Whereas the mannequin was first launched in 2014 in moderately conservative colourways, Saxon model Glashütte Unique has not too long ago determined to provide its Seventies Chronograph Panorama Date a method that goes according to the expectations of the title. Already in 2019, we’ve seen step one in direction of boldness, with gradient dials. After which issues grew to become daring, with yellow or turquoise restricted editions, and not too long ago a moderately cool fab inexperienced version that couldn’t be extra seventies… However that was till now, and the launch of two new fashions which are all in regards to the flamboyant colors of the last decade. Listed below are the brand new Glashütte Unique Seventies Chronograph Panorama Date Restricted Editions in Disco Blue and Vibing Orange.
A number of years in the past, GO was principally identified for its strict, nearly austere fashions impressed by the German College of watchmaking. Elegant and restrained, usually wearing silver or opaline white, this has been the fashion of the model for lengthy. And whereas this hasn’t been misplaced, the model has not too long ago determined to spice issues up a bit (or quite a bit), particularly on its vintage-inspired Sixties and Seventies collections. Why not, these have been a long time of audacity and liberation in spite of everything.
Disco Blue and Vibing Orange… the names of the brand new Seventies Chronograph Panorama Date fashions say all of it. These watches, identical to the Fab Inexperienced version we offered a couple of months in the past, are all in regards to the electrifying fashion of the Seventies, vivid colors and authentic patterns. And these two new fashions are by far essentially the most daring of the lot! Impressed by “two of the most well-liked shades of disco fever” these new fashions are funky, enjoyable, vivid, cool… However certainly not for everybody. No worries, in case you’re not into such colors, the identical watch might be ordered with a extra basic darkish blue dial.
The design of the Glashütte Unique Seventies Chronograph is impressed by the developments of the eponymous decade, and never just for the colors, but in addition for the case. The GO Seventies is a typical TV-shaped chronograph, a preferred fashion again then, characterised by its total squared form with rounded angles. Measuring 40mm x 40mm, and about 14mm in peak, it’s a moderately severe watch on the wrist, but it surely’s additionally a watch with a severe motion inside. The case, with its 100m water-resistance, is made from brushed metal with polished accents and has properly built-in pushers and crown guards.
What really issues as we speak are the 2 new dials. And sure, these are unmistakable ones. Each have a type of industrial look, as a result of matte lacquered floor making the colors, mild blue on one aspect and zesty orange on the opposite, really pop and connecting them with the last decade within the title. These pop-inspired dials are paired with darkish rhodium-plated markers and arms, enhancing the color and making them moderately legible day and evening, because of using Tremendous-LumiNova. However these are additionally severe fashions, with a posh show. This implies central hours and minutes, a small seconds at 9 o’clock with a properly built-in energy reserve indicator, the signature Panorama Date at 6 o’clock and a chronograph with central seconds, a 30-minute counter at 3 o’clock and a 12-hour counter in a discreet arched window at 12 o’clock.
The brand new Disco Blue & Vibing Orange Glashütte Unique Seventies Chronograph Panorama Date might be ordered both on a textured black rubber strap closed by a butterfly-shaped folding clasp or on a chrome steel bracelet with advantageous adjustment mechanism and a folding clasp, for a extra built-in (perceive luxurious sports activities watch) vibe.
Underneath the sapphire caseback is the basic, high-end in-house calibre 37-02, an automated, built-in flyback chronograph with column-wheel. Beating at a 4Hz frequency, it boasts a stable 70h energy reserve. It’s additionally properly adorned with an openworked rotor, bevelled and polished edges, polished blued screws, and Glashütte stripes end on the bridges.
Availability & Worth
The brand new Glashütte Unique Seventies Chronograph Panorama Date Disco Blue & Vibing Orange are restricted to 100 items per colourway and can be found as of now from boutiques and retailers. The value begins from EUR 14,200. For extra particulars, please go to www.glashuette-original.com.