Vintage Grand Seiko Boxes

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Gerald over at The Grand Seiko Guy has put together a comprehensive guide to the original boxes that were supplied with the different vintage Grand Seiko models produced. Often the original box has been separated from the watch, but you do see a number of standalone boxes come up for sale, so it is great to know the correct box you should be looking for if trying to make up a complete set of packaging for your watch.

Check out the full article here - Vintage Grand Seiko – the boxes – The Grand Seiko Guy

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