Category Archives: Sumo

Is Seiko luxury?

There doesn’t seem to be much doubt about it but then again, every view or opinion is honored at the Creation Watches blog. We believe in offering enough, unbiased information to readers, in anticipation of them making their mind up on their own. Works better than us projecting ourselves upon them; in the long run,

Is Citizen more accurate than Seiko?

Grand Seiko, undoubtedly, stands as the most accurate watches from Seiko, either mechanical or quartz or Spring Drive. Unfortunately, most think Citizen maxes out with their GPS watches or the Campanola; they probably haven’t yet heard about the very impressive Citizen Caliber 0100. It’s the world’s most accurate, self-contained, quartz movement. One might well argue

Are Seiko watches collectibles?

Are Seiko watches collectibles? The Gist: There are many timepieces currently from Seiko which have grown to become collectibles. Now, they are considered timeless and their demand is growing every day. Seiko Prospex Fieldmaster Solar 200M: Quite a vintage feel! Without prejudice It is one of those questions that don’t let you deal in binary.

Why are Seiko watches so good?

It’s not a rare sight nowadays to see someone spending $10,000 on a Grand Seiko than going for its Swiss brethren costing a much and sometimes, even lower. So, there must be something about a Seiko and we would like to weigh in about the brand. This Japanese watch company has shown unmitigated nerves to

Which Seiko automatic movement is the best? – Part I

A Cautionary Claim This is going to be a long one. With something as colossal as Seiko, it can’t be otherwise. That’s a whole hundred years of innovations and developments we are talking about! Certainly requires more space than usual, for all of them still serve the purpose, counting as reliable power houses, making a

Seiko monikers – Where do they originate from?

Those of you who have constantly wondered about how the names Tuna or Sumo emerged, here’s a quick lowdown. Off with the reference numbers You can’t deny remembering alpha-numeric sequences is one hell of a tough job, so fans of Seiko came up with endearing – sometimes funny – aliases for their models of choice

Gonzo’s grumblings: What differentiates a great automatic from one that’s not?

An expensive automatic is not always a GREAT automatic. Gonzo tells us why. Like most of other readers who drop in here every now and then, I too enjoy and I’m glad that I have been well educated, often, by the information they provide from time to time, in forms of both queries and contradictions.

A bit of a Seiko guidance

Seiko divers in a nutshell Seiko is consistently recommended for their quality and value and we all know there’s a reason – several reasons in fact – why – specifically Seiko only – holds the crown among excellent quality and value dive watches. There might be several other exorbitantly priced pieces around, fit to be

Seiko Sumo: Affordable alternatives for Diving Pros

The ‘Sumo’ facts first: The 12 o’clock markers look like ‘Mawashi‘ – the wrestling gear of sumo wrestlers. Hence the name: Sumo! A Sumo could be hard to spot. A Seiko Sumo case is well defined, making it the next most prominent part after the Mawashi The bulkiness is buffered well with softened edges and