next

Glashutte Original the Sixties

Marina Milojević | 07.08.15 | 08:07 AM

Glashütte Original the Sixties - Tribute to an exceptional decade

In 2015, the manufacture of Glashutte Original celebrates its 170th anniversary. At the same time, German reunification took place exactly 25 years ago, which opened another chapter in the history of Glashütte watchmaking. In this special year, the house of Glashütte Original celebrates several of its jubilees and anniversaries. For the occasion, the brand introduces the new “Sixties” model as a special tribute to the 1960s, which was one of the most productive periods in VEB Glashütter Uhrenbetriebe’s history (the predecessor of Glashütte Original). The new, retro-modern and stylish timepiece reflects the spirit of the roaring sixties, and takes us back to the era when experimental new forms in watchmaking, new patterns and prototypes emerged.

Glashutte Original the Sixties

Glashutte Original the Sixties

The latest Glashütte Original model – the Sixties– is released to complement the special exhibition, which currently takes place at the German Watch Museum Glashütte. The Sixties model, which is a part of the Glashütte Original’s Vintage Collection, is inspired by the legendary Spezimatic timepiece. Its swinging lines are both modern and vintage, at the same time, while its unmistakable appeal revisits the path-breaking decade. The model is available in a couple of different renditions, with a midnight blue, elegant black or a classic silver colored dial, with or without the emblematic Panorama Date display.

Glashutte Original the Sixties

Glashutte Original the Sixties

Glashutte Original the Sixties

Glashutte Original the Sixties

The Sixties model is fitted with special dials from Glashütte Original’s own dial manufactory. The domed dials are galvanized and decorated with a sunburst finish. The finely drawn minute ring embraces four Arabic numerals at 3, 6, 9, and 12. The crisp hour and minute hands are highlighted by discrete Super-LumiNova dots, ensuring that the wearer can easily read time in all conditions. The Sixties models feature a 39mm stainless steel or rose gold case, while the Sixties Panorama Date comes in a 42mm case.

Glashutte Original the Sixties Panorama Date

Glashutte Original the Sixties Panorama Date

The see-through case-backs reveal the Sixties’ 39-52 automatic movement or, in the case of the Sixties Panorama Date, the in-house automatic Calibre 39-47. Both movements are endowed with 40 hours of power reserve, exquisite finishing, and a skeletonized rotor with oscillating weight in 21-carat gold. The Sixties models are mounted on a matching Louisiana alligator leather strap in blue or black with an elegant textured surface and pin buckle in matt stainless steel or rose gold.

Glashutte Original the Sixties Panorama Date

Glashutte Original the Sixties Panorama Date

Glashutte Original the Sixties Panorama Date

Glashutte Original the Sixties Panorama Date

Glashutte Original the Sixties Panorama Date

Author:
Pinterest

If you like our blog why don't you join our Facebook page or follow us on Twitter @luxoiscom.

If you use one of my articles on your own website or blog, then please credit me and provide a link back to the original.

Glashutte Original collections

Advertisement

Right now 100+ watches on sale!

Latest News from Glashutte Original

Glashutte Original Senator Chronometer Tourbillon Limited Edition

image description
image description
image description
  • image description
  • image description
  • image description

German watch brand Glashütte Original premiers a watch that combines a flying tourbillon with a second-stop mechanism, zero reset, and minute detent. Allowing the time to be set with the greatest possible precision, the world’s first edition in platinum arrives in a 25-piece run. Each of these exclusive watches is a COSC-certified chronometer. The tourbillon, a complication cherished by watch connoisseurs around the world, demonstrates the Maison’s horological expertise. The cantilevered tourbillon is supported only from one side, so it appe...

Glashutte Original Sixties and Sixties Panorama Date 2018 Annual Edition

image description
image description
image description
  • image description
  • image description
  • image description

The famous German upscale watchmaking brand, Glashutte Original, has just released the annual edition of its Sixties and Sixties Panorama Date models. In 2018, the emblematic Sixties collection welcomes two limited edition models with stylish green dials. The retro chic annual edition, which is also gender neutral and suitable for both women and men, is distinguished by gorgeous green degrade dials crafted in Glashutte Original’s own dial manufactory. The new Sixties and Sixties Panorama Date models will only be available for a limited perio...

Glashutte Original Senator Cosmopolite Stainless Steel

image description
image description
image description
  • image description
  • image description
  • image description

Senator Cosmopolite, the most cosmopolitan of all Glashütte Original mechanical timepieces, was introduced back in 2015. This practical travel companion, endowed with a sophisticated time zone mechanism, now debuts in stainless steel! Instantly recognized by its minimalistic design, the Senator Cosmopolite has a distinctively contemporary look and feel. In its latest rendition, the cool steel model is paired with a crisp blue dial with black detailing and dark blue accents. The new stainless steel case measures 44mm in diameter, featuring bo...

