Glashütte Original SeaQ
The manufactory Glashütte Original launched the new Spezialist collection in 2019.
The premiere model in this new collection is the new diver’s watch,
which unites history and innovation in exemplary fashion:
with a more vintage oriented model called SeaQ and with a more modern design
as SeaQ Panorama Date with black or blue dial.
The “Spezimatic Type RP TS 200”, developed specifically for sports divers in 1969,
served as an ideal example and inspiration for the new diver’s watches.
Here I will take a closer look at the SeaQ model in the Spezialist collection
with reference number 1-39-11-06-80-08.
The case is made of stainless steel with a solid screwed case back and a screw-down crown to make sure it can withstand 20 bar.
The date window is also in the right perspective for the 39.5 mm case in my opinion.
To achieve the vintage look, the hands and numbers have been applied with Super-LumiNova in the historic “Old Radium” hue.
The bezel inlay is made of ceramic and with 60 minutes markers and the bezel is unidirectional counter-clockwise with 120 clicks (representing 30 second-steps).
The case is satin-brushed with a bevel at the edge.
The domed sapphire crystal with anti-reflective coating really gives the warm feeling of a acrylic crystal.
This reference has a grey synthetic 20 mm strap with a 18 mm stainless steel buckle. T his model is also available with stainless steel bracelet or rubber strap.
The solid stainless steel case back with the logo and the continuous case number.
The case back is made of 2 parts so the logo always will be aligned:
an engraved and aligned base plate (mounted with a threaded bottom ring),
which shows, along with the trident with the Double-G and the 20 waves, the continuous case number.
Behind the case back will you find a Calibre 39-11 movement, unfortunately I have no pics of the movement in this watch so I borrow it from Glashütte Original's website.
The Calibre 39-11 has 40 hours +- 5% power reserve, 28800 bph and 25 jewels.
A few lume shots.
And a wrist shot.