16 Sep 2011

SOLD: SEIKO Automatic Diver 6105-8110

Up for sale is my SEIKO Automatic Diver 6105-8110.

Production date: November 1976.
Case dimension:
  • Width: 45 mm (excludes crown).
  • Thickness: 13 mm.
  • Lug: 19 mm.
As far as I know, all original 6105-811x parts.
Original dial in fair condition. Applied SEIKO inscription on dial has turn dark. Lume on index markers has aged into cream color.
Original hands have oxidation between lume and the steel. Broken lume on minute hand.
Bezel rotates bi-directionally and clicks evenly with no play.
Original bezel insert is in fair condition with scratches. Lume under lume pip is partly gone, lume pip is still intact. A small touch up of lumibrite will fix this.
Domed hardlex crystal is original and had been lightly polished. Crystal has faint scracthes.
Case and case back are in fair condition with some scratches and dents. Case is untouched.
Movement and quick-set date mechanism are working well. Movement was serviced by SEIKO Service Center, Jakarta on July 2011.
Original crown locks as it should.
Caseback gasket was replaced with new SEIKO genuine gasket.
Not water-pressure tested. Water resistant is unknown.
Comes with William Jean's excellent reproduction of vintage "waffle" strap, the same type of rubber strap when this watch came out of the factory.
Price: SOLD.

The bad: Applied SEIKO inscription on dial has turn dark. Broken lume on minute hand.  Lume under lume pip is partly gone. 

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