Photo Report And Grand Seiko Celebrate High Craft And Mechanical Excellence In Los Angeles
Last week, Grand Seiko and HODINKEE consolidated for a night of mixed drinks, fellowship, and fine watchmaking at the noteworthy Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel, on Hollywood Boulevard in Los Angeles. HODINKEE Editor-in-Chief Jack Forster, and the Grand Seiko Beverly Hills Boutique, were our hosts, and there was a gigantic scope of watches, addressing every one of the three mainstays of Grand Seiko watchmaking, including mechanical, high-precision quartz 9F watches, and obviously, Grand Seiko’s special Spring Drive innovation. Authorities and lovers had the option to see firsthand the popular undeniable degree of finish of Grand Seiko hands, cases, and dial markers, just as respect the creativity of the actual dials. Visitors included entertainer and HODINKEE Radio visitor Aldis Hodge , and Talking Watches visitor Morgan King .
One of the most took a gander at and discussed watches of the night was the new Grand Seiko SBGA405 “Godzilla” restricted release , which addresses a further attack into sports watch an area for the brand. With its emphatically precise case, eye-getting sunray red dial and obviously, portrayal of the world-renowned kaiju (“strange beast”) Godzilla himself on the caseback, it’s an alternate face for Grand Seiko than numerous American aficionados know, in spite of the fact that GS has frequently made additional active looks for the Japan homegrown market. Godzilla has a cozy relationship to Seiko, as fans know – the beast is shown obliterating the renowned Wako check tower in Tokyo in the first 1954 film.
A exceptionally large thank you to Grand Seiko and the Beverly Hills GS Boutique , and obviously, to every one of our companions and individual Grand Seiko lovers who went along with us for an entirely significant night!
HODINKEE’s Jack Forster, left, with Grand Seiko master and student of history Joe Kirk, taking inquiries from guests.
Actor and intense watch devotee Aldis Hodge, and family.
Photos: Julia Lofstrand