Grand Seiko Release

Release: Grand Seiko Heritage Collection Limited Edition SBGH269

It seems that Grand Seiko has understood that one its core strengths is their ability to release some of the watch world’s most interesting watch dials. Now within the Heritage Collection, a new Limited Edition (900 pieces), featuring a special dial reflecting the color of autumn leaves is set to be released.

The colors reflects not only the leaves of autumn but also the way that their colors are reflected in the lacquered wooden floors of traditional Japanese architecture.

The display case-back provides front row views to the Hi-Beat CaliberCaliber The caliber ('movement') is the heart and engine of a watch. It consists of a number of interconnected components that work together. Energy is transmitted through the gear train, to the escapement mechanism. The escapement mechanism releases this energy in a controlled manner. This drives the gear train, which ultimately rotates the hands of the watch and keeps time. [More Info] 9S85. The striking oscillating weight is titanium which has been anodized to a blue-green color. Gorgeous! This is supposed to further expand on the autumn theme and exhibits the shade of green leaves that have not yet been dyed in red. As this is a Hi-Beat calibre, you are getting an accuracy of +5 to –3 seconds a day and a very useful power reserveRéserve de marche Also known as Power Reserve. A watch's power reserve refers to the amount of time a mechanical watch can run without being wound. The power reserve of a mechanical watch can vary depending on the size of the mainspring, the efficiency of the gear train, and the rate at which the mainspring releases energy. If a watch has a Power Reserve 'complication' it simply means that the status of the power reserve can be seen on the watch itself (either on the dial or movement side of the watch). [Learn More] of 55 hours.

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