Demonstrating creativity and vitality, Glashütte Original unveiled several new timepieces at BaselWorld 2013, including the Senator Chronometer Regulator which unites the classic regulator display with an officially certified manual winding chronometer movement.
The characteristic Glashütte Original panorama date display has been placed at 3 o’clock. The day indicator inside the hour display is white from 6 in the morning until 6 in the evening and black from 6 pm until 6 am.
The 42 mm case is available in red or white gold.
The Senator Chronometer Regulator is driven by the manual winding Calibre 58-04 which uses a second-zero-stop-mechanism to make easier the setting of the exact time. When winding the crown, the time display is stopped, the second hand jumps to zero and remains there. At the same time, the minute hand is also moved to the next full minute index. When one winds the crown to set the time, the minute hand always rests only on the full minute indices. This means that the correct relationship of the displayed seconds and minutes remains assured. A power reserve display positioned at 9 o’clock on the dial indicates the energy remaining in the manual winding movement.
Bevelled edges, polished steel components, blued screws and the swan neck fine adjustment can be admired through the sapphire crystal case back. The spring barrel and its winding wheel with a visible planetary gear-train for the power-reserve display are also remarkable.
Both Senator Chronometer Regulator models are complemented by semi-matt black Louisiana alligator leather straps in a classic style with a double folding clasp.