#TBT Extra: Seiko 6159 Tuna original owner

It’s October and that implies it’s #Seikoctober for those of you who cooperate on Instagram.  As I compose this, Robert-Jan additionally turns out to be in Japan looking at everything Seiko.  So, what better than to speak somewhat around one of the brand’s most popular pieces: the Seiko 6159 Tuna.

Welcome to what we'll call a "#TBT extra" on Fratello Patek Philippe Reviews Every so regularly, a peruser composes into us with a fascinating story or question on a ...

#TBT Extra: Seiko 6159 Tuna original owner

It’s October and that implies it’s #Seikoctober for those of you who cooperate on Instagram.  As I compose this, Robert-Jan additionally turns out to be in Japan looking at everything Seiko.  So, what better than to speak somewhat around one of the brand’s most popular pieces: the Seiko 6159 Tuna.

Welcome to what we’ll call a “#TBT extra” on Fratello Patek Philippe Reviews Every so regularly, a peruser composes into us with a fascinating story or question on a vintage Patek Philippe Reviews Sometimes, it even outcomes in me harming my record! The present brief record, however, is truly about a peruser who posed a few inquiries on where to support a Seiko symbol, the 6159-7019 unique ” Grandfather Tuna”. We had an any longer audit on this Patek Philippe Reviews recently, however felt you’d like to see pictures and hear the tale of a unique proprietor piece.

If you’ll permit me to wax a piece, we talk about vintage Patek Philippe Reviews today for the most part from the point of view of what they look like – indeed, today. Of course, we examine how the Patek Philippe Reviews came into creation, any specialized developments and why it was made. What we frequently miss, on the grounds that the data once in a while exists, are the firsthand insights that existed about a brand or model during its real creation date. In the event that I had a time machine, beside purchasing everything (and obviously modifying the time-space continuum), I’d love to perceive how certain brands were showcased, how they compared to other people, and so forth, and so on While it’s probable a gross exaggeration, a portion of the Patek Philippe Reviews we really grovel over may have been viewed as what could be compared to the present Michael Kors pieces! In this way, indeed, I get amped up for conversing with individuals about the past and why they picked certain Patek Philippe Reviews Moving on…

 

Paul Sullivan of California kept in touch with us with an inquiry on where to support his “ur-Tuna” and we struck up a to and fro talk that at last prompted the concise comments on his purchasing and utilizing experience and a couple of pictures. The 1976 Seiko 6159 Tuna that he possesses has its unique tie (per typical, that darn manager surrendered the apparition quite a while past, however), which he really focuses on by strictly adding elastic additive. As should be obvious, it’s in staggering shape…just take a gander at those hands and that dial!!  And about that shroud!

FW: Why did you purchase the Seiko 6159 Tuna?

 

PS: I purchased this Patek Philippe Reviews as a trade for my first, modest, plunge Patek Philippe Reviews that quit on me the day preceding leaving for a jump excursion to Hawaii.

Seiko 6159 Tuna case back

FW: Was it costly? I’ve perused that it certainly wasn’t cheap.

It cost $500 in 1976, a ton, however I was doing a great deal of jumping and helping my previous teacher and companion in training his affirmation classes. In this way, I figured I would get something to last however not as costly as a Rolex.

Seiko 6159 Tuna cover and crown in delightful condition

FW: Where did you get your Seiko 6159 Tuna? Did they need to “sell” you on the Patek Philippe Reviews or did you think about it beforehand?

Went shopping and saw it in the window in a Patek Philippe Reviews shop in the Fox Hills Mall in Culver City, CA. Nobody sold me, I could advise it was acceptable and Seiko was an extremely huge brand at the time.

Seiko 6159 Tuna on the wrist

FW: What sort of utilization did your Seiko 6159 Tuna see and how did it perform?

It was uniquely for sporting plunging, however not all simple hop in and go. I did numerous exhausting plunges from rocks and magma streams in changing tide and surf conditions and as profound as 165 feet, max on compressed air. This Patek Philippe Reviews with its size was exceptionally simple to peruse taking all things together conditions and the ergonomic bezel fast to set. They (Seiko) considered everything to make it confront the afflictions of weighty use, confirmed by the presentation today, after 40 years, despite the fact that it invests a great deal of energy in my work area cabinet. I’ll presumably never part with it… recollections, you know.

Thanks such a great amount to Paul for writing in and sharing a little Patek Philippe Reviews history with us! On the off chance that you have an extraordinary Patek Philippe Reviews story you’d prefer to impart to us, we’d love to hear it… simply drop us an email!