Seiko Lord Quartz 7143-7010 from 1979
Up for sale, we have a remarkable timepiece: the Seiko 7143-7010. Crafted for a brief period between late 1979 and 1980, this coveted watch is adored for its exquisite case and captivating Clous De Paris dial.
The meticulously crafted angular case showcases a striking mirror polishing on the top, evoking the renowned zaratsu finishing found in contemporary Grand Seiko timepieces. A delightful touch of design symmetry lies in the discreetly concealed crown nestled within the case, setting this model apart from its siblings.
For the construction of the case, hardened Stainless Steel (HSS) boasting an impressive Hv score of approximately 450 was chosen. This enhanced hardness ensures remarkable scratch resistance, preserving the original finish of numerous examples over the years.
Embracing the wearer's wrist with utmost comfort, the watch bracelet adds a touch of allure, reminiscent of the beloved Bvlgari Octo Finissimo bracelet.
The offered timepiece displays a charmingly worn condition, characterized by several hairline scratches on the case. However, the sharpness of the HSS case endures, proudly presenting its pristine original finishing. The dial and hands remain untarnished by the passage of time, while the crystal gleams without a single scratch.
Accompanying the watch is its original bracelet, catering to wrists measuring up to 7.25 inches.
In consideration of privacy, the serial number has been discreetly covered, safeguarding the exclusivity of this timepiece.
Allow us to share the vital specifications of this remarkable timepiece:
- Diameter: 35.5mm
- Thickness: 8mm
- Lug Width: 18mm