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Japan's Finest: The Yamazaki + Grand Seiko

February 27, 2014 | Grand Seiko, Lifestyle

Japan's Finest: The Yamazaki + Grand Seiko

As part of our new lifestyle series, each month we will feature a collaboration between a fine timepiece and a related lifestyle product. For February, we chose two products from Japan: a Grand Seiko 44GS Limited Edition wristwatch in steel and The Yamazaki Single Malt Whisky Aged 12-Years.


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Introducing The Grand Seiko 44GS 100th Anniversary Limited Edition (Hands-On)

April 29, 2013 | Baselworld, Grand Seiko, Hands-On

Introducing The Grand Seiko 44GS 100th Anniversary Limited Edition (Hands-On)

Seiko has been making watches since 1913, and to mark their 100th anniversary they have re-introduced a limited edition version of the first Grand Seiko — the Grand Seiko 44GS from 1967. Named after the caliber 4420 which originally powered this model, it was the first model produced by Daini Seikosha (whom the company is named after).


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Grand Seiko from 1960s, To Be Sold Without Reserve

October 2, 2012 | Grand Seiko

Grand Seiko from 1960s, To Be Sold Without Reserve

An early model Grand Seiko Chronometer will be available at Antiquorum Hong Kong in October. Ref. JJ14070GS with a Diashock automatic movement, made in the early 1960s. It is comes in a polished and brushed 35 mm by 11 mm gold-filled case with inclined bezel and screwed-down case back, with an embossed logo. The dial is matte silver with applied gold faceted baton indexes, outer minute divisions. Gold dauphine hands.


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New Grand Seiko Anti-Magnetic Timepieces

October 1, 2012 | Grand Seiko

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Last month, Seiko announced a pair Grand Seiko Anti-Magnetic timepieces inspired by pieces from the brand's archives (quartz model inspired by piece from 2003). Comparable to the Rolex Milgauss and IWC Ingenieur, each timepiece is resistant to magnetic fields (non-magnetic) with a rating of 40,000 A/m or greater.


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The Grand Seiko GMT Anniversary Edition

May 4, 2012 | Baselworld, Grand Seiko

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The Grand Seiko GMT Anniversary Edition celebrates the tenth year of the GMT timepiece. The GMT uses the caliber 9S66A, which is the same movement originally used a decade ago. It features striped bridges, 35 jewels, a frequency of 28,800 vph (4Hz) and a 72-hour power reserve.


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Grand Seiko in the United States

October 15, 2010 | Grand Seiko, Seiko

Grand Seiko in the United States

For the 50th anniversary of Grand Seiko six models have been created, including automatic, quartz and Spring Drive powered models. The one (shown above) is the most accurate of these new mechanical Grand Seiko timepieces. It runs at -2/+4 seconds per day, which is slightly better than the Swiss standard for chronometers (COSC certified-chronometer's rate should be between -4/+6 per day).


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