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Seiko Watches Guide

Seiko Watches Guide

Seiko Watches Guide

A Short History of Seiko Watches

– The story of Seiko watches began in 1881, when a 21 year old entrepreneur,
Kintaro Hattori, opened a shop selling and repairing watches and clocks in central Tokyo.

Today, after more than 130 years of innovation, Kintaro Hattori’s company is still dedicated to the perfection that the founder always strove to achieve.

Seiko Watches Model Line Up Linda and Co

The Seiko model is massive, its reach global, its diversity unrivalled. It occupies many price points, from sports watch to handcrafted Grand Seiko. Moreover, Seiko is continuously updating its catalogue with newer model and limited editions watches.

So, welcome to the brand breakdown of various Seiko model available at Linda and Co.

Seiko Presage

Seiko Watches Presage

Presage combines a Japanese aesthetic sense with traditional craftsmanship and Seiko’s mechanical watchmaking skills in an original collection that offers Japanese beauty, quality and long-lasting performance. Presage is the dress watch equivalent to Prospex: affordable, durable watches with styles that range from modern and edgy to classic and retro.

Browse through our website to look at different Seiko Presage Model.

Seiko Prospex 

Seiko Watches Prospex SPB143J

Seiko Prospex challenges every limit, with a collection of timepieces for sports lovers and adventure seekers whether in the water, in the sky or on land. Since launching Japan’s first diver’s watch in 1965, Seiko’s innovative technology has changed global standards. We are constantly striving to bring ever greater reliability and safety to both professional and recreational divers.

Click on the following link to check our Seiko Prospex Model 

Seiko Le Grand Sport

Seiko Watches Le Grand Sport

Seiko Le Grand Sport are elegant, stylish, sophisticated and practical. Although we shouldn’t be surprised because this is what we have come to expect from Seiko.

The Seiko Le Grand Sport is the perfect watch for all-day wear or for any formal occasion. For over 130 years now, Seiko has created timeless and innovative watches and the Le Grand Sport is no different.

Come in-store or search online for Seiko Le Grand Sport to find your perfect timepiece from Seiko Watches.

Seiko 5

Seiko 5 Automatic Watches

For over 50 years, Seiko 5 Sports has delivered consistently high levels of reliability, durability, performance and value that have endeared it to lovers of mechanical watches worldwide. Today, with the creation of a new design and a broad new collection, this much loved timepiece is re-born. Welcome to the new Seiko 5 Sports, a collection with all the same values but a fresh new look.

Find out more about Seiko 5 model watches at Linda and Co.

Seiko Coutura

Seiko Coutura Perpetual Solar

Classic everyday style and desirable perfection meet in one watch with the Coutura collection. New perpetual chronographs and kinetic watches offer the most advanced environmentally-friendly watch technology. Diamonds, ceramic and mother-of-pearl dials create a collection ideal for the fashion forward woman. Seiko Coutura watch collection offers Perpetual Chronographs, Solar and Kinetic movement watches.

Come in-store or search online for Seiko Coutura Collection to find your perfect watch today.

Seiko Astron 

Seiko Astron GPS

The world’s first GPS solar watch. By connecting to the GPS network, the Astron adjusts at the touch of a button to your time zone and, by taking all the energy it needs from light alone, never needs a battery change.

The new Astron set a new standard of super-high-precision innovation and, like its 1969 predecessor, followed the evolutionary path of taking a technology that existed in other forms and bringing it to the wrist in a watch that was lighter, thinner and smaller in volume than anything ever imagined before. Now, nine years later, Astron GPS Solar has taken this technology to a new level.

Visit our store or search online to look at different Seiko Astron series.

Seiko Conceptual 

Seiko Premier

The Seiko Conceptual Regular collection boasts cutting edge design and style, as well as models with a classic look and feel. Combining affordability and style, Seiko Conceptual watches really hit the mark and offer an impressive selection of men’s and ladies classic analogue and sports chronograph options. Seiko Conceptual watches feature either solar or quartz movement for time accuracy and dials up to 45mm. With a choice of hard-wearing fabric, durable silicone, or stainless steel bracelet straps, you’ll be spoilt for choice with these up-to-date designs.

Find out more about Seiko Conceptual on Linda and Co website or in store.

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Seiko Watch History

Seiko Watch History

Our Heritage

History of the only manufacture with every watchmaking expertise. The Seiko watch history began in 1881, when a 21 year old entrepreneur, Kintaro Hattori, opened a shop selling and repairing watches and clocks in central Tokyo.

Today, after more than 130 years of innovation, Kintaro Hattori’s company is
still dedicated to the perfection that the founder always strove to achieve.

On the following pages you can explore Seiko’s long history
and see many of our landmark watches.

Introduction of the world’s first multi-function digital watch cal. 0634.

In 1975 Seiko launched the world’s first digital quartz watch with a chronograph, the 0634. It could record time to 1/10 of a second and had a lap time function. It also incorporated an internal light, so that it could be seen clearly in the dark. It became a huge hit and created the market for high-function digital watches.

Introduced the world’s first TV Seiko watch.

The world’s first watch designed with both a tuner and headphone jack for watching TV at any time or place. Also equipped with an FM radio, together with all of the standard watch functions such as alarm, chronograph, and calendar.

Introduction of the world’s first analog quartz Seiko watch with chronograph.

Seiko’s mastery of quartz technology and of mechanical chronograph watchmaking came together in the creation of the world’s first analog quartz chronograph. It measured elapsed time to 5/100 second and offered split time capability and a tachymeter. It was designed by the celebrated Italian car designer, Giorgetto Giugiaro.

 

Introduction of the world’s first watch with computer functions UC-2000.

After introducing the world’s first TV watch, Seiko introduced a wrist computer that stored data. It was the first of its kind. It had memory of up to 2,000 characters and could store telephone numbers and addresses as well as a diary or schedule for up to one month. The Seiko wrist computer marked the beginning of the age of portable information devices.

Discover Seiko at Linda & Co
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Why the Seiko Brand has been on the radar

Why the Seiko Brand has been on the radar

The SEIKO brand , you’ve heard of the brand and you know of someone that owns one or you personally own in your collection – In recent years we have seen an increase of Limited Edition Watches released from Japan some more rarer than others from collaborations to anniversary editions to commemorate the history of Seiko , some of the models could be a good investment…

Seiko started out in Japan in 1881 by Kintaro Hattori with a small watch shop. Now, it is a global leader in watch industry.

Play the latest video to learn more about the founder Kintaro Hattori 160th anniversary commemorative film

The brand has one of the most diverse ranges of watch collections in the market, from Seiko 5‘s , Prospex , Coutura, Presage , Limited Edition and recent Collaborations such Street Fighter and Seiko Naruto & Naruto and we cant miss one of the most fasted growing brands the high-end Grand Seikos . We say they have watch for everyone, one of the most accessible brands no matter how deep your pockets are.

With the recent growth of the brand , we  have seen an expansion of Seiko boutiques across the world. But there are some things that Seiko likes to keep for its local customers and we hear this quite often JDM’s or in plain words for those just starting to learn about watches Japanese Domestic Market Models.  Unfortunately these models are not available to order from any Authorised Dealer but the models which have been released in Australia, have created a storm with demand exceed expectations during the Covid retail environment

To view one of the largest Watch Collections in Australia, visit Linda and Co Jewellers ( Premium Authorised Dealer) located in Rhodes – Broadway and Macquarie Shopping Centers in Sydney.  The Linda and Co and Seiko Australia History Spans over 30 Years.

If you prefer to shop Seiko Watches online browse now and find your next watch.