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Forest green inspiration at Glashütte Original
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Forest green inspiration at Glashütte Original

Friday, 05 June 2020
By The FHH Journal editors
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The designers at Glashütte Original have captured the magnificent green colours of the fir trees around the Manufacture on the dial of the new PanoMaticLunar.

The dial of the new Pano model brings a rush of excitement with its deep, rich green hues recalling the coniferous forests surrounding the manufactory. The colour gradient on the hand-crafted dial is particularly eye-catching: starting from an intense dark green in the centre, the colour changes gradually to black at the edges. The experts responsible for this impressive range of different shades work in Glashütte Original’s in-house dial manufactory in Pforzheim, Germany. After they have first given the dial a coat of galvanic nickel, the outer edge is carefully sprayed with black lacquer to produce the special dégradé effect. The entire surface is then coated with transparent green lacquer. The result of this hand-crafted, highly detailed work is a special colour gradient that renders each dial unique.

PanoMaticLunar Forest Green © Glashütte Original
PanoMaticLunar Forest Green © Glashütte Original

Thanks to its unmistakable classic design, the most recent edition in the Pano Collection proves convincing at a glance: framed within a polished and satin-brushed stainless steel case, the dial, with the characteristic off-centre positioning of the displays, is an expression of the Golden Ratio, the legendary law of aesthetic harmony. The auxiliary dials for hours and minutes and for the small seconds are placed along a vertical axis within the left half of the dial, while the Panorama Date appears at 4 o‘clock. The white gold hands with Super-LumiNova® inlays form a sparkling contrast to the Intense green of the dial.

Caliber 90-02 © Glashütte Original
Caliber 90-02 © Glashütte Original

The sapphire crystal case back offers a clear view into the heart of the watch, the exquisitely finished Calibre 90-02 manufactory movement. Glashütte Original’s signature duplex swan-neck fine adjustment along with numerous other elements of traditional Glashütte watchmaking, such as the three-quarter plate, blued screws, screw-mounted gold chatons and the characteristic Glashütte decorative finishes, provide additional, incontrovertible evidence of their origin. The movement, with an oscillating frequency of 4Hz, features a 42-hour power reserve. The new timepiece is equipped with a matching brown nubuck leather strap with pin buckle or foldover clasp.

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