Everything You Need to Know about Seiko’s New SRPG41 Seiko 5 Sports Watch

The legendary everyman’s adventure watch gets an update well-worth a bit of attention.

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Seiko SRPG41 5 Sports Watch

The Seiko 5 Sports watch is a legend in the watch world. Japan’s great watchmaker is known for building sturdy and dependable mechanical movements, and that’s the heart of the classic Seiko 5. Add in a huge range of colorways and a field-ready look, and you’ve got a workhorse everyday wear watch for the everyman.

Which is why the Seiko 5 Sports SRPG41 is such a big deal. This new design is an update to the SNK line, which for years has been the standard-bearer for Seiko 5 Sports watches. The new SRPG41 has all of the pedigree of the classic, with a handful of modern updates that make it even more exciting than the old guard. So if you’re looking for a new do-it-all mechanical watch at an incredible price, the SRPG41 should be on your radar.

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The Workhorse Movement Lives On.

Seiko’s movements are renowned worldwide for their consistent accuracy and ability to take a licking and keep on ticking. The SRPG41 is no different — and why should it be? It uses the same excellent 4R36 movement as other watches in the Seiko 5 line, with a 41-hour power reserve, hand-winding and hacking.

New Style Touches Are Just Right.

The Seiko 5 is built to be a tool, and this looks the part: It’s sleek, sharp and lowkey stylish. Nothing flashy, but plenty to admire — like the black ion case finish, black vintage-inspired dial and orange-tipped seconds hand, which we think are a logical and handsome next step in the design language of the brand.

Beater-Watch Toughness.

Lumed hands and markers so you can tell the time in low light; a screw-down caseback; 100 meters of water resistance. These are the makings of a watch that you don’t have to baby. Take it on any adventure, day after day and it’ll keep on telling time. That’s just what Seikos are designed to do.

Price: $315


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