The re-creation of Seiko’s first Alpinist watch from 1959. An important sports watch classic is re-born

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  It was in 1959 that Seiko’s first Alpinist watch was introduced to meet the needs of mountain climbers and recreational field sports enthusiasts. From the start, it was well received and, over the ensuing decades, its reputation spread far … Continued

A re-interpretation of the Seiko 1970 diver’s watch commemorates the life and achievements of adventurer Naomi Uemura

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  Five years after the introduction of Seiko’s, and Japan’s, first diver’s watch in 1965, Seiko introduced a watch that was as instantly memorable as it was supremely functional. This 1970 diver’s watch had a flowing case design with an … Continued

Prospex, Presage and Astron take inspiration from the many faces of Japan to celebrate Seiko’s 140th anniversary

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  When Kintaro Hattori founded his company in 1881, he was just 21 years old. During his fifty years at the helm, Seiko became the leading watch company in Japan, with its own design and production facilities. This achievement was … Continued

Two special Grand Seiko creations for two anniversaries

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  Seiko’s founder Kintaro Hattori was born in central Tokyo in 1860 at a time in Japanese history characterized by rapid modernization and westernization. The young entrepreneur saw the sudden and momentous changes in Japanese life as a moment of … Continued

“One step ahead of the rest.” The 160th anniversary of Kintaro Hattori’s birth is marked with a special Astron GPS Solar watch

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  When Seiko’s founder Kintaro Hattori was born in 1860 in central Tokyo, Japan was undergoing massive social and industrial changes as it took its place on the world stage after more than two centuries of self-imposed isolation. It was … Continued

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