Entries by Gerard Nijenbrinks

Daini and Suwa Seikosha

As you might have noticed, there are two different logo’s used in the dial and on the case back of King Seiko and Grand Seiko watches. These logo’s refer to the factory where a watch was produced. One is the logo of the Daini Seikosha factory, the other of the Suwa Seikosha factory; the image […]

King Seiko Reissue, SCVN001

We all know that Seiko revived the Grand Seiko series as top of the line models since 1998. However what is little known, is that in the year 2000 Seiko made a reissue of the King Seiko as well. This King Seiko reissue SCVN001 was included in a commemorative ‘Historical Collection’ series which contained 10 […]

Seiko’s Taro Tanaka ‘Grammar of Design’

As you probably know, the King Seiko models from the late sixties into the first half of the seventies (where this website is mainly dedicated to) were among the first models to be designed according to Taro Tanaka’s ‘Grammar of Design‘. It’s said that Taro Tanaka was Seiko’s first hired graduate of a College Design […]

Seiko & Grand Seiko Watch Fans on Facebook

Further to the interesting Seiko & Citizen Watch Forum (SCWF) mentioned below, there’s a very active group of Seiko watch fans on Facebook. It’s the Seiko & Grand Seiko Watch Fans group, and you’ll find them here: Seiko & Grand Seiko Watch Fans Please note. It’s a public group so you don’t have have to […]

The Seiko & Citizen Watch Forum SCWF

If you ended up here at my quite specific King Seiko website, you’ve probably found your way to The Seiko & Citizen Watch Forum, or short SCWF, as well. However just in case you didn’t, I’ll link it here for you. It’s a great source of inspiration and an enormous source of information as well. Here […]