Magnificient vintage Seiko Seikomatic Weekdater, in its gold capped version. Nice 37 mm ref 8971 case with screw back, champagne dial, dauphine golden hands.
The case has light wear.
The watch has been produced in April 1966 according to its serial number.
The Seikomatic Weekdater has become quite iconic these few last years (isn’t it the first day and date Seiko ?), it’s classy, quite big and reliable. It represented in the mid 60’s the high end range for automatic watches made by Seiko. It has been later replaced by the King and Grand Seiko in the late 60’s.
The Seiko 6218 movement has just been serviced and is holding good time (+10 s/d), the balance having an good amplitude.
New black leather band, new acrylic crystal.
Vintage watch with unknown history but serviced (12/2022), checked and cleaned. Water resistance non tested.
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