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Hi Sturner

Just wondered opinions of this diver , I have a chance to get a used one . Thxs
The Seastar 660 came in automatic, quartz and chronograph models - and in a range of colours.

I have the Seastar 660 yellow-faced, quartz chronograph (model T19.1.485.71) and have been very happy with it. I guess the big feature of this watch at the time of release was the fact that not only did it have a screw down crown, but it also had screw down chronograph pushers.

Brand new, the watch was rated to 200m/660ft but if you are picking up a used one, it would probably be best to get it serviced before trying to take it to any great depth.

I really like the chunky uni-directional bezel and it is still pretty stiff to click around each minute (compared to other bezels - like the PRS200).

If you do go with it, it would be great to see some pics on here.
 

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Hey there Sturner,

What was the original price?
I'm sorry I don't know the 2003 retail price. I understand they were quite a feature of the Tissot range when the came out, and that they may have attracted a premium price - but I don't know how that would convert these days.
 

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I don't recall the Seastar 660 being offered as an automatic. I always thought it was quartz only. It shared the same design as the Seastar 1000 (which was auto only) but I believe the case size was slightly smaller. At the time of first release, street prices on the Seastar 1000 auto were under $400 so the price of the non-chrono 660 was probably sub $300.

All the above is from memory so it may not be completely accurate.
 

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Hi Lee

I don't recall the Seastar 660 being offered as an automatic. I always thought it was quartz only.
You are absolutely right - the automatics I was thinking of were actually the early Seastar 1000.

The Seastar 660 came as the quartz models:
* T19.1.481.32 Silver face, Silver bezel on Stainless steel bracelet
* T19.1.481.42 Dark Blue face, Dark blue bezel on Stainless steel bracelet
* T19.1.483.41 Bahama Blue?, Silver bezel on Stainless steel bracelet
* T19.1.491.52 Black face, Black bezel on Rubber strap

And the Seastar 660 quartz three register chronograph models:
* T19.1.485.31 Silver face Chrono, Silver bezel on Stainless steel bracelet
* T19.1.485.41 Dark Blue face Chrono, Dark blue bezel on Stainless steel bracelet
* T19.1.485.71 Yellow face Chrono, Black bezel on Stainless steel bracelet
* T19.1.485.91 Bahama Blue Chrono, Silver bezel on Stainless steel bracelet
* T19.1.495.51 Black face Chrono, Black bezel on Rubber strap
* T19.1.495.61 Orange face Chrono, Black bezel on Rubber strap
 

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Maybe we can revive this thread? It would be awesome if we could pull together photos of all the models.

As mentioned above, here is the "T19.1.481.32 Silver face, Silver bezel on Stainless steel bracelet" version:




I really love mine and am now always on the lookout for more to buy. In the meantime, more photos from WUS folks would be great.

Thanks,
Jamie
 
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I'm a great Tissot fan and may consider one of these chunky models as big, chunky watches are what I like ...

Is the Seastar range still in production? It would be nice to see the various options in pics here. Thanx.
 
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Hey guys , hope all is well !
I have an OEM blue bezel new spare tissot parts that I got for a 660 , I have a 1000 and ordered the wrong one ! PM if your interested in an nice blue OEM out of production spare :)


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I'm a great Tissot fan and may consider one of these chunky models as big, chunky watches are what I like ...

Is the Seastar range still in production? It would be nice to see the various options in pics here. Thanx.
The range is still in production. I've seen them on Jomashop, etc. However, the style has been updated a bit. (I would add photos, but I don't own any.)
 

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Is this style originally a Rolex style? I see so many watches that look like this.
 

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Re: Tissot Seastar 660 - 2003 versions

The Tissot Seastar collection has been updated a number of times. It first came out in 2003 and has then been updated in 2005, 2011, 2012 and 2014

These images are of the 2003 models.

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I think it looks cheap. There are other options. Other brands that look much better.

Citizen has much nicer diver watches.
Absolutely brilliant!!

However, I'm a bit slow, so I was hoping you would elaborate on a few points before I make the same mistake as the OP.

For instance: How exactly does it look "cheap"?

Other brands that look better? Fine, but you only mention Citizen - are there ANY others?

How are Citizen diver watches "much nicer"? Features? Dollar value? Resale" Depth Rating? Style?
 

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I found this same watch on eBay. It's described as in New condition and unworn, but it appears to have damage and scratches to the bezel between 12 and 2 o'clock. The asking price is more than you state also. I'm not sure it's worth that much.
 

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I found this same watch on eBay. It's described as in New condition and unworn, but it appears to have damage and scratches to the bezel between 12 and 2 o'clock. The asking price is more than you state also. I'm not sure it's worth that much.
Yea, there were two .. this one is in GBP; I spoke to the dude who owns it and is really a reluctant seller. Figures if he doesn't get his ask, he'll keep it.

Steve's watch: Tissot 660 Seamaster Swiss Watch Collectors Boxed Papers NEW | eBay

The other one that was listed did say it was used. Steve's was new w/box but no tag, sized but not worn.

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The 660 always reminded my of Invicta watches (which look ridiculous). Too much bezel with a tiny little face. All of that material for a watch that has a depth rating comparable to my PRC 200 Automatic dress watch.

The Seastar 1000 Auto Chrono is a whole other story...
 

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The 660 always reminded my of Invicta watches (which look ridiculous). Too much bezel with a tiny little face. All of that material for a watch that has a depth rating comparable to my PRC 200 Automatic dress watch.

The Seastar 1000 Auto Chrono is a whole other story...
You must be referring to a 1000 chrono of a different model year because the 660 and the 1000 (no chrono option that I've seen) that have been discussed have the same bezel:dial ratio.



(stocks from Martin above)

EDIT: Found a 660 chrono from nko1a and still the same story...

 
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