If Glashütte Unique stays largely recognized for its typical Saxon watches, with off-centred shows and but critical watchmaking credentials – the well-known Pano assortment – the model has just lately demonstrated its love for colors and originality… And that’s one thing that may simply be defined by the truth that GO is among the few watchmakers to make its dial in-house. Following editions with gradient inexperienced or gray dials, in addition to a few restricted editions with groovy colors, the model takes a glance again at its atypical TV-shaped watch, the enticing Seventies Chronograph Panorama Date, which now is available in a brand new darkish blue tone.
The Glashütte Unique Seventies is a watch that has flown below the radar for some years, which is stunning understanding the spectacular motion that was used for the chronograph mannequin, in addition to its authentic and but nice design. However, with the current appreciation for all the pieces Nineteen Seventies and built-in shapes, the mannequin appears to have a second life and GO is capitalizing on this. Plus, being a watch impressed by the groovy Nineteen Seventies, it opens the doorways to boldness and hues – which has been carried out by the model lately, with gradient dials or perhaps a stable yellow dial.
This 12 months, the model is rejuvenating the mannequin with a brand new, non-limited version that comes outfitted with a darkish blue dial, obtainable on a mess of strap/bracelet choices. General, this version of the Glashütte Unique Seventies Chronograph Panorama Date retains all the pieces that made this watch particular. First, it has an atypical case, with a tonneau form topped by a rounded sq. – a mode fairly well-known within the Nineteen Seventies, often known as the TV-screen watch. Measuring 40mm x 40mm, and about 14mm in peak, it’s a somewhat critical watch on the wrist, but it surely’s additionally a watch with a critical motion inside. The case, with a 100m water-resistance, is fabricated from brushed metal with polished accents and has properly built-in pushers and crown guards.
The principle novelty on this context is the brand new sunray-brushed darkish blue dial. The color is obtained because of an elaborate strategy of galvanisation, which can lead to a metallic and ever-changing color. The rhodium-plated indexes and palms are coated with Tremendous-LumiNova and this new version retains the advanced but balanced show that’s discovered on all Seventies Chronograph Panorama Date. This implies central hours and minutes, a small seconds at 9 o’clock with a properly built-in energy reserve indicator, the signature Panorama Date at 6 o’clock and a chronograph with central seconds, 30-minute counter at 3 o’clock and 12-hour counter in a discreet arched window at 12 o’clock.
Below the sapphire caseback is one critical computerized motion, with high-end specs. The in-house Calibre 37-02 is certainly an built-in computerized chronograph with column-wheel and flyback perform. Beating at a 4Hz frequency, it boasts a stable 70h energy reserve. The again reveals its complexity and good ornament, with openworked rotor, bevelled and polished edges, polished and blued screws, and the well-known Glashütte stripes end on bridges. And many of the chronograph mechanism is on show, which is uncommon today.
The brand new Seventies Chronograph Panorama Date with darkish blue dial will be worn on a brown-grey calfskin nubuck strap, on a blue Louisiana-Alligator leather-based strap, on a black rubber strap (all three closed by a butterfly fold fastener) and at last an built-in stainless-steel bracelet, for a sportier look.
This new blue model of the Glashütte Unique Seventies Chronograph Panorama Date is now obtainable from retailers and boutiques and is a part of the everlasting assortment. The value begins at EUR 13,200. For extra particulars, please go to www.glashuette-original.com.