Glashuette Original

Glashütte Original is a German luxury watch brand. It was established in 1994. Glashütte Original is owned by the Swatch Group and produces its movements in-house. Notable Glashuette Original models include the Glashuette Grande Cosmopolitan Tourbillon, Glashuette PanoLunarTourbillon, Glashuette PanoGraph, Glashuette PanoReserve, Glashuette PanoMaticInverse, Glashuette PanoInverse, Glashuette PanoMaticLunar, Glashuette Senator, Glashuette Senator Tourbillon, Glashuette Senator Chronograph, Glashuette Senator Chronometer, Glashuette Seventies Chronograph, Glashuette Sixties. WatchTime is a leading Glashuette Original watches authority, we cover Glashütte Original watch news, Glashuette Originial watch updates and other posts about Glashütte Original watches as well as Glashütte Original watch prices. Glashütte watches are available globally and our watch database has a large selection of Glashuette watch collections, with Glashuette prices.

Bare Bones: 10 Interesting Skeleton Watches

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In skeleton watches, the watchmaker strips the watch's dial and/or movement to their bare essentials, revealing as much of the watch's interior as possible. For skeleton watch fans who love the technical "openwork" artistry that goes into skeleton watchmaking, these timepieces give them a detailed look at a watch's inner workings. Below we take a look at 10 skeleton watches introduced in recent years. … [Read more...]


Feeling Blue: 20 Watches With Blue Dials and Blue Straps

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Blue watches are one of the growing style trends seen in the watch world in the past few years — and on display at the watch shows in Switzerland and in the U.S.A. —, with blue-on-blue dial-strap combinations. We took a look at such blue watches with blue dials and blue straps released within the past few years, and compiled a list of 20 timepieces from brands on the blue-dial bandwagon. … [Read more...]


Tough Timers: 10 Watches for Extreme Conditions

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Mechanical watches are delicate pieces of machinery that can be thrown off kilter if the proper precautions aren't taken. Magnetic fields, extreme temperatures, and shocks are among the risks watches face. Below, in this list excerpted from a feature in WatchTime's November-December 2011 issue, we take a look at some watches designed to withstand these outside factors. … [Read more...]


Watch Insider’s Top 10 Watches Under €10K With In-House Movements

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A regular reader of Watch-Insider.com, Nick Senn, inspired me to compile this Top 10 list last year, focusing on watch brands that offer models with in-house movements at what most aficionados would consider affordable prices. Here we re-present the list, with links to more info on several of the watches. … [Read more...]


Watch Wallpaper: 12 Skeleton Watches

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Growing fascination with the inner workings of mechanical watches has sparked a boom in skeletonized looks. Scroll down to download wallpaper images of skeleton watches from Breguet, Cartier, Omega, Jaeger-LeCoultre, Piaget, and many other skeletonized watches from 12 luxury brands, to decorate your desktop. … [Read more...]


Glashütte Original Launches New Manual-Winding Skeleton Watch

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Fans of skeleton watches will appreciate the latest offering from German luxury watch brand Glashütte Original, the Senator Manual Winding Skeletonized Edition, which features an all-new, skeletonized movement created in-house, Glashütte Original Caliber 49-18. … [Read more...]


Getting to Know Nomos: 6 Important Nomos Watches

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Nomos watches are well-known in their native Germany, but not nearly as familiar to watch lovers in the U.S. as other Glashütte-based watch brands such as A. Lange & Söhne and Glashütte Original. Nomos watches, in fact, have their own distinctive look (the brand has won several international design awards) and are fairly reasonably priced despite the fact that they all have in-house movements made in the traditional Glashütte style. As the brand becomes more prominent in the U.S. this … [Read more...]


Watch Insider: My Top 10 Watches From Baselworld 2014

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With Baselworld 2014 now passed, I have as usual assembled my personal list of favorite watches from the show. In the coming days and weeks, on Watch-Insider.com, I will publish lists that are more rational and technical than emotional, but for now, here are the top 10 watches from Baselworld that I most liked and would likely buy. … [Read more...]


