A exemplary among the works of art, the Glashütte Original PanoMaticLunar is the pith of the German producer, with its helter-skelter show, its wonderfully executed development and exceptionally Teutonic plan, in cold and specialized tones. Positively, we’ve seen some more bright forms, in gold with a blue dial for example – yet at the same time rather exemplary. So imagine a scenario where you injected this Saxon symbol with a portion of daringness. The outcome is the PanoMaticLunar Rose Opaline, and after the authority acquaintance , we needed with look at it in the metal… And we were not disappointed.
Glashütte Original has as of late added a hint of strength to its assortments, with considerably more vivid takes on its exemplary models, just as new lines with sportier or hotter plans. Consider the SeaQ, a scope of plunge watches , or the Annual Editions on the Sixties – in red hot orange or in green . Five years prior, you wouldn’t envision the Saxon brand playing in this field. It was about silver dials, blue lists and a ton of work on the development side. However, plan savvy, detail and starkness were the fundamental themes. And keeping in mind that the essentials are regarded, with the Pano or Senator watches, the brand has added some new executions with bolder, more youthful plans – and that is something that shocked us, in a positive way. In the event that you need a silver-dial PanoReserve , no issue, it actually exists (and still looks wonderful). Be that as it may, on the off chance that you need something somewhat more select, which actually holds the excellence of these Saxon watches, the new PanoMaticLunar Rose Opaline ought to be considered.
The “salmon” dial, in the metal
It is hard to value a watch with 3D renderings, which are typically not extremely sensible regarding colors. The authority pictures of the PanoMaticLunar Rose Opaline with Steel case gave an exceptionally differentiated and lavishly hued picture of the watch. All things considered, the possibility of a Salmon dial GO stimulated our advantage, so we figured it is important to give this watch a subsequent look, in the metal, to perceive what it truly looks like.
And well, this was a smart thought. The Salmon dial is substantially more inconspicuous and circumspect truly. The tone is metallic, as consistently with Glashütte Original, and offers pleasant reflections. Contingent upon the surrounding light, it will transform from a warm silver to a more extravagant rose gold-tone, a.k.a salmon in present day watchmaking writing. In any case, it isn’t noisy and holds the typical class of the watches in the Pano assortment. Shockingly better, the blued steel components (hands and records), just as the blue printings, are undeniably less soaked in the metal, by and by for more nuance. So, this is a triumphant combination with circumspect audacity.
One thing that ought to be noted – for most Glashütte Original watches – is that the dials are created in-house, in the brand’s Pforzheim-based offices. On the opposite of most watch dials that are painted or lacquered, GO depends on a cycle called galvanization, a synthetic treatment applied by electrolysis bringing about a metallic covering of the outside of the dial. This gives the dials a special tone and reflections, with a cold and metallic surface. On account of the current salmon PanoMaticLunar, the shading profits by this treatment with more sparkle and a less “strident” tone.
As for the remainder of the dial, we discover the mark lopsided presentation with off kilter dials for the hours/minutes and little seconds. The void space is filled here with a moon stage at 2 o’clock and the mark Panorama Date, which shows the digits on non-covering circles, set at 4 o’clock. The hands are blued steel, loaded up with a slim line of Super-LumiNova, and the lists are additionally blued.
Overall, this new Glashütte Original PanoMaticLunar Rose Opaline holds the exemplary components of the assortment, while bringing a totally controlled portion of originality – and a shading that is clearly stylish. Also, actually, I love a salmon-hued dial with blue differentiating elements.
A PanoMaticLunar after all
For the rest, all the exemplary components of the PanoMaticLunar are regarded. This implies a generally liberal 40mm case, with a 12.7mm tallness and solid drags. The watch has some presence on the wrist, no discussion. All things considered, the all around planned bended drags help to make it balance and comfortable on most wrists. The case is made of treated steel, with a combination of cleaned parts (bezel and drags) and brushed surfaces (casebands). A little recessed corrector in the caseband considers the change of the moon stage sign – not the most viable solution.
The Glashütte Original PanoMaticLunar Rose Opaline is worn on either a dull blue gator tie with a collapsing catch (a pin clasp is likewise conceivable) or a steel arm band. Knowing the exquisite job of this watch, the primary choice plainly is our favourite.
Powering the watch is the in-house type 90.02. This programmed development includes the mark 3/4 plate design, with its rotor dimensioned by this ordinarily German practice. This implies a marginally topsy turvy swaying weight with a 22k gold fragment and the twofold G logo. Additionally truly attractive is the duplex swan-neck fine change, an effectively conspicuous component of this PanoMaticLunar, which is engraved by hand and adds extraordinary appeal to this development. The rest is exemplary, with Glahütte ribbings, blued screws, round grained primary plate and cleaned slants. The execution is spotless and warm.
Price and availability
This attractive Glashütte Original PanoMaticLunar Rose Opaline in Steel is a restricted version of 50 pieces around the world, accessible from Glashütte Original Boutiques as it were. It is valued at EUR 9,400 (pin buckle), EUR 9,700 (overlay clasp) or EUR 10,800 (steel wristband) – a similar cost as the exemplary silver-dial model .
More subtleties at www.glashuette-original.com .