Seiko Watches from the Heart of Patipatina

Unveiling my passion for vintage Seiko watches

Readers of my last newsletter have left so many nice and encouraging mails that I should share more of my passion for vintage Seiko watches on Actually, I hardly said anything about it in the newsletter, I only mentioned that passion and that I would love to part with a few duplicates that I’ve hoarded collected over the last decades. 

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Even though I started sharing my collection and talk about my love for vintage Seiko watches – not on – I have chosen to start a dedicated project for it – called

Anyway, it’s heartwarming to see that a lot of vintage lovers share a passion for a diverse array of treasures, from classic cars and aged steering wheels to exquisite guitars and of course vintage watches. Among the many treasures that have captured my heart, vintage Seiko watches stand out as a truly timeless and elegant fascination.

The patina of time on Seiko watches

Much like the love for patinated steering wheels, classic cars, and other cherished relics, vintage Seiko watches carry a unique patina that whispers stories of bygone eras. It is called Wabi-Sabi (Japanese 侘寂), a Japanese aesthetic concept (concept of the perception of beauty) and is closely linked to Zen Buddhism. These timepieces are more than mere instruments for measuring time; they are relics of an age when craftsmanship, durability, and timeless elegance were paramount. The scratches, dents, and the gradual fading of luminescent markers on these vintage Seiko watches aren’t imperfections; they are the silent testimonials to the lives they’ve lived. And most of the time, they are well earned.

I share the love for the beauty that emerges from imperfections and the character that only time can bestow. With Seiko watches, this beauty takes the form of patina, a quality that sets them apart as truly special in the realm of horology.

Why Seiko?

You might wonder, why Seiko? For me, Seiko represents an epitome of quality, craftsmanship, and a profound connection to a culture that values precision and tradition. My focus on Seiko watches is an homage to the Japanese Domestic Market (JDM), a realm where uniqueness and unwavering attention to detail reign supreme.

For those who have explored Japan, you understand the profound allure of its culture, cuisine, landscapes, and the warmth of its people. JDM products are an embodiment of individuality and a standout choice in any crowd. In the world of automobiles, JDM vehicles are celebrated for their distinctive styling, advanced technology, and exceptional performance. My collection of Seiko watches mirrors that essence, each one a piece of Japan’s legacy.

I recall fond memories of my time in Japan, where every moment, every encounter, and every sensation left a lasting impression on my heart. Seiko watches allow me to revisit those memories, to feel the presence of a country that leaves an indelible mark on those who’ve been fortunate enough to experience it.

In my perspective, Seiko vintage watches shine brightly in the horological world. They stand as a testament to Seiko’s decades-long commitment to precision, innovation, and dedication to excellence. Whether you’re captivated by the charm of the Seiko 6105-8110 Captain Willard, the Seiko Pogue 6139-6002 or the understated sophistication of Grand Seiko, each piece reflects the beauty and intricacy of human touch in watchmaking.

Vintage Seiko watches for sale 

I would like to sell a few of these watches. Similar to steering wheels, I’ve been collecting like crazy and so I have quite a few duplicates that I’d like to part with. Find all watches for sale here. And remember, I just started with sharing these a few weeks ago, I have plenty of watches more. A few have to see a watchmaker before I can list them. So stay tuned!

A timeless connection

For me, collecting vintage Seiko watches is a journey of self-discovery, a way to connect with history, culture, and humanity. Each watch encapsulates the stories of those who’ve worn it before, bridging the past and the present. It’s a powerful reminder that time never stops, and we are mere passengers on its ever-rolling train.

So again, why Seiko? The answer lies in the legacy of excellence and innovation that Seiko has built over the years. By collecting Seiko vintage watches, I become a part of this remarkable heritage and add my own chapter to its rich history.

Join me in celebrating the enduring beauty and history of vintage Seiko watches at & These timepieces are more than just accessories; they are pieces of history and works of art. Explore my collection, learn about the stories behind each watch, and embark on a journey through time. I just started to share my collection and information about each and every watch. You might just find a vintage Seiko watch that resonates with your own story, style, and passion.

Your trust is my utmost priority, and I’m dedicated to providing you with authentic, well-preserved timepieces. The journey begins now, as we uncover the beauty, elegance, and stories that vintage Seiko watches hold. Thank you for inspiring me to share this cherished passion with you here on and continue to share on