2.0220 Glashutte GUB ‘AUTOMAT’, Germany, 1960’s

£230.00

1960’s German-made GLASHUTTE wristwatch. Gold-plated, 33.5mm case, and authentic, unrestored dial with a nice vintage patina. Features an in-house automatic shockproof movement and an authentic, unrestored dial with the famous GUB logo. In great mechanical condition. The watch has undergone full servicing with disassembly in our Bristol workshop and comes with a 6-month warranty and new, 18mm dark red genuine leather strap.

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Key Features

Vintage 1960’s German-made wristwatch with an in-house automatic shockproof movement, made by the famous Glashutte Original brand who are known for their highly appreciated and valuable watches. The GUB 68.1 caliber was in production from 1960 to 1967, and this timepiece has an original ‘GUB’ shockproof device that was implemented in 1962, dating the watch to 1962-67.

In great mechanical condition, and runs well. There is a slight noise made by the self-wind mechanism that you can sometimes hear when wearing the watch, but it still works well and when worn for the whole day builds up enough energy to run well. Although we do recommend winding the crown 3-5 turns at the end of the day – luckily the winding crown is comfortable and easy  to operate. Apart from this feature, a 6-month guarantee is provided for all other functions.

About Glashutte

Glashütte Original (Glashütter Uhrenbetrieb GmbH) is a German manufacturer, created in 1990 from the VEB Glashütter Uhrenbetriebe and privatised in 1994 when it was sold to Heinz W. Pfeifer and Alfred Wallner. Glashütte Original has been the brand name since 1994.

The company is known for their extremely complicated PanoRetroGraph watch, which features a panorama date and fly-back function, and won them Watch of the Year in 2001.

Glashütte Original became part of the Swiss Swatch Group in 2000, and is still a well-known and successful top-quality manufacturer to this day.

Servicing and Guarantee

This timepiece has been serviced with full disassembly. There is a 6-month guarantee, subject to the usage and care guidelines (the guarantee does not cover the slight noise from the self-wind feature). The watch comes with an 18 mm dark red genuine leather strap.

Overview

Case and Strap

  • Nicely shaped rounded style case with short lugs.
  • Gold-plated case body.
  • Mineral crystal.
  • Stainless steel snap caseback.
  • Gold-plated crown.
  • Dustproof.

Dimensions:

  • Width w/o crown 33.5 mm.
  • Width w/ crown 36.4 mm.
  • Full height 42.7 mm.
  • Thickness 12 mm.
  • Strap width 18 mm.

Dial and Hands

  • Unrestored cream dial with vintage patina.
  • Stick style indexes.
  • GUB” signature below numeral 12 position.
  • Pencil style gold-tone hands.

Movement

  • German-made movement.
  • GUB 68.1 caliber.
  • 23 jewels.
  • Automatic.
  • Satin-brushed plates and bridges.
  • Polished wheels and screws.

Testing Results

  • Testing duration: 2 week cyclic test.
  • Average timekeeping range: 15-40 sec/day.

Servicing and Guarantee

Links and Resources:

GUB Glashutte 68.1 Movement Specs.

Other German-Made Watches in Our Collection.

Glashutte Original Official Website.

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Case material

Gold plated

Dial tone

Beige/White/Silver

Origin

Germany

Size grade

32-35 mm

Year approx

1960