Seiko Lord Matic LM Special 5206-6020 from 1971
For sale is a Seiko 5206-6020.
The watch features an classic dark grey sunburst dial that is complemented with a brushed finish top and high polished side case.
The word "Special" printed on the dial is no marketing gimmick. Vintage Seiko watches with the word "Special" printed on the dial signifies a higher standard of regulation on the movement of the particular calibre.
Produced by Seiko's Daini factory, the 52 series calibres are high end automatic watch movement produced as their last attempt in winning the competition against the Suwa factory.
Even though the Daini factory is no longer around, the innovation of 52 calibres continue to live on in Seiko's 4s calibres as seen in Credors and alpinist series.
The watch is in mint condition with little signs of usage seen other than common hairline scratches seen on the case and a small nick on the side of the case. The watch crystal has been replaced for extra clarity.
The watch comes on a brand new handmade top grained leather strap.
Serial number has been covered for privacy.
Lug Width: 18mm