Seiko Crown Special 1962 Seikosha 341

Vintage 1962 Seiko Crown Special

A vintage Seiko Crown Special model J14100E dating from 1962. In unrestored condition. From the era of well made manual wind watches from Seiko and the start of their period of entering and later performing admirably in timing competitions. Many interesting names were used by Seiko during this period such as Skyliner and Champion and so on. The Crown Special represents a good entry point to the world of collectible Seiko. This example is in above average condition for its 42 years of age.

Diameter 34mm excluding crown
Thickness 9mm
Lug width 19mm

14K gold filled; all polished
Polished bezel
Steel caseback with correct markings and model numbers on inside
Domed plastic crystal
No water resistance implied

Silvered fine sunburst dial, divided into quadrants with opposing directions of sunburst finish; polished gold tone faceted baton indices
Polished gold tone hands black

Seikosha signed 23 jewel manual wind with direct centre seconds
Signed ‘341’ on the balance bridge
Diafix to 3rd, 4th and escape wheels

Generic brown leather strap with crocodile finish
Generic aluminium tang type buckle

Vintage 1962 Seiko Crown Special

Vintage 1962 Seiko Crown Special

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