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Date/Report Number …..0103.FN21HY.04 ItemSEIKO STAINLESS 6139-6002 CHRONOGRAPH
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Description of item: VINTAGE SEIKO STAINLESS 6139-6002 CHRONOGRAPH 41 X 47 W/O CROWN WITH SIGNED FACTORY STAINLESS STEEL SEIKO BRACELET FITS UP TO SIZE (8) EIGHT WITH SEIKO 17 JEWEL TWO BUTTON VERTICAL CLUTCH COLUMN WHEEL SINGLE REGISTER FULL AUTOMATIC CHRONOGRAPH WITH QUICK SET DAY AND DATE

.Estimated Retail Replacement Value $489.00


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VINTAGE
SEIKO
STAINLESS
6139-6002
CHRONOGRAPH

41 X 47
W/O
CROWN

WITH

SIGNED
FACTORY
STAINLESS STEEL
SEIKO
BRACELET

FITS UP TO SIZE (8) EIGHT

WITH

SEIKO
17 JEWEL
TWO BUTTON
VERTICAL CLUTCH
COLUMN WHEEL
SINGLE REGISTER
FULL AUTOMATIC
CHRONOGRAPH
WITH
QUICK SET DAY AND DATE

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HATTORI BUSINESS 1945 GINZA

Kintaro Hattori opened a watch and jewelry shop called "K. Hattori" in the Ginza area of Tokyo, Japan in 1881.

By 1892, Hattori began to produce clocks under the name Seikosha, ["House of Exquisite Workmanship"]. T

By 1917 the company was incorporated as "K. Hattori & Co., Ltd".

By 1924 the company was renamed Hattori Seiko Co., Ltd and the first watches were produced with the Seiko ["exquisite/success"] brand name.

DURING THE IMPERIAL PERIOD FROM [APP]1931 THROUGH 1945, THE HATTORI SEIKOSHA COMPANY PRODUCED MILITARY WATCHES, CLOCKS, TIMERS, FUSES, CONTROL MECHANISMS AND CHRONOGRAPHS.

In 1985, Seiko established a joint factory with Orient Watches and by 1990 became the Seiko Corporation. In 2001 Seiko became a holding company AND IN 2007 Seiko WAS renamed Seiko Holdings Corporation.

In 1969, Seiko introduced the Astron, the world's first production quartz watch

In 1985 Seiko produced the first quartz chronograph.

 

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IN 1969 SEIKO PRODUCED THE WORLDS FIRST AUTOMATIC CHRONOGRAPH WATCH WITH BOTH VERTICAL CLUTCH AND COLUMN WHEEL IN THE CALIBER 6139.


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THIS
SEIKO
CHRONOGRAPH
IS A
LOOKER

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ROCK WANTED A TOTAL RESTORE
WHILE KEEPING THE ORIGINAL PARTS

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THE GOLD DIAL HAS SOME WEAR AND SCUFF
BUT NOT ENOUGH TO DEGRADE THE DIAL
AND IT SURELY LOOKS FANTASTIC

TWO LANGUAGES
ENGLISH
ARABIC

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ORIGINAL SILVER CHROME PLATED HANDS
WITH
ILLUMINATED CENTERS

CENTER SECONDS CHRONO HAND IN RED
SUBSIDIARY DIAL COUNTER HAND IN RED

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SELECTING THE RIGHT SWEEP HAND

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SILVER MARKERS WITH ILLUMINATION
WHITE FRAMED DAY WINDOW
SILVER QUICK SET DATE AND DAY

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INNER BEZEL IN DARK GREY W/WHITE NUMBERS

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THE ORIGINAL
BLUE AND RED
FIXED BEZEL
IS MINTY

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SORRY FOR BLURRY PIC

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CASE AND BRACELET ARE
BEAD FINISHED

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IN FACT FINISH IS AMAZING
LOOKS LIKE TITANIUM
WITHOUT THE DOWN SIDE
OF SCRATCHING AND COLOR CHANGES

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AND
THIS FINISH CAN BE
TOUCHED UP
OR
RE-FINISHED

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THIS ALL STAINLESS CASE,
CASE BACK AND BRACELET

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PUSH TO QUICK SET THE
DATE AND DAY

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CASE BACK IS SIGNED

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WOW WHAT A FINISH

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AWESOME CASE
THE ONLY ITEMS POLISHED
ARE THE STEEL PUSHER COVERS
AND THE CROWN

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A LOOKER
COLLECT IT
WEAR IT

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ANOTHER LOOK-SEE

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AND ANOTHER

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SELECTING THE BEST PUSHERS
AND
SPRINGS

NOTE NEW CRYSTAL SEAL
LEFT ABOVE GREEN OILER

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GETTING READY TO PULL IT ALL

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SERVICING AND OVERHAULING
MEANS TOTAL STRIP DOWN

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HERE SHE IS COMPLETED
THE STAINING ON THE ROTOR IS WHERE
CORROSION WAS REMOVED
ROCK TESTED THE MOVEMENT
THEN REPLACED ROTOR

Seiko 6139B

Features
automatic chronograph
60s, 30min
pillar wheel
SEIKO CHRONOGRAPHS DO NOT WIND
2 languages
date: quickset by pushing the crown less deep
date: quickset by pushing the crown deeper

Data
17 jewels
f = 21600 A/h
power-reserve 45h
WIND BY MOVING WATCH UP AND DOWN

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ROCK DOES NOT SAND OR POLISH ROTORS
AND IT DOES NO HARM
BUT HE CHANGED IT ANY WAY

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CLEAN ROTOR

ORIGINAL 6139B ROTOR
DIFFERENCE BETWEEN 6139 A AND B
IS THE DAY/DATE SETTING

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WATCH WINDS SETS RUNS
CHRONO STARTS STOPS AND RESETS
INNER BEZEL STATIONARY
DATE & DAY QUICK-SET

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