Seiko revives two vintage watches with explorer creds

Seiko revives two vintage watches with explorer creds

Plenty of people labour under the misapprehension that Seiko is just another modern Japanese brand that makes quartz watches - but those in the know will tell you it all started in 1881 when Kintaro Hattori opened his original watch shop Regular old mechanical Seikos can be picked up for next to nothing these days, but vintage sports models have been creeping towards the top of many collectors' wish lists for a while, with the ref 6139 "Pogue", the celebrated ref 6159 "Tuna" and the ref 6106 "Rally Diver" being among the most sought-after Seiko hasn't been slow to capitalise on the race to retro and has brought back lots of old favourites already.

If you want something similar for less, Seiko is also offering three slightly more modern takes on the Alpinist design Now readAs collectors discover the Seiko 7016 'Monaco', prices are climbing - and fast The Grand Seiko 'White Birch' was inspired by Japanese forests.

The classic King Seiko is back after almost 50 years. . Source

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