Youth Olympic Games – Singapore 2010 has ended but here’s Seiko chronograph from the Young Sports Series of yesteryear that I saw at the watchmaker’s shop today. It belongs to a guy who introduced himself as Lee. The cellphone shot above is a picture of the actual watch.
I have seen these Sport 150’s with plastic bezel on old Seiko catalogs and have always wondered if they were ever released in the local market at that time. Today’s encounter and a previous encounter confirmed that they were once available in Singapore.
Anyway, I borrowed the watch and took the above picture.
I hope Lee is looking at this post because it is certainly intriguing to see catalog photos of a watch that he bought 17 years ago. This is also his first Seiko watch as he told me.
Here’s a page from an old Seiko catalog showing all the colour variants. This watch belongs to the Young Sports Series as shown at the top of the page.
And here’s a closer look at each variant. The model number of Lee’s watch, the green colour variant is SDW309J.
Here’s the caseback shot of the watch. It was produced in 1993 as indicated by the serial number.
Here’s my previous encounter with another plastic bezel Sport 150: