To celebrate the 20th anniversary of the 9S caliber, the Grand Seiko team has designed a platinum timepiece that pays homage to the high precision 9S caliber. This new 2018 creation proudly carries the V.F.A. tradition thanks to the extraordinary precision rate of its 9S85 Hi-Beat 36000 movement, +3 to -1 seconds per day, a level achieved by the highest level of adjustment and a testing program extended to 34 days. The watch is offered in a platinum 950 case which is a new interpretation of the most widely admired Grand Seiko design, created by Nobuhiro Kosugi, the designer of the first 9S watch. The dial, too, is exceptional; its design incorporates the special mark that was used to designate watches which were developed for the first Grand Seiko Hi-Beat watch in 1968, 50 years ago this year. This long-remembered mark alternates with the GS initials in a delicate mosaic that radiates out from the center of the dial in a geometric pattern.
Case : Platinum 950 Glass : Dual-curved sapphire crystal Coating : Anti-reflective coating on inner surface Case size : Diameter 39.5mm×Thickness 13.0mm Band : Crocodile
Movement : Caliber 9S85 Driving system : Automatic (manual winding capability) Power reserve : Approximately 55 hours Accuracy : -1 to +3 seconds per day
Clasp : Tri-fold push button release clasp Water resistance : 10 bar Magnetic resistance : 4800 A/m (60 gauss) Remarks : 37 jewels Screw see-through case back with 18k gold lion emblem Screw-down crown
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