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REVIEW: Pantor Seahorse 1000m/3300ft Dive Watch

Pantor Seahorse mens watches

It seems that there is quite the boom in dive watches coming from smaller manufacturers. This is especially true when you focus in on the more affordable end of the spectrum. These watches are manufactured primarily in Asia – though sometimes they try to hide that fact, for whatever reason.

Pantor Seahorse watch steel extension buckle

With Pantor, however, and their new watch the Seahorse, there’s no hiding going on – they’re up front about being from Hong Kong.. There’s also no mistaking that this is at least inspired by current dive watch trends, if not also being up to the task of heading below the waves with you. This is first and foremost displayed in the chunky 45mm steel case (16mm thick).

Pantor Seahorse men watch

Set on top of that case you have a uni-directional bezel as you’d expect, with a lumed triangle at the 12 o’clock mark. The generous lume continues on the dial, with large filled indices, including triangles at the compass points (the one at 12 is larger so you can tell which way is up).