Seiko 5 automatic watch 7S36 7S26 movement. The Seiko 5 gets its name from its 5 key features: durability, automatic winding, day and date displayed in a single window, a recessed crown at 4 o’clock, and its water resistance. It was a huge success, with its production of over 5 million watches. 50 years later, the watch still sets the standard for affordable automatic watches. Production of the range continues unabated and now includes the Seiko 5 Actus. The brand of watch is companied by the 5 logo which sits in the center of the watch face, these watches are a diverse collection, with movements ranging from 17 to 25.
Seiko 5 automatic watch 7S36 7S26 movement are found in the slightly more expensive contemporary Seiko watches and are often only sold in Japan. It is a 23 jewel auto winding gear train which runs at around 21,600vph. Watches with these movements tend to lack hacking and hand winding, often to maintain durability and reliability. Seiko watches using both the 7S26 and 7S36 movement are most popular among mechanical watch lovers duo to it precision and design.