Glashutte Original Senator Watches
Glashütte Original is a luxury brand from Germany with a long history. Way back to 1845 when the first batch of watchmaking artisans arrived Glashütte, establishing an independent watchmaking business in town and working hard to craft masterpieces. The tradition and spirit in the town of timepieces inherit to today and makes Glashütte Original shines in the industry.
Glashütte Original carries six core values of the brand, namely Excellence, Modernity, Originality, Tradition, Exclusivity and Beauty. They can all be experienced up close and personal when you wear one of them on your wrist. The excellent engineering, attractive designs together with innovations make Glashütte Original stands out from many other german watches. Senator collection is one of the collections in the brand that reveals true beauty of the Saxon’s tradition.
History of Glashütte Original Senator Watches
To make the idea of timepiece design and production become real in life, Glashütte has paid every effort in bringing out the chemistry between watchmakers' traditional crafting skills and state-of-the-art watch manufacturing technologies. The skills of German watch engineering and manufacturing are famous in the world. They are the representatives of outstanding quality and strict demand. The artisans in Glashütte dedicated their passion in crafting a beautiful, perfect timepiece with extreme precision and irresistible elegance. Timepieces made by Glashütte Original are representing durability, reliability and stability. Glashütte Original also stresses on its originality and creativity. Every single part of each watch movement is produced in-house with the highest degree of production depth and the strictest standard for precision. Each year the brand make no more than a few hundred pieces of any given model, making its watches even more valuable.
Every luxury watch brands has its own characteristic to remember. If the five-stick crown is for Rolex, the swan-neck fine adjustment is for Glashütte. This iconic Glashütte swan-neck fine adjustment has over 100-year of history and has been used since 1888. an elegant and efficient instrument to regulate the rate of a watch, and a typical Glashütte feature. Among the five collections in the German watch brand, the glashutte original senator collection is one of the favourites at all time. The senator collection is the representative of elegance. The classic-design is a combination of German functionality and traditional elements. The models in this collection also inherit the fine details and decent designs from the Saxon’s history. To verify the prestige identity, all timepieces from this collection come with a certificate, ensuring that the premium timepiece has passed a 24-day in-house performance test, proofing the best quality of Glashütte Original by its own manufacturing workshop. Among all models in the senator collection, the glashutte original senator excellence and the glashutte original senator chronograph are the most popular choices.
As spelled out in its name, the Senator Excellence is a promise to perfect. Its unique engraving is the quality seal of every product in this line, proofing a pass in the strictly controlled 24 days quality test and ensuring the excellent performance. For those who wish to understand more about the production and testing, Glashütte Original even created an online portal for buyers to read detailed results of the performance of each watch. The timepiece is treated as a fine jewelry, with the shiny silvery dial of the rose gold Senator Excellence features lasered, black-galvanished indices and a matching railroad chapter ring. To add a touch of colour to the dial, designers put the sharp printed red minute numerals onto it.
To achieve the brilliant performance and precision, the Senator Excellence is hearted with the automatic calibre 36. Glashütte Original infused innovation and new technology in the calibre. With the unique silicon balance spring inside the movement, the watch can survive under extreme conditions without interference of change in magnetic fields or temperature. It also has a power reserve of more than 100 hour, ensuring its functions at all time. The brand is proud of its movements and technology and of course would like to share them with the wearers, thus the fine-detailed three-quarter plate, skeletonized rotor, the refined stripe finish, pearling, blued screws and every mechanism are visible through the sapphire crystal case back.
The Senator Chronograph is another eye-catching model in the senator collection. As a chronograph, the models own the stopwatch function that can measure up to 12 hours on your wrist. Born in the Baselworld 2017, the stainless steel Senator Chronograph Panorama Date from Glashütte Original is an irresistible timepiece for gentlemen. The contemporary and durable casual watch also induced upgraded versions with its popularity – platinum and red gold models for choice. Glashütte Original claims the models as the best option in winter and stormy weather as the casual style watch has an extremely outstanding legibility. Luminous blue Super-LumiNova is added onto the white gold hour, minute and stop seconds hands, the Roman numerals at 6 and 12 o’clock, and on the hour indexes, ensuring all indicators are perfectly legible under dark conditions. In day time, the clear and polished design of the indicators becomes a sharp contrast to the deep black dial. As usual, the dial is crafted by artisans in the brand’s own dial manufacturing workshop in Pforzheim. Senator collection has its own design characteristics and graceful arrangement in the dial – the symmetry sub dials for the 30-minute counter,12-hour counter and the small second dial with a power reserve indicator placed in it. As a model of Panorama Date, the two date discs are placed on the same level with an impressive appearance of the date in a large window.
Senator Chronograph Panorama Date housed calibre 37 in its case. The movement with flyback mechanism and 12-hour chronograph counter sets a new standard of movement to Glashütte Original. The exceptional precision and maximum functionality bring the timepiece to the next level other than its charming design. The watch, when fully wound, can provide a power reserve of 70 hours, pushing the power of mechanical chronograph to the greatest extent. The combination of a contemporary design with traditional craftsmanship and innovative technology works well and brings this stylish, Germen engineered timepiece for everyday use to watch lovers.