Inspired by the 1960s trends, the new Sixties Chronograph Annual Edition 2023 by German watch manufacturer Glashütte Original boasts a finely embossed, stone-grey varnished dial with a dégradé effect.
The watch has a round stainless steel case measuring 42 mm. The shimmering grey in the centre fades into a darker tone towards the outside, creating a fascinating dégradé effect.
The dial is also finely embossed using original tools and methods of the time. Two white Arabic numerals are complemented by incised hour markers with luminous dots and red gold hands.
Inside the watch, the 39-34 automatic movement reliably drives the hour, minute and small-seconds displays as well as the stop-second and the 30-minute counter.
Its components are artfully decorated by hand, for example with Glashütte stripe finish, bevelled edges, polished small screws and a skeletonised oscillating weight made of 21-carat gold with the characteristic double-G symbol. Beating at 4Hz, the finely finished manufacture calibre can be admired through the sapphire crystal case back. The watch is worn on a contrasting blue textile strap.
The new Sixties Chronograph Annual Edition with stone-grey dial will be available from September 2023 in Glashütte Original Boutiques worldwide and from selected retailers.
Model: Glashütte Original Sixties Chronograph Annual Edition 2023, Reference number 1-39-34-06-22-04 (Synthetic strap blue, pin buckle)
Automatic movement Calibre 39-34, finely finished
Frequency: 28,800 A/h, equivalent to 4 Hz
Balance: Balance wheel with three arms
Balance spring: Anachron
Shock protection: Incabloc
Hour, minute (centre), small second (off-centre), second stop, chronograph with stop-second (central) and 30-minute counter
Diameter: 42 mm
Lug-to-Lug: 48.5 mm
Glass: Sapphire crystal, anti-reflective on both sides
Case back: Sapphire crystal
Water resistance: 3 bar
Grey/black varnish with dégradé effect, historic embossing, white Arabic numerals and lettering, incised hour markers and Super-LumiNova® dots
Blank material: Bronze
Hands: Rod-shaped, PVD red gold 5N, hour/minute with Super-LumiNova® inlays
Dark blue synthetic strap with pin buckle