After being nominated in 1964, Grand Seiko would spend years in chronometry competitions in Switzerland. In 1968, the brand would take the overall prize for best movement, placing themselves amongst the best manufacturers in the world.
Other Watchy Bits: The Skin Diver
There was a rakish charm about early skin divers. You could almost imagine James Bond surfacing from a clandestine dive into hostile territory and then walking into a tuxedo to sip martinis with a femme fatale without changing having to change his watch.