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Glashütte watch museum

Hosted by the Consul of the Dresden History & Culture Group
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Took place 2 months ago
Sat 01 Feb 12:45 - 17:30

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This time a glimpse in the rich technical heritage of Dresden and Surroundings.

More precise, a glimpse in the story of the esteemed Glashütte watch factory.

Or as they, would say:
"Glashütte Original embodies innovative German watchmaking art that meets the highest standards of quality"

Follows a description of the museum:

The Glashütte German Watch Museum presents the development of watchmaking in Glashütte in chronological order from its beginnings with Ferdinand Adolph Lange in Protected content more than Protected content to the present.
The exhibition includes pocket watches, pendulum clocks and wristwatches, marine chronometers, modified workbenches, tools and a number of micromechanical products. In addition, written and printed documents, leaving certificates and several examples of student assignments testify to the worldwide importance of the German Watchmaking School, which was founded in Protected content Moritz Grossmann.

Among the Protected content are such rarities as a key-wound pocket watch from the early Protected content a self-winding pocket watch with a date display, from Protected content a marine chronometer that was part of the equipment carried on a German expedition to the South Pole; a precision pendulum clock with a gravity escapement from Protected content a very rare tourbillon pocket watch from Protected content , from Protected content , one of the first wristwatches made in Glashütte.