If intricately completed, nature-inspired dials are your factor then it is a given that you just’re into Grand Seiko. Now, in case you additionally so occur to be into katanas (or Japanese swords) then you definitely’re in for a double deal with as a result of the great people over in Japan lately launched a trio of U.S. unique watches that I believe you may like.
The Grand Seiko SBGA489, SBGA491, and SBGA493 are all a part of the model’s already current 44GS design and share the very same 40mm case and Spring Drive Caliber 9R65 motion, however they’re all geared up with completely different dials that draw inspiration from numerous elements of the katana.
I bought the prospect to spend a bit of hands-on time with these watches so I put collectively a video summarizing my ideas in addition to explaining the variations between the three and a few of the particular parts of every design. Grand Seiko is all in regards to the end result of all kinds of small particulars, so I spent further time to seize macro views of those razor sharp dials. I hope you take pleasure in.