• Grand Seiko Paints the Night Sky With $79,000 USD Engraved Platinum Spring Drive

    1 month ago - By Hypebeast

    Grand Seiko has spent a lot of time reflecting on the Japanese landscape through its watchmaking in recent years, including its recent ice ridge-inspired Omiwatari , but its latest Spring Drive masterpiece turns its attention to the heavens. Based on Achi, a mountain village in southern Japan known for its clean, crisp air and unrivalled view of the stars, Grand Seiko has placed a manually wound 9R02 Spring Drive movement inside a 38.5mm platinum case and tasked Seiko's famed Micro Artist Studio to add more embellishment than the brand has attempted in recent memory. The watch's...
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