EXTREMELY RARE BLUE DIAL KING SEIKO CHRONOMETER 5626-7040: 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 5626-7040 KING SEIKO CHRONOMETER in BLUE DIAL
This reference is extremely rare and one of the most sort after King Seiko reference. The signature King Seiko Chronometer 5626-7040 in Blue Dial, 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 mono-block case is with both mirror and brush finished, complemented by a mirror-finished bezel that provides a delightful contrast to the blue sunburst dial (less than 5% of all King Seiko Chronometer are produced in Blue dials) of the watch. The case shape reassemble the modern Grand Seiko in a dress watch look that can pair with any smart casual outfit.
A MASTERPIECE WITH A QUIRK: THE KING SEIKO CHRONOMETER 5626-7040
This King Seiko 5626 features an incredibly robust movement and a rare Chronometer Grade adjustment. The watch have just serviced in Japan and keeping great time!
As one of the rarest model in the King Seiko family and in almost NOS conditional. We are proud to be able to offer this to the market. 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 collector item vintage Seiko, the King Seiko Chronometer 5626-7040 is truly the watch to get and will surely stand out from your vintage Seiko collection. Embrace this chance to add a touch of Japanese horological history to your collection.
Model: King Seiko 5626-7040 Chronometer
Era: 1970 Mar
Case Diameter: 36 mm
Lug to Lug: 41 mm
Lug Width: 18 mm
Case Condition: Unpolished mirror and brush finished mono block case in amazing close to NOS condition
Dial Condition: Amazingly preserved ultra rare Blue 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.