Hi, this for sale is a Grand Seiko SBGW047 which is very rare and doesn't come up for sale often. released in 2013 limited to only 700 pieces, remake and tribute to the legendary 44GS of 1967 for celebrating 100 years of Seiko watchmaking. The watch is in great condition at 90% with some light marks on the case, the original strap shows lots of wear and currently mounted on a super high quality alligator strap which costs $300. the watch looks much nicer on this strap. boxes and papers included.
I'm asking $4500 including Paypal fees and worldwide shipping. It will be sent from Republic of Korea via 3-5 days trackable EMS shipping.
I have lots of references here you can find by searching "OPIC"
Thanks for looking!
for more info, visit the links below
Comparison: Grand Seiko 44GS reissue SBGW047 and Grand Seiko 130th Anniversary SBGW033 (with live photos) | Watches By SJX
The Art of Time: Taro Tanaka and Seiko's "Grammar of Design" - worn&wound
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OPIC - Mr. Park is a great seller I recentlly bought a watch from Mr. Park from Korea. He is a great seller. The watch was great!By Bwool on WatchUSeek
Bought SRPC49J1 from OPIC. Good price. Good communication. Fast shipping. And watch as described. What more can you ask. Thank you again bud!By sdesign on WatchUSeek
Buying a watch from OPIC was very easy despite the great distance involved. OPIC's description of the watch was accurate and thorough. I appreciated OPIC's careful packaging, too. I've had watches get banged up on their way to me, but that wasn't going to happen this time. Last but not ...By barutanseijin on WatchUSeek
Very smooth transaction with Opic, with good communication and quick well packaged delivery, many thanks!By EnzoT on WatchUSeek
Had a pleasant transaction with OPIC http://forums.watchuseek.com/member.php?u=734970. The communication was swift and prompt, watch was well packed and it arrived swiftly to the US from Korea ! Thank you ! AndyBy andy_k on WatchUSeek
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The company was founded in 1881, when Kintarō Hattori opened a watch and jewelry shop called "K. Hattori" (服部時計店 Hattori Tokeiten?) in the Ginza area of Tokyo, Japan. Eleven years later, in 1892, he began to produce clocks under the name Seikosha (精工舎 Seikōsha?), meaning roughly "House of Exquisite Workmanship". According to Seiko's official company history, titled "A Journey In Time: The Remarkable Story of Seiko" (2003), Seiko is a Japanese word meaning "exquisite" or "success" ("exquisite" is usually written 精巧 from Chinese jīngqiǎo, while the meaning "success" is usually written 成功 from Chinese chénggōng).
Seiko is perhaps best known for its wristwatches, all of which were at one time produced entirely in-house. This includes not only major items such as microgears, motors, hands, crystal oscillators, batteries, sensors, LCDs but also minor items such as the oils used in lubricating the watches and the luminous compounds used on the hands and the dials.