Posts made in July, 2018

SEIKO Galante all made in Morioka Japan, home of Grand Seiko

»Posted by on Jul 21, 2018 in General | 0 comments

SEIKO Galante all made in Morioka Japan, home of Grand Seiko

Seiko Galante models cost more than any equivalent Grand Seiko. Made in the same OCD way of the Grand Seiko, it is so rare, partly maybe due to the very polarizing, almost unacceptable design…on first look. http://bernardatdermawan.blogspot.com/2012/06/seiko-galante-discovery-of-new-namiki.html It is a series from 2003/5 to create an Opus type (Harry Winston) that has distinct Japanese watch making at the highest levels. 3 models, Astroboy, Beauty and the Beast, have made it to the rare realm of used watches costing more than new. The Blue Rose Galante found in the USA and Australia have risen to no loss in resales. Zaratsu polishing , Japanese style of total hand polish to Swiss black polish standards. Textures used for the steel in between the...

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Seiko Galante 2018, 12 years on

»Posted by on Jul 20, 2018 in General | 0 comments

Seiko Galante 2018, 12 years on

Seiko Galante ? What is it? It’s a Grand Seiko. Remember how the world reacted to the Nikon SP and the S2? Or the now legendary Nikonos? Will Seiko make some small history with their Galante SBLA series and other Spring Drive Galantes? All made just like Grand Seiko at Morioka? More handwork and artisanal culture that has moved far from the west? https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nikon_S-mount    

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