The SPB147 is more miss than win for me, but I still like it a lot

I still like my SPB147 and that's despite everything Seiko did to alienate me.聽

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And that's only because with the right strap and in the right conditions, the SPB147 still has this "something" that makes me smile.

Looks great. Very nice combo馃憤

I picked this up accidentally as part of a bundle. I was aiming for the SPB143 since I have mostly monochrome dials. Something about this dial kept it around in my collection though. I think what did it for me was seeing it in the sunlight. I didn't think it was that nice of a watch indoors, but take it outside and it LIGHTS up. I have mine on the OE bracelet, but it does look good with leather here!

I like this more than spending a ton more for a Black Bay 58.聽

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cageyjames

I like this more than spending a ton more for a Black Bay 58.聽

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The gilt dial BB58? perhaps you are right, but I'm not really a potential customer for the BB and therefore can't say if the SPB147 can substitute a BB58 for someone who really wants to buy one.