Seiko began making watches in 1881, when company founder Kintaro Hattori started repairing clocks and watches in a shop in downtown Tokyo. Since then, mechanical clocks turned into automatic timepieces that keep time precisely with every tick. The award-winning watch manufacturer touts itself as the official timekeeper of the Olympics, and celebrities are often seen marketing Seiko watches in fashion magazines. Own of piece of tradition by purchasing a stylish automatic Seiko watch.
SNA411 Flight Alarm Chronograph
This timepiece looks like it belongs on the wrist of a world-class fighter pilot thanks to retro design of dials that look similar to a pilot's main instrument panel. One miniature dial sets an alarm, while two others measure the minutes and seconds, creating a stopwatch function.
The outer rim has numbers, but those calculations are not just for decoration. The bidirectional rotating slide rule performs calculations related to converting units such as miles per hour to kilometers per hour.
SNP017 Coutura Kinetic Perpetual Watch
Seiko's elegant and dressy Coutura Kinetic Perpetual watch stands out from the rest due to its black dial and golden hands that contrast each other to create a sharp image. Three chronograph dials display the month and date just below 12 o'clock position.
Sapphire glass construction means the watch face might never scratch over the life of the timepiece. The stainless steel wristband ensures the strength of this timepiece. The kinetic drive powers itself due to the motion of the watch hands, so you never have to worry about replacing the watch's battery.
SNK809 Seiko 5 Automatic Stainless Steel Watch
Format the date window on the Seiko SNK809 to English or Spanish. The canvas watch band adds comfort to the design.
Silvertone hands look like miniature swords to make viewing numbers along the edge easier thanks to thinner tips and thicker bases. This watch resists water pressure up to 30 feet below the surface, while the thick outer rim makes this watch a sturdy addition to your wardrobe.
SSC017 Solar Dive Stainless Steel Dive Watch
The Solar Dive stainless steel dive watch resists water pressure up to 660 feet down, so keep this timepiece on deck during your fishing excursions or boating expeditions. Blue contrast along the dial makes this watch easy to read in any lighting level.
As the name suggests, the watch stores solar energy to help recharge the battery, in addition to utilizing the kinetic movements of the hands to replenish the power cell. The fold over clasp has two buttons to ensure the band never loosens.
SNKN01 Analog Display Watch
Seiko's Recraft series includes this retro-style men's watch that reminds you of the 1970s era. The square face surrounds a circular dial that displays time without numbers for the hours. The only numerals on the watch show five-minute increments, and the red second hand contrasts with the black background.
The beauty of this watch lies in its inner workings. When you turn over the watch, the caseback has a see-through element, so you can view the gears ticking away in perfect harmony.
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