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Hi-Beat

A Look Inside Grand Seiko’s 9S Hi-Beat Mechanical Movement

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High-beat movements, or calibers that run at 36,000 beats-per-hour/10 beats-per-second, are relatively uncommon in the …
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First Look at the USA-Exclusive Grand Seiko Seasons Collection (Refs. SBGH271, SBGH273, SBGA413, and SBGA415)

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Grand Seiko’s designs and general aesthetics are often said to be inspired by the nature. We see this in the “Snowflake,” perhaps their most iconic …
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Seiko Introduces Two Very Different Vintage Inspired Pieces

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We can hardly hide our enthusiasm for Seiko watches, as is evident in our abundance of articles over the last few years. So, naturally, getting …
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Affordable Vintage: 1970’s Zodiac SST 36000

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Zodiac is a curious brand that, at its peak, made just about every type of watch you could imagine. Triple date chronographs, GMTs, 24 hour …

Watch Lust: Grand Seiko Hi-Beat

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Sometimes, all I want in a watch is simplicity and elegance: no unnecessary decoration, no extra knobs or bezels, just 3-hands, maybe a date and …