Your guide to Orient Watches

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Your guide to Orient Watches

Post by koimaster » September 30th 2021, 9:27am

EDITOR’S PICK: From Grand Seiko to Kurono, Japanese watchmaking increasingly feels to be in the ascendancy. But the lesser known Orient Watches have also gained a strong following on the back of their astounding value propositions. Here, Thor offers an introduction to a brand you need to know about.

Orient is a strong value-based Japanese brand beloved of watch forum and vintage fanatics. The most well-known references are bold ’70s forays into the colourful world of degrade and multi-year calendar dials. While merging with Epson in the early 70s brought Orient watches under the strong wings of the Seiko corporation, they have stayed true to their own path of Japanese design and great value cementing their position in the Asian market. But in the west they remain something of a secret that’s well worth discovering.

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