Dec 06, — By David Bredan A field watch may not enjoy the same celebrated status as dive watches in general, and I am yet to figure out why that is.
However, they often do all this with less girth and at a more competitive price. Source: Wikipedia by Andrew J. Kurbiko But hey, its awesome Indiglo dial that lights up from a quick press on the crown is as legible as it is charmingly retro at least for those of us who were genuinely impressed by it ages ago.
This variant comes on a green woven strap but note that there are 18 different color variations available via that link. Lume on the hands and indices is excellent, as per usual from the lume overlord Seiko.
Note that the dial on this variant is olive green, not grey — images may show it more charcoal grey than green but it is green, to go with the out-in-the-wild mood.
The 22mm lug width will let you select from a virtually bottomless pool of strap options.
The automatic 7S36 movement is made in Japan by Seiko the 7S26 in the 30m variant is made both in and outside Japan. Bear in mind that at this price point you do have to live without hand-winding through the crown or hacking seconds — an annoyance outweighed by the purpose-looking matte case, excellent legibility, and Seiko reliability.
This variation of the Seiko is available with a range of dial and strap colors, including black , blue , sand and, again, this olive green. In , the Eco-Drive was the first light-powered analog quartz watch ever and it unsurprisingly remains among the most popular of its kind.
Get it here. Given the well-earned reputation of Luminox, you bet this watch will last longer than you will, irrespective of which field of use you decide to test it in.
At 44mm wide but equipped with unusually short lugs, the EVO should wear fine on smaller wrists, while its carbon-polyurethane case ensures a kind of lightness and durability hitherto impossible with steel. We have visited the only factory where all tritium tubes used in quality watches are produced.
Check that manufacture visit here.