The hands and indexes are coated in a LumiBrite material which allows for easy visibility at night. Additionally, the new Seiko 5 Sports logo can be found at the 12 o'clock position which resembles the Superman logo with a blend of the'5' and the'S'. Moreover, working clockwise, at the 3 o'clock position is a simplistic white and black day and date dial which can be displayed in English or French.Additionally, the movement of automatic is labelled by the 6 o'clock position in fancy writing which brings out the stylish side of this timepiece. The dial is protected by a thick stainless steel case as well as hardlex crystal glass to provide the protection it deserves. Also, a black bezel sits on-top of the case in increments of ten. The crown can be found at the 4 o'clock position with a raised shield to prevent it being knocked out of place. On the flip side is a open case back which allows you to see all the features and intricate workings of the watch.
Then a grey stainless steel bracelet can be fastened using a three fold clasp. Finally, this watch has a water resistance of 100 metres, making it suitable for swimming and snorkelling.The Family: Seiko 5 Sports. The Seiko 5 Sports has set the standard in affordable, rugged and stylish watches since 1963. Designed to be simple but serious, the Seiko 5 is so-called due to its five key attributes: automatic winding, displaying the day and date in a single window, water resistance, a recessed crown at the 4 o'clock position and a durable metal bracelet. Released in order to meet the demands of the revolutionary baby-boomer generation, the Seiko 5 collection is just as popular to this day, proof that expert craftsmanship and elegant design will never go out of fashion.
Firstly, Seiko's 135-year history has been marked by a ceaseless determination to innovate in every aspect of the watchmaker's art. By embracing this mantra, Seiko has been responsible for a string of industry-leading advances in the technology of time, such as the world's first quartz watch, the world's first TV watch, and the Seiko Kinetic, the first watch ever to generate its own electricity from the movement of the wearer. Additionally, Seiko are unique in that they manufacture every aspect of every watch in-house, with this ruthless pursuit of perfection even including growing their own quartz crystals and sapphires. WatchNation are an official UK based Seiko stockist.