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Seiko 5 Sports releases the GMT series

The Seiko 5 collection was created in 1968 and re-launched in 2019, the collection was relaunched to market to younger generation looking for an affordable, sporty entry watch. Today the Seiko 5 line launches its first GMT caliber.

The GMT movement is based Caliber 4R a robust mechanism with a case that is just 0.1 mm thicker than the existing lines.

Seiko 5 (but SKX 90's all over it)

These three new watches inspired by Seiko 5 SKX models from the 1990s (hello nostalgia of the SKX007 / SKX009!) feature Hardlex-topped rotating 24-hour GMT bezels in three different bi-color options; black, blue and orange. SKX have been (and still are) one of the most loved sport watches for enthusiast. The case shape clearly draws inspiration from the SKX line and the dial as well.

Our Pick

SSK001 GMT

Reference: SSK001

Case/Dial: 42.5mm Steel, Black
10

Movement: 4R34, Self-winding

Functions: Date, GMT, 41h power reserve

Strap: Steel, five-row

Style: Aviation

Price: $505.00

Black, blue and orange

All three new executions offer a dial with a different color; black, blue and orange. The GMT hands are in bright red on the black and blue dial versions and in black for the version in orange to make their readibility is spotless.

The GMT hand have a layer of Lumibrite to ensure legibility in low light conditions. In addition to the GMT function, the watches also feature a rotating bezel that is in two colors to separate the night and day hours at a glance.

The bezel’s ring indicator is made of Seiko’s Hardlex glass to deliver the high level of durability for which the Seiko 5 Sports collection is renowned.

Hitting the stores this July

All three watches will join the main Seiko 5 Sports collection and will be available at selected Seiko Boutiques and other retail stores worldwide in July 2022.

Our Pick

SSK005 GMT

Reference: SSK005

Case/Dial: 42.5mm Steel, Orange
10

Movement: 4R34, Self-winding

Functions: Date, GMT, 41h power reserve

Strap: Steel, five-row

Style: Aviation

Price: $505.00

The bracelet

The bracelet is a new design inspired by the original SKX in where the middle "beads" are polished and it creates a contrast with the solid feel of the beads binding it.

A surprise release in a summer day

These watches are amazing.

We love what Seiko has done with this GMT release. Proving an affordbale, robust entry GMT watch which will certainly draw the younger generation and nostalgic of the SKX to buy one.

Specifically the SKK003 with the two tones bezel insert recalls a more-famous-gmt brand likely drawing attention for the same enthusiast and followers of the mighty crown.

Our Pick

SSK003 GMT

Reference: SSK003

Case/Dial: 42.5mm Steel, Blue
10

Movement: 4R34, Self-winding

Functions: Date, GMT, 41h power reserve

Strap: Steel, five-row

Style: Aviation

Price: $505.00

Pricing and dates

Price: €470 (approx in Europe).

Availability: July, 2022

Related Models

SSK001 GMT

Reference: SSK001

Case/Dial: 42.5mm Steel, Black
10

Movement: 4R34, Self-winding

Functions: Date, GMT, 41h power reserve

Strap: Steel, five-row

Style: Aviation

Price: $505.00

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SSK003 GMT

Reference: SSK003

Case/Dial: 42.5mm Steel, Blue
10

Movement: 4R34, Self-winding

Functions: Date, GMT, 41h power reserve

Strap: Steel, five-row

Style: Aviation

Price: $505.00

Read more

SSK005 GMT

Reference: SSK005

Case/Dial: 42.5mm Steel, Orange
10

Movement: 4R34, Self-winding

Functions: Date, GMT, 41h power reserve

Strap: Steel, five-row

Style: Aviation

Price: $505.00

Read more
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