The sports watch series Seiko 5 Sports also has bright, luminous hands and markings and is reminiscent of diving and pilot watches.
In-house Diashock protection and an extremely resilient mainspring give this caliber its robustness.
They also come with a day-date display, are waterproof to 200 m (20 bar), and have a bidirectional bezel with a compass.
Some of the more elegant Seiko 5 watches can be found for less than 100 euros.
You can buy a gold-colored Seiko 5 for women – reference number SYMC18K1, for example – for 160 euros.
The majority of the watches in the Seiko 5 series have a modest, elegant design.
The Seiko watch was also the first automatic chronograph in space, even if unofficially.
The mechanical watches in the Seiko 5 collection have been enchanting watch lovers around the globe since the early 1960s.The Speedtimer is even rarer than the Sportsmatic 5, making models from 1969 almost impossible to find.Versions from the 1970s can be bought in fair condition for about 1,000 euros and in top condition for around 1,400 euros.The model with reference number SNXS77 is especially sought after.This stainless steel watch is an ideal unisex watch, with a diameter of 37 mm and thickness of 12 mm.It was the first automatic chronograph to be sold in the world.Although the Zenith El Primero was already debuted in early 1969, it wasn't available for purchase until fall of the same year.Seiko fits it all on one display window at 3 o'clock, guaranteeing readability.Their proprietary Hardlex glass protects the display.It is one of the best-selling automatic watch lines worldwide and has always been aimed at sporty watch enthusiasts who are young at heart.The day-date display that is found on nearly every Seiko 5 watch has become characteristic of the collection.