The stars at night are big and bright deep in the heart of Seiko

June 21, 2017 . by John Biggs

The Grand Seiko 8 Day, Seiko’s latest addition to the GS family, is inspired by the night sky. The face, which is beautiful to begin with, has been carefully painted to represent the night sky over Japan, an extra little feature that send lovers of sushi, bullet trains, and tentacle anime home with a flutter…



Watching the Web for May 31, 2014

May 31, 2014 . by Patrick Kansa

Welcome back to our weekly installment, where we have a quick look at some interesting watches and articles that have popped up over the last week, as well as taking a second look at what some of our more popular articles this week were. Today, we’ve got a very nice Seiko that features a GMT…



Historical Horology: Servicing A Vintage Watch

August 25, 2013 . by Patrick Kansa

  Servicing a watch is much like having your car worked on – it’s something we all know we need to have done, somewhere in the back of our mind. Even with that, though, we often put it off as long as we can, or we’ll let the watch sit in the back of the…



Grand, Isn’t It?

November 2, 2011 . by Patrick Kansa

Next up in watches that I’ve been aware of, but haven’t taken a close look at?  The Grand Seiko line from (obviously) Seiko.  For those not familiar with the line, here’s a quick lesson for you: Seiko started the line in 1960’s, with a view to understatement, simplicity, and perfection in the details A Lion…