Grand Seiko 4522-8000 from 1971 (Tosiba Special)
For sale is a highly collectible Toshiba 25th Anniversary Grand Seiko 4522-8000.
The watch was produced by Seiko for Toshiba to celebrate their 25th Anniversary.
Being a special production piece for Toshiba, the case back of the anniversary piece is stamped with "25 Year Continuous Service Acknowledgement, Tokyo Shibaura Electric Corporation (The current Toshiba)".
Following the success of the calibre 45 and 4502, the calibre 4522 and 4520 were produced and used within a few variant of Grand Seiko.
The 4522-8000 features the highly sought after "Grammar of Design" that can be seen across different Grand Seiko.
With a lovely classic white dial and a beautiful multifaceted case, this 4522-8000 can be worn on different occasion with just a change of strap.
The watch dial has developed an interesting texture on the edge while retaining its original white colour. Light signs of polishing can be seen on the case but retains its original finishing. The watch crystal is mint condition.
The watch comes on a brand new handmade top grained leather strap.
Lug Width: 18mm