Grand Seiko Elegance
Banto, the harbinger of spring
The dial of this dress watch is in a delicate shade of champagne that evokes Banto, the ‘sekki’ or season in Japan when the harshest days of winter are over and the long-awaited warmth of the sun lights up the snow-covered landscape.
A faint but definite hint of spring is in the air.
Powered by the slim, hand-wound movement, Caliber 9S64, this refined timepiece is simple in its overall design but so exquisitely finished that its details are forever fascinating.
The dial is open and clean but, when viewed through the sapphire case back, the intricate perfection of the hand-assembled and adjusted movement is abundantly and satisfyingly clear. Thanks to a long mainspring and a balance, both made of proprietary SPRON alloys, this watch has a high and stable accuracy rate and a power reserve of 72 hours.
Exterior: Stainless steel
Glass Material: Box shaped sapphire crystal
Glass Coating: Anti-reflective coating on inner surface
Case size: Diameter 37.3mm Lug-to-lug 44.3mm Thickness 11.7mm
Band width: 19mm
Band Material: Crocodile leather
Movement: Manual winding