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Seiko Presage Cocktail Time Ice Blue Sky Diving

Seiko Presage Cocktail Time Ice Blue Sky Diving

    With the Presage Cocktail, Seiko presents a fine dress watch with an eye-catching dial and automatic caliber. We focused on the clock and pulled the trigger.

After the Presage was presented as a brand new mechanical collection at Basel-world 2016. Seiko has now expanded the model line by eight variants. In our focus is the particularly elegant Presage Cocktail, which is listed under the reference SSA343J1.

At first glance, the particularly pronounced sunburst pattern stands out, giving the dial an unusual visual depth. At six o’clock an auxiliary dial shows the date. The current status of the power reserve is shown on the right half of the dial.

Seiko Presage Cocktail Time SRPB43J1 Leather Watch Band

Depending on the viewing angle, the sunburst finish of the dial and the crystal-shaped indexes ensure light refraction of the extra class. Faithful to the style of an elegant dress watch, there is no luminescent material on the leaf or hands of the Presage Cocktail.

Seiko Presage Cocktail Time SRPB43J1
Seiko Presage Cocktail Time SRPB43J1 Ice Blue Cocktail Time Sky Diving.

PRESAGE COCKTAIL TIME

The face is framed by a polished stainless steel case with a diameter of 40.5 mm and a height of 14.5 mm. With these proportions, the Presage Cocktail does not build a bridge to the dress watches of the 1950s. But, it offers contemporary dimensions that make the watch wearable unisex and also offers space under a wide variety of shirt cuffs.

According to the manufacturer, the water resistance is around 50 meters. Although the ambitious exploration of underwater worlds does not correspond to the natural habitat of the watch. To ensure the reliable display of time, date and power reserve, the automatic caliber 4R57 works behind the glazed case back. A shiny black calfskin strap with blue stitching ensures the necessary comfort on the wrist. Thanks to its glossy surface, the bracelet also represents the tuxedo-esquen. Overall appearance of the watch as a genuine dress watch in the entry-level price segment.

Seiko Presage Cocktail Time SRPB43J1 Leather Watch Band
Seiko Presage Cocktail Time SRPB43J1 Ice Blue Cocktail Time Replacement Watch Band.

The new Seiko Presage Cocktail Cost around $400 as shown and is already available in stores. The Seiko Presage Cocktail Time re-issue is an new version of the original available in a limited edition of just 300 pieces. This makes the re-imagined watch a collectible in short supply that will only accrue in value over time with the proper care and maintenance. Affordable, reliable and brimming with character, the Presage Cocktail Time in its new presentation is one of those watches that will sell out fast.

Seiko Cocktail Time Leather Watch Strap

What type of replacement watch band would suit Seiko Cocktail Time watches? Alligator embossed leather is always a classic option for prestige timepieces like this. Some varieties are black, blue or brown, which gives you many options for band color. Black suits any. Blue adds a splash of professional interest, especially for the blue-faced watches like SRPB43J1. Brown warms the classic gold faces and suits the more rugged styles.

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