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All Steel SEIKO Chronograph Speed Timer "Kakume" 6138-0030 Flyback with Large Case

$871.00

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seiko chronograph kakume 6138-0030 automatic day-date watch
Gender: male
Year: 1970 - 1979
Accessories: none
Crystal: glass
Dial Width: 33 mm
Dial Height: 33 mm
Movement: 21 jewels automatic
Case: stainless steel
Case Width: 42 mm without crown
Case Height: 46 mm with lugs
Serial Number on Back: 781168, 6138-0030
Serial Number on Movement: 6138B
Band: stainless steel
Band Width: 18 mm
Band Length: 6.75 in (measures up to 8.5 in with case)
 

This is an authentic Japanese-made 1970s SEIKO Chronograph Speed Timer "Kakume" 6138-0030 Automatic Watch with Day-Date.

  • Original SEIKO Watch with AFTERMARKET bracelet & clasp!
  • FEATURES: Flyback CHRONOGRAPH, Blue Dial, Quickset Day-Date
  • STAINLESS STEEL: case, back, crowns, clasp & bracelet
  1. Notes on the DIAL: scattered light discoloration spots / marks

This watch keeps good time & is in good working condition! Add this to your collection of vintage quality timepieces!

The photos presented below are of the actual item for sale. Kindly study them carefully because what you see is what you will get. We try our best to describe watches as accurately as we can that's why we present them visually & literally. In case we missed a few points, you are welcome to ask questions.

seiko chronograph kakume 6138-0030 automatic day-date watch

For sale, is a 1970's SEIKO Chronograph Speed Timer Kakume: the first fully integrated automatic chronograph with a column wheel & vertical clutch coupling mechanism.

It has a uniform steel anatomy, LARGE heavy case & an automatic movement with flyback & hand winding features. Its dial is a striking medley of colors: blue, red, orange, black & white.

This SEIKO Chronograph Speed Timer is widely known as the SEIKO Kakume, for having twin square sub-dials - "Kakume" is interpreted as "Square Eyes".

seiko chronograph kakume 6138-0030 automatic day-date watch

EXTERNAL CONDITION: This watch is in *EXCELLENT condition (88-92%): Evidence of use is visible to the unaided eye. Scratches are light, but more numerous than "near mint".

INTERNAL CONDITION: This watch is in *VERY GOOD condition (83-87%): Running & keeping good time, though may need minor regulation.

*condition descriptives mainly based on the Timezone Grading System
seiko chronograph kakume 6138-0030 automatic day-date watch

stainless steel case

stainless steel bezel with original tachymeter bezel insert/filler

satin blue dial with white sub-dials

Notes on the DIAL: scattered light discoloration spots / marks
seiko chronograph kakume 6138-0030 automatic day-date watch

white bar hour markers

steel hour/minute hands; orange-coated second hand

quickset day-date display window at 6 o'clock

seiko chronograph kakume 6138-0030 automatic day-date watch

painted white SEIKO name logo, "CHRONOGRAPH" & "AUTOMATIC" at 9 o'clock

painted white ""JAPAN" & serial numbers at 6 o'clock

painted white black/white grid

painted black sub-grids

seiko chronograph kakume 6138-0030 automatic day-date watch

original SEIKO stainless steel crown & push-buttons

original SEIKO glass crystal

seiko chronograph kakume 6138-0030 automatic day-date watch

aftermarket SEIKO stainless steel bracelet

seiko chronograph kakume 6138-0030 automatic day-date watch

Band Length: 6.75 in (measures up to 8.5 in with case)

aftermarket SEIKO stainless steel Fold-Over clasp

seiko chronograph kakume 6138-0030 automatic day-date watch

stainless steel case back embossed with SEIKO name logo, "JAPAN", "WATER RESISTANT", "STAINLESS STEEL" & serial numbers

We cannot guarantee the effectiveness of its waterproof closure because this watch is vintage
seiko chronograph kakume 6138-0030 automatic day-date watch

seiko chronograph kakume 6138-0030 automatic day-date watch

Japanese-made SEIKO 21 jewels automatic movement - cleaned, serviced & checked by our skilled technician

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