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The Seiko Prospex SPB237J1 Captain Willard Re-Interpretation – Why Does It Cost So Much?

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James is the Co-Founder of 12&60 and has been writing about watches since 2018. He's got a soft spot for divers and tool watches, especially if they've got vintage design cues!
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The Seiko Prospex SPB237J1 Captain Willard Re-Interpretation – Why Does It Cost So Much?

June 16, 2022

As someone who can’t get enough of tool watches, Seiko is a brand I’ve grown increasingly fond of over the past few years. Of course, that’s hardly surprising given...

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