Glashütte Original Senator Chronograph XL

Introduced in 2010, the Senator Chronograph XL is a superb example of the fine art of mechanical watchmaking from Glashütte Original. Unpretentious and understated, its classic elegance speaks for itself – and for the 165 years of German watchmaking tradition, craftsmanship and experience that lie behind it.

This new version of the Senator Chronograph XL features a German silver dial with luminous lance-shaped white gold central hour and minute hands, a central stop seconds hand and nicely balanced black 30-minute and small seconds counters set within a large, 44 mm stainless steel case. A black tachometric scale on the German silver rehaut surrounding the dial flanks the fine black minute ring and applied German silver hour markers. The stainless steel case, crown and pushers offer contrasting polished and satin-brushed surfaces.

The Senator Chronograph XL is driven by the Glashütte Original Caliber 39-34, a precise automatic movement with a 40-hour power reserve. In keeping with its quintessentially original character, this caliber offers characteristic Glashütte Original design features, easily visible through a sapphire crystal case back.

Among these are the three-quarter plate, a swan-neck fine adjustment, Glashütte ribbing and double sunburst decoration, along with a skeletonized rotor fitted with an oscillating weight in 21-carat gold. The Senator Chronograph XL’s integrated strap lugs hold a finely worked black Louisiana alligator strap.

Technical details
Model: Senator Chronograph XL
Reference:  39-34-21-42-04 with Louisiana Alligator strap

Diameter: 44 mm
Height:14.2 mm
Case material: Stainless steel
Water proof up to: 5 ATM
Glass: Sapphire crystal, on both sides anti-reflective
Bottom: Sapphire crystal, inside anti-reflective

Calibre 39-34 Automatic movement
Dimensions: Diameter: 31.15 mm, Height: 7.2 mm
Balance: Without regulate screws
Oscillating Frequency: 28.800 vph, equivalent to 4 Hz
Power Reserve: 40 hours (+/- 5 %)
Spring: Flat spring
Shock protection: Incabloc
Glashütte three quarter plate with stripe finish
Skeletonised rotor with 21ct gold oscillation weight
Swan-neck fine adjustment

Galvanic silver, hour, minute, stop second central, decentralised small second, decentralised 0 to 30 minutes counter, dial with flange ring and tachymeter scale

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