Tuesday, November 14, 2006

The "Vintage Serie"
Glashütte Original Karrée Moon Phase

Made in the 1990s. Rectangular, astronomic, water-resistant, stainless steel gentleman's wristwatch with moon phases, 40-hour power reserve and a stainless steel Glashütte buckle. Two-body case, brushed, transparent case back with 6 screws, stepped bezel and sides, sapphire crystals. Dial: Two-tone silver with painted Arabic numerals, subsidiary “guilloché” seconds Dial, aperture for the moon phases at 11, “guilloché” sector for the power reserve at 2. Blued steel "alpha" hands. Movement: Caliber 42, rhodium-plated, “fausses côtes” decoration, 35 jewels, straight line lever escapement, monometallic balance adjusted to 5 positions, shock-absorber, self-compensating flat balance-spring, “swan-neck” micrometer regulator. Dim. 35 x 45 mm. Thickness 11 mm.

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