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Trending: Seiko SARB017 "Alpinist" Automatic Watch

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Mikey Bautista
Trending: Seiko SARB017 "Alpinist" Automatic Watch

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The SARB017, also known as the "Alpinist," is a casual weekender option that fits right at home in the office as well as a weekend getaway. The 40 mm case offers plenty of space to display its striking green dial and gold-toned hands and numerals, surrounded by a rotating inner compass ring that comes in handy while on the trail. A date window takes its spot on the 3 o'clock position, while its complete dial design and complications sit under a sapphire crystal.

The SARB017 comes with Seiko's 6R15 automatic movement, an upgrade from their usual movements that adds hacking and hand-winding to its 20 bar (200 meters) water resistance. Last but not least, an elegant brown calfskin strap both complements the SARB017's green dial and completes the weekender aesthetic.

(Editor's note: As the original SARB017 Alpinist has been discontinued, we are linking to the modern release, the SPB121, at the link below.)

View the SPB121 on Amazon

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Mikey Bautista

Director of Everyday Carry Operations


About the Author
Mikey Bautista is an everyday carry (EDC) expert who has been working with the EverydayCarry.com team for nearly a decade, starting with an interest in EDC as a hobby and ending up as a writer for the site in 2014. Through the years, he’s led the site in editorial content and writing about products across every category, from knives to bags to flashlights and everything in between, as well as discovering, bringing exposure, and building bridges with many brands in the industry. Today, he is the site's Director of Everyday Carry Operations, leading the editorial team and managing day-to-day operations.

He has lived through many personal and professional lives, spending nearly a decade in the workforce management industry, a minor career in gaming, and has lent a hand with entrepreneurial efforts back home in the Philippines. He has also been an active participant and helped build a number of significant social communities online, both for EDC and his other hobbies.

Mikey has been at the cusp of gaming, technology, and the internet since the ‘90s and continues to lend his experience, expertise, and authority to all his pursuits. When not online, in a game, or watching movies, you'll find him in the gym, speedrunning his next hobby, or talking at length about EDC with anyone willing to listen.

Discussion (2 total)

That is a sexy Case XX knife, bro. Wish they shipped up here to Canada. Nice setup, thanks for sharing
GWB NYC ·
classy watch&dependable.

they aint gonna make them forever, savvy?

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