The SBGW262

Beyond the beautiful, slender, retro-inspired case shape that seemed to skirt the line between a traditional round dress case and a tonneau, the new Elegance “Slim” watches had a few things in common. Most obvious among them was the use of the new 9S63 manually wound movement with small seconds and power reserve, and in select cases, beautiful lacquer dials featuring maki-e accents. Today, we have the newest evolution in the Grand Seiko Elegance story, the manually wound SBGW262. It too comes in a slim and discreet 39mm by 11.6mm case. But unlike the above-mentioned watches from last year, at the heart of this newest timepiece is the caliber 9S64, with displays for the hours, the minutes, and the seconds from the central axis… More here.

I spoke about how good the Apple Watch was in the latest podcast episode and then I see this. That is so sweet!

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