Category Archives: Watch Related History

World’s first titanium watch

I saw a post on the SCWF on the world’s first titanium watch made by Citizen. I remember there is a page featuring this watch in Citizen’s Super Titanium booklet.

Here’s a scan of the page.

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Old King Wah shop – circa 1985/86

Seiko fans in Singapore must have heard of King Wah Watch and Pen Store, a place where you can get Seiko watches at good prices.

Most of you know the shop is located at 111 North Bridge Road (Peninsula Plaza) but not many are aware that it was previously located at the shophouse shown in the picture above.

I believe they occupied this shophouse from the sixties to the early eighties. During this period, the entire North Bridge Road from Elgin Bridge area right up to Jalan Sultan area and beyond was filled with watch shops.

So, where was King Wah’s shophouse located?
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