On the block – 13

Limited edition modern Grand Seikos

Collecting modern Grand Seiko

Grand Seiko SBGR027
Grand Seiko SBGR027

Back in 2015, I decided to add some Grand Seikos to my watch collection. Whilst I had been interested in the brand for some time, I had never actually had the chance to appreciate the watches properly in person until I made a trip to Baselworld in March of that year.

Having for the first time had the opportunity to handle some watches from the range, I resolved to add an example of each of the main movement types – quartz, mechanical, and Spring Drive – to my collection,  which at that stage comprised entirely of Swiss timepieces.

Without a Grand Seiko dealer in Dubai, I had to resort to researching for suitable watches online, and soon started to discover just how much choice there was out there.

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FOR SALE – Grand Seiko SBGR027. US$9,000

Grand Seiko SBGR027
Grand Seiko SBGR027

From a limited edition of just 30 pieces, released in 2004 and exclusive to the Wako store in Ginza, Tokyo.

One of the most beautiful – and exclusive – Grand Seikos of the modern era. It is highly unlikely you will ever come across a better example for any price.

Condition: Near mint.

Year: 2004

Movement: 9S55 (Mechanical automatic)

Accessories: Original box, presentation case, spare (brown) strap, ratings certificate, manual, guide to mechanical watch booklet.

Price: US$9,000 including courier delivery world-wide.

For more photos of this watch, click here.