Seiko 5126-8110 from 1968 (Original Manual)
Introducing the remarkable Seiko 5126-8110, now available for discerning enthusiasts.
Cast your mind back to 1968 when Seiko unveiled an array of striking sports and dive watches, sporting captivating red lollipop hands, mesmerizing blue dials, and minute markers that captured the imagination.
Following the resounding success, Seiko pushed the boundaries further in 1969, incorporating vibrant colors into the hands, indices, and lumes, captivating the hearts of collectors worldwide. Among these striking timepieces emerged different styles of minute markers, with the rally style emerging as a firm favorite.
The Seiko 5126-8110 made a fleeting appearance in the 1969 Volume 1 catalog, hinting at its extraordinarily brief production span, adding an air of exclusivity to this horological treasure.
The watch presents a polished case with impeccably sloping brushed bevels for the lugs, exemplifying the attention to detail and craftsmanship synonymous with Seiko.
A bewitching sunburst dial, elegantly cloaked in a captivating shade of teal blue, awaits the gaze of the lucky wearer. The minute scale, thoughtfully finished in turquoise, complements the overall aesthetic to perfection.
Powering this enchanting timepiece is the automatic calibre 5126, showcasing a unique display of a black date disc and silver day disc, seamlessly blending with the dial's allure. Moreover, the calibre 5126 boasts a cool party trick - a single push of the crown instantaneously changes the date, adding an element of delight to the user experience.
In pristine condition, this watch exhibits only subtle signs of usage, a testament to its care and preservation. The dial and hands remain untouched by the hands of time, and the crystal is devoid of any unsightly scratches.
Accompanied by its original bracelet, thoughtfully designed to accommodate up to a 6.5" wrist, this timepiece exudes elegance and authenticity. As a delightful bonus, the original instruction manual is also included, adding a touch of vintage charm to this already exceptional offering.
In the interest of preserving privacy and exclusivity, the serial number has been discreetly covered in the photo.
Allow us to share the vital specifications of this remarkable timepiece:
- Diameter: 38mm
- Thickness: 11mm
- Lug Width: 19.5mm