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FS: Seiko 6139 6005 from 03/1971 True Pogue

for sale from my collection, one of most desirable Seiko chronographs, 6139-6005 aka True Pogue from March of 1971. All original. The watch is in excellent condition. It runs great, keeps the time and resets to zero.
Watch and myself are located in Italy.

Prices are rocketing. As worn by Colonel William Reid Pogue and the worlds first automatic Chronograph wrist watch to be worn in space used to time engine burns during the Skylab 4 mission from November 16, 1973, to February 8, 1974.

Price: 1500$ + registered shipping. Paypal net to me, or bank payment.
Watch is sold as is. No warranties. Can not guarantee waterresistance, as its a vintage old watch. Service history unknown.
Thank you for looking

Please excuse the piece of plastic lintel visible in the left upper corner of this picture. The glass is not damaged!

6139-6005 (6005 north American market) with correct and original 6139 movement

This true Pouge is dated March 1971
Dial wording is correct as:
water 70m resist
Suwa (symbol)
Dial code: Japan 6139 6009T

Serial No 134655

True Pogue’s are 6005 not 6002 or any other variations of which there are over 70 when you take colour, years and dial wording please use youtube/google to do your own reaserch I have included at the bottom of this description some info about the "True Pogue" watch
The press got hold of the story about this watch being the first Automatic Chronograph in Space many journalists copy and pasted the story which attributed the model as 6002 although the entire range of 6139-600x go by the Pogue name the dial code reads 6009t can be seen on a true Pogue between 4-5 on the dial

This watch is in great condition a few honest signs of use but unpolished and totally original. A few signs on the crystal but also in very good condition, no UV bleaching of the yellow chapter ring these go white after many years due to sunlight UV, ultra clean movement with no staining to internals keeping superb time with 100% functionality in all respects the lume is original and bright white not black or greying hence showing no sign of damp or water ingress, and its the 6009t original dial face. True Pogues are now 47 or 48 years old and the sub dials usually have some form of "blacking reaction" to the edge of the sub dial face as can be seen on this watch.
In all, it’s in original unpolished, unmolested condition, it's aways ran with the sweep in movement as not to stress the mech.

Please remember that this is not a lashed together Frankenwatch.
Please study the pictures carefully and do your research.

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