WristReview’s Top 10 Glashütte Original Watches

A definitive guide to the 10 best Glashütte Original watches today.


As one of the leading luxury watch brands in the world, Glashütte Original has been crafting fine timepieces for over 170 years. From the stunning designs to the exquisite movements, every watch from this German manufacturer is a true masterpiece. With so many exceptional models to choose from, it can be difficult to know where to start when looking to add a Glashütte Original watch to your collection. That’s why we’ve put together a list of the top 10 Glashütte Original watches that every watch enthusiast should consider. Whether you’re looking for a classic dress watch or a robust sports watch, this list has got you covered. So, without further ado, let’s take a closer look at the best Glashütte Original watches available today.

10. Glashütte Original Senator Tourbillon

The Senator Tourbillon exudes a classic design with a grand complication. The 42mm white gold case has a slim bezel, encasing a hand-crafted dial. The varnish grey-grained dial features Roman numerals and a classic railroad chapter ring engraved and silver-plated. The Flying Tourbillon, made of 72 hand-decorated components, is delicate and weighs only 0.2 grams, highlighting the brand’s excellent watchmaking expertise. Positioned below the tourbillon carriage, the watch’s signature Panorama Date adds to its elegance. This watch is a masterpiece that showcases Glashütte Original’s reputation for precision and excellence.

9. Glashütte Original PanoLunarTourbillon – Limited Edition

The PanoLunarTourbillon is an exceptional timepiece with only 25 pieces available worldwide. It features a 40mm platinum case and a blue Louisiana Alligator leather strap with a foldover clasp in platinum. The exquisite craftsmanship and technical sophistication are evident in the hand-engraved dial, with splendid engravings executed by hand on the galvanic silver dial and the back of the movement. The watch is powered by Glashütte’s own automatic movement Calibre 93-12, with a power reserve of 48 hours and an integrated moon phase mechanism. The PanoLunarTourbillon’s off-center displays and Flying Tourbillon with seconds hand offer an appearance of weightlessness.

8. Glashütte Original PanoGraph

Contemporary and sophisticated, this chronograph is designed in accordance with the Golden Ratio. The red gold case, with a diameter of 40mm, features perfectly polished and satin-brushed surfaces. The galvanic silver dial has an off-center hour and minute display, small seconds on the left, and Glashütte Original’s signature Panorama Date at 4 o’clock. The watch uses the manufacture movement Calibre 61-03, a manual winding movement with a flyback mechanism. This timepiece comes with either a brown Louisiana Alligator nubuck leather or a black Louisiana Alligator leather strap.

7. Glashütte Original PanoMaticLunar

The PanoMaticLunar boasts a 40mm red gold case with polished and satin-brushed surfaces that complement its golden hands and indexes. The watch has a galvanic silver dial with applied golden indexes and hands for the hour, minute, and small second. The right half of the dial features the moon phase display and Glashütte Original’s signature Panorama Date. The timepiece is equipped with manufactory movement Calibre 90-02, visible through the sapphire crystal case back. The automatic movement operates at a frequency of 4 Hz and has a 42-hour power reserve. The watch comes with a brown Louisiana alligator nubuck leather strap.

6. Glashütte Original Senator Chronometer Tourbillon – Limited Edition

As a limited edition timepiece, with only 25 pieces available the appeal goes far beyond the limited availability. Encased in a 42mm platinum case with 5 bar water resistance, the watch boasts a Flying Tourbillon with a second-stop mechanism, zero reset, and minute detent, providing precise time-setting capabilities. The dial features a three-dimensional impression with a blue galvanized finish, indices applied, and hand engravings, while the Louisiana alligator leather strap completes the look. The manual winding calibre 58-05 movement has a power reserve of 70 hours and has been certified as a chronometer by the German Calibration Service.

5. Glashütte Original SeaQ

At the midway point in the list, we have the SeaQ. It’s quite a genuine diver’s watch, the first diver’s watch of the brand to integrate a chronograph complication (read on). Boasting a 39.5mm stainless steel case featuring a unidirectional, counterclockwise rotating bezel and a scratch-resistant black ceramic inlay. The black dial is easy to read in any lighting condition thanks to its printed Arabic numerals and indexes coated with Super-LumiNova in the historic “Old Radium” hue, and its luminous blue hour, minute, and second hands. This sporty timepiece is powered by the in-house Calibre 39-11 automatic movement and has a 200m water resistance. It comes with a choice of a synthetic fabric or rubber strap, or a stainless steel bracelet with a fine adjustment mechanism.

4. Glashütte Original SeaQ Panorama Date

This sporty timepiece has a cool stainless steel and intense blue color combination, making it striking and sophisticated. The 43.2mm case has a fine vertical satin-brushed finish and polished facets highlighting its contours. The applied Arabic numerals, indexes, and hands are generously coated with white luminous material, ensuring optimal legibility even in poor light. The SeaQ Panorama Date is water-resistant up to 30 bar and suitable even for professional divers. It comes with a synthetic fabric or rubber strap or a stainless steel bracelet with an 8-step fine adjustment mechanism. The watch meets rigorous German and international quality standards, undergoing thorough testing for water resistance, airtightness, shock resistance, and saltwater corrosion.

3. Glashütte Original Seventies Chronograph Panorama Date

The Glashütte Original Seventies Chronograph Panorama Date combines classic 1970s design with modern functionality. Its compact stainless steel case with rounded corners is reminiscent of iconic designs from the era. The watch offers a choice of three straps and bracelets, including one made entirely of stainless steel. The shimmering ‘Fab Green’ dial, with its unique dégradé effect, is both cool and eye-catching. The watch’s chronograph features, including a stop-second, flyback, 30-minute display, numeric 12-hour display, Panorama Date, and power reserve indication, make it a great choice for even the busiest lifestyles. The timepiece is powered by the manufactory Calibre 37-02, ensuring maximum precision and reliability.

2. Glashütte Original PanoMaticCalendar – Limited Edition

With its innovative annual calendar and retrograde display, the Glashütte Original PanoMaticCalendar stands out as a sophisticated and elegant men’s watch. Limited to only 150 pieces, the 42mm platinum case boasts a sapphire crystal case back that offers a glimpse of the finely decorated movement. The black Louisiana Alligator nubuck leather strap with a platinum folding clasp ensures a comfortable and secure fit. The unique retrograde display highlights the current month in a stylish way, while the fine vinyl-type decorative pattern and hand-applied indexes add to its exquisite design. The Calibre 92-10 movement with a 100-hour power reserve is an exceptional feat of engineering, further enhancing the watch’s user-friendliness.

1. Glashütte Original SeaQ Chronograph

At last, the moment has arrived as we unveil the number one watch on the list – the Glashütte Original SeaQ Chronograph. Its dark blue handmade dial and scratch-resistant ceramic inlay rotating bezel are eye-catching. This 43.2mm mechanical diving monster meets the strict ISO 6425 and DIN 8306 standards and is water-resistant up to 300m. The watch features a screw-down crown that enhances water resistance and provides additional comfort. The Glashütte Original SeaQ Chronograph runs on a Calibre 37-23 in-house automatic movement, which combines maximum resistance, precision and user-friendliness with a running time of over 70 hours.

In conclusion, Glashütte Original has truly cemented its position as a top luxury watch brand, and the watches on this list are a testament to the brand’s commitment to innovation, quality, and style. From the classic and elegant designs of the Senator and Pano collections to the sporty and adventurous SeaQ, each timepiece showcases the brand’s mastery of horological craft. We here at WristReview have enjoyed compiling this list, and we hope you’ve enjoyed reading it just as much!