18 Sep 2011

SOLD: SEIKO Automatic Diver 6105-8119

Up for sale is my SEIKO Automatic Diver 6105-8119.

Production date: January 1973.
Case dimension:
  • Width: 45 mm (excludes crown).
  • Thickness: 13 mm.
  • Lug: 19 mm.
All original parts except for the dome hardlex crystal.
Original dial and hands in good condition. Lume on dial and hands still glow faintly and fade quickly.
Bezel rotates bi-directionally. Bezel rotates firmly but clicks very weakly.
Original bezel insert is in fair condition with some scratches.
Dome hardlex crystal is not original, but it is a faithful reproduction of the original.
Case and caseback have scratches but untouched.
Movement and quick-set date setting mechanism are working well. Service history is unknown.
Original crown locks as it should.
All new gaskets. Caseback gasket is red viton rubber.
Not water-pressure tested.
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: Bezel clicks very weakly.

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