DC Vintage Watches

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Curating for sale exceptional Seiko, Heuer, Omega & more...find some for sale @ http://dcvintagewatches.com See us on YouTube's "Watch & Listen" Ep 22&29

Just added this week, a full serviced 1965 King Seiko 44-9990 chronometer The 44-9990 benefits from Seiko's Grammar of Design aesthetic and has become one of the best-looking watches Seiko has ever made.  In fact, it proved so popular Seiko re-released it in late 2020, at a much higher price point of nearly $4k. Find this newly added King Seiko at www.dcvintagewatches.com https://www.instagram.com/p/CZSJqT7JMlH/?utm_medium=tumblr

Recently added, a military-esque full serviced JDM-only 1970 Seiko 6139-7011 SpeedTimer, with Arabic dial Find it at www.dcvintagewatches.com https://www.instagram.com/p/CZM42-SpfQm/?utm_medium=tumblr

Solid canyon run today, despite a random road closure - but best part? Going up there during the week when all the people with normal jobs are working = zero traffic. Nothing like a tank full of gas, 400 hp, and time to explore 😎 www.dcvintagewatches.com (at Angeles National Forest) https://www.instagram.com/p/CZKzrnyPLBN/?utm_medium=tumblr

Tudor is a household name among WIS aficionados, with a long and rich history – and this full serviced 1992 Tudor Submariner Ref. 75090 automatic diver, with its original Oyster bracelet is yet another example of why this is.   Time saw Tudor branch out into tool watches to great acclaim, producing watches for professional divers and the military – between the 1960s and 1980s, multiple navies issued Tudor Submariners to their divers, including the US Navy SEALs and the French Marine National forces.   The Ref. 75090 is built to the same standard and, while mid-size, is a no less charming alternative to its older siblings.  A modern twist on the classic submariner, the Ref. 75090 here features a fantastic matte blue dial and blue bezel with its original classic Rolex-themed Tudor-signed Oyster bracelet. Find this Tudor Sub now at www.dcvintagewatches.com https://www.instagram.com/p/CZAsVcOPRJQ/?utm_medium=tumblr

This week in watches in flicks, the 1980s Seiko 7A28 "Ripley" on Sigourney Weaver in "Aliens" (1986). Outstanding product placement, Aliens featured at least three or four futuristic Giugiaro-designed watches www.dcvintagewatches.com https://www.instagram.com/dcvw_losangeles/p/CY9YQ9NJd6-/?utm_medium=tumblr

Recently added, a stunning full serviced 1970 Seiko 6139-6000 "Cevert" JDM SpeedTimer chronograph, on a finely designed @uncleseiko SpeedTimer bracelet Find it at www.dcvintagewatches.com https://www.instagram.com/p/CY6wZw5LjPF/?utm_medium=tumblr

Just added, a 1970s Heuer (Leonidas variant) Easy Rider Ref. 423.809 mechanical chronograph, with its original Tropic Sport strap & Heuer hang tag Find it at www.dcvintagewatches.com now 😎 https://www.instagram.com/p/CY4R0YQJuJH/?utm_medium=tumblr

Another fantastic mid-1970s Seiko "Colonel Pogue" automatic chronograph - this time a 1974 6139-6005 on a high quality @uncleseiko H-link bracelet - fresh from a full serviced and out the door on the way to a source client www.dcvintagewatches.com #DCVWsourceservice https://www.instagram.com/p/CYw9tV4Pl6v/?utm_medium=tumblr

Another fantastic mid-1970s Seiko "Colonel Pogue" automatic chronograph - this time a 1974 6139-6005 on a high quality @uncleseiko H-link bracelet - fresh from a full serviced and out the door on the way to a source client www.dcvintagewatches.com #DCVWsourceservice https://www.instagram.com/p/CYw9tV4Pl6v/?utm_medium=tumblr

An exceptional example of the 1970s Seiko 7015-6010 "Time Sonar" we recently sourced for a client www.dcvintagewatches.com #DCVWsourceservice https://www.instagram.com/p/CYrwsJbPcZD/?utm_medium=tumblr

Those SoCal sunsets tho... www.dcvintagewatches.com Credit: @blackvintagemedia (at SoCal) https://www.instagram.com/dcvw_losangeles/p/CYjnYWqJnPn/?utm_medium=tumblr

The one, the only Seiko 7A28-5000 Giugiaro "steering wheel" chronograph. The 7A28 entered the market during the height of the LCD technology of the 1980s.  In 1983, Seiko unveiled to the world the first ever quartz analog chronograph, the 7A28 Why the “Giugiaro” and "steering wheel" nomenclature?  While car designers have worked with watch brands in the past, the combination of Seiko and famed Italian car designer, Giorgetto Giugiaro, was certainly distinct and resulted in a series of very unique timepieces, even for the 1980s.   While studying in Torino, Giugiaro impressed Fiat’s Technical Director at the time and got himself a job in their Special Vehicle Design department.    As his career progressed, he worked on more impressive projects in the automotive world, started his own company in 1967. 1980s iconogrpahic film, Back to the Future's De Loren? Yep. Warhol's BMW M1? Check. He even had a go at my favorite automotive company, Isuzu. He also designed products outside of cars – namely, watches and cameras.Seiko and Giugiaro’s collaboration centered on automotive-themed timepieces, often chronographs, with the dial tilted slightly clockwise to accentuate the motorsport look and make it more practical for drivers.   A quite distinctive look even for the 1980s, the “steering wheel” – named after the distinct resemblance the case guard has to a car steering wheel – features three sub-dials at the 12, 3, and 6 o’clock positions, but in other models this “vertical” arrangement becomes a more normal “horizontal” layout. Find it at www.dcvintagewatches.com https://www.instagram.com/p/CYhfL7MPagx/?utm_medium=tumblr

This week's vintage drop may be diminutive, but it's got some heavy hitters from Heuer, Tudor, and Seiko It goes live in an hour at www.dcvintagewatches.com https://www.instagram.com/p/CYeU53AFGw4/?utm_medium=tumblr

Just added this week, a 1964 Seiko 6218-8971 WeekDater automatic dress watch Find it at www dcvintagewatches@gmail.com https://www.instagram.com/p/CYaE_ZNP-I0/?utm_medium=tumblr

Newly added this week, a near NOS 2015 SKX009 Pepsi automatic diver, with manual, warranty, hang tags, and box See it at www.dcvintagewatches.com https://www.instagram.com/p/CYUFCRSFALZ/?utm_medium=tumblr