SBGW033 Grand Seiko ‘First’ 130th Anniversary


Value is a funny thing. I was once dining at a restaurant with my significant other when a man came up to me in outrage, holding a waiter by the wrist, claiming he’d ordered the same dish as me and received two fewer potatoes. This really happened, but then again it was Florida, probably a…

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King Seiko ‘Special Dial’ First in Steel


Grand Seiko’s First (the 3180) is lore among Japanese horology. Perhaps slightly lesser known, King Seiko also had their debut aimed against Swiss haute horology. The King Seiko First was available in variety of metals and many dial variations. The variant I present today is probably the most attractive to today’s market. In steel and…

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