The Seiko Kamen Rider is no stranger to avid vintage Seiko Collectors and Japanese Superheroes series. This Sports Diver Ref.5126-8090 derives its nickname being the watch worn by the Kamen Rider, a famous Japanese TV show aired in the 70s. The watch is easily recognizable by its bi-directional rotating bezel without any numbers and a striking metallic red lollipop seconds hand.
You will be surprised but this model is considered to be one of the first Seiko 5 diver models that were launched in the late sixties as a recreational diver. Sold domestically in Japan, it is also one of the rarest sports divers models ever sold by Seiko.
Up close, the black dial helps to bring the funkiness down a few notches allowing the watch to stay wearable in contemporary times while retaining the original vibe from the past.
This Sports Diver comes with its original and correct bracelet with makes it more complete. At over 38mm in diameter and 43mm in length, it works perfectly on most wrists and the thick bezel gives it a serious look.
Sold domestically in Japan, it is one of the rarest sports divers models.
The watch will be serviced upon purchase and then shipped. Servicing will take 1-2 months.
Ships from Tokyo, Japan.
SOLD - Seiko 5 Sports 5126-8090 KamenRider
This watch is in excellent condition: This example wasn't worn much as the case retains its factory finishes. The dial is in immaculate condition with no signs of determination. A light degradation of some of the lume on both dial/hands is observed but it doesn't ruin the overall look.
The watch has light scratches but is barely visible.
The bracelet comes in full size and it is in very good condition with light scratches.
MODEL: 5 Sports diver
DIAL: Original black dial
CASE MATERIAL: Stainless Steel
CASE DIMENSIONS: 38 x 41 mm diameter, 13mm Height, 19mm Lug Width
CRYSTAL: Mineral glass
CASE BACK: Screw-in Stainless Steel
MOVEMENT: Cal.5126A (Self-Winding)
Manufacturing date: January 1969
Service History: Unknown, +20s/day
Bracelet/Strap: Original and correct Seiko 5 Sports bracelet coded 5126 810