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 SBGT025. US$3,500

Grand Seiko SBGT025
Grand Seiko SBGT025

From a limited edition of just 30 pieces, released in 2006 and exclusive to the Wako store in Ginza, Tokyo.

Featuring, as is typical for the Wako limited Grand Seikos, Arabic numerals on the dial, and highly unusually for a Grand Seiko,  it has black/dark grey hands.

Condition: Near mint.

Year: 2015

Movement: 9F83 (quartz)

Accessories: None – watch only. Note – needs new battery.

Price: US$3,500 including courier delivery world-wide.

For more photos of this watch, click here.

Grand Seiko SBGT025

There aren’t many #GrandSeiko models with Arabic numerals. Most, but not all, are limited edition pieces for the #Wako department store in Ginza, #Tokyo. This is the SBGT025. Just 30 pieces were made of this one. If anyone has any more of the Wako limited editions available for sale, please don’t hesitate to drop me a message!


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