The SBGE275 is a part of Grand Seiko’s Sport Assortment, and shares a case form with a number of different equally geared up Spring Drive and hi-beat GMTs. This one has an aggressive, muscular stance with thick lugs and a distinguished, grippy 24 hour bezel. It’s a 44mm chrome steel case that measures 14.9mm thick, so that you’ve obtained to be into massive watches to understand this one. That stated, in my very own expertise, this case doesn’t put on practically as massive as you’d anticipate given these dimensions, and is nicely price attempting on should you’re intrigued by the aesthetic.
What makes this watch particular is the 9R16 caliber, which has been specifically adjusted for enhanced accuracy to inside simply half a second per day, or 10 seconds monthly. Grand Seiko is after all recognized to be considerably fanatical about chronometry, and for sure anniversary and restricted version watches, they take their customary actions and modify them to be much more scarily correct. On the SBGE275, that’s signified by the 18K gold Grand Seiko lion emblem seen on the rotor by way of the show caseback. Naturally, the motion nonetheless has all of the performance you’d anticipate from a Grand Seiko GMT, together with that leaping native hour hand, and a seconds hand that sweeps easily throughout the dial as solely Spring Drive will permit.
The brand new SBGE275 is a restricted version of 1,500 items, and has a retail worth of $7,300. Grand Seiko