The SBGH295 makes use of Grand Seiko’s 62GS case design (this time in stainless-steel), which was initially launched in 1967 and launched Grand Seiko’s first automated watch. This case has a large stance however is considerably curvier than the 44GS case, though it has the identical 40mm diameter. This case has a bezel free building that highlights a large dial opening, and locations an emphasis on the dial design, which is a spotlight of the SBGH295. Right here we’ve a light-weight blue tone much like the SBGA471, however with a dial borrowed from the SBGA387, the kirazuri “ice blue” U.S. unique restricted version from 2018, a watch that has develop into one of the wanted and collectible Grand Seikos on the secondary market. The delicate blue is accented with only a trace of texture impressed by a cloudless sky over the Sea of Japan. Whereas house owners of the SBGA387 could be a bit miffed on the re-emergence of a as soon as unique dial design, the brand new SBGH295 represents a terrific alternative for anybody who missed out or is ready in useless for a WatchRecon alert.
Retail pricing on the SBGA471 is about at $6,000, whereas the SBGH295 is $6,900. Grand Seiko’s distinctions between restricted, particular, and regional releases can get just a little complicated, so it’s price reiterating that each of those releases are thought of particular editions, and should not restricted numbered editions. Each are additionally unique to the U.S. market. Grand Seiko