Glashütte Original’s New Perpetual Calendar

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Glashütte Original’s New Perpetual Calendar

Post by Racer-X » March 27th 2017, 8:03am

by Mark Bernardo "Glashütte Original introduced an all-new in-house base movement, Caliber 36, at last year’s Baselworld, casing it in an elegantly simple three-hand timepiece called the Senator Excellence. Just one year later, the German luxury brand expands the Senator Excellence family with one of the watch world’s most desirable and difficult complications: a perpetual calendar."

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Post by TemerityB » March 28th 2017, 11:31am

Thunder1 wrote:Despite having 5 complications, the dial is uncluttered..wow..


Man, that's the bomb. And as I note in my sig, everyone should have at least one perpetual calendar, even if it's on a quartz watch. I just dig the whole concept, and in this case, good heavens .. that's just so beautiful right there. Style wise, it's just so perfectly balanced; it's hittin' all the sweet spots, at least where I live. I'm not of the means to own it, but I'm surely admiring it from afar.
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Post by 3Flushes » March 28th 2017, 3:04pm

TemerityB wrote:
Thunder1 wrote:Despite having 5 complications, the dial is uncluttered..wow..


Man, that's the bomb. And as I note in my sig, everyone should have at least one perpetual calendar, even if it's on a quartz watch. I just dig the whole concept, and in this case, good heavens .. that's just so beautiful right there. Style wise, it's just so perfectly balanced; it's hittin' all the sweet spots, at least where I live. I'm not of the means to own it, but I'm surely admiring it from afar.


Agree perpetual calendars are more fun than a barrel of monkeys - I have a quartz version of whatever ETA's perp movement is (was) in of all things a vintage Invicta, circa 1995'ish. It is a really handsome watch, 1 of 3 Invictas I still have (a lupah marked Swiss with a chinese mfgd movement, and an open heart diver that was my nephew's who passed, Citizen/Miyota skeleton mvmt), but the best aspect of it is how much fun it is to set.

I really like the layout of the dial, but overall, not one of my favorite GO's.
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