Recently there is an article written by WatchTime (The American Watch Magazine) on the history of Seiko. It gives you an insight on how it's owner Kintaro Hattori set up its Seikosha watch factory in year 1892, producing Seikosha Timekeeper (pocket watch series), Laurel (wrist watches in 1924), Seiko Marvel (wrist watch in year 1956), Grand Seiko (in 1960), and many more.

 

In 1970s, Seiko came up with this model : SEIKO 5 DAY-DATE Automatic Watch. The name Seiko 5 is said to include 5 factors, and they are :

1) Automatic

2) Date

3) Day

4) Affordable 

5) Water Resistant

 

It has captured mass market especially in Asia where watches became affordable to many people. Till today, these watches are still available, and has become vintage, though some may no longer be water resistant.  

 

This piece came in Silver Dial with gold dot markers and gold hands

Case size is 35mm

Movement : Automatic, Japanese movement

Come with a brand new Black strap

Watch has been serviced, tested and running good

Keeping time, and the Day Date works well.

Water resistant is not guarantee.

 

Watch comes with watch box. 

Vintage SEIKO 5 Day-Date Automatic

SKU: W138
    • Price is in US Dollar
    • Pre-Owned
    • Model : Day-Date
    • Dial : Silver Dial  
    • Case Size : 35mm Stainless Steel Case
    • Black leather strap with buckle
    • Movement : Automatic
    • Origin : Japan
    • Exterior Condition : 85% expected scratches on case and back 
    • Come with watch box and in-house warranty*

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