Stunning early Seiko 5 Sportsmatic Deluxe 7606-7981 in very good overall condition. It was released in October 1964 according to its serial number. These Seiko Sportsmatic Deluxe are an enhanced version of the 5 Sportsmatic with a date quickset (with a dedicated pusher), a stainless steel case and a better finishing.
This Sportmatic Deluxe is in its original condition, nice champagne dial, dauphine hands and steel hour markers on the inner bezel. Day (in English) and date at 3 (with quickset). The case is in good condition, with some minor wear.
The movement is a Seiko 23-jewel automatic 7606. It has been serviced, it works great, holding good time (gaining about 10 s a day), the balance having an excellent amplitude.
The crystal is near new, as is the vintage stainless steel band.
Vintage watch with unknown history but checked, serviced (2021/11) and cleaned. Water resistance non tested.
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