In addition to the model 44GS LE presented in honor of the 100th anniversary of the company, Seiko has additionally introduced 4 limited series of 44GS model with the manual winding mechanism.
The first model comes in a steel case and it is manufactured in limited edition of 700 copies. Its price is around 6000, oo $.
Model 44GS is one of the most legendary models of the company, first introduced in 1967. years, 7 years after the first appearance of Grand Seiko brand. Since the new model is a “copy” of its predecessor, it comes in a case with diameter of 37.9mm, the same as the original model.
The main difference compared to the original model is the mechanism. While the old model was powered by manually winded caliber 4420B which worked at 18,000 BPH, new model is powered with manually winded 9S64 that works at the 28th Bph and has a power reserve of 72 hours.
The cover has the same GS logo as the original model had.
As we’ve already mentioned, this collection consists of four models that will vary only in the material of the casing they made of (white, pink, yellow gold and steel). While the model made of the steel is produced in 700 copies, models in gold are made in 70 copies, and their price is about 24.000,00 $.