Since the announced discontinuation of the Seiko Alpinist in 2018, prices have risen well past the MSRP. But prices have normalized on the used market for the Seiko Alpinist SARB017.
I received the email from Seiko at 10:25am MST announcing that the Seiko Alpinist SPB089 with blue dial is back in stock at seikousa.com.
The Cincinnatus Field Watch carries a feature list that edges up to an ideal field watch. Why doesn't it get more attention?
For about $500 USD the Seiko SZSB006 or SZSB007 get you Alpinist flare with a rock-solid movement.
The Hamilton Khaki Field Day Date Auto's rugged militaresque design will have you wearing it on your next mountain adventure. It is also a watch you can tuck under the cuff of a button-up shirt and wear to the office.