Grand Seiko Quartz SBGX061
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Grand Seiko Quartz - #SBGX061
Since their creation, the Grand Seiko has been revered as one of the finest watches that Japan produces. Until now, obtaining a Grand Seiko proved difficult for many watch collectors, the watch was only available in Japan, necessitating a trip to Japan to purchase one, or turning to the used watch market to secure one themselves.
For the first time ever, SEIKO is making the Grand Seiko line of watches widely available outside of Japan. Mr. Hattori, SEIKO’s President and CEO announced that Grand Seiko would be available around the world for the first time in SEIKO’s history, and at the perfect time as well. 2010 was the 50th anniversary of the Grand Seiko line of watches, so it was fitting that it should be released worldwide to commemorate such an impressive achievement.
The Grand Seiko line of watches is among the very best in the entire world, rivaling the best watches built by both European and American companies. A rich SEIKO heritage of quality, accuracy, and aesthetics are used as a guide to incorporate some of the finest materials available to create these truly grand, Grand Seiko watches.
Every part and component used in the Grand Seiko is made in house by the skilled SEIKO craftsmen, with the strictest of standards. The Grand Seiko Quartz watch has an elegant stainless steel body, with a black stainless steel face, covered in sapphire crystal glass. An ultra-accurate Quartz drive system powers the watch. Simply put, the Grand Seiko is the finest that SEIKO offers.
Drive system Quartz
Caliber No. 9F62
Case Stainless case
Case back Screw case back
Glass Sapphire crystal with anti-reflective coating
Bracelet Solid stainless steel
Buckle Stainless steel with three-fold clasp with push button release
Accuracy ±10 seconds/ year
Water resistance 10 bar
Magnetic resistance 4800 A/m (60 gauss)
Thickness 10.0 mm
Size of case 37.0mm
The Seiko GS Quartz just delivered is a beautifully designed and made watch. The finishing is outstanding and legibility even without lume on the dial or hands is excellent, due no doubt to the very detailed shaping and polishing of the markers and hands. The quartz movement is unique in terms of the accuracy and stability of second hand movement and, of course, extreme precision of timekeeping. This is a really excellent value in my opinion. Beyond the watch itself, the wonderful service by Arizona Fine Time made the experience of purchasing and sizing the watch just great. I unreservedly recommend both the Seiko GS and Arizona Fine Time to anyone purchasing or servicing a watch.