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Basel Watch Fair 2016 Grand Seiko Limited Edition

Grand Seiko Limited Edition

The latest from Basel Watch Fair 2016

Grand Seiko have introduced an entirely new concept for Grand Seiko.  Focusing on larger sizes and new modern designs and materials, Grand Seiko has entered a new era.

The movements used in these pieces is new 9R16 Spring Drive GMT.

On the back of the case , there is a Gold Grand Seiko Lion medallion on the rotor, which is not on the counterparts.  This symbolizes the specially selected quartz crystal that is tested has slightly higher performance than the on the production movements.  The difference in accuracy is +/- 10 seconds per month vs the +/- 15 seconds per month rating.  This quartz and electro-mangetically regulated self-winding movement also boasts a 72 hour power reserve off of one mainspring.

Four new limited edition models in 46.4mm black zirconia ceramics and brightz titanium cases were launched introducing the Neo-Grand Seiko design.

Two of the models will be Spring Drive Chronograph GMT’s while the other two will be Spring Drive GMT’s without the chronograph.  For each model, only 500 will be produced except for the green dial chronograph below, which will be 600 pieces.

 

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