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Figure out the decade you purchased your watch, or when you think your particular watch group was manufactured.Unfortunately, this information is vital to dating your Seiko as the serial number does not provide any more clues.42XXXX would be february of the 4th year of what ever decade that movement was used, so I think 7009s were from the 1980s. I think as well, that as Seiko only use the last year of the date, you must at least know which decade your watch is from. My 6138-8040 is a 6N, I'm pretty sure it was neither produced in 19. Examine the date and time plate on the watch if you are looking to date one in the Seiko 5 series. Watches made prior to the 1990s will be metal, while all watches made afterward are plastic. Cross reference the Movement number with the case number to find the time scale of when your watch was produced.To those who already raised their eyebrows: I’m certainly not talking about some fetish or that way, about any kind of perversion; nor about turning into an iconoclast.
For example if the serial number was 864825 and you knew the watch was made sometime in the 1970's it would indicate it to be made in June 1978.The "movement" of the watch will help you identify the decade it was made and should be found on the case the watch came in.Refer to the Seiko Movement Table for a list of movements (see Resources). The first digit of the serial number represents the year within the decade (for example, if your watch was made in 1995, the serial number would begin with a 5). The numbers 1-9 stand for the months January-September, with O for October, N for November and D for December.All Seiko's should have a Serial number on the case back The first number in the Serial is the last number in the year of production, and so if it is a new watch and you see an 8 it should be the year 2008 The second number in the Serial is the month the watch was made if you see a 4 it will be the month of April most Seiko serial are 6 digits long and so a serial of 86XXXX would be a watch made in April of 2008 The key to the whole trick is knowing what movement is in side and older movement like the 6309 was made in the late 70's and 80's and so a watch with 86XXXX would be April 1988 and so on ... Someone (on the net) offers Seiko SKX781K or "orange monster" with following description: * 7S26-0350 (so it would be: movement 7S26 & case no. Then using the calculator, found production date is August, 1996? A note on months since only one numberis used for the months Oct / Nov / Dec being two numbers is noted by letter if you see a Zero it is a letter O for October N= Nov D= Dec 8DXXXX would be December 2008 8OXXXX would be October 2008 It does help to know a little about movement production dates when dating watches on the street but if you have a computer handy you can always drop by these fine websites: Seiko Watch Production Date Calculator production date finder ... There is still a need to know when the movement came out or a rough estimate.