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Hi
I was wondering if anyone collected Seiko 38 series Quartz watches, these were early analogue watches with adjustable stators, very high tech for there time.
I have not seen any reference to them for a long time.

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I'd guess the TO really means the 38xx series, having an interesting quartz movement with half of the "normal" frequency (16.384 instead of 32.768).
That's an unusual collection, but very interesting!

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martback said:
I have a few but I would not really call it a collection.

Hi Martin,


Ha! If not a collection, what would you call that? An accidental conglomeration of watches bearing the same basic caliber? I kid.


Which one is your earliest one? I forget, though I want to say the horseshoe-shaped 3802. Am I close? Thanks for showing them all together.
 

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I forgot that the VFAs are also 38 series. As for the dating, the 3802 is from September 1971, which is the earliest date I have seen for a non-VFA 38 series. I think that the Q series branding was introduced only after this watch was sold. The white VFA below is from July 1971, which is also rather early.



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