Grand Seiko is celebrating its 60th birthday and the high-end brand launched collectible modern new watches, including one that takes inspirations from the ’60s. Discover these elite movements, signature case unique designs and perfect dial finishes inside five timepieces that honor the anniversary of Grand Seiko.
Grand Seiko 60th Anniversary Spring Drive 5 Days Caliber 9RA5
Slimmer caliber, more precise, and with a longer power reserve, the movement of this timepiece incorporates a level of shock resistance that meets the ISO standard for diver’s watches. Water-resistant featuring a helium valve in a titanium case, it is limited to 700 pieces with a modern design.
Grand Seiko GS4 Mechanical Thin Dress Watches
This is a pair of limited-edition timepieces that use the manual-wound 9S64 movement, with a 72-hour power reserve. Both modern watches have engraved dials, inspired by the Shizukuishi region, where Grand Seiko watches are made. At the moment, it is limited to 20 pieces. Comprising a unique design, each one fits perfectly with a luxury lifestyle.
Grand Seiko Hi-Beat 36000 80 Hours
Craftsmanship masterpieces with mechanical movements, these are the new mechanical and luxury watches launched by the high-end brand. Grand Seiko Hi-Beat 36000 80 Hours offers a movement that can be seen through the case back, with a curved bridge inspired by the shapes of Mount Iwate and the Shizukuishi River near the luxury brand studio where the modern watch is made. The case is a variation of the exquisite 44GS that has defined the brand since 1967, with slightly wider lugs. It is limited to 100 timepieces.
Grand Seiko Re-creation 1960
The Grand Seiko Re-creation 1960, also with caliber 9S64, resembles the original, but with a sapphire case back to display the finish on the movement.
Grand Seiko SBGD205
There is also a new ladies’ Spring Drive, with an equally impressive movement. Including a caliber 9R01 with an eight-day power reserve, this modern watch by Grand Seiko is a symbol of glamour. The inner dial is set with 96 diamonds and 25 sapphires: stunning to emphasize a luxury lifestyle, it is limited to 10 pieces.
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Source and Photos: Grand Seiko & Robb Report