King Seiko mens 4402-8000 Mechanical Hand Winding Japan Steel vintage 35mm watch


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King Seiko mens 4402-8000 Mechanical Hand Winding Japan Steel vintage 35mm watch

1. Super fast dispatch ✅
2. Original condition ✅
3. Vintage watch - this dates back to the 1960s ✅
4. High Precision movement ✅
5. Serviced September 2021 ✅

Background to this model 4402-8000

Back in 1968 during the last of the Chronometer competitions that were known as the “Accuracy Observatory Trials” at Neuchatel in Switzerland, the watches from Seiko were judged to have the most accurate mechanical calibres beating all entries from other manufactures. As well as entering competitions Seiko manufactured some astonishingly accurate watches for general sale during those days under their Grand Seiko and King Seiko lines. The example featured in this article is a King Seiko 4402-8000 manufactured in May 1968, right at the time Seiko was winning the Chronometer competitions and striving to make the most accurate watches they could.

The sensible sized case vintage watch at 35mm (lug to lug 40.00mm) is a sweet spot for many users who prefer their watches under 40mm. Slim fitting watch as the thickness is 10.00mm so it will slip under most cuffs.

The caseback is engraved in the horseshoe style with a gold medallion in the center. These medallions were found on various Grand and King Seikos and are made from a solid gold disc bonded to the stainless steel caseback. They featured a whole myriad of logos dependent on the watch they were destined for, from the lion of the Grand Seikos, right through to the plain Seiko and Daini symbol seen here.

This is a vintage watch so please be mindful or some very minor imperfections but as you can see from the high resolution photos the watch is in overall very good condition.

The date function is a useful / essential tool for some.

The new aftermarket navy strap strap gives this watch a modern modern twist. However if you prefer a more formal strap or just a change an additional black aftermarket black leather strap is also supplied.

A new tan brown travel pouch will be provided as pictured.

We can dispatch SAME DAY if paid before 14:00.

Brand: King Seiko
Case Width: 35.00mm x x 40.00 x 10.0mm
Dial: White
Metal: Stainless Steel
Year: 1960s
Strap: 18mm Tan Brown Leather
Movement: Mechanical Hand Winding (will require a daily hand wind if being used)

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UK Delivery: Next day
EU Delivery: 1-2 days
Rest of World: 2-3 days

Why King Seiko is better than a standard Seiko ?

Prior to 1960, to challenge the status of Swiss watches and change the perception of Japanese watches, Daini Seikosha and Suwa began the discussion of a product line that can match the quality of Swiss watches under the suggestion of the parent company. At the time, Suwa Seikosha Co. was in charge of manufacturing men's watches, so it was decided that Suwa would be producing the first Grand Seiko (GS) and King Seiko's.

Grand and King Seiko is one of a handful of watch companies to make virtually every single part of its watches in house. It is also positive proof that some of the best watches in the world are handcrafted by artisans outside of Switzerland and Germany.

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To drum up interest we are shipping Worldwide for this one. We can dispatch within 24 hours of payment being received. You will receive very fast.

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