Brand new Light Blue Grand Seiko Heritage Ginza SBGH297
The brand new limited edition pays respect to Seiko's origins.
As a reminder, Seiko (and the Seiko Group which owns Grand Seiko) was created in the city of Tokyo within 1881, when a young Hattori Kintaro founded his studio room in the Ginza district. This particular location is right in the cardiovascular of the Japanese capital and for that reason has a special importance for your brand and its subsidiaries. Back again last year, Seiko paid honor to the field with a set of limited-edition models, the Prospex 1959 Alpinist Modern Re-interpretation SPB259 & Presage SSA445. Now, it's time for Great Seiko to honor the area with a familiar and stylish switch color, but one that isn't only highly limited, it can exclusive to JDM. Fulfill the new Grand Seiko Traditions Ginza Limited Edition SBGH297.
Ginza (a district of Tokyo) is actually where company founder Kintaro Hattori started the watch company in 1881, initially marketing and servicing timepieces. Later on, the young Hattori will make his own watches and might establish Seiko, one of the most essential watchmaking companies in The japanese. Even more surprising is that this Tokyo area is still where the brand name operates, and the Seiko lighting in Ginza have held Tokyo on time for over a hundred and twenty years. There are other Seiko organizations nearby, including the Seiko Art gallery, a boutique dedicated to Seiko Prospex, and the Seiko Fantasy Plaza, where people may experience each collection.
A year ago, sister brand Seiko launched two limited editions in line with the region, with grey-blue knobs engraved with Ginza’s small stones. The second hand also will pay homage to the area's historical past with the Komparu, a traditional Japan color named after Kinmaru Road, the center of nightlife in Ginza. This blue with a smooth green hue was first utilized in the mid-Meiji period (1868-1912).
Now, is actually time for Grand Seiko to demonstrate its interest in the Ginza district with a limited version based on the 62GS Heritage product, featuring a highly original call in one of the hottest colors in the market and featuring a Hi-beat motion. This new SBGH297 will be common to most fans of the brand since the case features a classic design and it is inspired by the 62GS. Having a diameter of 40mm along with a height of 12. 9mm, the case is made of stainless steel having a brushed and Zaratsu-polished complete, with a box-shaped sapphire amazingly and screw-down crown, and is also water-resistant to 100 yards. All the classic features of the rand name.
The real emphasize of this Grand Seiko History Ginza SBGH297 is the face... First, it comes in a light natural powder blue that " evokes the exhilarating feeling of the Ginza afternoon" while additionally referencing the aforementioned Komparu colour. This light blue dial had been originally also decorated using a lattice pattern representing the actual streets of the Ginza region. It is paired with the classic refined, ultra-sharp and beveled fingers, blue seconds hand as well as application markers. To be reasonable, not the most discreet neither the most classic dial...
Worn on a three-link stainless steel bracelet, the SBGH297 is powered by the 9S85 movement produced in-house in the Shizukuishi studio. Beating in 5 Hz (36, 000 vibrations/hour), this previous-generation automated movement has a power reserve as high as 55 hours. Its accuracy will be +5 to -3 secs per day, and the movement can be viewed under a specially embellished sapphire crystal.
Technical Specifications - GRAND SEIKO HERITAGE GINZA LIMITED EDITION SBGH297 Case: 40mm size x 12. 9mm elevation - 47mm lug in order to lug - stainless steel situation, brushed and Zaratsu finished - box sapphire ravenscroft with AR coating -- sapphire case back along with lion logo and special wording - Screw Down Overhead - 100m Water Level - Resistant Switch: Light blue dial, Ginza road map pattern - Refined beveled hands - Glowing blue seconds hand Motion: Calibre 9S85 - Produce - Self-winding, high defeat - 37 jewels : 36, 000 vibrations/hour rapid 55 hour power reserve instructions +5 to -3 mere seconds accuracy per day - Hrs, minutes, seconds and day Bracelet: Stainless steel three-link bracelet, folding clasp together with push-button release Research: SBGH297