KING SEIKO CHRONOMETER 5626-7060: EMBRACING THE TIMELESS ELEGANCE OF JAPANESE HOROLOGY
Venture into the 1970s, when King Seiko reigned supreme as the crown jewel of Seiko's offerings, vying internally with Grand Seiko. Crafted to challenge the Swiss Watch Industry, these top-tier Seikos served as the brand's bridge into the international market. Propelled by the ultra-accurate Chronometer-rated movements that crowned Seiko a champion in the Swiss Chronometer Competition, an impeccably mirror-finished case with a unique design, and the masterful craftsmanship that birthed this durable timeless classic, these elements combine to create Japan's finest vintage dress watch.
CELEBRATING JAPANESE INGENUITY: THE 5626-7060 KING SEIKO CHRONOMETER This reference is the signature King Seiko Chronometer 5626-7060, housing a Hi-Beat Chronometer Grade movement that hums along at an impressive 28,800bph. Seiko constructed this unique movement leveraging all the knowledge and technology gleaned from building the chronometer-rated movements, while ensuring the durability of the movement.
The broad mono-block cushion-shaped case is brush finished, complemented by a mirror-finished bezel that provides a delightful contrast to the sunburst dial of the watch. The UFO-like mono-block case design is unique to the King Seiko Chronometer, lending the watch a more contemporary size on the wrist.
A MASTERPIECE WITH A QUIRK: THE KING SEIKO CHRONOMETER 5626-7060 This King Seiko 5626 features an incredibly robust movement and a rare Chronometer Grade adjustment.
Given the soaring market prices of other King Seiko Chronometer watches, this example offers excellent value. If you're on the hunt for a unique, everyday vintage Seiko, the King Seiko Chronometer 5626-7060 is truly a bargain not to be overlooked. Embrace this chance to add a touch of Japanese horological history to your collection.
Model: King Seiko 5626-7060 Chronometer
Era: 1972 Mar
Case Diameter: 36 mm
Lug to Lug: 42 mm
Lug Width: 18 mm
Case Condition: Unpolished brush finished mono block case made from single block of steel
Dial Condition: Amazingly preserved silver sunburst dial with Chronometer signing on it, perfect in every way.
Movement: Automatic Hi-Beat Movement 28,800bph, just serviced in Japan!
And of course, it comes with any one of the kyoto series straps we offer in the store. Just let us know which one you like to pair the beauty up with.