Grand Seiko Black Ceramic Spring Drive Chronograph GMT Watches Hands-On
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It’s no secret that watch enthusiasts tend to have a love for Grand Seiko that I’ve always likened to that of an indie music snob’s fondness of an obscure band that’s loved by their peers but relatively unknown to the masses (any old Broken Social Scene fans out there?). Grand Seiko watches are exceptionally made and the epitome of “stealth wealth” in a lot of ways. Now, things are changing with Seiko putting an increasing importance on their luxury watches as part of their broader strategy in a changing market, meaning Grand Seiko has got to go mainstream outside of Japan. Seiko (smartly) decided this year that “Seiko Grand Seiko” would now just be the autonomous “Grand Seiko,” and one of the releases in tandem with the rebranding was the new Grand Seiko Black Ceramic Spring Drive Chronograph GMT SBGC219, SBGC221, and SBGC223 watch collection.