A Brief Comment On The Glashütte Global Tourbillon Watch

Glasuti released a Grande Cosmopolite Tourbillon watch at Baselworld 2012, numbered 89-01-03-93-04; in September 2012 On the 8th, the Grande Cosmopolite Tourbillon China launch event was held at the Shanghai Jiujiantang Hall. In view of the incomparable importance of this watch to Glashütte’s tablemates, the editor specially consulted the relevant documents and took this opportunity to make a brief analysis and report to everyone:

 First of all, we analyze the dial function of this watch according to the following figure: month and leap month display at 2 o’clock and 3 o’clock, date display at 3 o’clock and 4 o’clock, and home time at 6 o’clock ( (24-hour system) display, two small windows at 8 o’clock one hour home time zone code, the other shows the local time zone code, 9 o’clock position is the week and moon phase display.

 The Grande Cosmopolite Tourbillon watch is truly a miracle in the history of the world’s horology and the most unique and precise watch ever made by the Glashütte brand. From the overall appearance, this model The watch is an unprecedented low-key style, but the internal function configuration is quite amazing. It really fulfills the old Chinese saying ‘people can’t look, and seawater can’t be measured.’

 The Grande Cosmopolite Tourbillon watch is the best companion for traveling around the world. Travelers wearing this watch can choose two of the 37 time zones in the world, and then they can master the daytime at home. The time and night time and the second time zone time, while accurately grasping daylight saving time and standard time, grasping daylight saving time and standard time, it is convenient to continue to advance clockwise to the east or return to the west counterclockwise. What’s even more amazing is that if the wearer uses the watch’s perpetual calendar function, it can timely record the traveler’s clockwise or counterclockwise direction and the time difference between forward and backward during the trip; combining these previous configurations, All changes in time and date when the wearer reaches his destination can be displayed in a space of 8.72 cubic centimeters.
When starting to use this unique watch, the wearer first sets the home time. When choosing the home time, use Select and set the time zone where the residence is located from 37 different world time zones, including adopting a 30-minute deviation (such as Delhi) and a 45-minute deviation (such as Ukra), and then adjusting to standard time or daylight saving time system. The international time zone is represented by a three-letter international airport code (for example: FRA stands for Frankfurt, LAX stands for Los Angeles, and DXB stands for Dubai), and two small windows are displayed on the dial at eight o’clock, one for standard time and the other Daylight saving time. The wearer can then set a perpetual calendar to display the day of the week, date, month, and year (including leap years).
Travelers can also change the destination time of the Grande Cosmopolite Tourbillion watch or follow another time zone. For example, if you travel to the east, you can use the crown at the two o’clock position to adjust clockwise; if you travel to the west, you can adjust the crown counterclockwise. If the destination time is one day earlier or one day later, the five displays of the perpetual calendar can be adjusted accordingly. The accuracy of this watch can even be adjusted from March 1st to February 29th or February 28th without additional manual adjustment.

 The large dial is decorated with silver texture, and the dial is decorated with black Roman numerals. The home time (24-hour clock) display is located at the six o’clock position. Together with the destination time display, it reflects the artistic temperament of the watchmaker.

 This watch is the world’s first mechanical watch that integrates a variety of complex functions. It uses a unique flying minute tourbillon and is placed at 12 o’clock on the dial. The flying tourbillon was invented by Alfred Helwig, a well-respected and respected master watchmaker in Glashütte, in 1920. Glashütte has applied for patent protection four times for this masterpiece of technology.

 The back of the 48mm platinum case is made of anti-reflective sapphire crystal, which clearly shows the extremely delicate hand-wound movement. The bottom splint is decorated with classic Glashütte threads, and the gold sleeve is also threaded, with winding gears and a 72-hour power reserve indicator.

 The back of the case is fitted with a platinum cover engraved with 37 time zone charts. Each time zone is indicated by the three English letters of the international airport code.

 This remarkable watch also comes with a black Louisiana alligator leather strap and a platinum folding clasp.

 In order to highlight the excellence of Glashütte’s watchmaking technology, this watch is also equipped with a beautiful box made of oak, which reflects the extraordinary complexity of this watch. Covered with a stainless steel ball-shaped shell, a map is displayed on the side, reminiscent of the ancient adventures of the world. When this extraordinary and unique watch is placed in the center of the watch box, the constantly running machine can keep the watch in the winding state at all times.

 Summary: Limited to 25 pieces worldwide, the best partner for global travel.
 Watch detailed parameters please click: Grande Cosmopolite Tourbillon 89-01-03-93-04 watch