Transformers x Seiko Collaboration Limited G1 Transformers Autobot Watch

Discussion in 'Transformers News and Rumors' started by Black Convoy, Sep 5, 2023.

  1. rendsora

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    Seiko kinetic are good watches.
     
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  2. lordmegatron64

    lordmegatron64 War Starter and Crate God

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    It seems atrocious when you realize it's just a watch. Not even a smart watch at that.
     
  3. artiepants

    artiepants Transformers '84!!!

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    I googled Seiko stainless steel watches and the pricing was running from 1-300 plus.

    I mean, anything’s worth what you want to pay, but fancy analog watches go easily into the thousands.

    for a classy execution of the brand (in that they kept it subtle/clean and didn’t slap a piece of the crappy evergreen design art on it) and such a tiny run, it seems pretty reasonable to me. (A lot more so then most budget-reduced modern $25 deluxe figures)
     
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  4. DeathsTreads77

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    Analog watches do tend to cost a pretty penny. I honestly think this is a pretty good price for one. I have a pretty simple solar powered diving watch, and even that cost well over 200 dollars
     
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  5. KasimirMaser99

    KasimirMaser99 Magnificent?

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    I'm a Seiko fan in addition to Transformers, so this watch appeals to me—but, I'd like it more if it were some kind of nerdy digital watch like a calculator or the Sports 100, or even an ana/digi like an Arnie. Something that screams 80's.
     
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    I recently gained an appreciation for traditional wristwatches. As someone that owns smart watches and analog watches, I realized there isn't anything my smart watch can do that my cell phone can't. So I use my watches as accessory pieces. I just appreciate the classiness and craftsmanship of some of the pieces I own. My current everyday watch is a Seiko, and I've fallen in love with the brand since I got that watch. Some of the best finishing at that price range.

    To each their own, I guess.
     
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    YAY! Preordered yesterday. Now I need another case
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    Price is subjective, but I think ~$400 is far. I mean the past TWO Titans would be around $400 and well, IMHO the value is not there for those.
    It's practically hypocritical to think other collectable prices are unreasonable in a Transformers forum. You don't like things? I get it, but prices for TFs these days aren't something to scoff at either. There was that other RotB watch's price which was....a tad higher so I'm a little more sympathetic bashing there.

    A previous Seiko collab I wanted was the Macross one, but it looked lame and was a quartz. Basically just slapped the logo on a subdial. So I felt fine passing
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    I would have liked an automatic though. Movic's Cowboy Bebop one (I'm forever spoiled by it) was an open heart automatic and was only like $300. Shoddy build, but the engine can be done for cheaper.
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    at least the g shock one sort of transforms. I would prefer an Ultra Magnus or Nemesis "repaint of this" instant bought for me.
     
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    Flash1087 we all listen to D>E>A>T>H>M>E>T>A>L

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    One of my favorite memories of growing up during G2 was getting in trouble at school for playing with that Ultra Magnus watch too much

    Wonder if that's why I grew up to own as many watches as I do :lol 
     
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    What are those 4 watches next to Time Warrior? Thanks.
     
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    During G2, they released some flip digital wrist watches.
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    They appeared in the manga, which unfortunately fall within my collecting scheme, so I got them awhile ago. They don't really work any longer and not even sure where to go to fix these now a days....
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    These are pre-orders, right? anyone know when they ship?
     
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    ckhtiger old skool fool

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    I don't believe this, I accidentally ordered the watch while going through the motions to see how much the final cost would be with shipping. Does $458 ship to the US sound like what everyone else is paid?

    Also, how in the world are these still available if they only made 300?
     
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    I paid $436.92 usd
     
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    Did you use that world shopping service?
     
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    Cool. I just messaged them to see if I can cancel it, but if not, I guess it's a good thing I like watches :lol 
     
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