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Seiko King KS Hi-Beat 5246-5000, 1972


Original King Seiko 52KS Hi-Beat 5246-5000, from April 1972, fitted with a fully working high range 5246 automatic movement, with manual winding.
New crystal, new leather bracelet. Holding very good time.

Watch serviced and cleaned (04/2022)

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Movement typeAutomatic
MovementSeiko 5246
Case materialStainless steel
Diametre41 mm
Lug width18 mm
StyleDress watch

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Unusual vintage Seiko King KS 5246-5000 from April 1972. Nice oval stainless steel case in good condition, original KS signed crown. Black dial with some patina, steel hour markers. Baton hands with patina. Day (in English and French) and date at 3 o’clock, with a working quickset.
The watch is in its original condition except for the glass crystal that has just been replaced.

The automatic Seiko 5246 28,800 bph movement is clean, has just been serviced and is holding very good time (+ 5 s/j), the balance having a good amplitude. The 5246 calibre is one of the best Seiko mid/high range ever produced. Some of them were Chronometer certified. More recently, Seiko based its famous 4S15 on this 52xx family.

Finally, the watch comes with a brown leather band.

This is probably one of the most unsual King Seiko model.

Vintage watch with unknown history but checked and cleaned (04/2022). Water resistance non tested.
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