Famend for its strong instrument pilot and dive watches, Tutima’s Patria assortment takes a special flight path, providing elegant timepieces with refined hand-finished, in-house actions made in keeping with Glashütte traditions. With its understated beauty, the Patria assortment welcomes this good-looking GMT mannequin with a discreet but legible second time zone tucked into the small seconds counter at 6 o’clock.
Though the identify of the watch has modified to Patria GMT, there’s a comparable mannequin in Tutima’s present assortment. Powered by the identical motion – calibre 619 – and sharing the identical specs however generally known as Patria Twin Time, the one distinction is that the Patria Twin Time is available in a 43mm rose gold case, whereas the Patria GMT is housed in a stainless-steel case.
With its delicate curves and signature guards hugging the fluted crown, the Patria GMT case now is available in chrome steel. Extra sensible for on a regular basis put on and considerably inexpensive than gold, the case retains its 43mm diameter and top of 11.2mm. It’s not a small watch, however its curved, plunging lugs guarantee a comfortable match on the wrist. Fantastically polished, the gleaming metal 50m waterproof case is fitted with a domed anti-reflective sapphire crystal over the dial and a see-through sapphire caseback to benefit from the spectacular motion.
Consistent with its refined, minimalist character, the data on the silver-plated dial is stored to a minimal; there isn’t any peripheral minutes observe or any inscription indicating its GMT performance. The gorgeous handcrafted lance-shaped gold fingers are polished, as are the faceted gold hour markers utilized to the dial.
Barely recessed and snailed, the traditional small seconds counter at 6 o’clock nonetheless fulfils its mission to trace the passing seconds with a gold lance-shaped hand however is fitted with an extra blued GMT hand to point a second time zone. Regardless of its simplicity, the fantastic thing about this GMT counter is that the blued hand will be set to replicate irregular time zones with 15- 30- and 45-minute offsets because of the markings on the black observe.
The massive dimensions of the watch are a plus for lovers of Saxon actions. Turning over the watch reveals the massive (31mm x 4.78mm) manufacture manual-winding motion – calibre 619 – with its traditional Glashütte touches. Dominating the surroundings is the pink gold-plated, three-quarter plate adorned with Glashütte stripes and polished bevels. Held in place by an openworked cock, the steadiness wheel has 4 regulating screws, and the hairspring has a Breguet overcoil. Beating at 21,600vph, the ability reserve when totally wound is 65 hours.
Availability & Value
The Tutima Patria GMT in metal comes on a hand-stitched alligator leather-based strap with a pin buckle. It’s now a part of the everlasting Patria assortment and retails for EUR 9,300. For extra data, please seek the advice of tutima.com.
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