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The Road To Grand Seiko - SUWA & DAINI Seikosha (Part 1)

April 02, 2020

The Road To Grand Seiko - SUWA & DAINI Seikosha (Part 1)

Seikosha Factory in 1930 (image from museum.seiko.co.jp)

Seiko’s founder, “Kintaro Hattori”, started the “K. Hattori & Co”, in the year 1881, repairing and selling imported clocks and watches. As the company grew over the years, Hattori founded the “Seikosha factory”. The word “Seikosha”, defines as exquisite/success and the suffix-sha, means company/business.

Panoramic view of Seikosha (精工舎, Seikōsha)Clock Factory in 1920. (image from museum.seiko.co.jp)

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Continue to read the Whole Grand Seiko Reading Series

  • Part 1 - The Road To Grand Seiko - SUWA & DAINI Seikosha
  • Part 2 - Seiko vs Grand Seiko - Grand Seiko Timeline
  • Part 3 - Grand Seiko Spring Drive vs Hi Beat
  • Part 4 - Grand Seiko Movements, 3 Driving System
  • Part 5 - Grand Seiko Boutique Limited Edition SBGJ235 Hi-Beat 36000 GMT
  • Part 6 - Grand Seiko 9S Movement
  • Part 7 - Grand Seiko Spring Drive 9R movement

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