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Examine the date and time plate on the watch if you are looking to date one in the Seiko 5 series. Watches made prior to the s will be metal, while all watches made afterward are plastic. However, you must be careful when determining this, because metal date and time plates sometimes signify a counterfeit watch. [email protected] This is also worth a try THE SEIKO WATCH PRODUCTION DATE CALCULATOR if you are not sure what decade your Seiko was made in, it works for some but not others but a nifty little application. Seiko watches have a 6 or 7 character serial number on their casebacks. The second character can be a letter but the rest are all numbers. You can use the Seiko serial number in conjunction with the movement number to calculate the year of manufacture. The month and last digit of the Seiko'a date of manufacture is calculated using the serial.
I tried the calculator on my Seiko and found all of them 10 years older then it should be as I assume the earliest date the movement came out, which was 10 years ago. Originally Posted by JoeW.
I purchased my Seiko 5 in december Calulating the above the watch was made in ? I think as well, that as Seiko only use the last year of the date, you must at least know which decade your watch is from. My is a 6N, I'm pretty sure it was neither produced in nor I'm newbie.
Kindly enlighten me here. Then using the calculator, found production date is August, ? Thank you in advance.
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Replies: 11 Last Post: In the example images the reference model number is highlighted in red. The other number you will need is the serial number.
SEIKO - Serial Number to Manufacture Date Decoder Simple and quick, this page allows you to determine the exact date of manufacture of a Seiko watch basing on the caliber and serial number printed on the bottom plate or in the edge. Probably this is the worst most detailed database of all Seiko production since over the web, including movement revisions (ex: 7S26B or C) and various extra. Fsot hamilton watches often rather than my invicta and dating this seiko watches is a couple of manufacture date. I still in the 1 - seiko watches at evine live. All hand-wind products, caseback, waltham watches. Dating waltham watches Show the assembly line of date watch with bracelet, one of the last digit serial number. Feb 27, The calculator is not very accurate. There is still a need to know when the movement came out or a rough estimate. I tried the calculator on my Seiko and found all of them 10 years older then it should be as I assume the earliest date the movement came out, which was 10 years ago.
This is also on the case back and is six digits long. In the example images the serial number is highlighted in blue.
Every watch has a unique combination of reference model number plus serial number. The first digit of the serial number tells you the last digit of the year the watch was made.
Looking at the example images: for example 1 the year ends in 0 for example 2 the year ends in 2 for example 3 the year ends in 4 You may notice this does not tell us which decade.
That is why we also ask for the model number.
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For many of Seiko's movements we know the first year they were produced and for most movements they were produced for less than 10 years. This helps us narrow down the decade.
Using this additional information we can ate our three examples: the was first made in so 1 is from or the was made from to so 2 is from the 7S36 was first made in so 3 is from or The second digit of the serial number is also useful.
It tells you the month the watch was manufactured.
The remaining four digits of the serial number indicate the production number for the watch. If your last for digits are then you have the first watch made for that model reference number. If you were paying close attention you may have noticed we asked for the case code in the form above but we did not mention using it when calculating the date.
Seiko is one of the few fully integrated watch manufactures. We design and develop our own movements using leading-edge technology. May 10, Your movement the may be one of Seiko's "long life" movements. Most are used for less than 10 years, but a few are used for longer. My production date calculator simply starts at the first year produced, and counts up until the last digit of the year matches the first digit of the serial number. Website featuring Seiko USA Watches for direct purchase from Seiko. Diamonds, Presage, Prospex, Coutura, ReCraft, Essentials, Men's, Women's.