As if our appreciation for all things Japanese couldn’t get deeper, Grand Seiko’s latest drop calls our attention to one of the most beautiful (but perhaps unknown) parts of the country: its 24 seasons.

Yes, you read that correctly: the traditional Japanese calendar recognizes 24 seasons, or “Sekki,” starting in February and running through to January. Spring, summer, fall, and winter are each broken down into six chapters. These chapters carefully track nature’s journey throughout the year, and truly is a refined way at viewing the passing of time. Grand Seiko’s Heritage Collection 62GS celebrates just that.

To drop some history, the 62GS holds an important place in Grand Seiko’s brand story, as it was its first automatic movement timepiece. Since its inception in 1967, the watch has become known for its mirrored, multi-sided case and wide dial opening, and still inspires Grand Seiko’s present-day team.

As part of Grand Seiko’s Heritage Collection, four all-new models have been introduced each capturing the mood of the season. Scroll down for a closer look and learn more about their inspiration.

Spring – “Shunbun”

The subtle pink dial on this model is intentional: it’s a nod to the awe-inspiring Sakura Cherry Blossom season.

Summer – “Rikka”

The green dial signifies flora flourishing, characteristic of the summertime.

Fall – “Shubun”

The deep blue dial of this model captures the melancholic mood of fall moonlit nights.

Winter – “Taisetsu”

The snow, glistening under the winter sun, inspired the silver white dial of this model.

The watches include two Grand Seiko movements, each hand assembled by expert watchmakers. The spring and winter models feature the 9R65 calibre, which is known for its ultra-high precision and smooth, fluid motion. The summer and fall watches feature the 9S85 caliber, which is known for its fine hand adjustments and rigorous accuracy certification process. The former were assembled in Grand Seiko’s Shinshu Watch Studio, located in Nagano Prefecture; the latter were assembled in the Shizukuishi Watch Studio in Iwate Prefecture.

To learn more about Grand Seiko’s Heritage Collection, click here.

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