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Manufactured in the 1960s~ the 61GS vintage Grand Seiko marks the golden era of high beat Grand Seiko in its era. With the true hi-beat movement beating at 36000 and an unique case shape with multi-dimension brush and mirror finishing inherent from the grand father of all vintage and modern Grand Seikos the 44GS. The 61GS was created during the best era of Japanese watch making and with the best finishing on the watch.
Produced during the period where Seiko is dedicated to creating an answer towards the Swiss Watch Industry and building a bridge into the international watch market, Seiko dedicated all its effort to the research and development of their high-end Grand Seiko and King Seiko Series. With the technology used in the ultra-accurate Chronometer rating movements that got Seiko a champion in the Swiss Chronometer Competition, a unique case inherent from the signature 44Grand Seiko and the master craftsmanship to build the durable timeless classic. All of the elements add up to create the best vintage Grand Seiko ever made. The case shape is so signature Seiko created a reissue Grand Seiko using the same case shape in 2013 with the reference SBGW047. The new watch may look as good as the vintage ones, the movement inside the old man is much more standout with its age. The movement 6145 is a true high beat movement beating at 36000 bph. Seiko transferred the experience on building the Lord Marvel 36000 to its Grand Seiko product line and created this ultimate Grand Seiko.
This reference 6145-8010T Grand Seiko is in amazing condition. The case is close to mint with original brush and mirror finishing close to its original factory condition. The gold medallion on the case back is in perfect condition given its age. The long sword hand is unique to the high-end Grand Seikos, it is as sharp as a samurai's sword and is longer than most other Seiko in the same period. The white dial comes with applied GS logo and a mark showing off its a true high beat 36000 movement. The thickness of the watch is slightly thicker than other normal 56 King Seikos because of its movement size and it makes the watch looks modern and a pop from your wrist.
If you are looking to add a grail watch Grand Seiko into your collection, this is it! And it could not get any better!
Maker: Grand Seiko
Model: Grand Seiko 6145-8010T
Era: 1968 Apr
Case Diameter: 37 mm
Lug to Lug: 42 mm
Lug width: 18 mm
Case Condition: Close to a new old stock unpolished case with the original brush finish still on the cash.
Dial Condition: Clean while dial in amazing condition only minor smoke like patina near the Seiko logo.
Crystal: Original Acrylic Crystal
Movement: 6145 hi-beat 36000 automatic movement newly serviced and restored in Japan
Overall Condition: This Grand Seiko is one of the best watch we have ever sourced in Samurai Vintage!
And of course, being a premium Grand Seiko you can choose to pair it up with ANY straps we have in store to suit your personal taste. Just let us know which one you like to pair the beauty up with. Catch it before its gone.