SLGH003 60th Anniversary New Dual Impulse Escapement Limited Edition of 1,000 pieces
First revealed in March 2020, 9SA5 is an entirely new high beat mechanical movement. Developed from scratch exclusively for Grand Seiko, Caliber 9SA5 will be the foundation upon which a whole new generation of Grand Seiko mechanical watches will be created. Nine years in development and deploying all the skills and experience that Grand Seiko has gained over the past 60 years, 9SA5 is without doubt the finest mechanical caliber Grand Seiko has ever created. A new addition to the 60th anniversary collection provides a perfect showcase for this revolutionary caliber. With a stainless steel case and a dial in a deep, shimmering blue, this new creation will be available in December in a limited edition of 1,000 at Grand Seiko Boutiques and selected retailers worldwide.
The watch shares the same design as the first 9SA5 creation. Its powerful and distinctive look is true to the Grand Seiko Style that was defined back in 1967 with the celebrated 44GS but the hour hand has greater volume and the indexes are more prominent, just as they were, in fact, in the very first Grand Seiko of 1960. The dial is in Grand Seiko blue against which the red second hand provides a vivid accent. The case has all the design hallmarks of Grand Seiko and is Zaratsu polished to perfection. With its wide lugs and with a bracelet that is satisfyingly substantial, the watch offers perfect comfort and fits solidly on the wrist.
Case: Stainless steel
Diameter: 40 mm
Thickness: 11.7 mm
Crystal: Box shaped sapphire with anti-reflective coating on inner surface
Strap: Stainless steel bracelet with three-fold clasp push button release
Movement: Hi-beat caliber 9S85, automatic with manual winding capacity
Frequency: 36,000 vibrations per hour
Accuracy: +5 to -3 seconds per day (when static)
Power reserve: Approximately 80 hours
Water resistance: 10 bar, 100 meters / 330 feet
Other specifications/features: 47 jewels, case back with lion emblem, date display, LIMITED EDITION on the case back, screw case back, screw-down crown, see-through case back, serial number engraved on the case back, stop seconds hand function