Seiko SKX007 and SKX009

The SKX007/SKX009 is a very respectable diving watch that many people have in their collection. It is very affordable and easily found around $250 on eBay. It is very solid and is comfortable to wear.

The water resistance is 200m. It sports the Seiko 7S26 automatic movement which is a reliable workhorse and offers 40 hours of power reserve. Although this movement does not have handwinding and hacking capabilities, unlike the 4R36.

  • Ref: SKX007K1, SKX007K2
  • Diameter: 42.00 mm
  • Thickness: 13.25 mm
  • Lug width: 22.00 mm
  • Caliber: Seiko 7S26

The Seiko SKX007 K1 (rubber strap) and SKX007 K2 (bracelet), having black bezel. Available now on eBay.
The Seiko SKX007 K1 (rubber strap) and SKX007 K2 (bracelet), having black bezel. Available now on eBay.

The diameter of this timepiece is 42.5mm and it is 13.25mm thick: it definitely has a healthy wrist presence, but is surprisingly comfortable to wear despite its size. The water resistance is 200m and it is ISO certified for diving activities.

The Seiko SKX007 is often mentioned as an affordable Rolex Submariner alternative, it has even found its place in collections made of much pricier timepieces. Others see it as the ultimate toolwatch that can take a beating without breaking a sweat.

  • Ref: SKX009K1, SKX009K2
  • Diameter: 42.00 mm
  • Thickness: 13.25 mm
  • Lug width: 22.00 mm
  • Caliber: Seiko 7S26

The Seiko SKX009 K1 (rubber strap) and SKX009 K2 (bracelet), having a distinctive blue and red (Pepsi) bezel. Available now on eBay.
The Seiko SKX009 K1 (rubber strap) and SKX009 K2 (bracelet), having a distinctive blue and red (Pepsi) bezel. Available now on eBay.

Moreover, this watch can also be easily customized through modding kits that can be found on the Dagaz website. The customizations that you can do on this watch have no limit.

The design of this watch is timeless and it can easily be your daily wearer. If the SKX007 is too big for your wrist, you can have a look at its little brother, the SKX013.

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