1 Nov 2011

SOLD: SEIKO Automatic Diver 6309-7049

Up for sale is my SEIKO Automatic Diver 6309-7049. This example was produced in July 1987 for US market and is one of the last 6309-704x series which was discontinued by the year 1988. 

Production date: July 1987.
Case dimension:
  • Width: 44 mm (excludes crown).
  • Thickness: 13 mm.
  • Lug: 22 mm.
All original.
Original dial and hands in good condition. Dial is pristine. Hour and minute hand have small blemish as you can see in the detailed pictures below. Lume on dial and hands glow weakly and fade away quickly.
Bezel rotates bi-directionally and clicks evenly with no play.
Bezel insert has small blemish.
Original crystal has several light scratches. Crystal is untouched.
Case and case back are untouched and in nice condition. They have some swirlies from normal wear. Edges, corners, and original factory machining lines on top surface are still sharp.
Movement and day-date setting mechanism are excellent. Fully serviced by SEIKO Service Center, Jakarta on October 2011.
Caseback gasket was replaced with brand new genuine SEIKO gasket on October 2011.
Original crown locks in 2x full turn.
Not water-pressure tested. Water resistant is unknown.
Head only.
Price: SOLD.

▲ Detail of SEIKO AUTOMATIC inscription on dial. 

▲ Detail of WATER 150m RESIST inscription on dial. 

▲ Detail of the US market "CASED HONG KONG" dial code. 

▲ Detail of the "flat" hands. 

▲ Detail of lume pip and grainy silver paint on the bezel insert. 

▲ Original factory machining lines and cut out around the crown. 

▲ Original factory machining lines on the lug. 

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