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Never seen THIS before...

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Back on the bench after an absence. "Real life" can be a true pain in the butt.

While getting into some estimates for a customer I found this very odd rotating ring anomaly on an otherwise very nice-looking and seemingly all-original 6105-8110 from November 1976:

The rotating ring is missing four grooves. As you can see, the blank spot does not line-up with any other particular feature.

Could this be an instance of Seiko using up the last few parts despite the obvious imperfection as they wound-down production?
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Just another interesting mark to talk about. ;)

Its like a birth mark that one must embrace or for those who choose not to can go to see the plastic surgeon. lol.
I embrace the birth mark and enjoy all that nature has given. In this case, nature being a machined defect that adds character.

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