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Introducing: The Glashütte Original Senator Chronograph Capital Edition -

Introducing: The Glashütte Original Senator Chronograph Capital Edition –

Snappy Take

Glashütte Original has been a long-lasting backer of the Berlin Film Festival, which began this week. To check the event, the German watchmaker has delivered another rendition of its Senator Chronograph, accessible in steel, rose gold, and platinum varieties. Technically, the watch is indistinguishable from the first launched in 2013 , while the esthetics are much nearer to the striking hardened steel variant we got finally year’s Baselworld. The steel and rose gold renditions include a dull “Whiskey dim” sunburst dial with dim blue accents around the sub-dials, while the platinum version has a “Dry silver” dial and lighter blue accents. Each of the three are restricted editions.

Why This Watch Matters

The most significant thing about this watch is the development inside. The type 37 is a genuinely in-house chronograph development that initially appeared in this very watch five years ago. Making an in-house chronograph development is no little accomplishment, and this one feels a lot of Glashütte Original through and through. It has the three-quarter plate development, though with the full twisting rotor on top, and the equilibrium has that long swan neck adjustor that GO is known for.

The lume on these models is still bright and sparkles green.

Beginning Thoughts

Ultimately, what we have here is actually a current watch in three new tone/metal combinations. I was a major fanatic of a year ago’s all dark steel version (particularly with the bright blue lume), yet these three simply don’t appear very as enrapturing to me. They certainly offer a milder look, so on the off chance that you thought a year ago’s watch was somewhat unmistakable, these could be better alternatives. I’m going to withhold last judgment until I see these face to face, however, as it’s unmistakable the dials are the stars, and those are extremely hard to decide from the standard images provided.

The Basics

Brand: Glashütte Original
Model: Senator Chronograph Capital Edition
Reference Number: 1-37-01-04-02 (treated steel), 1-37-01-04-025 (rose gold), 1-37-01-06-03 (platinum)

Diameter: 42mm
Thickness: 14mm
Case Material: Stainless steel, rose gold, or platinum
Dial Color: Bourbon dim (hardened steel and rose gold), Dry silver (platinum)
Indexes: Roman numerals and batons
Lume: Yes, on hands and markers
Water Resistance: 50 meters
Strap/Bracelet: Calfskin leather tie, croc lash, treated steel bracelet

The type 37 controlling this watch is a valid in-house chronograph movement.

The Movement

Caliber: In-House Caliber 37-01
Functions: Hours, minutes, seconds, huge date, power hold, chronograph
Diameter: 31.6mm
Thickness: 8mm
Power Reserve: 70 hours
Winding: Automatic
Frequency: 4 Hz (28,800 vph)
Jewels: 65
Additional Details: Utilizes a three-quarter plate development, a section wheel for the chronograph mechanism, and a swan neck adjustor for the balance

Estimating & Availability

Price: $14,900 (tempered steel), $31,500 (red gold), $55,600 (platinum)
Availability: March 2018
Limited Edition: 100 pieces (hardened steel), 25 pieces (red gold), 5 pieces (platinum)

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The Capital Edition utilizes a year ago’s Senator Chronograph as its base.

The platinum version with “Dry silver” dial.

The rose gold version with “Whiskey dark” dial.

The tempered steel release with “Whiskey dim” dial and discretionary hardened steel bracelet.