31 Oct '17, 1pm

The latest from #grandseiko does not disappoint.

The latest from #grandseiko does not disappoint.

Some of the most popular Grand Seiko models are the various GMT models, which add a very useful complication to the always appealing Grand Seiko aesthetic. The GMT hand came somewhat late to Grand Seiko, with the first model launching in 2002, but they've been very successful since then, and one model – a limited edition Hi-Beat, with a green dial – became not only a fan and critic's favorite, but also won the Petit Aiguille prize at the 2014 Grand Prix d'Horlogerie de Genève. Now, Seiko's announced a new green dial Hi-Beat GMT, with a dial treatment Seiko says was inspired by the iridescent feathers of a peacock. There are several different ways to show the time in two time zones on a wristwatch. The most common is to have two hour hands; the second hour hand makes one rotation every 24 hours, and can be set independently from the primary hour hand. If you want to use the...

Full article: https://www.hodinkee.com/articles/grand-seiko-hi-beat-360...

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