It's A Good Day To Be An Enthusiast

Consider ourselves lucky that we've had back to back releases of Seiko and Tudor's greatest hits albums in the BB54 and the 62MAS. Both 37-38mm, both about $3500, so which is the best vintage reissue diver of 2023?

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The Seiko looks much better.

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Was waiting for this post! After watching the video, decided to put on a vintage style Certina on a tropic strap.

I feel it shares the same or similar vibe with these 2 watches

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"You don't buy watches with your head. You buy it with your heart..." Yup. Otherwise, we'd all have a one-and-done G-Shock. ❤

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arquelius

Was waiting for this post! After watching the video, decided to put on a vintage style Certina on a tropic strap.

I feel it shares the same or similar vibe with these 2 watches

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Love it, total vintage vibes

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arthurzhuk

The Seiko looks much better.

I like the golden arrows of #bb54 more, it gives more elegance to the entire look

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Pablito

"You don't buy watches with your head. You buy it with your heart..." Yup. Otherwise, we'd all have a one-and-done G-Shock. ❤

Exactly! This hobby isn't supposed to make sense 😉

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"The BB54 is small, but it's complicated"..... Is this Tudor's famed perpetual no-date with crown-activated chronograph if you hack the seconds at the right time grand complication 🤔🤔🤔

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street.credor

"The BB54 is small, but it's complicated"..... Is this Tudor's famed perpetual no-date with crown-activated chronograph if you hack the seconds at the right time grand complication 🤔🤔🤔

Never heard of that one

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I gravitate towards the 62MAS. I own a MM300 because it's an iconic diver. Let's face it, the MM300 is a heavy beast. Where the 62MAS could have taken some ques from the MM300 is the movement. If the 62MAS has a caliber 8L35 movement or better then I'd pull the trigger. The 62MAS running a caliber 8L35 makes a better price/value/quality comparison with the BB54. Sure the MM300 is a wristburger of old-school cool. The fit and finish plus movement are incredible. I actually think not creating a bracelet version of the 62MAS is wise idea. Again, comparing the MM300 the bracelet not on par with the case and movement. Your issue with Tudor bracelet faux rivets (mine as well) is my issue with Seiko & Grand Seiko diver bracelets/clasps. Come on Seiko! You have engineering skills - use them.

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TimeJunkie

I gravitate towards the 62MAS. I own a MM300 because it's an iconic diver. Let's face it, the MM300 is a heavy beast. Where the 62MAS could have taken some ques from the MM300 is the movement. If the 62MAS has a caliber 8L35 movement or better then I'd pull the trigger. The 62MAS running a caliber 8L35 makes a better price/value/quality comparison with the BB54. Sure the MM300 is a wristburger of old-school cool. The fit and finish plus movement are incredible. I actually think not creating a bracelet version of the 62MAS is wise idea. Again, comparing the MM300 the bracelet not on par with the case and movement. Your issue with Tudor bracelet faux rivets (mine as well) is my issue with Seiko & Grand Seiko diver bracelets/clasps. Come on Seiko! You have engineering skills - use them.

Yeah I agree, if this had a high accuracy movement, it'd be a grand slam