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Seiko - A History

The company currently known as Seiko Corporation was founded in 1881 as K. Hattori & Company, Ltd., as a wall clock repair operation, and quickly expanded to manufacturing wall clocks. In 1924, K. Hattori began producing fob watches using the Seiko name. Seiko gradually became well known in the watch industry and became a pioneer by creating technological advances including the first self-winding watch in 1955. By 1988, Seiko brand introduced battery free quartz watches and watches that were multi functional with alarms and timer features that operated through state of the art computer chips. As the company became known for its watches, K. Hattori & Company produced watches under different subsidiary names, but in 1990 the company formerly changed its name to Seiko Corporation.

The reliability and quality of the watches helped the Seiko brand become the designated timepieces for major sports events in a number of countries. Seiko was the official timer for the Olympic Games in Tokyo in 1964, World Cup Football in Mexico in 1986, and other events internationally in subsequent years. The Seiko name gradually diversified and divisions in Seiko Optical Products (1996) and Seiko Jewelry (1997) were created. In 1998, Seiko debuted the first watch propelled by body heat. By 1999, Seiko created watches that automatically self-corrected current time. Seiko has been on the cutting edge of technology, accuracy, and reliability with its products making it a premier brand internationally that stays a step ahead of consumer needs.

Seiko watches combines style, function, value to provide a vast selection of watches that is sure to satisfy discriminating customers. Both women and men will find a handsome selection of quartz, kinetic, diving and even watches enhanced with beautiful diamonds. Ladies watches are designed with different shapes and styles of faces as well as varying wristbands that are sure to complement any size wrist. Whether a women is seeking a watch for work, sports, or to complement elegant evening wear, Seiko offers a watch to match her style. The bulk of Seiko men’s watches feature round faces and are designed for work, dress, or sports. Understated classic styling allows most watches to be equally suitable for work and play. Both women’s and men’s styles have varied features including alarms, calendars, and battery free movement depending on the model. Seiko consistently provides durability and comfort to wearers providing consumers with a brand they trust that has withstood the test of time. Seiko offers quality watches for every budget and taste making them the perfect choice for functional style.


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Recently Reviewed Seiko Watches

Ladies Seiko Solar Powered Watch SUP290P9
Reviewed on 17th February 2017
Reviewed by Redbud
This is a lovely watch it bought it for my aunty who was going back home. She wanted a watch without batteries, I saw this one and she was over the moon. Thanks watchshop
Excellent
(reviewed 1 time)
Mens Seiko Solar Powered Watch SNE430P9
Reviewed on 11th February 2017
Reviewed by Abu
A very sleek and beautifully crafted watch. It looks very elegant on the wrist and wouldnt be out of place in a Bond movie. The grey dial, grey bracelet with gold trim adds to its visual sumptuousness. The diamond hour markers accentuate its lavishness, and the dial has a date marker. The watch has a solar powered movement and is water resistant. I love just looking at this watch and think it is one of the finest Ive ever purchased.
Excellent

(reviewed 2 times)
Ladies Seiko Watch SRZ474P1
Reviewed on 3rd February 2017
Reviewed by Mrs L Ellis
I couldnt be more pleased with this watch, when collecting from the shop it was identical to the image on line. The bracelet is elegant, the colour gold is a delight, not brassy or a yellow gold, the clasp is easy to use and would be difficult to accidentally open. The watch face is different and unusual with the 12,9,6 and 3 not numbers but gold pieces and the face rectangular not round. Altogether it is extremely elegant and unusual enough to be imposing, family and friends have commented on it and asked where I bought it from, there was nothing to dislike about it and have told everyone where it came from. Dont normally shop online but this time well worth it.
Excellent
(reviewed 2 times)
Mens Seiko Prospex Chronograph Solar Powered Watch SSC371P9
Reviewed on 23rd January 2017
Reviewed by Chris
A great watch for my sons 18th Birthday. He saw this and we couldnt find it anywhere else. We managed to get the last one and it arrived the next day. Great watch and a great service.
Excellent
(reviewed 1 time)
Mens Seiko Chronograph Watch SKS483P1
Reviewed on 10th January 2017
Reviewed by Fuzzy
Looks amazing have bought it for my nephew for his 18th birthday. A very stylish piece for him to keep.
Excellent
(reviewed 3 times)
Mens Seiko Prospex Chronograph Solar Powered Watch SSC369P9
Reviewed on 9th January 2017
Reviewed by Kristian
Love this watch looks fantastic on eney one th yellow and black really complement the polished case an staple the time is perfect a good slick all rounder love this watch an thanks for the fast next day delivery buy watchshop would recommend this product its a good price as well
Excellent
(reviewed 1 time)
Ladies Seiko Watch SRZ472P1
Reviewed on 1st January 2017
Reviewed by Old Nigel
Bought in a hurry, because my wifes previous Seikos watchstrap had broken suddenly. It had only lasted about 10 years, so I went for a new Seiko. I had a great Christmas with a very happy wife.\r\n She loved the shape, smaller and neater than the old watch and the strap which now fastens positively.
Excellent
(reviewed 1 time)
Mens Seiko Prospex Diver Automatic Watch SRP775K1
Reviewed on 31st December 2016
Reviewed by Richard
Have to say first of all that seiko has done another amazing job bringing this watch out! first glance and it looks beautiful and stands up high against the higher priced auto watches. Everything lines up correctly face of watch lines up with markers on the inner bezel. The brushed stainless steel looks great and the polished underneath is nice and stops the scratching from wearing! Nice bit of weight to the watch so if you like a lightweight watch this is not for you! The colours of black and gold make this a classy looking, Id say this can be worn at any time and with any attire. The lume on the watch is probably the best out there for this kind of money the lumibrite hands and markers last a very long time!! The bezel has 120 clicks in the anti-clockwise rotation which is nice and steady to turn. It has a wet suit extender to on the strap good if you are going to use it
Excellent

(reviewed 1 time)
Mens Seiko Chronograph Watch SSB227P1
Reviewed on 29th December 2016
Reviewed by Dr SJ
Excellent service, ordered online and delivered the very next day, price was the best I could find on the internet, very happy customer 5 stars.
Excellent

(reviewed 1 time)
Ladies Seiko Solar Powered Watch SUT243P9
Reviewed on 28th December 2016
Reviewed by Wizey
Very pleased with this purchase, my wife was delighted with her present. The quality is as you would expect from Seiko and it is a truely beautiful watch that is better than the picture. So pleased with the choice I made.
Excellent
(reviewed 1 time)