Thursday, September 01, 2005

Glashutte PanoMatic Tourbillion

Following in the tradition of tourbillon production, the designers at Glashütte Original have united one of the most difficult complications of classical watchmaking with innovative design and the panorama date in the PanoMaticTourbillon.This year, the luxury Saxon manufactory presents for the first time a rose gold variation of the precious timekeeper in a limited edition of 100 pieces worldwide. Situated within the well-known asymmetrical dial visuals of the line, the filigreed carriage makes a special statement.Seeming to float, the perfect, fine tourbillon cage rotates to the beat of the seconds it also displays.Golden hands glide across the yellow gold dial so finely engine-turned by hand in clous de Paris style. The panorama date so characteristic of the company lends the demanding range its name and simultaneously adds the perfect element to complete this masterpiece’s impressive appearance.The flying tourbillon according to Glashütte master watchmaker Alfred Helwig has had a long tradition in the Saxon manufactory and has lost none of its horological importance and fascinating mechanics even in the present day.Glashütte Original’s watchmakers have for the first time placed this construction into a watch with automatic winding to form the PanoMaticTourbillon, thereby creating a composition that contemporarily interprets the art of haute horlogerie.