62GS

SHUBUN The Autumnal Equinox

Heritage collection with dials
reflecting the Japanese aesthetic of 24 sekki

NEW

SBGH273

SBGH273G
[Heritage Collection]

Men's

$9,400

Specifications
Exterior
Case Material
Stainless Steel
Glass Material
Sapphire
Case Size
Diameter: 40mm
Thickness: 12.86mm
Case Colour
Silver
Band/Bracelet
Bracelet - Stainless Steel
Band Colour
Silver
Band Reference
AA1BC11J9
Exhibition Case Back
YES
Dial Colour
Blue
Hand Indicators
Hour, Minute, Seconds
Calendar Indicators
Date
Dial Markers
Batons
Crown
Screw Down
Calibre Number
9S85
Calibre Type
Automatic - Powered By The Movement Of The Wearer
Calibre Function
Hi-Beat Analogue - 3 Hands
Accuracy
+5 to -3 seconds per day (when static)
Power Reserve/Battery Life
55 Hours Power Reserve
Battery
N/A
Display
Analogue
Water Resistance
100 Metres
Features

A classic Grand Seiko design with a dial that captures a treasured moment in the Japanese seasonal calendar.

This is a modern re-interpretation of the celebrated 62GS from 1967. The 62GS was not only Grand Seiko’s first watch with an automatic movement, but it was also, along with the 44GS released the same year, the watch that first expressed the design grammar, the Grand Seiko Style, that still shapes all Grand Seiko designs today. Like its predecessor, this modern re-interpretation has the characteristic sharp edges and perfect distortion-free surfaces that only Zaratsu polishing can create and a wide dial opening which was achieved thanks to a bezel-free construction.

The dial is inspired by the clear night skies that Japan enjoys at Shubun, the sixteenth of the twenty-four sekki or seasons which falls around the time of the autumn equinox. The gold toned Grand Seiko lettering and seconds hand stand out in sharp relief against the deep blue dial, echoing the way that moon and stars illuminate the sky at night.

The watch is powered by the hi-beat automatic caliber 9S85 and is hand assembled by the skilled craftsmen and women of the Grand Seiko Studio Shizukuishi

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