Moritz Grossmann is a unique watch manufacturer creating rare timepieces that are both modern and old-fashioned. Named after Carl Moritz Grossmann, this elite company was founded in the nineteenth century. Carl Moritz Grossman was born on March 27, 1826 in Dresden. After graduating, he attended the Technical College for two years. He became fascinated and entranced by both technology and the timepiece; excited to find new methods. In 1846 he set out to find out all he could about the subject.
Upon his return in 1854 he opened his very own atelier. With his newfound expertise, he crafted pocket watched and pendulum clocks, as well as precision measuring instruments. He developed modern, technical watch models throughout his life in the city of Glashutte. Christine Hunter, watchmaker and founder of the company Moritz Grossman, blends the old-fashioned craftsmanship with new, modern watch making technology to create unique watches.
She also is fascinated and mesmerized with the watch and all its mechanisms. She possesses a passion for old timepieces and strives to understand them and even restore them. On November 11, 2008, she was able to achieve her dreams and open Moritz Grossman.
Here are our picks for the 10 finest Moritz Grossman watches of all-time:
1. Moritz Grossmann BENU Tourbillon
This finely made watch features a different style tourbillon. Instead of the normal, standard one-minute tourbillon, this unique watch has a three-minute tourbillon. It also has a power reserve of a whopping seventy-two hours. The minutes and hours have separate dials on this finely crafted watch. This high-end timepiece is surprisingly easy to read, has a beautiful 18K white gold case, is 44.6 millimeters wide, and 13.8 millimeters thick. Only fifty of theses rare and unique watches were made, and it is distinctive with its violet colored hands instead of the tradition blue color.
2. Moritz Grossmann BENU Tourbillon
The tourbillon crowns the BENU family. After all, the flying three-minute tourbillon with stop seconds is one of the most formidable challenges in horology. The complex choreography of mechanical precision can be admired through the sapphire-crystal back. It expresses technical virtuosity and stands for traditional craftsmanship.
Prices start at $30,0000 and up.
3. Moritz Grossmann Tefnut lady White Gold
This elegant watch is made of smooth white gold, eighty sparkling, brilliant diamonds, and mother of pearl. The precise hands feature a born-violet hue that really sets the look of elegance in this beautiful watch. The sophistication of this watch come from its unique satin wristband that is set in place with a precious-metal prong buckle. This elegant timepiece is absolutely stunning and costs around $42,000.
4. Atum Power Reserve Platinum
This precise watch is a timeless piece featuring the most modern Grossmann technologies including the Grossmann balance, lateral pusher , and bar-shaped power-reserve indicator. The power reserve indicator works as a reminder to wind your watch, as it possesses only a forty-two hour power reserve. The watch dial is made of solid silver , the hours markers of solid gold, and the hands of steel. The crystal display is made of anti-reflective sapphire crystal, while the strap is a hand-stitched alligator.
5. Mortiz Grossmann BENU
This timeless piece reflects the true history and beginning of this unique watch company. This fine watch features a forty-two hour power reserve, a solid silver dial with Arabic number adorning the dial. The hands are made of hand-made steel that possesses a brownish, violet hue. The glass and case back are made of sapphire crystal with an antireflective coating and the elegant strap is made of hand stitched alligator.
6. Moritz Grossmann Atum Pure Steel Blue Dial
This elegant watch really stands out and adds a pop of color. The dial is a beautiful, bold blue color. The case is made of smooth stainless steel, as are the hour markers on the dial. The hand are hand-crafted from smooth, polished stainless steel. The strap an elegant alligator strap, and the crystal display is a sapphire crystal with antireflective coating. The precision and balance of this watch is both amazing and mesmerizing.
7. Moritz Grossmann Tefnut Pure Steel
This stylish men’s watch has a unique personality that stands out in its pure elegance. With a stainless steel case, anthracite dial, gold hour markers, and elegant black color, this makes an excellent watch that goes with anything. The strap is made of a hand-made black alligator and the crystal display is a sapphire crystal with antireflective coating.
8. Moritz Grossmann Pure Steel M
This watch really stands out. It is striking in appearance and possesses a delicate, sleek elegance. It adds personality to your wrist. The Grossman technology runs through this truly elegant timeless piece. The hands are a hand crafted polished, smooth stainless steel. The beautiful, striking dial is made of rhodium stainless steel, the sapphire crystal is anti-reflective, and it possesses a forty-two-hour power reserve. This elegant watch was hand crafted with elegance and appearance in mind.
9. Moritz Grossmann BENU Power Reserve White Gold
This refined watch features an elegant bezel, sapphire crystal with antireflective coating, Arabic numerals that grace the dial, and a two-color power reserve indicator. His finely crafted watch has a hand stitched alligator strap and stainless steel hands. It features all the modern technologies that Moritz Grossman has to offer, including a broad horizon Glashutte ribbing, power indicator reserve, and lateral pusher.
10. Moritz Grossman Tefnut Lady Rose Gold
This elegant watch will grace the wrist of any woman who wears it. The brilliance of the rose gold hue really shines. The beautiful brown satin strap stands out above all other watches, Featuring eight brilliant cut diamonds in the bezel, this watch is the sign of elegance and sophistication. The dial features mother-of-pearl brilliance. The hands feature a brownish violet hue that matches the beautiful brown satin strap.