Seiko Alpinist: Worlds apart

Saw a brand new 6R15 discontinued black alpinist today at a Seiko AD.

First time seeing it in the flesh and it reminded me of the even older 4S variant, complete with cyclops and Mercedes hands.

Those were truly THE DAYS for Seiko designs.

Neither photos are mine.

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6R15 Black Alpinist

4S15 Black Alpinist

4S15 Black Alpinist

My preference? Design VS Heart.

Click here for a good read on the history behind Seiko’s longest sub branding.

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