Glashuette Original

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.

Glashütte Original Senator Observer Adds Luminous Highlights for 2015

Glashutte Original Senator Observer

Several years ago, Glashütte Original introduced its first Senator Observer, a limited-edition, white-gold timepiece that celebrated the memory of German watchmaker Julius Assmann and famed explorer … [Read more...]

Watch Wallpaper: 12 Skeleton Watches

Ulysse Nardin Maxi Skeleton

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, … [Read more...]

Watch Insider’s 6 Most Underestimated Watch Manufacturers

Cartier Rotonde de Cartier Second Time Zone Calibre 1904-FU-MC

Some watch brands get all the credit, while others deserve more than they get. This six-pack – Breguet, Cartier, Chopard, Glashütte Original, Nomos and Tissot – does a great job. All six are … [Read more...]

Feeling Blue: 21 Watches With Blue Dials and Blue Straps

TAG Heuer 1887 Carrera Chronograph

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 … [Read more...]

Wake-Up Time: 5 Luxury Watches With Mechanical Alarms

Glashütte Original Senator Diary

They're not as sexy as tourbillons or as impressively complicated as perpetual calendars, but mechanical alarm watches may possess one of the more useful complications for a weary traveler or an … [Read more...]

Bare Bones: 10 Interesting Skeleton Watches


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 watch aficonados who love the technical … [Read more...]

Watch Insider: 10 Watches With That “Certain Something”


Some watches simply "have it" and some do not. These 10 timepieces, to me, have that certain something that sets them apart. Scroll down to see my choices. These are the watches introduced in 2014 … [Read more...]

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


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,, are my personal … [Read more...]

Tough Timers: 10 Watches for Extreme Conditions

Breitling Emergency II - Orange dial

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 … [Read more...]

WatchTime Reader Tour: Experience Haute Horlogerie In Germany And Switzerland


WatchTime offers an exclusive watchmaking journey you will never forget, from November 25 to December 3, in Switzerland and Germany. Not even the average German knows where Glashütte is located, … [Read more...]

Glashütte Original Sixties Collection Celebrates Germany’s Watchmaking Rebirth

Glashutte Original Sixties Panorama Date

The Glashütte Original Senator Sixties line was first presented in 2007 as a contemporary interpretation of timepieces from the 1960s era, specifically inspired by historic GUB Automat and Spezimatic … [Read more...]

Watch Insider’s Top 10 Chronograph Watches: Are These The Best Chronographs?

Cartier Montre Calibre de Cartier

Top chronograph watches remain incredibly popular, even if most of us don't even use their signature chronograph watch functions. I am no exception; along with GMT/UTC functions, chronographs are one … [Read more...]

Getting to Know Nomos: 6 Important Nomos Watches

Nomos Zürich Weltzeit

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 … [Read more...]

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

Breitling Transocean Chrono GMT

A regular reader of, Nick Senn, inspired me to compile this Top 10 list recently, focusing on watch brands that offer models with in-house movements at what most aficionados would … [Read more...]

Glashütte Original Sixties Panorama Date

Glashutte Original Sixties Panorama Date

We've noted previously here on the prevalence of blue dial/blue strap combos on lots of modern watches. Today we focus on one of these timepieces, the Sixties Panorama Date, from … [Read more...]

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

Piaget Altiplano Date

Many luxury brands, even those known more for their men's watches, released interesting top new ladies' watch collections, female watches and best ladies' watches in the recent months. Here, from my … [Read more...]

Breaking the Mold: 5 Offbeat Watches from Baselworld

Stefan Kudoke's KudOkTourbi

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 … [Read more...]

Glashütte Original Introduces the Senator Cosmopolite

Glashutte Original Senator Cosmopolite WG thumb 150

The highlight of Glashütte Original's Baselworld 2015 showcase was the Senator Cosmopolite, an all-new watch with an all-new manufacture movement. The Senator Cosmopolite is intended for the world … [Read more...]

Audio: Watch Insider Interviews 10 Watch Brand VIPs at Baselworld 2015

Urquhart thumb 150

"Watch Insider" Alexander Linz spent Baselworld 2015 dashing back and forth to photograph new products and interview the big hitters of the watch world. Here are links to audio files of the … [Read more...]

Baselworld 2015: New Versions of the Glashütte Original PanoMaticLunar and PanoReserve (Updated with Live Photos)

Glashutte Original PanoMaticLunar_Red_Gold_black_dial 150

A line extension doesn’t just add one more version of the same watch. By offering different color and material combinations with a familiar movement, a brand can reconsider a watch model, or it can … [Read more...]

Close-Up: The Award-Winning, Bauhaus-Inspired Nomos Tangente Watch

Nomos Tangente Datum

Nomos Glashütte, a watch brand very popular in its native Germany and now making a big push in America as well, takes justifiable pride in its flagship timepiece, the starkly designed — and … [Read more...]

Watch Insider: My Top 10 Watches From Baselworld

Patek Philippe Annual Calendar Chronograph

I thought now would be an ideal time to look back on my personal favorite watches from Baselworld, first published on my blog, Let me know if you agree with my choices (listed here … [Read more...]

Glashütte Original Premieres Five New Short Films on the Brand at Berlinale 2015

Film protagonists with Glashutte Original CEO Yann Gamard

German luxury watch brand Glashütte Original chose a perfect venue in which to unveil to the public its innovative film project: the 65th Berlin International Film Festival (Berlinale), with which … [Read more...]

Fratello Classics: 8 Watches for Friday the 13th

Rolex GMT-Master

As we all try to survive another Friday the 13th, I thought it would be fun to re-post this "Fratello Friday" article highlighting eight watches that have the number ‘13’ in their reference … [Read more...]

A Look Back At Baselworld 2014: 19 Interesting New Watches We’ve Seen

Omega Speedmaster Mark II

Scores of new timepieces have been making their world debuts at Baselworld 2014. Here's a roundup of the watches we've reported on. Take a look back at Baselworld 2014 and rediscover some of the … [Read more...]

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

Rolex GMT-Master II - side

Many of you are probably considering buying a watch anytime soon, either as a gift for a loved one or as reward for yourselves. In response to the many readers of my blog,, asking me … [Read more...]

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

Cartier Les Heures Fabuleuses - PHOENIX

We've covered dozens of new watch releases from the watch fairs here at, as well as in our print edition. The vast majority of these have been targeted squarely at the male consumer. But … [Read more...]

Watch Review: Glashütte Original Senator Chronograph Panorama Date

Glashutte Original Senator Chronograph Pano Date

Glashütte Original’s new Senator Chronograph Panorama Date has an elegant but unconventional look. In this feature we give the watch, and its new in-house chronograph movement, a thorough … [Read more...]

WatchTime’s November-December Issue is On Sale Now!

WatchTime December 2014 Cover

The November-December issue of WatchTime is on newsstands now (and also in the WatchTime online shop), featuring our test of the Omega Speedmaster Mark II, a showcase of Patek Philippe's 24 most … [Read more...]

Glashütte Original Launches New Manual-Winding Skeleton Watch

Glashutte Original Senator Manual-Winding Skeletonized Edition - front

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, … [Read more...]