This month, we have your chance to win a watch from the most popular style of watches there seems to be – a dive watch.  Something about that promise of rugged durability in the face of adventure, I suppose.  Which also means that it will handle bumping into your desk and doorframe at the office, no?

As Jim’s review points out, this really is more of a desk diver than a true dive watch.  While it does carry a rather nice WR rating (200m, which means you’re set for the pool this summer), the crystals are mineral (so not nearly as scratch resistant as you might hope) and the lume on the watch is, well, a bit less glowy than you and I might prefer.

Past that, Jim did find some issues with the 120-click unidirectional bezel, another cue that this is not for serious diving.  As a more design-oriented piece, though – or a true “desk diver” – then the Spinnaker Spence SP-5039 really does seem to be up to the task, along with it’s Seiko movement trucking along inside the 42mm case.

To have a shot at winning your own Spinnaker Spence SP-5039, you’ve got a simple (and standard) two-step process:

  1. Comment below on what you think the ultimate “desk diver” watch would be, and why
  2. Head on over to the giveaway page
Both leather and nylon straps are included, but the author much preferred the leather.

Our thanks to Spinnaker for sponsoring the giveaway; to our readers – good luck!

ByPatrick Kansa

A big data developer and leader with a penchant for gadgets, books, watches and beverages. You can find my work on WristWatchReview, Knapsack.News, and Slushpile. If you're on Twitter and/or Instagram, you'll find me there as @PatrickWatches.

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