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Grand Seiko SBGK004, black dial, 18k rose gold case, men's watches
Grand Seiko SBGK004, black dial, 18k rose gold case, men's watches
Grand Seiko SBGK004 mechanical 9S63
Grand Seiko SBGK004, black dial, 18k rose gold case, men's watches

Manual SBGK004

Grand Seiko Elegance Collection
USD $29,000
Limited Edition of 150

Features

A masterclass in elegance and craft

Caliber 9S63 is a significant addition to the ever growing Grand Seiko family of movements. It's a slimmer mechanical package, and it offers a small seconds register at the nine o’clock position and a power reserve indicator at three. The thinness of the movement allows for a slimmer, dressier case design. The case here, rendered in 18k rose gold, is polished by a special Zaratsu method developed to accentuate the beauty of the curved surfaces. The dial and the sapphire crystal are also curved to give the watch a classic look.

The dial on SBGK004 showcases a form of Japanese craftsmanship known as Urushi lacquer. The dial is made from a transparent and long lasting Urushi that comes from trees grown in and around the town of Joboji near Mt. Iwate, the mountain that dominates the skyline above Studio Shizukuishi. The black dial uses lacquer that has been mixed with iron to give it its deep jet-black color.

The hour markers and the ‘’GS’’ letters are decorated using the traditional Maki-e technique by Urushi master Isshu Tamura in his studio in Kanazawa on the west coast of Japan’s main island. By applying layer after layer of lacquer, these markers are given a three-dimensional profile, resulting in a strong visual presence on the dial. Tamura then applies powder, either 24k gold or platinum, to the markers before finally polishing them by hand using his own special tools to give Maki-e its delicate shimmering appearance. This processes requires great dexterity as it is very challenging to give every marker the same depth, especially on a curved surface.

Case
Case Material : 18k Rose Gold
Case Diameter : 39mm
Case Thickness : 11.6mm
Case Length : 44mm
Lug Width : 19mm
Crown : Push Crown
Strap/Bracelet : Crocodile Leather w. buckle
Crystal : Dual Curve Sapphire
Caseback : 18k Rose Gold with Sapphire Crystal
Movement
Caliber : 9S63
Type : Mechanical
Power Source : Manual Winding
Jewels : 33
Accuracy : +5 to -3 seconds per day (when static)
Duration : 72 Hours
Functions
Features : Time, Power Reserve Indicator, Small Seconds
Water Resistance : 30m
Magnetic Resistance : 4,800 A/m
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