Baselworld 2014: Glashütte Original Debuts New Movement in Seventies Chronograph Panorama Date

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The Glashütte Original Seventies Chronograph Panorama Date, introduced last week at Baselworld 2014, features an entirely new chronograph movement, Caliber 37-02, which was designed and manufactured in-house at the brand's manufacture in Saxony. The new watch becomes the latest in the vintage-inspired Glashütte Original Seventies collection. … [Read more...]


Baselworld 2014 Preview: 19 New Watches We’ve Seen So Far

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Baselworld 2014 is almost upon us, and the WatchTime team will be on-site at the world's biggest watch fair to provide you up-to-the-minute coverage of the scores of new timepieces making their world debuts there. Before we dive in, here's a roundup of the watches we've reported on so far, from brands that have provided pre-Baselworld press materials on some of their new products. … [Read more...]


Watch Insider’s Top 15 Ladies’ Watches: Are These the Best Ladies’ Watches of the Year?

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Many luxury brands, even those known more for their men's watches, released interesting new ladies' watch collections, female watches and top ladies' watches in the recent months. Here, from my blog Watch-Insider.com, are my personal choices for the best watches for women, most beautiful ladies' timepieces, top ladies' watches and best ladies' watches presented in 2013, 2014 and 2015 so far. … [Read more...]


Glashütte Original PanoMaticInverse

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Previews of new watches making their debut at Baselworld 2014 continue to flood our in-boxes here at WatchTime. One that caught our eye is for Glashütte Original's new PanoMaticInverse, which repositions movement components to make visually interesting elements, such as the Saxon brand's hallmark swan's neck fine adjustment, visible on the dial side of the watch. … [Read more...]


Breaking the Mold: 5 Offbeat Watches from Baselworld

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Contrary to popular belief, Baselworld is not just a steady stream of tourbillons, chronographs, and watches that are mostly black. The show does play host to some individualists who create watches that are outside the mainstream. Some are newcomers, and some return year after year, reliably delighting us with their unique vision. In this feature from WatchTime's October 2013 issue, we take a look at a few of their creations. … [Read more...]


Watch Insider’s Christmas List: 28 Watch Gift Ideas for Watch Lovers

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The holiday shopping season is in full swing, and many of you are probably considering buying a watch, either as a gift for a loved one or as a year-end reward for yourself. In response to the many readers of my blog, Watch-Insider.com, asking me what watch I would recommend, here are my personal selections of watches to give as gifts, all introduced this year or very recently. … [Read more...]


Vintage Style: Watch Insider’s Top 10 Modern Re-Edition Watches

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The vintage look is having a moment in the watch world right now, with many brands releasing modern takes on old classics. Here, in this article from my blog, Watch-Insider.com, are my personal choices for 10 of the best of these re-editions that have debuted within the past few years. Many will have you asking yourself if they are old or new. … [Read more...]


Fratello Friday: 8 Watches for Friday the 13th

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This week, Fratello Friday falls on a Friday the 13th. For the occasion, I thought it would be fun to highlight eight watches that have the number ‘13’ in their reference number — admittedly, an unusual method for generating a list of watches, and the results were somewhat surprising; before I started searching for "13" in the strings of characters that make up watch reference numbers, I didn't know what would pop up. … [Read more...]


Glashütte Original Sixties Panorama Date

Glashutte Original Sixties Panorama Date

We've noted previously here on WatchTime.com the prevalence of blue dial/blue strap combos among this year's crop of new watches. Today we focus on one of these timepieces, the Sixties Panorama Date, from Glashütte Original's retro-styled Senator Sixties collection, offered this year in a striking midnight blue version. … [Read more...]


Her Time: 5 New Ladies’ Watch Collections from 5 Luxury Brands

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We've covered dozens of new watch releases from the SIHH and Baselworld watch fairs here at WatchTime.com, as well as in our print edition. The vast majority of these have been targeted squarely at the male consumer. But several brands have also launched entirely new collections this year aimed at the ladies market, some with in-house movements, high jewelry, or both. Here are five of them. … [Read more...]


Watch Insider: My Top 10 Watches from Baselworld 2013

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The Baselworld 2013 watch fair has come to and end, and now, having seen and covered dozens of new watches on my blog, Watch-Insider.com, my colleagues at WatchTime have asked me to name my favorite new timepieces from this year's show. Click here to see my top 10 watches from the most well-established brands. … [Read more...]


