A funny concept: Glasshutte Original Senator Diary.

May 04, 2023,21:22 PM

What do we have here? 

A big date and most importantly, an Alarm. But not a common alarm! Indeed, you can set it on... 31 one days. 

Here comes the funny thing: If you set the alarm for 31 days, how will you do to remember for what reason you set the alarm 31 days before? 


The concept is interesting, but I fear it will be useless... 

The movement is very Glashutte. Credit: Alex the Great. 

What do you think? 



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 By: Seiji 海軍航空隊 : May 4th, 2023-22:10
Great looking watch!

I think that

 By: kulismilan : May 4th, 2023-22:39
it is an amazing alarm wrist watch. And I believe once the alarm starts to ring you will remember why The alarm can be set up to 31 days in advance while standard alarm app on a smart phone has limit is up to 7 days. It is nice to have that option. The li... 

Not totally true about the 12 hours limit on a wrist watch. You have some exceptions: Ulysse Nardin, with the Sonata, Harry Winston, with the Z6 ( if my memory serves me well on the reference )

 By: amanico : May 5th, 2023-05:05
And maybe the more recent Patek Traveler Alarm. I must forget one or two others. With those you can set the alarm on 24 hours. Best, Nicolas

I set the alarm at most 1 to 2 days in advance

 By: epigram : May 5th, 2023-06:47
But most of the time I set the alarm for within the same day. So I can't say if I would forget if I set it 31 days in advance...


 By: amanico : May 5th, 2023-08:42

True, but

 By: Derreck : May 5th, 2023-20:34
If you think about it there are always better appliances than mechanical watches for their uses like chrono calendar etc. Using mechanical watches is generally not the logical solution, however imho they have a charm that their electronic counterparts lac... 

I guess you do ;)))

 By: Derreck : May 5th, 2023-21:06
Have lots of fun with your watches and hagwe sir

Aren’t we all a tad in this site?

 By: Derreck : May 6th, 2023-06:56
Jokes apart, wonderful collection of alarm watches, congratulations.

Wow! :)))

 By: Derreck : May 6th, 2023-07:54

This is getting out of hand I guess :))))

 By: Derreck : May 6th, 2023-09:30
It seems you can live the rest of your life sorrounded with only beautiful chimes.


 By: amanico : May 15th, 2023-06:17

I can imagine it might be useful for a recurring event.

 By: Uncle Chico : May 5th, 2023-11:32
Such as something medically related that requires no written explanation. A dose of something or a measurement, home test etc. But there are too many other ways to do it to make it valuable for a watch.