The small town in Germany celebrated a 500 year anniversary in 2006, and was home to Glashutte Original that was created in 1845 when a group of German master watchmakers built a foundation in the city. Julius Assmann, Johannes Durrstein, Ferdiand Al Lange, Ludwig Strasser, Adolf Schneider, Ernst Kassiske, and Rohde all had a passion for mechanical masterpieces, all gifted in the art of watch making.
The German School of Watchmaking was founded in 1878 by Moritz Grossmann, and laid a path for skilled time makers and technical artists. Developing the winding crown, the brands three-quarter plate, the lever escapment, the first watch with a stop function, repeaters and calendar watches, the factory manufactured mechanical masterpieces, and continued to craft new solutions. Watchmakers, case makers, producers of hands and balances, the town became a center of time making history, the same excellence as the Swiss Jura.
After the war many new companies emerged, one of those being Glashutte Original,under the Deutsche Prazisions-Uhrenfabrik Glashutte (DPUG). The brand created a logo and setting itself apart from the rest, the brand began using its own movements and has over ten proprietary movement innovations. Showcasing a brilliance in design, construction and mechanics, the company has continued to excel in the art of watch making.
The watches for sale in the collections pay tribute to three periods of the 20th century, inspiring not only the traditional art of watch making but the quality and precision that the company has become world renowned for. The Navigator collection is a special tribute to aviators and a spirit of adventure. The Sixties and Seventies collection introduced a look at the modern funk brought to the world with music, art and design from these decades. The women’s collections that the brand has introduced in their watches for sale truly are remarkable and show elegance and artistry at it’s peak.
Changing hands through the years brought about many new ideas and a spectrum of affordable watches for sale. Fashion design watches, and collectible masterpieces, all from the brand. The company is currently owned by The Swatch Group and innovation is still at the forefront of the brand.
Handed down through the centuries, Glashutte Original has inspired watch makers around the globe. When you buy a watch from the company, you can expect the best quality, creative design and impeccable precision. Worldofluxuryus.com is proud to offer a large selection of watches including the Lady Collection, Masterpiece Collection, Pano Collection, Senator Collection, Senator Karree Collection, Sport Collection and Star Collection models.