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Old 3 April 2019, 11:10 AM   #1
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Incoming - Just ordered - SBGW231

After much internal and external debate Iíve placed an order for my first grand seiko. The SBGW231 which I just discovered a few days ago thanks to this forum page. Ordered new from AD in Maryland. Iím really looking forward to this and it should arrive Thursday. I chose this watch, among other reasons, for the manual wind, display back, case dimensionsion especially the thickness being only 11.6mm which is on the thinner side for the brand, and I want to experience the brand, just to name a few.

Iíll be sure to post pictures.

As for the external debate, thanks to my wife for listening, and no youíre not stealing this watch. And thanks to my new friend wisemenofgotham for all of your expert advice and pictures of your watch.

Lots of pictures to come!
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Old 3 April 2019, 11:19 AM   #2
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Elegant piece. Enjoy!
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Old 3 April 2019, 11:22 AM   #3
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Glad I can help! Post tons of pictures haha!
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Old 3 April 2019, 11:25 AM   #4
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Looking forward to seeing some wrist shots, congrats!


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Old 3 April 2019, 08:32 PM   #5
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Old 3 April 2019, 10:42 PM   #6
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Old 3 April 2019, 11:55 PM   #7
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Old 4 April 2019, 12:27 PM   #8
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Congrats in advance, looking forward to the pictures
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Old 4 April 2019, 06:27 PM   #9
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Amazing Dial, Congrats!!!
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Old 4 April 2019, 07:13 PM   #10
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That's a lovely piece. I love the dial on it. It's very classy.

That's 37mm right? Does anyone know if they do a larger case size with a similar dial?

Cheers!
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Old 4 April 2019, 11:14 PM   #11
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that's a lovely piece. I love the dial on it. It's very classy.

That's 37mm right? Does anyone know if they do a larger case size with a similar dial?

Cheers!
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Old 4 April 2019, 11:39 PM   #12
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Congrats! Waiting for picture confirmation. Tell us the dial color. Off white? Cream? Egg shell? Sorta white? Never saw one in person.
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Old 4 April 2019, 11:39 PM   #13
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Old 5 April 2019, 10:35 AM   #14
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My first Grand Seiko has arrived! I love it! As for dial color... I would say it's a light egg shell. Not as cream as expected, I think the color is perfect in that it doesn't distract my eyes from the watch. What do you guys think?



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Old 5 April 2019, 10:39 AM   #15
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Looks awesome on your wrist! Congrats again!
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Old 5 April 2019, 11:27 AM   #16
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Looks awesome!!!
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Old 5 April 2019, 01:18 PM   #17
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Looks great, congrats again it's a great all-around watch!
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Old 5 April 2019, 01:22 PM   #18
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My first Grand Seiko has arrived! I love it! As for dial color... I would say it's a light egg shell. Not as cream as expected, I think the color is perfect in that it doesn't distract my eyes from the watch. What do you guys think?


And...

I think I want to know where you sourced that cap!
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Old 5 April 2019, 01:24 PM   #19
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That’s a beautiful watch! Congrats
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Old 5 April 2019, 01:30 PM   #20
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Beautiful, simple...classy...congrats on a fantastic watch. Nice cap to boot
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Old 5 April 2019, 08:27 PM   #21
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I think it looks great.
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Old 15 April 2019, 01:12 PM   #22
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great watch and amazing cap.
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Old 16 April 2019, 09:08 AM   #23
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Very nice looking watch, wear in good health
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Old 17 April 2019, 04:49 AM   #24
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just picked up one of these puppies. it's definitely gorgeous. this forum is bad news! lol
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Old 17 April 2019, 07:19 AM   #25
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Very nice! Congratulations
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Old 17 April 2019, 08:30 AM   #26
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just picked up one of these puppies. it's definitely gorgeous. this forum is bad news! lol
Where did you purchase?
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Old 17 April 2019, 08:54 AM   #27
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Very nice! Congrats!

What width strap does that take?
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Old 17 April 2019, 08:56 AM   #28
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Old 17 April 2019, 09:06 AM   #29
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Old 18 April 2019, 03:37 AM   #30
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Where did you purchase?
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