“Always one step ahead of the rest”
With the production of Japan’s first wristwatch, the 1913 Laurel, Seiko’s founder, Kintaro Hattori realized one of the most important goals in his dream of making Seiko into a company that would be “Always one step ahead of the rest.” His vision has guided Seiko ever since, through more than a century of innovation and constant commitment to improve the precision, utility and beauty of its timepieces.
Today, nearly 140 years after the creation of the company, Seiko proudly offers a collection of timepieces that are as true as ever to the founder’s vision but that also enrich the lives and lift the spirits of those who wear them. For Seiko, time is mankind’s greatest and most precious asset. It is to be savoured and enjoyed so, in the warmth of their design and in the relevance of their functionality, Seiko’s timepieces offer a new level of both practical and emotional satisfaction. The new dimension to Seiko is inspired by the idea that Seiko is, and always will be, “Moving Ahead. Touching Hearts.”
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Seiko Prospex challenges every limit with timepieces for sports lovers and adventurers whether in the water, in the sky or on land. Since Seiko’s and Japan’s first diver’s watch in 1965, Seiko’s innovative technology has raised global standards and brought ever greater reliability and safety to the professional and recreational sports men and women who choose to aim high in everything they do.
The dial design motif for the most recent special editions is the graceful manta ray which appears to fly as it moves through the ocean. Seiko supports marine conservation projects through this Save the Ocean series, all of which are 200 meter water resistant and perfect for the recreational diver.
A modern re-interpretation of the watch that was worn by Japanese adventurer Naomi Uemura on his record breaking journeys from Greenland to Alaska and on his solo expeditions to the North Pole. The uniqueness of the 1970 design stems from the way that the crown, at the 4 o’clock position, was protected by the extension of the case around it. Updated with a slimmer profile and a power reserve of 70 hours.
Seiko is proud to be chosen as the watch partner of PADI. PADI instructors have safely guided divers below the surface for over 50 years. Through teaching the world’s most popular dive curriculum, PADI opens hearts and minds to the hidden beauty of nature’s creation and our obligation to protect it. The Seiko PADI diver’s watch has large hands and hour markers and makes full use of Lumibrite for maximum visibility under the sea.
A Seiko watch designed for those that love the mountains has found ever increasing favour. A new version captures the spirit of its predecessors and offers 20 bar water resistance and durability to match in a watch that looks equally at ease at ground level as it does at altitude.