Category Archives: Watch Talk

Seiko 5 bezel insert

Saw the watchmaker modifying a Seiko 5 “fifty five fathoms” model for his customer. The main changes are dial, hands and bezel insert. These days, bezel inserts are held in place by double sided tape. Check out the picture below.
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Orient Catalog 2012

I did a post on decoding Orient model numbers last year using the 2011 catalog. I saw the 2012 catalog recently and decided to update the latest movement and colour codes here.
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