SEIKO DIVE WATCHES
divers automatic MAS 6217 self-winding 150m watch, crown, rotating bezel, special
gasket .In 1966, the watch proved its reliability precision the 8th Japanese Antarctic
Seiko 6217 300m pro
& 6215 1967-1969
WR: 150M CROWN AT 4
1968-1969 6215 variation
WR: 300M PRO screw down crown
at 4 Hi-beat caliber
1968 The Divers 300m
Hi-Beat precision automatic caliber Automatic, with manual winding
capability,brighter hands and dial markers
1982, Quartz 150m, Alarm
Quartz Divers 200m
REAL HATTORI SEIKO SEIKOSHA-SEIKO HISTORY,
ROCK RESTORES 12.
SEIKO 6105 6309 8000.
8009 8110 8119 6217
- 1881 Kintaro
Hattori opens the watch and jewelry shop K. Hattori (Hattori Tokeiten in
Japanese; currently named Seiko Holdings Corporation) in the Ginza area of Tokyo, Japan.
- 1892 SEIKOSHA is
established in Tokyo as the clock manufacturing arm of K. Hattori.
- 1917 K. Hattori
becomes a company (K. Hattori & Co., Ltd.).
- 1937 The watch
production division of SEIKOSHA is split off as Daini SEIKOSHA Co., Ltd. (The Second
Available on US
military bases PX/BX AND R&R LOCATIONS, the early Seiko Divers, particular
the 6105, were Popular with US soldiers in Vietnam. The 6105 would become a combat watch
long before 1979 when Martin Sheen, as Captain Willard in Apocalypse
Now, wearing a 6105-8110 while traversing the NAM into CAMBODIA AND ITS
HIGHLANDS in search of the Off The Reservation Rogue Colonel Kurt (Marlon Brando)
and his Montagnard Army who were wreaking havoc on the Viet Cong [Vietnamese
The Snake-Eaters and the Yards
The Vietnamese tribesmen who fought alongside American Special Forces won the Green
Berets admirationand lost everything else. The indigenous Montagnards,
recruited into service by the American Special Forces in Vietnams mountain
highlands, defended villages against the Viet Cong and served as rapid response forces.
The Special Forces and the Montagnardseach tough, versatile, and accustomed to
living in wild conditionsformed an affinity for each other
was introduced in 1968. but the 6105 8110/8119 were made from 1970-1977, and were
first delivered with the words water proof as in: water 150m proof
on the dial, and waterproof on the case back. But a US ban on using the words
WATERPROOF on watches meant SEIKO would alter the words to water 150m
resist with water resistant on the back later in the same year.This adds
to value. Many early seiko watches carried the waterproof info, finding these,
specifically the early 8119.. well, that is a cause for definite premium over the
caliber , 17J rotor automatic, 21,600 bph. NO WINDING or HACKING -MOVEMENT
STOPS WHEN CROWN IS PULLEDt.
caliber , 17J rotor automatic, 21,600 bph. NO WINDING, HACKING -MOVEMENT STOPS
WHEN CROWN IS PULLEDt.
Production: 1968-1977 WR: 150M
cushion-case style 6105-8000/8009
traditional-case style 6105- 8000 /8110 /8119 6105A AND 6105B MOV NON HACKING AND
case,hack, non Screw Down lock crown .Bi-directional 60 bezel. wr 150m. Asymmetrical
cushioned case 44mm wide without a crown 48mm CROWN included 13mm thick Suwa style
back turtle case
The Seiko 6309
Cal is a 150M rated dive watch, produced from 1976 to 1988l. it is a cushion case watch,
the case can identifiy the year of production. 6309-7040, 6309 7049 remain a popular watch
that collectors can find and share the reason why, like the 6105, the 6309 was loved
by the Military.
- 1942 Daiwa Kogyo,
Ltd. is founded in Suwa, Nagano by Hisao Yamazaki.
- 1943 Daini
Seikosha establishes a factory in Suwa for manufacturing watches with Daiwa Kogyo.
- 1959 Daiwa Kogyo
and the Suwa Plant of Daini Seikosha merge to form Suwa Seikosha Co., Ltd.
- 1961 Shinshu Seiki
Co., Ltd. is established as a subsidiary of Suwa Seikosha.
- 1970 Seikosha is
split off from K. Hattori & Co., Ltd., and Seikosha Co., Ltd. is incorporated.
- 1982 K. Hattori
& Co., Ltd. is renamed Hattori Seiko Co., Ltd.
- 1982 Shinshu Seiki
is renamed Epson Corporation.
- 1983 Daini
Seikosha is renamed Seiko Instruments & Electronics Ltd.
- 1985 Suwa Seikosha
and Epson merge to form Seiko Epson Corporation.
- 1990 Hattori Seiko
Co., Ltd. is renamed Seiko Corporation.
- 1996 Seikosha Co.,
Ltd. is divided into Seiko Precision Inc. and Seiko Clock Inc.
- 1997 Seiko
Instruments & Electronics is renamed Seiko Instruments Inc.
- 2007 Seiko
Corporation is renamed Seiko Holdings Corporation
- 1 October 2009
Seiko Instruments becomes a wholly owned subsidiary of Seiko Holdings
|THIS IS FACT:
THE 6105B IS THE
THERE IS A
THE B VERSION IS THE HACKING VERSION
THE ABILITY TO
STOP THE MOVEMENT
WHEN CROWN IS PULLED
FIRST DESIGNED FOR
LIKE THE A-11 WWII
ANY SEIKOSHA WITH "PROOF"
AND CASE BACK
COMMAND THE TOP VALUE.
# 2 SEIKO DIVE WATCH IS THE 6309....
THE 6309-7040 TO
THERE ARE OTHER
AND LATER VERSIONS
BUT THESE TWO
MODELA ARE THE BEST
RESTORATION PRICE AVERAGES
275.00 FOR 6309
375.00 FOR 6105
|BELOW ARE POSTS ON EBAY DATE 2016 TO OFFER AN UNDERSTANDING OF VALUES.
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