Seiko Elnix 0703.7110 - Vintage

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 Seiko Elnix 0703.7110 - Vintage

 

The story of Seiko began in 1881, when a 21 year old entrepreneur, Kintaro Hattori, opened a shop selling and repairing watches and clocks in central Tokyo. Just eleven years later, in 1892, he established the 'Seikosha' factory. 

In the 1960's, Seiko announced itself on the international sports timing stage with a whole new generation of high-precision equipment that was enthusiastically endorsed by many international sports federations and used to capture elapsed time at many of the world's leading sports events. Central to this success was a range of stopwatches that incorporated Seiko's innovative "heart-shaped cam" mechanism, a feature which delivered a level of precision once thought unachievable by manual sports timing devices. Then, in 1969, Seiko introduced the Seiko Speed timer with the innovative Calibre 6139. It was the world's first automatic chronograph with a column wheel and vertical clutch, two devices that delivered real improvements in the measurement of elapsed time in a wristwatch and are still a prerequisite in high functionality chronographs. 

This is a Seiko Elnix from 1970's that has never been worn. It has a blue dial which is quite the rarity. Also on the bracelet an extender has been attached, it is the original Seiko extender which was also featured on the Lord-Matic of the time. It is quite the innovation as it is not just an extender but operates on a spring - thus it always fits! Your wrist may swell a bit, or contract, this Elnix will fit comfortably at all times.  

Model 703.711
Year 1980's
Condition Good
Box No
Papers No

 

 Seiko Elnix 0703.7110 - Vintage

 

The story of Seiko began in 1881, when a 21 year old entrepreneur, Kintaro Hattori, opened a shop selling and repairing watches and clocks in central Tokyo. Just eleven years later, in 1892, he established the 'Seikosha' factory. 

In the 1960's, Seiko announced itself on the international sports timing stage with a whole new generation of high-precision equipment that was enthusiastically endorsed by many international sports federations and used to capture elapsed time at many of the world's leading sports events. Central to this success was a range of stopwatches that incorporated Seiko's innovative "heart-shaped cam" mechanism, a feature which delivered a level of precision once thought unachievable by manual sports timing devices. Then, in 1969, Seiko introduced the Seiko Speed timer with the innovative Calibre 6139. It was the world's first automatic chronograph with a column wheel and vertical clutch, two devices that delivered real improvements in the measurement of elapsed time in a wristwatch and are still a prerequisite in high functionality chronographs. 

This is a Seiko Elnix from 1970's that has never been worn. It has a blue dial which is quite the rarity. Also on the bracelet an extender has been attached, it is the original Seiko extender which was also featured on the Lord-Matic of the time. It is quite the innovation as it is not just an extender but operates on a spring - thus it always fits! Your wrist may swell a bit, or contract, this Elnix will fit comfortably at all times.  

Model 703.711
Year 1980's
Condition Good
Box No
Papers No

 

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