The J.Springs by Seiko Automatic 21 Jewels Japan Made BEB511 Men’s Watch is another creation from Seiko Instruments Inc. in the realms of mechanical watches that connotes both the brand’s heritage and its spirit. Developed on the concept back-to-the-basics, it is Seiko’s entire expertise in mechanical watch-making partnered with a modern design that creates a new style of automatic watch.
To make it short, the J.Springs by Seiko Automatic 21 Jewels Japan Made BEB511 Men’s Watch exhibits the Seiko 5 workmanship. It’s an entry level mechanical automatic that’s worth every cent and more so, because it has been built completely in-house, in Japan, within Seiko’s own watch-making facilities and crafted and assembled with quality tooling. All that makes the J.Springs by Seiko Automatic 21 Jewels Japan Made BEB511 Men’s Watch distinct in its overall design, making it completely different from the rest imitated from the Swiss.
Distinct and angular, the inspirations for the J.Springs by Seiko Automatic 21 Jewels Japan Made BEB511 Men’s Watch come from the mecha-robots found in the Japanese anime, which is a refreshing twist on a retro design, allowing more light to be reflected from its surface, regardless of the angle it’s falling from.
The mix of polished and brushed finishes imparts the J.Springs by Seiko Automatic 21 Jewels Japan Made BEB511 Men’s Watch a well-balanced look, while the slim, fixed bezel creates an illusion for a bigger dial as well as an overall, larger size.
This is a boon to individuals with smaller wrists but with a preference for larger watches. This one looks big but not overwhelming. The shining bezel contrasts the brushed case nicely and draws attention immediately from onlookers due to the watch’s perceived quality.
The embossed J Springs logo and emblem have a DLC-like finish, which stands out too well on the charcoal-coloured dial, as much as the tiny gold-bar shaped hour markers. The painted spikes of blue minute-markers glow in the dark, which makes the J.Springs By Seiko 21 Jewels Japan Made BEB511 Men’s Watch fit to be worn under dim-light conditions. The minute and hour hands of the J.Springs by Seiko Automatic 21 Jewels Japan Made BEB511 Men’s Watch have golden borders, which makes them extremely visible on the dark dial.
The Cal. Y676 movement is based on the 7S-series Seiko movements that are chiefly found in Seiko 5-s. It has been modified further for greater accuracy and reliability and is not the one to yield under pressure.
The bracelet; however is an ordinary one to look at albeit tough enough to withstand harsh outdoors. A standard issue stainless with double clasp, it is comfortable and with nicely rounded link edges.
All that makes the J.Springs Sports Automatic Japan Made BEB511 Men’s Watch a uniquely designed wristwear with a respectable quality that delivers a superb value which handles the daily grind amazingly well!