ALBA’s new series of sports mechanical watches have a Seiko 5 lineage. ALBA is actually a Seiko brand born in Japan in 1979. ALBA, like Seiko 5, offers an entry level mechanical watch with 100m water resistance at great value. These watches are designed for outdoor use and is considered a sports watch. ALBA Active is designed to be tough, serious and practical, and with a touch of cool style fashion. The ALBA Active timepiece is a reliable partner to see you through every day, no matter your activities.
Similar to the Seiko 5 series, the ALBA Active watches meet many requirements of the outdoor sports watch, with a stainless steel case, day and date functions, hardlex crystal and exhibition case back. The Active series is a great entry level mechanical watch, which offers a pretty great value option compared to what else is available. To bring the price down, the ALBA watches use the Calibre Y676, which is a little brother to the Seiko 5’s 4R36, with no hacking or manual wind features.
ALBA watches purchased from Forge Watches come with the Australian 3 year warranty.