Inspiring from one's nation of origin is a recurring theme in Grand Seiko. Proud to be Japanese, the model depends on basic artwork and tradition to create dials that mirror Japanese landscapes or native crafts, such because the Snowflake sample or the gathering. Class with Urushi dials. As a part of the Grand Seiko Heritage Assortment, a brand new restricted version mannequin has simply been offered with a dial reflecting autumn in Japan. Uncover the brand new restricted version SBGH269 Hello-Beat.
This new autumn impressed watch is predicated on a basic mannequin from the Heritage Assortment, the 36000 Hello-Beat watch, which we discover as basic fashions beneath the reference SBGH201 (white dial) and SBGH205 (black dial). On this case, the autumn SBGH269 is predicated on most visible and mechanical specs, plus a brand new dial (actually particular) and a particular ornament for the motion.
Let's first have a look at what’s frequent to this restricted version and the remainder of the 36,000 Hello-Beat fashions. This new SBGH269 reference is available in a well-proportioned 39.5mm chrome steel case. It options the attribute case of the model with sharp corners, an inside half with horn sides, straight strips and a cultured bezel. The surfaces are completed within the conventional manner of Grand Seiko, which provides an outstanding luster because of the Zaratsu sprucing approach (with out distortion), mixed with brushed areas.
The SBGH269 Restricted Version Grand Seiko Heritage "Autumn" is worn on a three-link chrome steel bracelet, geared up with a three-pronged clasp with unlocking button. The watch has a sporty model and gives a resistance to stable water of 100 m. The opposite specs embody a peak of 13 mm and a complete weight of 154 grams, together with bracelet.
The SBGH269 is powered by the well-known 9S85 caliber, a exact automated motion with a central rotor and, with the principle specificity, a beat frequency of 5 Hz, or 36,000 vibrations per hour. This motion shows the hours, minutes and seconds, in addition to the date at Three o'clock. The facility reserve is 55 hours and the reported accuracy is +5 to -Three seconds per day (which, figuring out Grand Seiko, is greater than cautious).
What's totally different from this restricted version SBGH269 fall? Primarily, the dial. It’s stated that the dial displays "the panorama noticed within the mountainous areas of Japan, wherein the leaves regularly develop into a deep crimson because the season passes from summer season to autumn". The dial options an intense darkish crimson shade with a gradient impact on a vertical sample, "reflecting the lacquered wooden flooring of conventional Japanese structure". This dial is punctuated with golden accents on the seconds hand, minute indices and the utilized GS brand. Faceted needles and utilized indexes are additionally discovered.
One other novelty of this mannequin, the specifically adorned motion, that includes a blue-green anodized titanium rotor, depicting "the shade of inexperienced leaves that has not but been tinted in crimson, permitting one to really feel" .
Worth and Availability
The Grand Seiko Heritage Autumn Version SBGH269 is a restricted version of 900 copies. It will likely be obtainable later this fall of 2019. Its promoting value might be at 6 400 USD or 6 800 EUR (towards 5 800 USD for SBGH201 and SBGH205). Extra particulars on grand-seiko.com.