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Classic King Seiko 45-7001 HI-BEAT

1 min read March 09, 2021

Classic King Seiko 45-7001 HI-BEAT

We all know that Grand Seiko is the top-end line among Seiko’s entire watch collection. However, some of you may not know that there was a sub-brand, ‘King Seiko’, that was consistently competing with the GS line trying to become the company’s top-tier line.

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It all started back in the late thirties when the founder of Seiko, Kintaro Hattori, decided to split the company into two groups. The two groups had a different objectives, where the “Daini” division focused on making timepieces, while the “Suwa” division focused on designing watch cases and dials.

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The competition between the two divisions went on for quite some time. By the mid sixties, you can think of it as a winner was finally declared, when both division presented their final product......

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