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Glashütte Original

Glashütte Original Senator Chronometer

SKU: 1-58-08-01-04-61 

Glashütte Original
  • $32,300.00
  • $1,000.00
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Where art and precision marine chronometry meet

This Senator Chronometer demonstrates its incomparable sense of tact in a combination of silver-grey and blue that emulates the effervescent spray of the high seas. Built around a 42 mm white gold case with perfectly satin-finished and polished surfaces and punctuated by a dial cast in cool silver-grey and deep blue, this Senator Chronometer combines traditional finishing methods with modern technologies and contemporary design. The dial and parts of the manual winding calibre are silver-plated by friction. In this elaborate process, fine silver powder, salt and water are applied by hand, giving the surface a fine, shimmering structure. These elements are then galvanised in grey. Polished and blued hands and appliques complete the design.

In the past, marine chronometers were used for navigation on the high seas, and chronometers from Glashütte achieved great renown worldwide — history which inspired the creation of this particular reference. The high standards of quality and performance were also adopted: In a strictly controlled process, each model is tested for 15 days in five positions and three temperatures by the independent Thuringian Weights and Measures Office in order to continue the great tradition of precision timepieces from Glashütte. A chronometer certificate is included with the watch. 

The manufactory calibre is equipped with a sophisticated second-stop mechanism: when then crown is pulled, the time display stops and the second’s hand is reset to zero and held in that position. When setting the time, the minute detent ensures that the minute hand jumps ahead from index to the next with an audible click – thus ensuring that the correct relationship between seconds and minutes is maintained. The calibre 58-08 is also a visual delight. Through the sapphire crystal case back, the finely finished features of the Glashütte art of watchmaking can easily be recognised: the characteristic three-quarter plate, screw-mounted gold chatons and the hand-engraved balance cock.


  • Movement: Automatic Calibre 58-08
  • Frequency: 28.800 vph, equivalent to 4 Hz
  • Power Reserve: 44 hours ± 5 %
  • Functions: Hour and minute, small second, panorama date, day/night indicator, zero reset for seconds indicator (when crown pulled out)
  • Case: White gold
  • Diameter: 42.00 mm
  • Height: 11.40 mm
  • Dial: Silver-plated, galvanized, applied roman numeral indices made of gold (750), blue coated, white panorama date on blue background
  • Water Resistance: up to 5 bar
  • Strap: Louisiana Alligator leather with deployant clasp