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Hands-on With the Glashutte Senator Navigator and PanoNavigator

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First up in our exclusive trip to the Swatch Group’s Basel Show… Glashutte. First off, the handmade aviator you see before you is only about $8900 with big date and $4900 without. This means that any one of us can own a truly hand-made timepiece for less than the price of used Crown Victoria. Not too bad.

The Senator Navigator hearkens back to Glashutte’s experience as a munitions maker during a certain uncomfortable era in German history. Both models, with or without the big date, are automatics and have a completely manufactured movement.

Next, we have the PanoNavigator. OH. MY. GOD!

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There are only 50 PanoNavigators in the whole entire world. They’re made of platinum and include a fly-back chronograph, big date, and are as heavy as my mom. It’s truly a wonder to behold. This one will cost something like $30,000, so go ahead and take out that second mortgage. We won’t tell your soon-to-be-ex-wife.

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4 COMMENTS

  1. I have recently become obsessed with the Navigator. Thanks for posting the pics. Now, if you could just send me one, I’d really appreciate it…

  2. A great alternative for my “want” of an IWC Big Pilot ref 5004. I aim to pursue the Senator Navigator.

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