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Glashütte Original Sixties and Sixties Chronograph Annual Edition Glacier Blue

Glashütte Original Sixties and Sixties Chronograph Annual Edition Glacier Blue

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A few years prior Glashütte Original chose to zest up certain individuals from its vintage-style Sixties assortment with vivacious tones and finished dials. Fuelled by the achievement of the 2015 beautiful Sixties models, GO went above and beyond and came out with considerably more extreme dial colors that would not have taken a gander at a 1960s Rock Festival. In 2018 we saw the awesome green variant of the Sixties continued in 2019 by the blasting hot Fiery Orange Sixties  rendition. Known as Annual Editions, these striking dials demonstrated that even a customary creator of refined Saxon watches can have a good time. Despite the fact that they are not restricted editions, the Annual Editions are just delivered for one year. For 2020, Glashütte Original cools the temperature and goes for a more unpretentious glacier blue tone that may very well be our top choice to date. Utilizing the 39mm time-just Sixties model and, interestingly, a 42mm Sixties Chronograph, how about we investigate these ice-cool watches.

Ice Ice Baby

Less polarizing than the green or searing orange dials of the previous two years, this glacier blue tone is more quiet than its archetypes and is likely a shading you will not become worn out on over the long haul. Albeit the watch glanced great in the press pictures, during the time we went through with the models we figured out the chameleonic idea of the dial. Transforming from a shiny blue to a more extreme and practically mauve resonance, I would dare to say that its gleaming, always changing dial is significantly more entrancing and delightful than the previous models. It catches the surrounding light in a captivating manner, here and there cold, now and again warm.

Having your own dial manufactory is an or more with regards to experimentation and the dials of both these models were made at Glashütte Original’s Pforzheim foundation. The initial step is the utilization of the sunray finish to the dial spaces before they are squeezed into the trademark domed shape. The subsequent stage includes a galvanic nickel covering which is then showered with dim blue finish. In any case, to accomplish the dégradé or inclination impact, – with the shading seeming lighter in the middle and increasing at the border – the dial creators apply a second layer of lighter glacier blue enamel on top of the dim blue finish. The dial is then warmed in a stove to consume in the colours.

The truth that this cycle is finished by hand implies that each dial will have a special shading inclination. The arched state of the dial complements the inclination impact as the tone appears to run off the dial from the middle and pool inside the wells made by the dome.

Another highlight that adds interest to the dial is the entry point of great importance markers. Put just underneath the outside of the dial, the etched silver files sit close by the printed numerals and accents of Super-LumiNova looking like a speck applied on the minutes track to feature the hours. With its complemented vault profile, it’s just normal that the moment and focal second hands stick to this same pattern and they also are adapted to follow the forms of the dial.

The Ancestor

The first Sixties model made its presentation in 2007 and was proposed as a rich 39mm time-just rose gold dress watch. Enlivened by a vintage Spezimatic watch made during the GDR part of Glashütte, when the state-possessed company was known as Glashütte Uhreb Betrieb (GUB), the Sixties got on for all intents and purposes all the plan prompts of the original model including the time frame right Spezimatic textual style utilized for the Arabic numerals and the noticeable domed dial and bended hands.

Sixties Chronograph Annual Edition 2020

Housed in a 42mm hardened steel case with a tallness of 12.4mm, this Sixties Chronograph Annual Edition with the glacier blue dial looks totally stunning. Accessible in more grave combinations of steel with either white or dark dials, this is the first run through the Sixties Chronograph gets the shading treatment and as I would see it, it takes off. The combination of frigid blue and steel is pitch-awesome and I wouldn’t be astounded if this watch becomes as well known with ladies as it will be with men. The vintage-roused siphon pushers, the perfect design of the embedded sub-counters on the dial (little seconds on the right, passed minutes on the left), the domed dial and hands scheme to make a profoundly attractive bundle, particularly for enthusiasts of retro watches who appreciate the robustness of a GO movement.

Another entirely attractive element of this watch (and the time-just model as well) is the bended caseback, which permits a cleaned up view on the development – even the sides of the development – yet additionally enormously take an interest to the comfort of the watch. This conspicuous sapphire box basically slenderizes the profile of the case and make the watch extremely soft to the skin.

Powered by a particular chronograph development dependent on GO’s type 39 engineering, the programmed type 39-34 beats at 28,800 and offers a self-sufficiency of 40 hours. Beautified to GO’s elevated requirements, the sapphire caseback uncovers the exemplary Glashütte stripe finish on the three-quarter plate, balance chicken and rotor alongside inclined edges, the swan-neck fine change and the skeletonised rotor with its twofold G swaying weight with a strong 21k weight.

Sixties Annual Edition 2020

Smaller in size, the time-just Sixties model comes in a compact 39mm steel case with a lean tallness of 9.4mm The short carries and the bended sapphire precious stone caseback, which makes a domed surface, make the watch outstandingly comfortable to wear. A more laid-back, casual translation of the Sixties three-hander (accessible in normal creation models with dark, white and blue dials), the glacier blue dial and the polished Nubuck calfskin tie restore the watch noticeably.

The Sixties is fitted with GO’s in-house type 39-52 programmed development with a 40-hour power save and exemplary Glashütte finishes.


Like a pail of empowering frigid water, these Sixties models with glacier blue dials are our top pick of the multitude of Annual Editions up until this point. Revived at this point still retro, the chameleonic glacier blue shade of the dial is a victor and improbable to tire you anyplace soon. Thus, in case you’re an aficionado of vintage-style watches, love the faultless nature of Glashütte Original’s movements and completes and are craving for a hint of cool tone, these might all around fit the bill.

Availability and price

The new Glashütte Original Sixties and Sixties Chronograph Annual Edition 2020 Glacier Blue will be just created for a year and is already accessible at some Glashütte Original Boutiques and chose retailers around the world. The Sixties 39mm will be evaluated at EUR 6,600 and the Sixties Chronograph will be valued at EUR 8,100.

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