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Seiko Presage: A Collection Guide

Seiko is a well-known watch manufacturer from Japan. Their impact on the watch industry has shown its support beyond its intended market. Because of this, they cater to many people. Some of which view Seiko as an everyday watch brand. It is no surprise that many competitors recognize Japanese craftsmanship and design. In particular, one watch collection can be a good introduction to the brand.

Seiko Presage is one of many collections they offer. Most models under this collection are mechanical timepieces, but if you wish to get one, there are automatic models. 

Here, we will discuss four Seiko Presage collections from which you can buy one. 

Craftsmanship Series

This series from Presage by Seiko features traditional Japanese design. It is mostly present on the dials. Some dials are present in each model: Arita Porcelain, a native material found in the country, Enamel, and Urushi.  

Depending on the model, you get a piece of Japanese history. Compared to other Presage watches, the Craftmanship Series only features automatic movement. It might be a dealbreaker to some, and this is how the timepiece is built. The main feature of this series is in the dial, while other mechanical features are the same. 

Sharp Edged Series

The Sharp Edged Series is a successor to the Craftsmanship Series. Building from the existing designs, the models here feature a textured dial and a sharp angular case. There is still a hint of traditional design, but this time it is up-to-date.

Every finish includes a flat surface, including the crystal case and the bracelet. The flatness emphasizes the sharp edges of the watch, making it stand out among others. On the dial, the textured appearance is based on a hemp leaf pattern to be one with nature. The geometric pattern plays with lights coming in and out of the timepiece. 

Cocktail Time Series

They call this the Cocktail Time Series because the glossy dials resemble the beverage’s color. You can have this watch as a dress watch that is best worn for intimate moments. On the dial, the texture has slim markers, resembling a cocktail glass’ stem. It might be unnoticeable initially, but the subtle appearance makes it all the more alluring.

Style 60’s

True to its name and inspiration, the Style 60’s takes its design from the 1964 Crown Chronograph. It combines a vintage aesthetic with contemporary design. Since it is based on a pre-existing model, it honors the signature design, such as the box-shaped glass, faceted indexes, and sharp hands.

The good thing about its design is that it is gentle on the wrist. Its case is slanted inward, making the watch easy to carry. On the other hand, the mirror finish adds a hint of sharpness to balance the clashing elements. As a result, you have a watch that reaches the midpoint of retro and modern design. 

Wrapping Up

Seiko Presage has a lot of many collections to offer. Depending on your preferences, you can try out a traditional, modern, or retro design. Ultimately, a Presage watch is a good choice for any given occasion.

Author’s Bio:

Luther Abrams is quite a jack of all trades type of guy. He loves exploring new things and cultivating his knowledge every now and then. Today, he grows more and more interested in jewelry and watches and even writes about such things in his free time.

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