

BBK357 wrote:Are these sold out ?


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Does not appear so.

https://shop.topperjewelers.com/collect ... on-deposit

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Re: Seiko Prospex Diver SPB107 - Topper LE

Post by BBK357 » Thu Mar 07, 2019 8:27 pm

Reminds me of my old ninja tuna

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Re: Seiko Prospex Diver SPB107 - Topper LE

Post by mattcantwin » Sun Mar 24, 2019 3:55 pm

BBK357 wrote:
Thu Mar 07, 2019 8:27 pm
Reminds me of my old ninja tuna

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Speaking of that...


Referred to as the "Topper Ninja" in Worn And Wound article below, maybe the name will stick.


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Post by CGSshorty » Sun Mar 24, 2019 4:19 pm

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Re: Seiko Prospex Diver SPB107 - Topper LE

Post by Panerai7 » Sun Mar 24, 2019 5:24 pm

CGSshorty wrote:
Thu Mar 07, 2019 1:43 pm
Bradystraps wrote:Uggghhhh. Why these dreadful hands again?
I like them.
Same, they work well for me. And the black overhangs don't bother me on a black dial.

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Re: Seiko Prospex Diver SPB107 - Topper LE

Post by Seppia » Mon Mar 25, 2019 12:54 am

This watch is super cool.
I've just tried on the regular version in Singapore, I was amazed by how well they wear. It may be 44mm but it wears a small 42mm because of the thin case.
Two reasons why I didn't cave:
1- LTL is too long at 50mm
2- 6r15 seiko used to be in the mid-400$ range on bracelet up until two years ago, I would have paid $550 or so, not the $900 it commends.

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Post by BBK357 » Mon Mar 25, 2019 5:43 am

Seppia wrote:This watch is super cool.
I've just tried on the regular version in Singapore, I was amazed by how well they wear. It may be 44mm but it wears a small 42mm because of the thin case.
Two reasons why I didn't cave:
1- LTL is too long at 50mm
2- 6r15 seiko used to be in the mid-400$ range on bracelet up until two years ago, I would have paid $550 or so, not the $900 it commends.

Did you try it on bracelet or rubber?




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Post by Seppia » Mon Mar 25, 2019 5:44 am

Both

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Post by BBK357 » Mon Mar 25, 2019 6:56 am

Seppia wrote:Both

Was it super heavy on bracelet ?


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Re: Seiko Prospex Diver SPB107 - Topper LE

Post by Chocodove » Mon Mar 25, 2019 7:02 am

Seppia wrote:
Mon Mar 25, 2019 12:54 am
This watch is super cool.
I've just tried on the regular version in Singapore, I was amazed by how well they wear. It may be 44mm but it wears a small 42mm because of the thin case.
Two reasons why I didn't cave:
1- LTL is too long at 50mm
2- 6r15 seiko used to be in the mid-400$ range on bracelet up until two years ago, I would have paid $550 or so, not the $900 it commends.
Do you have any wrist shots? Curious how it looks on a smaller wrist. I am highly interested in these as well but am concerned about the L2L.
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Post by dukerules » Sun Mar 31, 2019 6:25 am

Thinking hard about this. If it had a high domed sapphire it would have already been done.

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Re: Seiko Prospex Diver SPB107 - Topper LE

Post by mattcantwin » Sat Jun 15, 2019 8:41 pm

Picture below is from a Worn And Wound article.


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I think the strap has a Pre-V buckle.


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If so, I might want to swap it out for a thumbnail buckle, hopefully Seiko.


Anyone have a good source for a buckle in a similar finish?
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Post by Seppia » Sun Jun 16, 2019 12:55 am

Sorry guys I missed your questions back a couple months ago
Chocodove wrote:
Seppia wrote:
Mon Mar 25, 2019 12:54 am
This watch is super cool.
I've just tried on the regular version in Singapore, I was amazed by how well they wear. It may be 44mm but it wears a small 42mm because of the thin case.
Two reasons why I didn't cave:
1- LTL is too long at 50mm
2- 6r15 seiko used to be in the mid-400$ range on bracelet up until two years ago, I would have paid $550 or so, not the $900 it commends.
Do you have any wrist shots? Curious how it looks on a smaller wrist. I am highly interested in these as well but am concerned about the L2L.
No I did not take any but I’m heading to Japan in a week, will take a few.
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Seppia wrote:Both

Was it super heavy on bracelet ?
Not really, just a regular seiko diver on bracelet.
I would imagine that the case being slimmer, it will flop less on the wrist.

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Re: Seiko Prospex Diver SPB107 - Topper LE

Post by Torrid » Sun Jun 16, 2019 7:24 am

mattcantwin wrote:
Sat Jun 15, 2019 8:41 pm
Picture below is from a Worn And Wound article.


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I think the strap has a Pre-V buckle.


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If so, I might want to swap it out for a thumbnail buckle, hopefully Seiko.


Anyone have a good source for a buckle in a similar finish?
I think it’s just one of these in PVD/DLC.

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Re: Seiko Prospex Diver SPB107 - Topper LE

Post by mattcantwin » Sun Jun 16, 2019 7:55 am

Torrid wrote:
Sun Jun 16, 2019 7:24 am

I think it’s just one of these in PVD/DLC.

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That should work, thanks. :thumbsup:
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Re: Seiko Prospex Diver SPB107 - Topper LE

Post by CGSshorty » Sun Jun 16, 2019 8:14 am

Torrid wrote:
mattcantwin wrote:
Sat Jun 15, 2019 8:41 pm
Picture below is from a Worn And Wound article.


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I think the strap has a Pre-V buckle.


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If so, I might want to swap it out for a thumbnail buckle, hopefully Seiko.


Anyone have a good source for a buckle in a similar finish?
I think it’s just one of these in PVD/DLC.

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Topper mentioned something about having a custom buckle done for this watch. I don’t recall seeing any photos or renderings, though.
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Post by Seppia » Sun Jun 23, 2019 5:17 pm

For those who wanted to have an idea of how it looks on a small wrist.

I like it a LOT, especially how thin it wears, but ltl had to be a couple mm shorter

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Solar tuna for reference

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Sorry for the shitty pics, but you get the idea

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Re: Seiko Prospex Diver SPB107 - Topper LE

Post by Torrid » Tue Jul 16, 2019 4:31 pm

I like the hands on this a lot better than I did on the Tuna.

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Re: Seiko Prospex Diver SPB107 - Topper LE

Post by 59yukon01 » Fri Jul 19, 2019 6:10 am

So anybody heard from Topper as far as a ship date? Unless I've missed something it's been the sound of crickets from them.

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Post by tattoo chef » Fri Jul 19, 2019 6:51 am

59yukon01 wrote:So anybody heard from Topper as far as a ship date? Unless I've missed something it's been the sound of crickets from them.
Well it does say mid to late July, so it’s not like they are past their initial shipping date.


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Re: Seiko Prospex Diver SPB107 - Topper LE

Post by CGSshorty » Fri Jul 19, 2019 7:16 am

I checked in with them a few weeks ago. They said they were still on track for July. I’m not worried about it.
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Re: Seiko Prospex Diver SPB107 - Topper LE

Post by mattcantwin » Fri Jul 19, 2019 10:42 am

Got a strap all set to go once I color the buckle with a Sharpie.



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Re: Seiko Prospex Diver SPB107 - Topper LE

Post by 59yukon01 » Fri Jul 19, 2019 11:25 am

I wasn't worried, just surprised there have been no tantalizing updates. Leaving for Florida on August 3rd and was hoping to have in my hands before then.

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