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Old 02-05-2016, 01:12 AM
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Amazing. My eyes almost hurt of looking so many tiny pieces. Thanks for sharing.
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The spring drive is also available in regular Seiko branded watched as well. Great movement, love the smooth movement of the sweep second hand, reminds me of the electric wall clocks in school. My only criticism with Seiko (GS) is the bracelet quality is not on par with the rest if the timepiece. Same problem Rolex had for years which I think they have fixed a few years back.
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Old 02-26-2016, 03:44 AM
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But there not sharing it with the uk market, neither the new yummy prospex maritime lovelies, nor the 0033 dress watch. So frankly seiko, you can...
You can get Japanese Domestic Market watches directly from Seiyajapan:

seiyajapan.com

Here's my Seiko SARB033 dress watch:

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Old 02-26-2016, 03:45 AM
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I love this stuff. Hodinkee had a video from a NYC Seiko USa show at the end of last year when a master watchmaker put together a Grand Seiko in-person for everyone to see.
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. . . . . . . . . . Grand Seiko
Mechanical Hi-Beat 36000 GMT




. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . SBGJ001 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . SBGJ003 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . SBGJ005

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The oscillating weight is made of titanium and tungsten, to deliver higher performance and durability.






Caliber 9S86 Mechanical movement
Driving system: Self-winding type with manual winding mechanism
Loss/gain Mean daily rate: +5 to -3 seconds (when static)
Power reserve: Approximately 55 hours (when fully wound)
Time indication: 4 hands (24-hour, hour, minute and second)
Jewels: 37 jewels
Vibrations: 36,000 vibrations per hour (10per second)
Outer diameter: 28.4mm, Thickness: 6.6mm
Case Stainless steel
Dual curve sapphire crystal with anti-reflection coating on inner surface
Screw-down crown
Screw see-through case back
Diameter: 40.0mm, Thickness: 14.0mm
Water resistance 10 Bar, Magnetic resistance more than 4,800 A/m (60 gauss)*
Band Stainless steel with three-fold clasp with push button release

Approximate recommended retail prices in Europe: Euro 6,700 (SBGJ001, 003), Euro 7,050 (SBGJ005)
Limited Edition of 600 pcs (SBGJ005)
Love it! The Swiss manufactures have nothing on Seiko when Seiko pulls out all the stops...
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Old 02-26-2016, 03:51 AM
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If you think Grand Seiko is something, check out Seiko's Credor line. Insane.

https://youtu.be/h0Lwn0yIFwU
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Stephen.......The Credor video was astonishing. I also loved the piano ensemble music. I would enjoy owning that music and a Credor watch.
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Old 02-26-2016, 02:18 PM
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+1 Thanks for sharing. I knew about Grand Seiko but never heard of Credor. Gotta love mechanical musical watches, and their tone sounds excellent!
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Gorgeous. Is that yours, Dan?
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