Press Conference

Grand Seiko

The Pursuit of perfection

1960, the first Grand Seiko

10 years before the Astron, Seiko launched another watch whose impact has been and will continue to be very significant. The idea behind creation of Grand Seiko in the late 1950’s was very simple. The design team aimed at perfection in all the essential features of a watch: accuracy, durability, legibility and the highest possible quality.
Grand Seiko


The history of Grand Seiko is a history of advances in the fundamentals of watchmaking.

  • 1969, V.F.A.
  • 1993 The highly accuracy quartz Caliber 9F
  • 1998 The ultimate automatic Caliber9S
  • 2007, The Spring Drive Chronograph Caliber 9R