Glashutte Original at Baselworld 2013

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Alexander Linz of Watch Insider got an up-close look at Glashutte Original's 2013 collection at Baselworld. … [Read more...]


Germany’s Nomos Comes to the U.S. With Bauhaus-Inspired Tangente Watch

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Nomos Glashütte, a watch brand very popular in its native Germany but not as well-known here in the States, is finally making a big push in America, beginning with its flagship timepiece, the starkly designed — and multiple design-award-winning — Tangente watch, which applies Bauhaus design principles to its dial. … [Read more...]


Swatch Group Acquires Harry Winston Watch & Jewelry

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The Swatch Group has added another jewel — or, more precisely, jeweler — to its crown. The Bienne, Switzerland-based company, which owns watch brands ranging from Swatch to Hamilton to Omega to Breguet, announced Monday that it is acquiring world-renowned jewelry brand Harry Winston, which in recent years has also become a bastion of high watchmaking. … [Read more...]


Watch Wallpaper: A Cavalcade of Calendars

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It's the holiday season, the time for giving and receiving gifts — and accumulating next year's calendars for your home and office walls. How about some great horological calendars to decorate your desktop? Click here to download beautiful images of calendar timepieces from some of the top haute horlogerie watch brands. … [Read more...]


A Round of Polo: Testing Piaget’s Iconic Sports Watch

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The Piaget Polo, one of the most famous sports watches of the 1970s, has been retooled with a giant titanium-and-steel case and an automatic movement. In this watch-test feature from our October 2009 issue, WatchTime's Witold Michalczyk puts the three-hand Polo FortyFive through its paces. … [Read more...]


Facetime October 13

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Welcome to Facetime! To be featured here, in our magazine, Pinterest, and our other social networks, send us a hi-res pic (at least 1mb) at photo@watchtime.com. … [Read more...]


Glashütte Original Senator Observer

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Last year, Glashütte Original introduced a limited-edition watch called the Senator Observer, a white-gold timepiece that celebrated the memory of German watchmaker Julius Assmann and famed explorer Roald Amundsen. It was modeled on the traditional observation watches (more widely known as "deck watches") made in the German town of Glashütte, which were used by navigators to determine a ship's position at sea. This year, at the Baselworld watch fair, the company launched an unlimited version … [Read more...]


Watch Wallpaper: Fantastic Faces and Beautiful Backs

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Is your desktop in need of some horological flair? Check out this gallery of timepieces whose exhibition casebacks are as gorgeous as their dials. It's the latest installment of wallpaper images from WatchTime's "Back is Beautiful" archives, lavishly photographed by Nik Schölzel, and in this assortment you can download full-size images of both the front and back views. Just click on the photos for larger, downloadable images. … [Read more...]


Watch Wallpaper: Limited-Edition Sports Chronographs

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Limited editions aren't just the prerogative of tourbillons, minute repeaters and other high-complication watches. Sports chronographs also come in special limited series, like the ones in this photo feature from the WatchTime archives, with original photos by Nik Schölzel. Now all these stunning shots are available as wallpaper for your desktop. Just click the photos for larger images. … [Read more...]


Glashütte Original Unveils Redesigned Pano Collection

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"Don't mess with success" is a mantra to which many watch brands subscribe; German luxury watch brand Glashütte Original, on the other hand, has adopted another piece of advice: "Don't rest on your laurels." As proof, witness the company's subtle, yet significant, redesigns in its popular Pano Collection of timepieces, from which four new models made their debut last month at Baselworld. Click below for info, pricing and wallpaper images of the new watches. … [Read more...]


Basel Preview: Glashütte Original Limited Edition Senator Observer 1911 – Julius Assmann

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Ahead of Baselworld 2012, Glashütte Original presents the Limited Edition Senator Observer 1911 - Julius Assmann. This timepiece, handmade in the firm’s manufactory, is limited to 25 pieces and pays homage to the pioneering spirit of Julius Assmann and Roald Amundsen. Find wallpaper images inside. … [Read more...]