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Men's Seiko Watches

Chiefly known for its expertise in the manufacturing of affordable quartz watches, Seiko has enjoyed a long and distinguished history in the watch business. Its founder Kintaro Hattori started the Seikosha clock factory in Japan in 1892, and the firm’s first pocket watch came out three years later. Hattori quickly recognized the growing popularity of the wristwatch, resulting in the Laurel in 1913.

Although the Seikosha factory was destroyed in the Great Kanto Earthquake of 1923, Hattori quickly rebuilt. In 1924, the first “Seiko” branded watch appeared. With aspirations to create the most accurate watch in the world, Seiko later launched the first Grand Seiko in 1960.

The Seiko Crown Chronograph of 1964 was Japan’s first chronograph, followed by the Seiko Divers’ watch in 1965. Numerous technical milestones followed, most notably the first line of kinetic watches in 1988, which use the wearer’s movements to re-charge. The development of the Seiko spring drive in 2005 also proved to be an accomplishment, and provided the watch with a power reserve of up to 70 hours.

The Astron GPS Solar of 2012 was developed by Seiko’s current CEO and President, Shinji Hattori (descendant of the founder) and was launched with great fanfare at Baselworld 2012.


Quick Facts

  • Seiko is in an abbreviation of “Seikosha,” which means “House of Exquisite Workmanship” in Japanese
  • The Seiko Marvel, introduced in 1956, was the first Japanese watch with a movement designed completely from scratch and in-house
  • The Aston, introduced by Seiko in 1969, was the world’s first quartz watch

Recommended Items at Auction

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Seiko Divers Zoom Automatic #7526
May 25, 10:00 AM MST
Seiko Divers Zoom Automatic #7526
by EJ'S Auction & Appraisal
Est: $0- $0
$303 Bids
SEIKO QUARTZ World Timer Chronograph Gentlemen's watch.  4.1cm incl crown, working
May 23, 11:00 AM BST
SEIKO QUARTZ World Timer Chronograph Gentlemen's watch.  4.1cm incl crown, working
by Hannam's Auctioneers
Est: £50- £75
£452 Bids
A Seiko automatic man's diver's 200 calendar watch
May 20, 12:00 PM PDT
A Seiko automatic man's diver's 200 calendar watch
by International Auction Gallery
Est: $20- $150
$152 Bids
Men's Seiko Coutura Saphire Crystal watch
May 23, 1:00 PM AEST
Men's Seiko Coutura Saphire Crystal watch
by Lawsons
Est: AUD200- AUD300
AUD252 Bids
Seiko Air Divers 200m Solar Chronograph Watch
May 25, 10:00 AM MST
Seiko Air Divers 200m Solar Chronograph Watch
by EJ'S Auction & Appraisal
Est: $0- $0
$252 Bids
Seiko 4T53 Men's Quartz Watch
May 22, 6:00 PM EDT
Seiko 4T53 Men's Quartz Watch
by Kodner Galleries
Est: $100- $300
$501 Bid
Two Seiko Watches and Toy Watch LOT 329
May 26, 5:00 PM EDT
Two Seiko Watches and Toy Watch LOT 329
by Jones Auction House LLC
Est: $0- $0
$51 Bid
A modern Seiko Solar Chronograph stainless steel Diver's wristwatch
May 23, 10:00 AM BST
A modern Seiko Solar Chronograph stainless steel Diver's wristwatch
by Martel Maides
Est: £80- £120
£801 Bid
Seiko Watch and Bulova Watch LOT 329
May 26, 5:00 PM EDT
Seiko Watch and Bulova Watch LOT 329
by Jones Auction House LLC
Est: $0- $0
$51 Bid
Seiko Scuba Diver 200m Orange Dial Wrist Watch
May 25, 10:00 AM MST
Seiko Scuba Diver 200m Orange Dial Wrist Watch
by EJ'S Auction & Appraisal
Est: $0- $0
$101 Bid
A Seiko Quartz Watch. 3.8cm incl crown, working
May 23, 11:00 AM BST
A Seiko Quartz Watch. 3.8cm incl crown, working
by Hannam's Auctioneers
Est: £50- £75
£100 Bids
Five Vintage Seiko Wristwatches (2 Automatic, S2, Kinetic, Chronograph), not working
May 23, 11:00 AM BST
Five Vintage Seiko Wristwatches (2 Automatic, S2, Kinetic, Chronograph), not working
by Hannam's Auctioneers
Est: £50- £75
£100 Bids
A Seiko Quartz Chronograph. Dial 3.8cm incl crown, working
May 23, 11:00 AM BST
A Seiko Quartz Chronograph. Dial 3.8cm incl crown, working
by Hannam's Auctioneers
Est: £50- £75
£100 Bids
A Seiko Quartz Watch. Dial 3.8cm incl crown, working
May 23, 11:00 AM BST
A Seiko Quartz Watch. Dial 3.8cm incl crown, working
by Hannam's Auctioneers
Est: £50- £75
£100 Bids
Four Vintage Seiko Quartz Watches. Largest 4cm incl crown, not working - need battery (4)
May 23, 11:00 AM BST
Four Vintage Seiko Quartz Watches. Largest 4cm incl crown, not working - need battery (4)
by Hannam's Auctioneers
Est: £50- £75
£100 Bids
Grand Seiko GMT Green Dial Comes with Box & Papers
May 19, 8:00 AM PDT
Grand Seiko GMT Green Dial Comes with Box & Papers
by Papps Family Liquidation.com
Est: $11,000- $15,000
$6,5000 Bids
Grand Seiko GMT Green Dial Comes with Box & Papers
May 21, 8:00 AM PDT
Grand Seiko GMT Green Dial Comes with Box & Papers
by Papps Family Liquidation.com
Est: $11,000- $15,000
$6,5000 Bids
Grand Seiko GMT Green Dial Comes with Box & Papers
May 25, 8:00 AM PDT
Grand Seiko GMT Green Dial Comes with Box & Papers
by Papps Family Liquidation.com
Est: $11,000- $15,000
$6,5000 Bids
Grand Seiko GMT Comes with Box & Papers
May 20, 8:00 AM PDT
Grand Seiko GMT Comes with Box & Papers
by Papps Family Liquidation.com
Est: $13,000- $15,000
$8,5000 Bids
Grand Seiko GMT Comes with Box & Papers
May 22, 8:00 AM PDT
Grand Seiko GMT Comes with Box & Papers
by Papps Family Liquidation.com
Est: $13,000- $15,000
$8,5000 Bids
Grand Seiko GMT Green Dial Comes with Box & Papers
May 22, 8:00 AM PDT
Grand Seiko GMT Green Dial Comes with Box & Papers
by Papps Family Liquidation.com
Est: $11,000- $15,000
$6,5000 Bids
Grand Seiko GMT Green Dial Comes with Box & Papers
May 24, 8:00 AM PDT
Grand Seiko GMT Green Dial Comes with Box & Papers
by Papps Family Liquidation.com
Est: $11,000- $15,000
$6,5000 Bids
Grand Seiko GMT Comes with Box & Papers
May 23, 8:00 AM PDT
Grand Seiko GMT Comes with Box & Papers
by Papps Family Liquidation.com
Est: $13,000- $15,000
$8,5000 Bids

Sellers Who Sell Men's Seiko Watches


Papps Family Liquidation.com

Papps Family Liquidation.com

Cadmore Auctions

Cadmore Auctions

Hannam's Auctioneers

Hannam's Auctioneers

EJ'S Auction & Appraisal

EJ'S Auction & Appraisal