Seiko Lord Matic Special 5216-6040 from 1974
For sale is a Seiko 5216-6040
The watch features a sharp looking case with curved sideline, high polished planes and two dimensional surface that makes it a unique integrated bracelet watch.
The silver sunburst dial is made legible with the dash of black paint on both hands and indices.
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 5200 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 5200 calibres continue to live on in Seiko's 4s calibres as seen in Credors and alpinist series.
The Calibre 5216 sets itself apart from its peers with an upgrade that allows more flexibility on the time where the day and date changes without breaking.
The watch case is in excellent condition with common hairline scratches seen. 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 6.75" wrist.
Serial number has been covered for privacy.
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