For sale is an Alba 1st mechanical diver 200m diver from back in the early 2000s.
Price is $650 plus $20 shipping in conus or best reasonable offer
Rarely worn. Head, crystal and bezel very clean. Some desk diving on metal bracelet.
this is a VERY limited edition of only 999 ever made.
online description:
This was a Limited Edition from Alba (a Seiko company) celebrating the first mechanical diver watch under the brand name. A super specification for the money includes a sapphire crystal. Two words to describe this watch are ‘colourful’ and ‘heavy’ – regarding the latter, then it weighs in at over 200 grams with full bracelet! Special packaging completes the offering and the edition comprises 999 pieces.
Diameter 42mm across bezel
Thickness 13mm
Lug width 22mm
Stainless steel – brushed and polished finish
Sapphire crystal
Uni directional 60 minute bezel with 120 clicks
Polished screw down caseback
Water resist 200m
Screw down knurled crown
Individually numbered xxx/999
Bright yellow dial with wave pattern; applied metal indices with Lumibrite application; outer minutes/seconds scale in gloss black with white hashes
Blue hours and minutes hands with Lumibrite fill; red seconds hand with Lumibrite dot
Seiko 7S26 automatic, 21 jewels
Quickset day and date
Non hacking
Non manual winding
Solid link bracelet with brushed/polished finish
Double folding safety clasp with safety lock