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Hi all,

I really appreciate GO watches and old GUBs as well. For a while was trying to find information about the first watches they produced with the name Glashutte Original but couldn't find much. I was able to put together (even with bits and pieces in German) that most if not all of them used caliber 10-30 back in 93-94 and I've seen a few models that are dress watches plus one flieger. Couple of days ago saw a dress watch in gold with blued hands (really works for me) on ebay and here I am, trying to find more information again, hehe.
Anybody knows anything about this? Different models, calibers and so on but not only from the very beginning, even up to early 2000s I couldn't find much information.

Thanks in advance,
Leo
 

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Those with cal 10-30 were the first Glashütte Original. Shortly after the re-unification and as a first batch there have been GUB watches with ETA 2824-2 movements.

Catalogue pic and price list (01.01.1994)

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Prices started at 495 DM for stainless steel and PVD cases, 550 DM for Ti cases up tp 8090 DM for a 18k Glashütte Original. Gold plated watches were available at e1250 DM. In the early begining the 10-30 was internally named 1-10.
Ladies watches were fitted with the hw 09-20 (internally 1-09). Prices started at 350 DM. My wife got a 09-41-08-04-04.
Lateron a chronograph (module movement) was launched, known as the 10-60 as mentioned in the 1996 catalogue. There also was a hw movement, known as the 12-50.
The 1996 collection consisted of the lines
Klassik (12-50 and 10-30, 10-60)
Flieger (10-30, A and B dial, 10-60)
Sport (10-30, 10-60)
Special Edition: 150 yrs. Glashütte, a 12-50 chronometer, 10-30 auto, 10-60
Julius Assmann, cal. 50

Pic of the 1996 catalogue (Flieger)

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Lateron the "Linie 1845" was issued, cal. 49-01, 49-02, comprising of three models:

Pointer Date Small Second 49-02-01-01-04
Ewiger Kalender 49-01-01-01-04
Alfred Helwig Tourbillon 41-01-02-02-06, 139.000 DM.

The 10-30 was soon replaced by the cal. 39.

The dress watch you saw might have been an early Senator with 10-30 or 39, 39-11 possibly.
 

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1998-2000 the portfolio consisted of the

Senator collection (with the first big date)
1845 collection
Sport collection
Lady Sport collection

The 2002 catalogue added the Panagraph colletion and the Karree collection.
 

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Thanks a lot Mike! now I have a lot of specifics to research. Not too interested in the last GUB models with ETA movements, I found an old post of yours about them. It's a shame that the flieger type B is automatic and the hour hand goes beyond the inner circle.
The one I saw says it has a 10-30, was the name back then Senator as well? or maybe Senator the collection and Klassik the model?
Would you say 10-30 can be considered haute horlogerie?
 

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The Senator was available with 10-30 (short time period) and 39. and no, the 10-30 wasn't Haute Horlogerie. But is was a good base to start from.
 

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the 10-30 I saw on ebay looks exactly like that one. Lovely watch! Not very fond of roman numeral but blued hands really work for me.
How much would you say they should go for nowadays? I couldn't find another one on sale or even previously sold to have a reference.

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the 10-30 I saw on ebay looks exactly like that one. Lovely watch! Not very fond of roman numeral but blued hands really work for me.
How much would you say they should go for nowadays? I couldn't find another one on sale or even previously sold to have a reference.

Cheers,
Leo
Well, they go for a lot more than I've paid in 1994. up to €1400 now. When I once had the possibility to talk to Heinz W. PFeiffer I learned that this particular watch was made in a relatively small run of 800 pieces.
This one came with a display back>>>>>>

 
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