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1983 Seiko Quartz Sports 100 7A38-7020

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The Watch

The Seiko 7A38 movement is a special one for a few reason, the 7A28 was the worlds first quartz chronograph released and the 7A38 followed shortly after, the difference was it added a day/date function which is very useful. This model was made in 1983 and definitely lends a few design ques from some iconic Gentra designs, I think it is designed well and looks great on the wrist, the bracelet also is very comfortable and the history of the movement is also brilliant! 

The contrast of the white dial with the stainless steel and gold plating is great, they resisted the urge of large gold plated centre links and instead opted for a small trip of gold plating, this allows the watch to look great on the wrist and not too flash! Sometimes two-tone pieces can stand out a little too much, this definitely doesn't, it just gives the watch a nice contrast of colour. 

Points of Mention

This watch is sold as watch only and comes with no original Seiko box or original Seiko paperwork. The watch is in worn condition and the gold plating on the beze is showing some signs of wear on the edges. All functions on the watch work well, the pushers are slightly stiff but nothing of too much concern. The battery has been replaced recently and the watch will come with a 6 month warranty. 

Personal Note

Seiko's are constantly becoming more popular and grow in cult following daily! There are collectors out there who only collect Seiko and people who know everything there is to know about them! This only helps grow the market so I am all for it!

Reference
7A38-7020
Movement
Seiko Quartz 7A38
Age
1981/1990
Specific Age
December 1983
Case Size
39mm
Case Thickness
10mm
Lug to Lug
43mm
Lugs
10mm - Integrated
Condition
Pre-Owned
Box & Papers
None.
Case Material
Stainless Steel
Service History
None - New Battery - 6 Month Warranty

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