This Week's Watches: Going to the field

In the continuation of my "reappreciate the collection" series, I thought I'd go with a theme for the function of the watches. This week its my mechanical field watches. My initial interest in watches was solely for my military career and I mostly had hard wearing digital pieces from Suunto, Casio, and Timex. I think I'll share those in a "watches I went to war with" post later. But, discovering the field watches, their features, and their history has been a blast. I can't shake my ground tool watch roots. So here's the kit

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  1.  The Worn & Wound and BOLDR collab ADPT Series 1 Titanium. I dig the colors and the ADPT strap. 
  2. Seiko SKZ09J1 Atlas. Compass bezel, dive timer, 200m. I put it on a Strap MOD rubber.
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3. Hamilton Kahki King PVD all Black on an Uncle Seiko black tropical strap. Literally the least durable in the field but the Powermatic 80 is super reliable.

4. Seiko Prospex 'Alpinist' SPB123 With Cream Dial. It comes on a green leather strap but I swapped it for this dressier blue Barton Strap

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5. Last is my SRPH15 Land Tortoise green on a ZuluDiver grey tropical. 

Featured next to the Tortoise are the Seiko green leather strap, my other ADPT single pass NATO, and a Bernhardt NATO that looks awesome on the Alpinist.

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I love a collection that follows a theme!  Great selection of purpose built mechanical field watches!

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That Alpinist on that strap, is wild!

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SurferJohn

That Alpinist on that strap, is wild!

It keeps faking me out because it looks so much dressier than a tool or sports watch. Goes well in a suit too.