The Red Special now inspires a new Seiko 5 Sports watch

The new Seiko 5 Sports watch is constructed in a very different way but is also built to last. With the long-trusted caliber 4R36 at its heart, 10 bar water resistance, a Hardlex crystal and its robust steel case, it has all the qualities that have made Seiko 5 Sports so many fans down the decades. The dial has the same red and black color scheme as the ‘‘Red Special’’ and features a delicate wood-like pattern like the body of the guitar… More here.

I love Queen. When I say love, I mean love to the point of owning more than 500 pieces of vinyl, CDs, cassettes, memorabilia etc etc and I have done since the age of 11.

I love watches. When I say love, I mean to the point of owning +30 watches and having sold many many more.

So you can imagine how I feel about this new Seiko 5. It could easily have been awful, but that dial is just so subtle and beautifully rendered.



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