Grand Seiko Heritage collection – SBGH271G

Grand Seiko Heritage collection

SBGH271G

$8,881.00

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Description:

A classic Grand Seiko design with a dial that captures a treasured moment in the Japanese seasonal calendar.
This is a modern re-interpretation of the celebrated 62GS from 1967. The 62GS was not only Grand Seiko’s first watch with an automatic movement, but it was also, along with the 44GS released the same year, the watch that first expressed the design grammar, the Grand Seiko Style, that still shapes all Grand Seiko designs today. Like its predecessor, this modern re-interpretation has the characteristic sharp edges and perfect distortion-free surfaces that only Zaratsu polishing can create and a wide dial opening which was achieved thanks to a bezel-free construction.

The deep green dial evokes the sights and sounds of Rikka, the seventh of Japan’s twenty-four sekki or seasons. Spring has passed and the increasing warmth of the sun’s rays announces that summer has begun. Japan’s plants take on a deeper green hue and, as they grow, sway elegantly in the ‘Kumpu’ wind.

The watch is powered by the hi-beat automatic caliber 9S85 and is hand assembled by the skilled craftsmen and women of the Grand Seiko Studio Shizukuishi.

Specifications

Calibre
  • Calibre Type: Automatic - Powered By The Movement Of The Wearer
  • Calibre Function: Analogue - 3 Hands
  • Accuracy: '+5 to -3 seconds per day (when static) / +8 to -1 seconds per day (normal usage accuracy)
  • Power Reserve/Battery Life: Approx. 55 hours
  • Battery: N/A
  • Calibre Number: 9S85
  • Display: Analogue
Case

  • Water Resistance: 100 Metres
  • Case Material: Stainless Steel
  • Case Size (Thickness): 12.9mm
  • Case Size (Diameter): 40mm
  • Case Size (Length): N/A
  • Case Color: Silver
  • Band/Bracelet: Bracelet - Stainless Steel
  • Band Color: Silver
  • Glass Material: Box shaped Saphhire crystal
  • Crown: Screw Down
  • Rotating Bezel:N/A
  • Dial Color: Green
Layout
  • Hand Indicators: Hour, Minute, Seconds
  • Calendar Indicators: Date
  • Lumibrite: N/A
  • Dial Markers: Batons
Features

Power Reserve Indicator: Yes