The Seiko 5 Sports happen to be providing a consistently high degree of durability, reliability and functionality for more than 50 years now. Supplying all this with excellent value too. These are the things that have made the Seiko 5 Sports this endearing version to lovers of mechanical watches, and watch collectors around the globe.
Now, this much loved timepiece is re-born, with a brand new design, and a wider collection than ever! A brand new Seiko 5, also and a brand-new collection, with exactly the very same values, but a fresh new appearance.
Produced in the 60’s. Loved ever since.
The very first Seiko 5 timepiece was that the Seiko Sportmatic 5, which was first found in 1963. This was Seiko, also Japan’s first automatic day-date watch! Named the Seiko 5 after the 5 important attributes that every watch was promised to have. This was all put together, together with the new in the time mainspring and shock resistance system, the features of the Seiko 5 gave it a distinguishing strength and aesthetic.
It had been 5 decades later when we had been introduced into the very first of the Seiko 5 Sports watches. Created for the continuously growing demand for watches that could be trusted whilst enjoying sports, from both women and men. Not only did this newest model still retain the fundamental worth of the 5, but in addition, it came with a few additions to make it perfect for sports. These included enhanced water resistance, luminous markers and hands, and a strengthened crystal glass. This version started to pick up in popularity extremely quickly, and over the upcoming decades, it began to create a great global reputation as a utility watch, that could go everywhere and be used for whatever. The watch especially gained traction within the younger market, because of it’s vibrant colors and special designs, which remains one of it’s chief targets today!
Beneath you may see the very first ever Seiko 5 Sports watches, launched in 1968.
The new layout. Launched in heritage. Created for the individual. Each new model in the most recent collection shares an updated variant of the classic case, all comprising the identical arrow shaped minute hand, identifying markers and uni-directional rotating bezel. The motions are one of Seiko’s hottest, in the shape of the automatic Caliber 4R36, which can be manually wound, includes a 41 hour power reserve, as well as a hacking second hand.
The new Seiko 5 Sports brings its inspiration in the five decades of Seiko 5 Sports’ victory and its layout is based on one of Seiko’s most loved sports watches. Every generation from the new collection shares an upgraded version of the celebrated situation and all have exactly the exact same arrow shaped minute hands, distinctive hour markers and one-piece rotating bezel. The movements are Seiko’s tried and reliable automatic Caliber 4R36, with 24 jewels, optional manual-winding, a 41 hour power reserve and a hacking second hand (this usually means that when the crown is pulled out, the moments hand stops, allowing for precise setting).
The entire range consists of 27 distinct bits, each in one of those five styles listed below. All of these executions come fitted with fresh dials and three-dimensional markers. The range is made up from models available on a range of different metal bracelet, leather strap, and rubber strap options.