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Hands-On With The Grand Seiko SBGH277 And SBGH279

HomeHands-OnHands-On With The Grand Seiko SBGH277 And SBGH279Hands-OnIn-DepthVideoHands-On With The Grand Seiko SBGH277 And SBGH279 The new 44GS style three-handers up close play video by Robert-Jan Broer May 26, 2020 MIN READHands-On With The Grand Seiko SBGH277 And SBGH279Earlier this year, Grand Seiko introduced a number of limited edition series for their 60th anniversary. However, very silently, they also snuck in the SBGH277 and SBGH279 references.
I will let the video do the talking (in fact, I did), but you can find some additional pictures of the Grand Seiko SBGH277 and SBGH279 below. These two watches are part of the Heritage collection from Grand Seiko.
SBGH279 — Brushed Grey Dial
SBGH277 — Sunburst Silvery White Dial
Zaratsu Polished 44GS StyleThe 40mm Zaratsu polished case has the famous Grand Seiko 44GS style. The original 44GS case is a design of 1967, and a bit different from the cases used today. That’s why we speak of 44GS style, and not just 44GS.
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VIDEO: Hands-On With The Grand Seiko SBGH277 And SBGH279

HomeHands-OnVIDEO: Hands-On With The Grand Seiko SBGH277 And SBGH279Hands-OnIn-DepthVideoVIDEO: Hands-On With The Grand Seiko SBGH277 And SBGH279 The new 44GS style three-handers up close play video by Robert-Jan Broer May 26, 2020 MIN READVIDEO: Hands-On With The Grand Seiko SBGH277 And SBGH279Earlier this year, Grand Seiko introduced a number of limited edition series for their 60th anniversary. However, very silently, they also snuck in the SBGH277 and SBGH279 references.
I will let the video do the talking (in fact, I did), but you can find some additional pictures of the Grand Seiko SBGH277 and SBGH279 below. These two watches are part of the Heritage collection from Grand Seiko.
SBGH279 — Brushed Grey Dial
SBGH277 — Sunburst Silvery White Dial
Zaratsu Polished 44GS StyleThe 40mm Zaratsu polished case has the famous Grand Seiko 44GS style. The original 44GS case is a design of 1967, and a bit different from the cases used today. That’s why we speak of 44GS style, and not just 44GS..

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Sunday Morning Showdown: Beater Battle — Rolex Vs Grand Seiko

HomeSunday Morning ShowdownSunday Morning Showdown: Beater Battle — Rolex Vs Grand Seiko Sunday Morning ShowdownRolexSunday Morning Showdown: Beater Battle — Rolex Vs Grand Seiko Rolex Oyster Perpetual 114300 Vs Grand Seiko SBGH281 by Rob Nudds May 24, 2020 MIN READSunday Morning Showdown: Beater Battle — Rolex Vs Grand SeikoIn this Sunday morning column, two of our writers go head-to-head in an epic showdown for the ages. Strong opinions and hysterical hyperbole are welcome (so feel free to join in with the fun in the comments section below). And don’t forget to let us know which watches you’d like to see torn to shreds/effusively exalted next week. We’ll try and feature as many of our readers’ choices as we can. This week, we’ve got another head-to-head for you. Let’s see whether the Grand Seiko SBGH281 or the Rolex Oyster Perpetual 114300 emerges as this week’s working-class hero.
Last week saw a record-breaking contest ‘twixt Ben and me. We enjoyed it. And judging by the 3,600+ vot..

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Top 10 Grand Seiko Watches

HomeWatch TalkTop 10 Grand Seiko Watches Watch TalkGrand SeikoTop 10 Grand Seiko Watches Overview of GS models favored by our readers by Robert-Jan Broer May 22, 2020 MIN READTop 10 Grand Seiko WatchesHere’s our Top 10 Grand Seiko overview! An overview of the hottest Grand Seiko watches according to our readers.
We measured the reading and clicking behavior from May 2019 till now. The result? A list of the Top 10 Grand Seikos according to you, the Fratelli. Grand Seiko made big steps in the last few years. And with every new release, the brand figured out new ways to surprise us. Besides the unmatched dial and hands finishing, the cases are simply to die for. Zaratsu polishing for example, has become a standard. Only a few years ago, nobody except a few enthusiasts had heard about this. Due to the efforts that Grand Seiko took to create more worldwide awareness, the brand’s watches have become the enthusiasts’ darling.
Top 10 Grand Seiko WatchesWithout further ado, the Grand Seiko watc..

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Grand Seiko 60th Anniversary Recreation SBGW258

HomeHands-OnGrand Seiko 60th Anniversary Recreation SBGW258 Hands-OnGrand SeikoGrand Seiko 60th Anniversary Recreation SBGW258 A golden delight on the wrist by Rob Nudds May 20, 2020 MIN READGrand Seiko 60th Anniversary Recreation SBGW258Wow. Just wow. Even after all this time, after the thousands of watches that have passed through my hands and over my wrist, it is still possible to have my breath snatched from my throat. I didn’t think I cared for gold watches. I guess I was wrong again. Congratulations, Grand Seiko, the SBGW258 60th Anniversary model has officially turned my head.
I think it’s about time we started reviewing some truly terrible watches so you get the chance to see the uglier side of my character. All this syrupy loveliness is wearing a bit thin. But I’m afraid there’s nothing for it when it comes to the Grand Seiko 60th Anniversary Recreation SBGW258. It’s just too good.
I believe GS has delivered.
It is understandably/unfortunately expensive, but when it is pleasin..

