Thursday, July 12, 2012

Do You Know???

Seiko Watch Corporation by Superbuy

Alright! Watch lovers, how much do you know about SEIKO Watch Corporation? Okay, there are three questions that Superbuy is going to ask all of you, readers before sharing the history of that company. Here comes the first one, how long Seiko Watch Corporation has been established? Next, where is Seiko Watch Corporation originated? Final question is who is the founder of Seiko Watch Corporation? Know the answer? If you want to know the answer, do continue reading. Thank you.

Back then, in 1881 there was a 22-year old entrepreneur, Kintaro Hattori who opened a shop merchandising and mending watches and clocks in central Tokyo. This is where the story begins. It's fascinating! Eleven years later, he set up the “Seikosha” factory. Can get the answer? 

  • The Japan’s first ever wristwatch, 'The Laurel' was created by Kintaro in 1913.
The pictures below are some of the Seiko’s World First Watches. Enjoy!!!

  • In 1973, the world's first six-digit LCD Quartz Watch cal. 0614.

  • In1975, the world's multi-function digital watch cal. 0634.
  • In 1983, the world's first analog quartz chronograph.
  • In 1984, the world's first watch with computer functions UC-2000.
  • In 1990, the world's first computerized diver's watch "Scubamaster" cal. M726. with dive table and depth meter functions.
  • In 1998, the perpetual calendar watch driven by the world's smallest ultrasonic micro motor cal. 8F32 where the battery life can last as long as 10 years.
  • In 2006, the world's first E-ink watch.
  • In 2010, the world first EPD watch with an active matrix system.

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