This year Seiko is celebrating the 55th anniversary of the Seiko 5 Sports with a special edition that revives the original created in 1968. Directly inspired by the original model, the Seiko 5 Sports 55th Anniversary Limited Edition is in a cushion-shaped stainless steel case measuring 39.5 mm in diameter.

It maintains distinctive features, such as the eye-catching date and day of the week indicator at 3 o’clock, bold minute track, and red central seconds hand. In addition, the original Seiko 5 Sports logo is revived at the 12 o’clock position and the words “SPORTS” are proudly displayed at the 6 o’clock position.

At the heart of the SRPK17K1 reference is Seiko’s tried-and-trusted 4R36 self-winding movement, protected against magnetic fields of up to 4,800 A/m. The case is water resistant to 100 meters and is attached to a metal bracelet that is also inspired by the styling of the first models. The case back is closed and marked “Limited Edition” and serial number.

The watch comes in a specially designed box that evokes the vintage feel of when the original Seiko 5 Sports watch was released.

Limited to 15,555 pieces, it will be available from July 2023. Pricing for the Seiko 5 Sports 55th Anniversary Limited Edition is assessed at approximately $450 when converted to USD.

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