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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 Dress Watch SXDG91P1
Reviewed on 28th April 2017
Reviewed by Karen T
I was looking for a smart ladies watch with numbers rather than dots/slashes or Roman numerals. Good sized numbers to make it easy to see the time at a glance. I liked the sapphire square at each number rather than the blob st quarter hours compared to most others. I also wanted a leather strap rather than a metal strap. Most of these a personal preferences. The date facility is an added bonus although it is quite small to read but that could just be my eyesight! The white dial is easy to read and gives a smart appearance. I dont have a big wrist but this watch fits lovely, the strap is soft and the face itself does not look to big on my wrist. Im thrilled to bits with the watch- just what I wanted. Only point I would say is that the instructions did say the pullout crown should have 2 clicks pullout but I was reluctant to pull it twice as didnt want to pull out easy for second click but I managed to adjust time and date without the second pullout. Lovely watch.
(reviewed 1 time)
Ladies Seiko Dress Solar Powered Watch SUP347P1
Reviewed on 27th April 2017
Reviewed by Dean
The product ended up to be the perfect gift. Very pleased
(reviewed 1 time)
Mens Seiko Prospex Divers Solar Powered Watch SNE439P1
Reviewed on 20th April 2017
Reviewed by dr
never try on your watch, because as soon as you remove the sticky tape you cant send it back, it says so in the small print. I do like the watch but on inspection in real life i would have preferred the more expensive turtle seiko. its just natural to try on what youve purchased, but as soon as you do theres no going back
(reviewed 1 time)
Ladies Seiko Dress Watch SXDG89P1
Reviewed on 16th April 2017
Reviewed by Karen
Its perfect for a gift
(reviewed 2 times)
Mens Seiko Presage Power Reserve Automatic Watch SPB041J1
Reviewed on 10th April 2017
Reviewed by BDT
Excellent watch, very classy. Nice comfortable strap. Highly recommended
(reviewed 1 time)
Ladies Seiko Dress Watch SXDG92P1
Reviewed on 3rd April 2017
Reviewed by Hiten
Very efficient delivery and hassle free online access
(reviewed 1 time)
Mens Seiko Presage Automatic Watch SRPA25K1
Reviewed on 5th March 2017
Reviewed by Arnaud
With blue dial, the watch is so smart. Ten months ago, I bought the same watch with white dial. Last time, I bought it in white but when I saw the blue one at this price on watchshop, I could not resist. The watch is very comfortable to wear all the day No sweating. Its well matched with suit or casual outfit. It was my first automatic and Im delighted about it. The power reserve estimated by Seiko is 41 hours but in reality the power reserve is between 30 to 35 hours when the watch is not used. On this watch, the big advantage is we can winding the watch manually. In conclusion, this watch is fantastic. I recommend to buy it. For french customer. Pour les clients français. Avec son cadran bleu, la montre est vraiment très classe. Jai acheté le même modèle avec le cadran blanc, il y a dix mois. Nayant pu lacheter avec le fond bleu la première fois, jai craqué quand je lai vu à ce prix sur watchshop. Elle est très confortable à porter car on ne transpire pas trop. Cest ma première automatique et jen suis ravie. Donnée pour 41h de réserve de marche, dans la réalité cest plutôt dans les 30-35 heures quand elle nest pas utilisée. Le gros avantage de ce modèle, cest quil y a la possibilité de remonter manuellement la montre pour la recharger. Pour conclure, vous pouvez lacheter les yeux fermés.

(reviewed 1 time)
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
(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.

(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.
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