We are delighted to present theSeiko 2220-0470for sale, a minimalist yet captivating embodiment of Seiko's vintage allure. This extraordinary timepiece was born during an experimental phase in the late 1970s, marking Seiko's venture into expanding their product line.
As a testament to customer preference, the Seiko 2220-0470 showcases a dial design that is as clean and straightforward as possible, arguably one of Seiko's most uncluttered dials to date. This piece flawlessly marries the timeless charm of a classic design with the robustness and precision that Seiko's craftsmanship is renowned for.
In the late 1970s, alongside their offerings of dress watches, chronometers, sports chronographs, and GMT tool watches, Seiko continually sought to broaden their design horizons. The result is the 2220-0470, a marvel of minimalist design with an impressively thin 7.2mm case that still stands out in today's watchmaking landscape. Its ultra-thin profile, combined with a mirror-polished bezel and brushed lugs, enhances the visual appeal without compromising comfort and wearability.
The watch's dial is a testament to Seiko's attention to detail. It features a white dial with a Japanese paper-like texture, reminiscent of modern-day Grand Seiko, adding depth to the pristine white backdrop. The thin black hands and the understated Seiko factory logo ensure that the dial remains simple yet informative. The minimal printing on the dial and the absence of a seconds hand contribute to a clean, uncluttered aesthetic, allowing the exquisite dial to truly shine.
At the heart of this timepiece is the 24-jewels caliber 2220, beating at an impressive 28800bph. This high beat rate is quite remarkable for such a compact movement, a testament to Seiko's unwavering dedication to precision and quality.
The watch's crystal has been replaced with an original Seiko crystal from the 70s, ensuring clarity and a pristine view of the stunning dial.
TheSeiko 2220-0470 Vintage Watchis more than just a timepiece—it's a unique piece of horological history that marks a high point in Seiko's watchmaking innovation in the 70s. Don't miss the opportunity to own this timeless treasure.
Model: Seiko Skyliner 2220-0470
Era: 1975 May
Case Diameter: 35 mm
Lug width: 19 mm
Case Condition: Bush finish ultra thin case with mirror finishing bezel added texture to the case well preserved close to NOS with no usage mark find.
Dial Condition: White dial with a Japanese paper-like texture
Crystal: New old stock Seiko crystal
Movement: Hand wind 2220 movement just serviced in Japan
Overall Condition: Every vintage watch have its unique history, it is the unique usage mark that make each vintage watch so special.
And of course, it comes with any colour of our Kyoto Series Leather Straps. Of course you can pair it up with any straps we have in store by adding just a few extra to make the watch suit your personal taste. Just let us know which one you like to pair the beauty up with.