Earlier this month, Grand Seiko held a celebration at Spring Studios (pictured above) to mark the start of Grand Seiko Corporation of America, the new luxury division of Seiko in the US. At the end of the night, the shades were raised, revealing the New York skyline through the huge floor to ceiling windows, punctuated by live music, including a singing performance (pictured bottom) from the Chairman and CEO of Seiko Watch Corporation, Shinji Hattori.
This is the Seiko Prospex Street Series retails for $450 and is available in blue, gray, or green (as shown). The dive watch features a two-tone bezel that highlights the last 15-minutes with black. The multi-part case measures 47 mm in diameter and the watch is powered by a solar quartz movement.
This is the Alpiner 4 Shadow which comes in a 44 mm x 13.15 mm steel case with black PVD coating, distinguished by its bi-directional turning compass bezel and all-black matte dial. Retail is $1,495.
Tudor recently debuted the Glamour Double Date with a new manufacture movement last week, available with a silver, black, champagne, or opaline white dial. Measuring 42 mm in diameter, available in steel or steel and yellow gold with a choice of bracelets in genuine alligator, steel or steel and gold the Double Date will be available in the United States by special order only, beginning in 2019.
This month, Oris unveiled the Big Crown Pointer Date 80th Anniversary Edition which features a 40 mm bronze and a green dial. The watch is inspired by a 1954 archive model in that it has a prominent crown and date by hand. Otherwise, the movement is modern, the hands are different, and even the crown has a different shape. This is basically a contemporary version of the historic model as opposed to a 1:1 recreation. Retail is approximately $1,900.