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  • Grand Seiko Black Ceramic Limited Edition SBGC015

    A Smooth Operator The Grand Seiko Black Ceramic Limited Edition SBGC015 is a fascinating chronograph, featuring a case composed of both zirconia ceramic and ‘high-intensity titanium’. The smooth nature of the case on timepiece, along with the sweet action of the chronograph pushpieces leads Angus Davies to describe the watch as a ‘smooth operator’. I…

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  • Grand Seiko Spring Drive 8 day Power Reserve (SBGD001)

    Drawing on his immense knowledge of Seiko, gained when he formerly worked for the famous Japanese watch company, Carl Eady reviews the Grand Seiko Spring Drive 8 day Power Reserve (SBGD001).     Introduction There was a palpable excitement in the audience as Seiko’s President and CEO Shinji Hattori took to the stage in the…

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  • Grand Seiko 62GS SBGR094

    1967, a great year? Grand Seiko produce timepieces for the discerning watch collector. The company’s loyal clientele continuously await the release of new models and this recreation of the original 62GS of 1967 proved to be no exception. Angus Davies reviews the limited edition SBGR094, a much sought after timepiece presented in luxurious 18-carat rose…

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  • Grand Seiko SBGA029

    Born to dive Angus Davies reviews the Grand Seiko SBGA029, a diver’s watch featuring the brand’s highly impressive Spring Drive movement.      Japan has a rich tradition of diving. The Ama are Japanese female divers who, with their lungs filled to capacity, free dive for up to a minute collecting pearls in often freezing…

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  • Grand Seiko Spring Drive Chronograph Calibre 9R86 SBGC001

    Push the button Angus Davies provides an in-depth review of the Grand Seiko Spring Drive Chronograph Calibre 9R86 SBGC001. This watch features a column-wheel chronograph, a Spring Drive movement, a power reserve indicator and 24 hour GMT display.     The onset of middle-age is a depressing thought. I mourn the loss of my once…

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