When I was choosing my first automatic watch, it was crazy to even consider something other than a Seiko 5. I was looking for a dress watch with an automatic movement, classic watch face, a display caseback, and style that could range from casual to formal. The SNK789 checked off all of those boxes and has become a core part of my watch collection. When I saw it on sale on Amazon for under $50, I had to get it. Since it was a Seiko, I also knew I was getting a high-quality watch at a great value. After a couple months on my wrist, here is my Seiko SNK789 review!
This is a very special review from me because not only is this the first affordable watch review for the site, but this is also the first watch in my collection and what got me to fall in love with affordable watches. My wife had let me choose a watch for my birthday and I selected a Timex Weekender 40 gift box. Enclosed was a Timex Weekender 40 with a blue dial, a blue nylon NATO strap, and a brown leather NATO strap for under $40. Subsequently, this watch has been a major part of my collection and is still on my wrist every week.