1969 Seiko Automatic Diver (Ref. 6105-8000) "Proof / Proof"
Although they may not be the most luxurious, Seiko watches are loved by collectors both at the entry level and by the most discerning collector. With a cult-like following, there is a specific sense of satisfaction that comes from wearing a Seiko, that you're part of a long lineage of top-tier watchmaking. Released in 1967 as one of the brand's first dive watches this Ref. 6105-8000 is the perfect way to join the club.
|Bracelet||Tan Nylon Zulu Strap|
The C-shaped case measures 41 millimeters, and is in excellent condition showing signs of gentle polishing in the past and honest signs of use. It features a substantial steel crown set at the 4 o'clock position, moved from its usual spot to lessen the chance of its catching on anything. This deep black bezel exhibits honest wear and the luminous pearl at 12 o'clock has patinated perfectly. The original "Water Proof" case back shows light signs of use with all of the factrot text and markings remaining present and in excellent condition. The watch will come supplie on a tan nylon Zulu Strap.
The gorgeous matte black dial is in great overall condition, showing subtle aging as expected for a dive watch of this age, and no notable damage. The markers show light aging and the lume has aged to a medium grey coloration with no degradation present under U.V. light inspection. The original hands have aged a few shades lighter than the dial and exhibit no degradation under U.V. light inspection.
None. The watch is keeping time, previous service history is unknown.