PORTLY~SEPT 1975 SEIKO 6138-0011 UFO YACHTSMAN

PORTLY~SEPT 1975 SEIKO 6138-0011 UFO YACHTSMAN

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COMING AT YOU IS ONE OF THE QUINTESSENTIAL CHRONOGRAPHS OF THE 1970S: THE SEIKO 6138-0011 "UFO" YACHTSMAN

 

  • CASE: HEFTY SOLID STEEL CASE IN EXCELLENT CONDITION.  THIS BEAUTY MEASURES A PORTLY 43.5mm ACROSS CASE NOT INCLUDING ORIGINAL CROWN AND PUSHERS. NO ONE QUITE DID THIS CASE DESIGN LIKE SEIKO DID WITH THIS MODEL. CHECK OUT THAT VIBRANT RED/BLACK TACHY BEZEL IN GREAT SHAPE WITH A  MINOR  DENT NOTED AT 10:30. OVERALL IN CLEAN AND UNPOLISHED CONDITION. 

 

  • DIAL: REALLY NICE EXAMPLE OF ONE OF THE FUNKIEST FACES OF THE 6138 LINE OF WATCHES. I LOVE THE BIG EYE/SMALL EYE SUBDIAL ARRANGEMENT OF THE 2 VERTICALLY ALIGNED SUNKEN SILVER PIE-PANS. I DIG THE SPUNKY POPS OF ORANGE ON THE SUBDIALS AND THE CHRONO SWEEPER. LUME PLOTS HAVE JUST A SUBTLE TINGE OF PATINA WHICH MATCH NICELY WITH THAT ON THOSE WHITE/BLACK HANDS. THE ROMAN NUMERAL DAY WHEEL WOULD MAKE ME BELIEVE THAT THIS WAS MADE FOR THE AUSTRALIAN MARKET. YOU COULDN'T ASK FOR BETTER CONDITION THAN THIS. 

 

  • MOVEMENT: THIS GUY IS POWERED BY A 21 JEWEL SEIKO 6138B AUTOMATIC CHRONOGRAPH. ONE OF MY ABSOLUTE FAVORITE MOVEMENTS. SO BULLETPROOF. ALL FUNCTIONS WORK CRISPLY. DAY/DATE QUICKSETS WORK WELL, CHRONO RESETS WELL. I WILL NOTE THAT IT'S A MILLIMETER OFF FROM COMPLETE ZERO. TIME KEEPING BOTH ON THE WRIST AND THE TIMEGRAPHER ARE SOLID WITH GOOD AMPLITUDE NOTED. 

 

  • THIS SEIKO IS MOUNTED ON ITS ORIGINAL PRESIDENT STYLE BRACELET IN EXCELLENT CONDITION. BRACELET CAN EASILY ACCOMODATE AN 8" WRIST. IN MY OPINION, THIS IS ONE OF THE MOST FUN SEIKO CHRONOGRAPHS TO WEAR. DESPITE ITS OBESE SIZE, THIS THING SITS REALLY WELL ON THE WRIST. I ABSOLUTELY LOVE THE DETAILS ON THE DIAL OF THIS ONE, AND IT WEARS LIKE AN ABSOLUTE DREAM ON THE ORIGINAL BRACELET. THIS IS A REALLY NICE EXAMPLE WHICH IS BEGGING TO PARTY DOWN ON THE RIGHT(OR LEFT ) WRIST. 

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