Presented in 2009, the Senator Chronometer has become a permanent and effective member of the Senator Collection by Glashütte Original.
This year, the Saxon watchmaker is introducing a valuable 25-piece limited edition housed in a white gold case with a dial in strong gold and a meticulously refined gold-plated manufactory movement.
Glashütte Original has a custom in the manufacturing of “chronometers”, watches whose remarkable exactness is guaranteed by an approved testing foundation. All wristwatch chronometers from Glashütte Original have their rate accuracy tried by the German Calibration Service, whose tests depend on the German chronometer standard necessitating that the timepiece empower setting of the time absolutely to the second and that the movement complete the whole test while mounted for its situation.
Enlivened by noteworthy marine chronometers, the dial highlights focal hour and minute hands, small seconds at 6 o’clock, a force save marker at 12 o’clock and the mark Panorama Date at 3 o’clock. This is a jumping date, for example the date change happens unequivocally at midnight in a flash. The corrector, which permits one to set the date rapidly, is situated on the caseband at 4 o’clock.
A small round opening inside the force save marker at 12 o’clock is utilized to demonstrate whether it is day or night: from 6 o’clock in the morning until 6 PM the small circle shows up in white, from 6 p.m. on in dark.
The dial is made at the watchmaker’s own dial manufactory in Pforzheim beginning from a clear made of strong gold that is engraved with incredible consideration. The inscriptions are then loaded up with dark veneer and consumed in with heat in an oven.
Silver plating is made by hand by scouring an adjusted mixture of fine silver powder, salt and water with a brush, to accomplish a sparkling silver surface.
The pear-formed hour and minute hands in blued steel and the two extra small hands, additionally blued, add the ideal touch to a dial of extraordinary polish and amazing decipherability.
The 42 mm x 12.47 mm exemplary round case houses the hand-wound Caliber 58-03 movement, whose wheel connect is likewise silver plated and along these lines given a galvanic covering in rose gold. The other frame components are additionally covered totally in galvanic rose gold.
Beating at a recurrence of 4 Hz (28,800 vibrations each hour) with an autonomy of 44 hours, includes a second-stop mechanism. At the point when the crown is pulled out, the time show stops and the seconds hand is reset to nothing and held there. At the point when one turns the crown to set the time of the day, the minute hand jumps from one file to the following – along these lines guaranteeing that the right connection among seconds and minutes is maintained.
The trademark three-quarter plate, screw-mounted gold chatons, cleaned and inclined steel parts and the hand-engraved equilibrium cockerel can be admired however the sapphire gem.
Offering water protection from 5 bar, the Glashütte Original Senator Chronometer Limited Edition can be matched to a dim blue Louisiana crocodile calfskin lash with a pin clasp (ref. 1-58-03-01-04-01) or a foldover catch (ref. 1-58-03-01-04-30) in white gold with estimating beginning from Euro 26,710. glashuette-original.com