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Grand Seiko SBGA285 review

On craftsmanship, innovation and practicality

June 5, 2021 -

Sadness could be seen in my eyes when my custom made watch got damaged earlier this month, while awaiting repairs I was fortunate to wear a Grand Seiko. Its unique mix of craftsmanship, innovation and practicality is worth sharing with you.

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The depth of the dial and its markers are hard to capture in a photo
The depth of the dial and its markers are hard to capture in a photo
It works well whenever you're doing some gardening
It works well whenever you're doing some gardening
The Zaratsu polishing reflects light like fireworks, surrounding the matte black dial which maintains a classy state of calm
The Zaratsu polishing reflects light like fireworks, surrounding the matte black dial which maintains a classy state of calm
Sharp, bevelled hands indicate time with the sharpness of a Samurai’s Sword
Sharp, bevelled hands indicate time with the sharpness of a Samurai’s Sword
Yet it blends in like a true chameleon - tuning down the fireworks and Samurais - ideal when you try to read a book
Yet it blends in like a true chameleon - tuning down the fireworks and Samurais - ideal when you try to read a book
It works when you work, too.
It works when you work, too.

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