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Old 30 June 2019, 03:53 AM   #1
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Incoming Lion SBGC231 Spring Drive 20th

Spring Drive 20th Anniversary Limited Editions Chronograph GMT 9R96 - SBGC231

Found this piece in a department store in Tokyo~






Tried it on and couldnít take it off...




The lion is now following me everywhere :-)




Btw, the sales told me another spring drive 20th anniversary limited edition SBGA403 is coming soon, anyone interested?




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Old 30 June 2019, 03:57 AM   #2
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Saw this dial in person. Was very eye catching for sure.
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Old 30 June 2019, 04:00 AM   #3
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Saw this dial in person. Was very eye catching for sure.


Yes, one of the best dial IMO




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Old 30 June 2019, 05:29 AM   #4
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Love how it looks!

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Old 30 June 2019, 09:21 AM   #5
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Congrats! I tried this on a few weeks ago and loved it, waiting to see the new Prospex LX before making my summer Seiko purchase.

Looks great on you, enjoy!
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Old 30 June 2019, 09:25 AM   #6
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That one caught my eye too...congratulations
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Old 30 June 2019, 10:55 AM   #7
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Congrats that is an awesome dial
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Old 30 June 2019, 10:57 AM   #8
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Love it. What is your wrist size? Cheers
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Old 30 June 2019, 12:49 PM   #9
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That is an awesome pick up. I love it.
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Old 30 June 2019, 03:19 PM   #10
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Thank you all!

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That is an awesome pick up. I love it.


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Love how it looks!

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That one caught my eye too...congratulations


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Love it. What is your wrist size? Cheers


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Congrats that is an awesome dial


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Congrats! I tried this on a few weeks ago and loved it, waiting to see the new Prospex LX before making my summer Seiko purchase.

Looks great on you, enjoy!





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Old 30 June 2019, 03:25 PM   #11
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Love it. What is your wrist size? Cheers


6.5 inches, on some photos look a bit big on my wrist. Itís thick but very light as itís Titanium. See it in person wonít feel bulky at all, Iím sure a bigger wrist will looks even better.





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Old 30 June 2019, 09:52 PM   #12
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Congratulations. Looks great.
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Old 30 June 2019, 11:14 PM   #13
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6.5 inches, on some photos look a bit big on my wrist. Itís thick but very light as itís Titanium. See it in person wonít feel bulky at all, Iím sure a bigger wrist will looks even better.





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Thanks. Looks great!
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Old 1 July 2019, 12:20 PM   #14
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Congrats! Lookin good!
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Old 13 July 2019, 07:12 PM   #15
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Iíve worn mine everyday for over 6 weeks now and itís only 2 seconds fast since! Not enough posts to upload a picture unfortunately.
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Old 14 July 2019, 08:39 PM   #16
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Old 14 July 2019, 08:42 PM   #17
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Iíve worn mine everyday for over 6 weeks now and itís only 2 seconds fast since! Not enough posts to upload a picture unfortunately.


Yes, I wear mine everyday for the first 2 weeks and I recorded 3 seconds faster only!!

Grand Seiko really impressed me and Iím searching for the 2nd GS now :-)


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Old 15 July 2019, 09:37 AM   #18
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Congrats! This piece has very strong visual presence!
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Old 15 July 2019, 11:23 PM   #19
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Congrats! This piece has very strong visual presence!


Yes, and 44.5mm is a big contrast compare to the 38.5mm 5230


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Old 17 July 2019, 01:47 PM   #20
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Love to see it this way. Congrats man
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Old 17 July 2019, 09:42 PM   #21
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Love to see it this way. Congrats man


Thanks. Yes, am falling love with GS


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Old 19 July 2019, 08:37 AM   #22
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That is beautiful! I've never seen one in person. GS does amazing work with their dials!
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Old 20 July 2019, 02:34 PM   #23
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That is beautiful! I've never seen one in person. GS does amazing work with their dials!

Video capture better how the watch looks on wrist:

https://youtu.be/zujbAioxKRY

https://youtu.be/LqRDzwW69-k




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Old 20 July 2019, 03:06 PM   #24
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Video capture better how the watch looks on wrist:

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https://youtu.be/LqRDzwW69-k




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Thanks!


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Old 20 July 2019, 08:33 PM   #25
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You are a winner with this piece, congrats

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Old 20 July 2019, 09:10 PM   #26
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Thanks! And Iím thinking to get the SBGA403 as well


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Old 21 July 2019, 10:10 AM   #27
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Wonder if GS will introduce different dials for this case?
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Old 21 July 2019, 11:06 AM   #28
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Wonder if GS will introduce different dials for this case?


I think so, they will put more dial as usual.
But titanium is the best fit material for this thick case, else will be too heavy to wear.


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Old 21 July 2019, 11:20 AM   #29
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No hope for cheaper model then :). They might use the less expensive 9R86 in a steel case.
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Old 21 July 2019, 11:37 AM   #30
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No hope for cheaper model then :). They might use the less expensive 9R86 in a steel case.


I guess SBGA403 has higher potential for different dials and material, itís 2mm thinner.


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