Seiko 5126-7030 from 1969

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For sale is a Seiko 5126-7030.

In the year 1968, Seiko launched multiple sports and dive watches with striking red lollipop hands, blue dial and minute markers.

The success of those watches encouraged Seiko to take it to the next level in 1969. The vibrant colours went on to hands, indices and lumes.

Collectors were also greeted with different styles of minute markers with the rally style being the most popular.

The 5126-7030 features a sharp cushion case that is complemented by the monochrome finishing beneath the crystal.

The dial features a checkered pattern minute markers that is more commonly known as "Rally Style".

Instead of just using simple chrome indices, Seiko manufactured large chunky checkered indices to pair with the minute markers to achieve a round of uninterrupted checkered pattern.

A dash of black paint were also applied to the hands to complete the look of the watch.

Powered by the automatic calibre 5126, the display of black date disc and silver day disc blends with the overall aesthetic of the dial. The calibre 5126 also features a cool. Party trick where a single push of the crown changes the date instantaneously.

The watch is in immaculate condition for its age with minimal hairline scratches seen on thr case and bracelet. The watch dial and hands are free from any signs of aging. A brand new crystal has been installed for clarity.

The watch comes on its original bracelet that fits up to 7.25" wrist.

Serial number has been covered for privacy.

Diameter: 40.2mm
Thickness: 10.3mm
Lug Width: 18mm