Quick specs Seiko 5 Sports 55th Anniversary Limited Edition
Price: € 410 | CHF 469 | $ 415 | £ 350
Size: 39.5 mm
Reference: SRPK17 – limited to 15,555 pieces
To mark its 55th anniversary, Seiko unveils the revived Seiko 5 Sports 55th Anniversary Limited Edition. It was originally introduced in 1968 and this new version pays a homage to this first Seiko 5 Sports watch. The design is of the new version is close to the 1968 Seiko 5 Sports with reference 6106-8120. So, it blends vintage and modern, and it is limited to 15,555 pieces. Which most people don’t call limited at all. But that doesn’t matter as this new 5 Sports looks good, and moreover, it’s very affordable.
It is dressed in a 39.5-millimeter stainless steel case with a rotating bezel, so you can time your diving, if you don’t go too deep. As it can withstand water pressure up to 10 bar, for which the crown near 4 o’clock is hidden, and the steel case back is screwed. It has a clear black dial, with lumibrite hour and minute hands and markers, and shows a day/date display at 3 o’clock.
Seiko 5 Sports 55th Anniversary Limited Edition has a power reserve of 41 hours
Inside the Seiko 5 Sports 55th Anniversary Limited Edition is an automatic Seiko caliber 4R36 which delivers a power reserve of 41 hours. It is one of Seiko’s workhorses: reliable, with proven durability and precision. The best thing is that it is very friendly priced.
This vintage looking 5 Sports with original Seiko logo comes on a stainless steel bracelet with three-folding clasp and push button release. It is presented in a special box, also paying a homage to the original.
|Technical data Seiko 5 Sports 55th Anniversary Limited Edition|
SRPK17 – limited to 15,555 pieces
Seiko caliber 4R36 | Automatic | Diameter: 27.4 mm| Thickness: 5.32 mm | Frequency: 21,600 vph (2.5 Hz) | Jewels: 24 | Hours, minutes, seconds, day/date | Power reserve: 41 hours
|Case and dial:|
39.5 mm | Stainless steel | Thickness: 12.5 mm | Curved hardlex crystal | Bidirectional rotating bezel | Black dial | Hour and minute hands with lumibrite | Applied indices with lumibrite | Screwed stainless steel case back with engravings | Water resistance: 10 ATM / 10 bar / 100 meters / 330 feet
Stainless steel bracelet | Three-fold clasp and push button release
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