Hands-on: Glashütte Original SeaQ. New! With with a beautiful blue dial.

The first presentation of the sport diver watch was in 1969. It was a robust timepiece specially designed for divers by Glashütter Uhrenbetrieb. The historic models of this diver’s watch – a special implementation of the legendary Spezimatic – are on display in the German Watch Museum in ütte in Saxony in Germany.

The Glashütte Original SeaQ is a further development of diver’s watch “Made in Germany”. The latter stands for reliable German engineering combined with exceptional watchmaking art. The “Q” in the name SeaQ represents highest quality standard of the Glashütte Original manufactory…

Glashütte Original SeaQ at a glance:
Manufactory movement, automatic winding
Divers watch: waterproof up to 200 meters
Applied indexes
Super-LumiNova on hands and indexes
Blue ceramic inlay
Available with pin buckle or folding clasp

SeaQ Steel with synthetic strap blue or rubber strap black: 8.800 EUR (19% VAT) / 9000 USD
SeaQ Steel with stainless-steel-bracelet*: 10.000 EUR (19% VAT) / 10.200 USD
* Stable flat metal bracelet with fine adjustment & folding clasp with pushers
– Security and comfort
– Adjustable in 8 steps
– High-end look: no drillings on the side

The Glashütte Original SeaQ has a 200 meters waterproof case that complies with German and international norms for divers’ watches. These are the tests after and for divers’ watches done with the SeaQ. It is a combination of both tests, a choice of the more demanding criterion…
– Visibility
– Rate performance
– Magnetic resistance
– Shock resistance
– Resistance of attachments
– Resistance at air over- and underpressure
– Mass flow rate of air
– Resistance at water overpressure followed by condensation test
– Salt water resistance
– Rotating bezel – protection against unintentional readjusting
– Security of functional devices
– Temperature cycling

On the case bottom of the SeaQ you can clearly read DIN 8306

Glashütte Original SeaQ

Case: Stainless Steel Ø 39.5 mm with rotating bezel
Height: 12.15 mm (and not 12,5 mm as I said in the video!)
Lug to Lug distance: 47 mm
Material: stainless steel
Strap: 20/18 mm
Waterproof up to: 20 bar
Glass: sapphire crystal, anti-reflective both sides
Bottom: closed and engraved
Dial: galvanized blue with sunray finish, appliques with Super-LumiNova
Front view Ø: 30 mm
Hands: with Super-LumiNova

Dimensions: Ø 26 mm, height 4.3 mm
Balance: smooth balance rim
Oscillating Frequency: 28,800 A/h, equivalent to 4 Hz
Power reserve: 40 hours (+/- 5 %)
Balance spring: Anachron
Shock protection: Incabloc
Jewels: 25 jewel bearings

Additional details: Automatic winding, hour/minute/second (central), second stop, date, exquisitely finished movement, skeletonized rotor, beveled edges, polished steel parts, polished screws, Glashütte stripe finish, swan-neck fine adjustment.