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Introducing The Moritz Grossmann ATUM GMT

Introducing The Moritz Grossmann ATUM GMT

Snappy Take

When I consider Moritz Grossmann, I think sharp earthy colored violet strengthened hands, cantilevered balance cocks, and fresh Glashütte hand wrapping up. These three new increases to the ATUM line-up have the entirety of that and the sky is the limit from there. Accessible in three colorways – rose gold with argenté dial, white gold with argenté dial, and white gold with champagne dial – the new ATUM GMT has a 41mm case and all that particular Moritz Grossmann styling. For this GMT, home time is halfway shown as one would expect, while the subsequent time region is shown by means of a bolt sign on a 24-hour section ring which goes around the edge of the dial. Changes are made by means of the second crown at 10 o’clock and can be fast set in hourly additions the two advances and in reverse (a wrench wheel with ratchet spring is utilized to change the time in the pre-characterized increases). The 24-hour show is sent to the time region ring through stuff wheels which run as per the middle time. For usability, the 24-hour show follows the 12-hour hand when the middle time is set utilizing the crown too.

GMT white gold, argenté opaline

GMT white gold, champagne-tone

GMT rose gold, argenté opaline

Beginning Thoughts

The news that Moritz Grossmann will not be at Basel this year may have been lost among the mass departure declared a year ago . Yet, it is a significant advance for the brand as it attempts to close the hole among itself and its customers, rather selecting to have a worldwide roadshow visiting Dubai, Tokyo, Hong Kong, and London in 2019 (with potential to stretch out this program in years to come). The show commences this week in Dubai with the chief of this model.

When it comes to the development in this watch, we locate an in-house Moritz Grossmann type 100.8 in German silver, with hand-engraved cantilevered balance rooster and raised gold chatons. This is the place where Moritz Grossmann comes into its own. Author, CEO, and prepared watchmaker Christine Hutter’s previous involvement with Lange has come approach to forming Moritz Grossmann’s fixation on completing and it shows. 

Dial side, the progression in surface, from sunburst in the middle to brushed for the 240hour ring on every one of the three models is fulfilling, while at the same time offering clear neatness as well. I need to admit, I would have gotten a kick out of the chance to see the hour outlined instead of covered by the bolt, as we have seen past ATUM models do with the date . Stylishly, the GMT isn’t not at all like the ATUM Date model and you would be forgiven for any disarray at farther than three feet away. The hands are consistently a delight on any Grossmann watch, and that is no special case in this occurrence. The spear formed hands are hand created in the manufactory, carefully completed and strengthened in dim earthy colored (for the white gold model with argenté opaline dial, the whole arrangement of hands is cleaned impeccable steel).

These new augmentations are attractive, no uncertainty, and the specialized steps Grossmann keep on taking in development improvement must be praised. Given the decision, I would in any case pick a period just ATUM Pure or in any event, something with the vintage enlivened logo seen at Christies a year ago .

This is the primary travel-centered watch from the German brand.

The Basics

Brand: Moritz Grossmann
Model: ATUM GMT   

Diameter: 41 mm

Thickness: 11.85 mm
Case Material: White gold or rose gold                                                                                                                                    
Indexes: Applied gold hour markers and Arabic numerals for GMT
Strap/Bracelet: Hand-sewed crocodile cowhide with prong buckle

Calibre 100.8, seen from the front (note the GMT marker at the external edge).

The Movement

Caliber: Caliber 100.8

Functions: Hours, minutes, little seconds, 24-hour GMT

Diameter: 36.4 mm

Thickness: 5.55 mm

Power Reserve: 42 hours

Winding: Manual winding                                                                                                                                                                      

Frequency: 3 Hz (18,000 vph)

Jewels: 26 gems (three of which are in screwed gold chatons)

Evaluating & Availability

Price: €29,200

Availability: Later this year

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