Service: Seiko Lord Marvel calibre: 5740

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Another very cool watch was sent in to be restored! This time a Seiko Lord Marvel 5740-8020U. It’s got a broken mainspring and the case is a little rough! 

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The movement looks great. I love the micro regulator!  I start with sending the case off to Replateit in Canada.

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The dial and hands.

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Here you can see the winding/setting mechanism after removing the dial.

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I start taking the base movement apart. Plenty of cap jewels in the gear train.

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Here you can see the gear train layout.

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As suspected the mainspring was broken! Wow I always love a jewelled barrel lid!

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Not to worry I have NOS mainspring ref#401-431

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Movement has been cleaned and is ready to be put back together.

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I see that the balance moves freely.

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Gear train comes back in place.

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I see the gear train moves freely.

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I fit the balance into the movement and it’s ticking again!

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Superb performance!

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The dial and hands go back onto the movement.

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Movement goes into the newly restored case and looks super!

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A great looking watch. The quality of a Lord Marvel movement is very close to the Grand or King seiko!

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One Response to Service: Seiko Lord Marvel calibre: 5740

  1. Ben Francis says:

    This watch is truly stellar now!! Good job Mitka 🙂

    Liked by 1 person

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