Glashutte Original Senator Chronograph The Capital Edition

image description
image description
image description
  • image description
  • image description
  • image description

Glashütte Original’s flagship model, Senator Chronograph, arrives in a brand new Capital Edition. This special edition watch is slated for release during the 68th Berlinale,  Berlin International Film Festival, which is scheduled to take place from 15 to 25 February 2018. The exclusive new model is based on the Senator Chronograph Panorama Date, and available in a number of different iterations. First of all, there is a choice between smoky grey dials in Bourbon Grey hue, and a Dry Silver dial, which is reserved for the exclusive platinum ve...

Glashutte Original Senator Tourbillon Edition Alfred Helwig

image description
image description
image description
  • image description
  • image description
  • image description

Glashutte Original has just released a new limited edition version of its extraordinary Senator Tourbillon. This time, the Senator Tourbillon is dedicated to Alfred Helwig, a master watchmaker who actually invented the flying tourbillon complication. Interestingly enough, this German watchmaker was also from the town of Glashutte. The new Senator Tourbillon Edition Alfred Helwig unites two classic Glashutte complication – the Panorama Date, which celebrates its 20th anniversary this year, and the whimsical flying tourbillon. The tourbillon,...

Glashütte Original the Original Sixties Iconic Square Collection

image description
image description
image description
  • image description
  • image description
  • image description

In parallel with the 67th Berlinale, Glashütte Original introduces the exclusive new limited edition range of five Sixties Square watches. Each of them is limited to 25 pieces worldwide. The collection is named  the Glashütte Original Sixties Iconic Square, and each its dials is inspired by colors seen on watch dials first presented in a range of “Spezimatic” models produced by Glashütte Original in the 1960’s. The distinctive dials of five square chronographs are made by the brand’s own dial manufacture in Pforzheim, Germany. Their square c...

Glashütte Original Senator Moon Phase Skeletonized Edition

image description
image description
image description
  • image description
  • image description
  • image description

Glashütte Original introduces an exclusive new model dedicated to connoisseurs of the finest in German art of watchmaking – the Senator Moon Phase Skeletonized Edition. The filigreed dial of this exquisite timepiece fully unveils the finely decorated d 49-13 manufactory movement, which is housed in a white gold case. A refined, 42 mm case frames the galvanic, skeletonized dial, graced with the blued hour, minute and small second hands. The most whimsical of all complications, moon phase display, is located at 10 o'clock position. The miniatu...

Glashütte Original Senator Chronometer for SIHH 2016

image description
image description
image description
  • image description
  • image description
  • image description
For BaselWorld 2016 Glashütte Original unveils a new version of its flagship model Senator Chronometer.

This time, the successful model appears in a distinctive dark blue version, uniting fine watchmaking with a sense of refined elegance and masculine beauty. The chronometer watch is a term that characterizes only the most refined and precise time telling instruments. A watch can be called “chronometer” only if it has earned this title by complying normative standards of one of the authorized testing institutions. For Swiss watches, it is the Official Swiss Chronometer Testing Institute (COSC). This Swiss non-profit organization tests Swiss-made...

Glashütte Original the Sixties Iconic Collection Colored Dials

image description
image description
image description
  • image description
  • image description
  • image description
Glashütte Original combines strong colours with the fine art of watchmaking

The house of Glashutte Original adds five new colorful dials to its famous Sixties Iconic Collection. This vintage-inspired collection, which is a tribute to the iconic timepieces from the 1960’s, and particularly the Spezimatic – one of Glashütte Original’s most famous creations. The Spezimatic, which was first introduced in 1964, is a series of automatic models, equipped with Calibers 74 or 75, and manufactured from 1964 to 1979. The special Sixties Icons Collection pays a tribute to this iconic era, while blending its unmistakable design sty...

Glashute Original Senator Cosmopolite

image description
image description
image description
  • image description
  • image description
  • image description
For BaselWorld 2015, German watchmaker Glashute Original unveiled an innovative model, the Senator Cosmopolite, which is specifically designed for frequent travelers, and especially flyers. The new luxurious timepiece is announced as any gentlemen’s perfect travel companion, which unites mechanical expertise and fine arts to form an intuitive and practical time instrument designed for everyday use.

The Glashute Original Senator Cosmopolite watch is offered in two different renditions: one made from red gold, and the other one from white gold steel. Both watches are powered by the new automatic Calibre 89-02, which was entirely developed in Glashute Original’s workshops. Designed with modern world travelers in mind, the Senator Cosmopolite simultaneously tracks time in two time zones. The time zone disc is printed with the official IATA location codes of 37 world time zones, each signifying a major international airport in the selected zon...