This year is a big one for Grand Seiko as it is the 60th anniversary of the brand, a number already made special with several limited editions. Over the last few days they have released several more, one of which is arguably their most impressive dive watch yet. Say hello to the Grand Seiko SLGA001, a titanium diving watch that is powered by a brand new Spring Drive movement, and is water resistant to 600m. Before we get to why the new movement is important, let's focus on the case and dial. At 46.9mm x 16mm, the dimensions are initially daunting for anyone with wrists smaller than Dwayne Johnson, but they are actually significantly less hefty, thanks to the material of the case and bracelet. The watch is made of a special high-intensity titanium, which is 40 per cent lighter than the typical steel used in watchmaking, and has the added benefit of basically being impossible to scratch. This reduction in weight would contribute to a reduced sense of bulk on the wrist, which has sometimes been the feedback for the larger dive watches produced by Grand Seiko. The shape of the SLGA001 case features relatively short lugs, which make…

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