Why Buy A Seiko Watch?
Seiko Watches. High Quality = Affordable prices.
is one of the world’s most famous and well respected watch brands. Seiko began making watches as a small shop owned by the brand’s founder, Kintaro Hattori. It was a watch and clock retail shop and repair. After having gardnered decades of experience, Seiko have grown developed its watchmaking expertise which has allowed them to ensure that each Seiko watch is created with the highest levels of care and manufacturing quality. Seiko have amassed a loyal following over the years due to the reliability and quality of the brand’s watches. They have forever been a highly esteemed watch brand in the industry. Their work has ever been held in the highest of regards within the watch industry, as have their efforts for innovation and a fearless form of versatility. And so, they can, and often do, release much desired limited edition models. If you don't know whether you should buy a Seiko watch, keep reading.
Seiko Offers Watches With A Large Range Of Price Points.
Since they build both high end and affordable watches they are able to ensure that there is a perfect and accessible Seiko model for every watch buyer. Plus, Seiko’s watchmaking experience, expertise and legacy are instilled in all the watches they make, making sure that its watches are of the highest of quality at every price point. Seiko uses in-house movements, which means that not only are they able to ensure top levels of accuracy and reliability in their movements for their demanding clients, but they are also able to bring costs down, too. This direction, also allows them to offer models that can cater not only to watch buyers with broad tastes, but they are able to cater each specific market as well, like diving watches, or sport watches, for instance. Seiko’s clarity in their ways, structure and way of operating allow them to optimize their watches' functionality and costs, which makes their price to value ratio second to none in the watch market.
Fun fact: Seiko movements are often used by microbrands when building watches, be them automatic or quartz. One example, Vostok Europe watches.
Seiko 5 Automatic Blue Dial Men's Watch SNK371
Sporting a solid Seiko caliber 7S26 automatic movement with a 40-hour power reserve. A blue dial with luminous silver-tone arrow-shaped hands, index hour markers and a yellow highlight give it a daring, yet fresh and colorful look, making it perfect for daily wear, but also makes it suitable for special ocassions. Minute markers around the outer rim. Luminescent hands and markers. Subtle and classic Day/Date Window which add a touch of sophistication to the entire design of the watch. Standard 2 year warranty issued by the manufacturer. This is a must have in any watch collection. If you are still on the fence on whether or not to get a Seiko watch, then keep reading.
Seiko's Limited Editions.
Seiko often launches limited edition versions of its top selling watches to commemorate them. Seiko's limited edition watches perform outstandingly well with collectors, making them very desirable timepieces. Seiko's Limited Edition watches are, capped at a certain quantity, hence the "limited" part of their name which helps the watches hold their value very well. Seiko's limited edition timepieces may also come in the form of collaborations with other companies, designers and more. Some Seiko limited edition watches are discontinued vintage Seiko watches revisited by the brand, and they are developed and built with a modern twist. Seiko limited editions preent themelves as the perfect way way for collectors to own a small piece of the brand's history.
Seiko Series 5 Automatic Date-Day Silver Dial Men's Watch SNKG19J1.
Featuring a stainless steel case with a stainless steel bracelet and a fixed stainless steel bezel. It comes with a silver and black dial with luminous silver-tone hands and index hour markers which accentuate the watch's natural elegance. Minute markers around the outer rim. Luminescent hands and markers. Day of the week and date display at the 3 o'clock position. A Seiko caliber 7S26 automatic movement with a 40-hour power reserve. Comes with scratch resistant Hardlex crystal. It has ingenuity, humility and economy of resources to produce a solidly appealing and attractively sober sensation in the beholder.
Seiko Thrives In The Quartz Market.
In the 70's a quartz crisis came about which brought about a sudden and violent change in the direction of the watch industry. The rise of quartz watches gave a serious blow to the manufacturers that chose to stay focused on producing timepieces with a mechanical movement. It was a challenging period for many brands. However, there were a few brands who embraced the new market opportunity. Citizen, Casio, and of course Seiko.
Seiko had been at the forefront of the quartz watches movement by launching the world's first ever quartz watch in the form of the Astron. Famed for their prowess in the manufacture of quartz watches, Seiko's quartz selection is second to none.
Seiko Neo Classic White Dial Brown Leather Men's Watch SUR216.
Yellow gold-tone stainless steel case with a brown leather strap for a classic touch. Fixed yellow gold-tone beze evoke a casual yet timeless feel. The crisp white dial with luminous yellow gold-tone hands and index hour markers accentuate a powerful sense of elegance and the arabic numerals mark the 6 and 12 o'clock positions. Minute markers around the outer rim. Luminescent hands and markers. Date display at the 3 o'clock position. Quartz movement. Scratch resistant Hardlex crystal.
High Quality Materials = High Quality Performance, Durability, Reliability and Accuracy.
Seiko use high end quality material to ensure their watches are able to meet the challenge posed by that which they measure, time. High end materials usually meet a design aspect that Seiko watches often bear, a robust and solid finish. Titanium is often used by Seiko for this reason, but not solely, titanium is lighter, which speaks of a decent balance of the Seiko watches and how they wear on the wrist. Titanium also happens to be not just the top choice for some, but also one of the few, in particular those who are allergic to steel. PVD is used as well, on the plating of the watches which provides a scratch resistant but also great looking finish.
Seiko Solar SNE032
Seiko Solar SNE032
Seiko's Dedication And Devotion Is The Key To Their Versatility.
Seiko is famed for its series of dive watches All are built with the utmost care and up to the highest professional standards of the sport. Seiko's expertise, tradition and contributions to the watchmaking culture will forever stand as excellent pilars of a perspective, a narrative and a statement that are so well thought out and executed that the process of designing, developing and building a watch can only be surpassed by the end result of it all. The timepiece itself. Owning a Seiko watch is a must for any watch collector, that is both a general rule of thumb and a fact as well.
You can't beat a Seiko watch.
Seiko's is a reputation of not just watch manufacturing, but also craftsmanship. When you acquire a Seiko timepiece you are becoming a part of the world's watch culture and heritage. You are actively paying homage and tribute to a brand that has been a constant in the watch industry and you acknolwedge the multiple reasons as to why that is the case. From ellegant designs whose simplicity and subtlety further empashize their ellegance in a very bold and confident way, to their dive watches whose functionality, practicability and reach sit right at the top of the industry, you must do yourself a favor and feel the vast knowledge and expertise that Seiko has ammased, their craft and the level of care they put into their timepieces. Bottom line, you can't go wrong with a Seiko.