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Sunday Morning Showdown: GMT Wars — Rolex Vs Grand Seiko

HomeSunday Morning ShowdownSunday Morning Showdown: GMT Wars — Rolex Vs Grand Seiko Sunday Morning ShowdownRolexSunday Morning Showdown: GMT Wars — Rolex Vs Grand Seiko The Rolex Explorer II 216570 takes on the Grand Seiko SBGN005. Which one gets your vote? by Rob Nudds May 17, 2020 MIN READSunday Morning Showdown: GMT Wars — Rolex Vs Grand SeikoIn this Sunday morning column, two of our writers go head-to-head in an epic showdown for the ages. Strong opinions and hysterical hyperbole are welcome (so feel free to join in with the fun in the comments section below). And don’t forget to let us know which watches you’d like to see torn to shreds/effusively exalted next week. We’ll try and feature as many of our readers’ choices as we can. This week, we’ve got another head-to-head for you. The focus? Rugged GMT watches from Rolex and Grand Seiko.
I love this column. Why? Because here, opinions run free. There is no diplomacy. Just full-blooded passion. Oftentimes, we pit writers with polari..

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Grand Seiko Launches Stunning New Watch In Collaboration With Watches of Switzerland

Today Grand Seiko launched in collaboration with Watches of Switzerland an exciting new watch, the Toge Special Edition, that embodies elements from both Japan, as well as the United Kingdom, the home country of the watch retailer. It features many unique elements, most noticeably its dial, which has Grand Seiko's signature Mount Iwate motif, yet now in British racing green. It is combined with a warm gold tone for the GMT-function, which gives the watch a dynamic appearance, as well as making it very easy to read. READ MORE
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Grand Seiko SBGR053 And SBGR253 — The 37mm Brand Entry-Point

HomeHands-OnGrand Seiko SBGR053 And SBGR253 — The 37mm Brand Entry-Point Hands-OnGrand SeikoGrand Seiko SBGR053 And SBGR253 — The 37mm Brand Entry-Point Guest post by Thor Svaboe by Fratello May 12, 2020 MIN READGrand Seiko SBGR053 And SBGR253 — The 37mm Brand Entry-PointTo be honest, I have at times felt thoroughly exhausted from overexposure to the word Zaratsu. Despite this, I tried a basic Grand Seiko on the wrist. I was hesitant. Not keen on following the pack, I almost didn’t want to like it. And then I gazed into that inky black void and got lost. Thus began my obsession with models SBGR053 and SBGR253…
I got lost to the point of now rethinking my recent purchase of a BB58. That’s despite striking lucky after a short two-month spot on an AD list. And there I was actually considering selling it to buy a second GS, a Quartz model, no less…
Sure, the 58’s lugs were a tad sharp, but surely it wasn’t that alone that could threaten to lever me from my latest acquisition so soon. No, i..

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Wrist Game Or Crying Shame: Grand Seiko SBGX115 Diver

HomeWrist Game or Crying ShameWrist Game Or Crying Shame: Grand Seiko SBGX115 Diver Wrist Game or Crying ShameGrand SeikoWrist Game Or Crying Shame: Grand Seiko SBGX115 Diver Will you lose your shorts for quartz and $3,900? by Michael Stockton May 06, 2020 MIN READWrist Game Or Crying Shame: Grand Seiko SBGX115 DiverWelcome back to Wrist Game or Crying Shame, the weekly article that puts your hand eye coordination skills to the test. Yes, we ask you to click a button in order to tell us if you’d wear our watch of the week or not. Today, we look at a white whale of sorts with the Grand Seiko SBGX115. But first…
Last week, I asked you to look at a homely kinda old Rolex Submariner 14060. It wasn’t overly special, but it was special enough in your eyes to conquer with an astounding 85% Wrist Game win. I’d liken that 15% to the one person who didn’t vote for Derek Jeter on their Hall of Fame ballot. Jeez, and I can’t stand the Yankees… We’re going to keep on the diving theme today with a l..

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The Grand Seiko SBGP007 Is A Stunning Tribute To The Brand Itself

HomeHands-OnThe Grand Seiko SBGP007 Is A Stunning Tribute To The Brand Itself Hands-OnGrand SeikoThe Grand Seiko SBGP007 Is A Stunning Tribute To The Brand Itself Turning 60 never seemed so appealing… by Rob Nudds May 04, 2020 MIN READThe Grand Seiko SBGP007 Is A Stunning Tribute To The Brand ItselfWhen it comes to press release justifications for celebrating a non-centennial anniversary, few have left me with as warm a feeling in my chest as Grand Seiko’s recent explanation of the logic behind its 60th birthday extravaganza. A person’s 60th birthday is significant in Japan’s culture. At that age, a human has lived through all phases of the Zodiac. As such, it is time to begin again. And, to mark the onset of a new existential era, the Grand Seiko SBGP007 is a fitting release.
Let’s face it. There’s a reason why Grand Seiko ranks close to the top of every Fratello team member’s hot-list. While each team member is an individual with individual tastes, Grand Seiko unites us all. Why? B..