Seiko watches celebrated its 130th birth day on 2nd November 2011 and have shown their excellence to the world proudly.
Seiko watches was founded in 1881 by Kintaro Hattori. Seiko watches have fully dedicated itself into the art and science of watch making and have successfully attained perfection. It all began in Tokyo with a watch repair store and soon in 1892 the Seiko watch factory was set up. The factory started showing its efficiency and in 1895 they created their first pocket watch followed by their first wrist watch in the year 1895 and named it ‘Laurel’. Success kissed Seiko watches in 1969 when they invented the ground-breaking quartz watch movement. Apart from the first ground-breaking quartz watch movement Seiko also invented the first automatic chronograph (1969), the TV watch (1983), kinetic watch (1988), spring dive watch (1999) and also designed the first ever space walk watch in 2008. one can undoubtedly say that Seiko watches have spent 130 years just for the sake of innovations and very soon a new collection, ‘firsts’ of Watches are awaited for launch including a new collection of commemorative watches.