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Prompted by Horoplicity's post, here's a Tribute to Eichi

My first in 2005 SBGA001 The very first Spring Drive 1999 production - I owned this but foolishly sold it (small and rattly bracelet) Credor Moon Phase Spring Drive; I have owned this since 2006 A Credor on strap with a slightly newer manual wind movement
2M
By: cazalea
11
horoplicity
771

SBGA003

I started on Spring Drives with and SBGA001. A winner in my book, but it eventually went on and my GS addiction grew to include a dozen or so over the past 15 years. Cheers! Cazalea Seiko Moderator
1Y
By: JustaGuy
5
cazalea
734

Is It Game Over: Snowflake Spring Drive SSD?

I got entranced by GS dials. This was my first Spring Drive: And this my first manual wind mechanical GS But then I found this one - mechanical, automatic, titanium, fascinating dial - and the manual wind went away and I found this and I knew it wasn't go
3Y
By: Greenwatch
18
crocker7
1177

My first Grand Seiko Spring Drive SBGA201

Wear it in good health. Cazalea
3Y
By: Watchlover78
11
Baxter
1545

How I got hooked on Grand Seiko watches

After xxcesar's post this week ( read it here ), I thought it would be worth the time to think back to WHO and HOW and WHY my Grand Seiko fixation began and grew. If you like history, read on. If you like pictures better, scan over the text and just focus
3Y
By: cazalea
18
xxcesar
2543

Grand Seiko SBGA011 "Snowflake" : an In-Depth Review.

The photos from that time confirm this (yes, I was excited to get this watch and drank a great bottle in self-congratulations) Looking at the layout of the movement I see nothing unusual in the date change mechanism, so either it's a fluke or perhaps the
4Y
By: skyeriding
60
skyeriding
40227

Grand Seiko SBGA011 "Snowflake" : an In-Depth Review.

Hi skyeriding, I'm also a happy owner of this snowflake.........'s brother SBGA001. Although I preferred the snowflake dial quite a lot by many close-up photos, I changed my mind after seeing them in life. The delicate sunbursted cream-colored dial of SBG
4Y
By: skyeriding
60
skyeriding
40227

GRAND SEIKO SBGA series (test)

48 FILES WITH CAPTIONS IN 30 SECONDS SBGA001 SBGA003 SBGA005 SBGA007 SBGA009 SBGA011 SBGA019 SBGA021 SBGA023 SBGA025 SBGA027 SBGA029 SBGA031 SBGA041 SBGA053 SBGA057 SBGA059 SBGA061 SBGA063 SBGA065 SBGA069 SBGA071 SBGA073 SBGA075 SBGA077 SBGA079 SBGA081 SB
5Y
By: cazalea
6
nilfire77
4719

Question for owners of watches with 5R77 spring drive movement

I haven't worn mine for a couple months, so pulled it out of the closet to check. It needed 11 turns of the crown (see power indicator) before it started. Perhaps you can keep wearing it for awhile and then give it a rest and check again. The Spring Drive
5Y
By: jrc693
12
cazalea
4026

Last Addition "Grand Seiko SBGC013" The Ultimate Chronograph

When the GS poison infected me but slowly I came undone after my first one or two, and the GS collection grew. My first was the sbga031, followed by the sbga001. Probably after I spent time reading numerous GS posts from Cazalea, KIH, SJX and Bernard Cheo
5Y
By: SALMANQ8
35
blackthought
9108