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A Star is Born

ORIENT STAR debuted in 1951. The name expresses the aim of creating a timepiece that outshines all others in the universe of mechanical watches. The ORIENT STAR brand continues to live up to its name and captivate watch enthusiasts around the world with genuine mechanical watch excellence. The ORIENT STAR story began with the founding of Tama Keiki Co., Ltd in 1950, rechristened the Orient Watch Co., Ltd. only one year later. After collaborating with Seiko Epson Corporation for over 20 years, the two companies officially merged their business and expertise in 2017. Today Epson’s advanced precision part processing and finishing technologies combine with ORIENT STAR’s passion for authentic quality and craftsmanship to launch a new era of mechanical watches.

Following the quartz watch boom of the eighties, ORIENT STAR responded to the renewed fascination of mechanical watches with the first ORIENT STAR with power reserve in 1996, followed by World Time, GMT, and Semi Skeleton models. The release of the Skeleton model in 2016 put the precision mechanism on full display. The 2017 release of the Mechanical Moon Phase featured both a romantic moon phase complication and a semi-skeleton design. In 2021 commemorating the brand’s 70th anniversary, a new ORIENT STAR Skeleton that can run for 70 hours debuts. Inside, a silicon escapement originally developed using Epson’s semiconductor manufacturing know-how contributes to improved mechanical efficiency and longer running time.

  • 46 series movement

  • 46-F7 series movement (2017)

    46-F7 series movement (2017)

  • New Skeleton (2021)

    New Skeleton (2021)

Capture your gaze

Reflecting the wonderous beauty of shining stars
Orient Star watches are superb timepieces, crafted by Japanese artisans since 1951.

Your own special moment

Orient Star is more than just a watch, it's a celebration of your uniqueness and individuality. The striking design will bring a smile to your face every time you look at it.

Your trusted companion

A constant and reliable lasting companion on life's great journey. Orient Star serves as a precious reminder of your own and your family's treasured memories.

Your connection to something bigger

Discover a shared attachment forged through beauty and tradition.
Share your unique experiences with other owners and become part of the Orient Star family.

Reach for the Stars

From the timeless design and precision parts to their assembly by master craftsmen, ORIENT STAR sets its sights on the stars to create mechanical timepieces of value beyond price. This ambition has been expressed in the brand name on every watch for seven decades. ORIENT STAR craftsmen know that a mechanical watch will simply stop without the love of their owners. That love moves owners to wear the watch and keep its mechanical heart powered, and is inspired by a commitment to excellence passed down since the birth of the brand.

ORIENT STARA History of Exploration Throughout the Years

1951

The original ORIENT STAR

The original
ORIENT STAR

The birth of a star that never stops shining

The birth of a star that never stops shining

1957

Dynamic

Dynamic

The birth of a watch that pioneered a new era

The birth of a watch that pioneered a new era

1964

Dynamic

Olympia Calendar Diver

The brand's first diver’s watch 40m Water Resistance

The brand's first diver’s watch 40m Water Resistance

1971

The creation of the 46 series movement

The creation of the 46
series movement

1996

Power Reserve

Power Reserve

ORIENT STAR’s first model with a power reserve indicator

ORIENT STAR’s first model with a power reserve indicator

1999

World Time

World Time

A stylish mechanical watch with a rotating world time bezel

A stylish mechanical watch with a rotating world time bezel

2003

Semi Skeleton

Semi Skeleton

The introduction of a semi-skeleton model in the ORIENT STAR range

The introduction of a semi-skeleton model in the ORIENT STAR range

2010

GMT

GMT

The release of a model with a built-in GMT function

The release of a model with a built-in GMT function

2015

Titanium

Titanium

A model that added the comfort of titanium lightness to the charms of mechanical watches.

A model that added the comfort of titanium lightness to the charms of mechanical watches.

2016

Skelton

Skelton

A skeleton model boasting a beautiful movement with a gold color finish

A skeleton model boasting a beautiful movement with a gold color finish

2017

Titanium

The birth of the evolved 46-F7 series

Titanium

Mechanical Moon Phase

The birth of ORIENT STAR’s first timepiece that displays the phases of the moon

The birth of ORIENT STAR’s first timepiece that displays the phases of the moon

2021

Skeleton with 46-F8 series movements

Skeleton with 46-F8 series movements

A model with a 70-hour power reserve achieved by the in-house developed silicon escape wheel.

A model with a 70-hour power reserve achieved by the in-house developed silicon escape wheel.

2023

Skeleton with 46-F8 series movements

F8F64 automatic movement Avant-garde Skeleton

The caliber F8F64 has a 60hour power reserve with the introduction of the silicon escapement wheel.

The caliber F8F64 has a 60hour power reserve with the introduction of the silicon escapement wheel.

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