01335 453 453
Contact | Events | News | Store Locator
Grand Seiko

Official Authorised Dealer

 

Grand Seiko

About Grand Seiko

In December 1960, the first Grand Seiko watch was born as a Japanese luxury product to challenge Swiss luxury products. Grand Seiko is a high precision mechanical watch of a very high standard, designed to exceed the accuracy of Swiss chronometer standards.

 

Grand Seiko was born in an attempt to create the ultimate luxury watch experience. The lion emblem engraved on the case back symbolises Grand Seiko's tradition and quality, and the determination to become the King Of watches.

 
 
FilterVar=Grand Seiko
Brand: BreitlingCategory: ReviewsSlider
Brand: HamiltonCategory: NewsSlider
Brand: BreitlingCategory: Videos
Brand: GarminCategory: Videos
Category: Buying GuidesSlider
Brand: Bell & RossCategory: Videos
Brand: BremontCategory: Videos
Brand: GarminCategory: FeaturesSlider
Brand: BremontCategory: ReviewsSlider
Brand: GarminCategory: Videos
Brand: TW SteelCategory: Videos
Category: FeaturesSlider
Brand: GrahamCategory: Videos
Brand: ChronoswissCategory: Videos
Brand: GarminCategory: Buying GuidesSlider
Brand: BremontCategory: News
Category: Buying Guides
Brand: GarminCategory: Features
Brand: Maurice LacroixCategory: Videos
Brand: OrisCategory: Videos
Brand: GarminCategory: Features
Category: Features
Category: Buying Guides
Brand: OrisCategory: Videos
Brand: Ball Watch CompanyCategory: Videos
Brand: Grand SeikoCategory: Reviews
Brand: Alexander ShorokhoffCategory: Videos
Brand: DavosaCategory: Videos
Brand: BreitlingCategory: Videos
BremontCategory: Videos
Brand: TissotCategory: News
Brand: GarminCategory: Videos
Brand: TissotCategory: Videos
Brand: SeikoCategory: Reviews
Brand: OrisCategory: Videos
Brand: Frederique ConstantCategory: Videos
Brand: AlstaCategory: Features
Brand: Grand SeikoCategory: Features
Brand: MeisterSingerCategory: Videos
Brand: Ball Watch CompanyCategory: Videos
Brand: SeikoCategory: Reviews
Brand: BremontCategory: News
Brand: TAG HeuerCategory: News
Brand: LonginesCategory: Videos
Brand: TAG HeuerCategory: Videos
Brand: Seiko PresageCategory: Reviews
Category: Videos
Category: Videos
Category: News
Category: Videos

GRAND SEIKO WATCH STRAPSGrand Seiko Straps

 

History of Grand Seiko Watches


The original Seiko company start in 1881 by Kintaro Hattori who opened a jewellery shop named K. Hattori in Tokyo, Japan.


After eleven years in 1892 he started making and selling clocks under the name of Seikosha roughly translated it means “House of Exquisite Workmanship”. According to the book The Remarkable story of Seiko released in 2003, the word Seiko means “exquisite” or “Success”.


The first Seiko watches appeared in 1924 under the Seiko watches brand name. Seiko produced the Astron the worlds’ very first production quartz watch. This watch was so ahead of its time, so much so that when it was released it cost the same a medium family car. Seiko then carried on to release the first quartz chronograph.


Seiko watches spent time reconstructing the shape of the company and adding different division like The Seiko Watch Corporation and Seiko Clock Inc.


Probably out of all the Seiko groups the best know is Seiko wristwatches, all of which at one time where all designed and produced in house at the Seiko Company. This includes not only major items such as microgears, motors, hands, crystal oscillators, batteries, sensors, LCDs but also minor items such as the oils.


The fully integrated production at Seiko Watches is still ongoing and practised for the production of Luxury watches in Japan.


Great well known at sort after brands are Grand Seiko, Seiko Ananta and Seiko Astron.


 

Connect With Jura Watches