1973 Vintage Seiko Chariot 2220-0300 watch with Linen dial, Hi-Beat 28800. A renown Seiko manual wind calibre, with an excellent Linen dial.
The dial is in good, original condition. It is a light silver tone. The Seiko writing is very clear, with large markers for the hours, with a silver, applied marker at 12, 3, 6 and 9. The dial has a slightly darker tone that radiates around the outside, please see images.
The hands are un-bent and un-corroded. They are original, black baton hands.
The plexi-glass is in poor condition and would benefit from replacement.
The crown is original, fitting flush to the case.
The case is in strong condition with only light surface scratches that are consistent with age.
Strong condition with multiple light surface scratches and some slightly deeper scratches.
The lugs are in good condition.
16mm leather strap, new.
The movement keeps excellent time, gaining 17 seconds a day, with an amplitude of 240 and a beat error of 1m/s.
Case width: 34mm
Case width with crown: 35.4mm
Case length: 32.2mm
Case Depth: 9mm
Lug width: 16mm