Grand Seiko 60th Anniversary Limited Edition SLGH003

17/10/2020 3:03 pm
Grand Seiko 60th Anniversary Limited Edition SLGH003

Grand Seiko 60th Anniversary Limited Edition SLGH003 The Grand Seiko 60th Anniversary Limited Edition SLGH003 features a bold dial and a 40mm stainless steel case. However, the pièce de résistance is the new Calibre 9SA5, a high-frequency movement rich in technical attributes. In March 2020, as part of its 60th anniversary celebrations, Grand Seiko released the SLGH002. This model, housed in 18-carat yellow gold and measuring 40mm in diameter exudes luxury from every facet of its case. The dial indicates the hours, minutes, seconds and date, all with lucid efficiency. However, from a personal perspective, as beautiful as this watch is, it is the movement in this timepiece that excites me the most. Now, the same movement, the Calibre 9SA5, features within a new watch, the Grand Seiko 60th Anniversary Limited Edition SLGH003, sharing a similar specification, save for its stainless steel housing. The Calibre 9SA5 is a new high beat movement for 2020. The balance has a frequency of 5Hz, beating 10 times per second. Although Grand Seiko has been producing its 5Hz Calibre 9S85 since 2009, this latest movement, the Calibre 9sA5, delivers more, much more. In terms of high-frequency movements, they deliver superior precision, are less susceptible to shocks and are less prone to positional errors when worn. However, they do have potential downsides. If you read my article on the Grand Seiko 60th Anniversary Limited Edition SLGH002, you will discover that the Japanese marque has surmounted such technical challenges. Furthermore, having made the Calibre 9S85 for […]

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