Steinhart Watches

Steinhart has joined the semi-in-house movement crowd such as Dornblueth and Nomos (And even Panerai’s base movements for that matter) with some heavily modified and customized versions of the ETA Handwound Unitas movements that are so popular. Announced on their 10th Anniversary, these movements are very cool, with customized ratchet wheels, 3/4 bridges, swan neck regulator as well as a beautiful screw balance – all very German in their production.

ST. 1 Premium Gold


ST. 1 Premium Silver


ST. 1 Premium Black


Base caliber ETA Unitas 6497-1, 16 1/2″
17 jewels
18,000 vibrations per hour
3/4-bridge with escape wheel island of our own production
Radial, decentralized Geneva stripes
Pallet fork bridge pearled
Two-spoke screw balance
Bevelled swan-neck fine adjustment of our own production
Skeletonized and brushed ratchet wheel
Perlage under the ratchet wheel

Time again for a wrist shot dump! All the wrist shots sitting in my temporary photos folder, all dumped into a file for you guys to check out. Here they are:

IWC Pilots Chrono

Panerai PAM88

Sinn 857

Panerai PAM320

Wyler Code-R Chronograph

Graham Chronofighter

Steinhart Pilot Limited Edition

Rolex Milgauss

Zenith Defy Classic Power Reserve

Breitling Avenger Seawolf

Zenith Defy Classic Power Reserve Again!

Hope you enjoyed this edition of “The Wrist Shot Dump”!

We finally got them in.. the limited edition BreitlingSource Forum watch, a Customized Steinhart Nav B-Uhr with a unique dial, and a special engraving on the back of the watch. Check it out!

The proverbial wristshot. The 47mm sized case might be a bit large for my 6.75″ wrist, but this is the first Limited Edition Forum watch, put together by Altair from our forum, and Gunter from Steinhart watches in Germany. It came to my door this morning, Christmas Eve! What a nice surprise.

Notice the dark grey Lumed Arabics, combined with a grey dial, and beautiful scripted Limited Edition lettering on the front. Combination brushed and polished case. These details are often much more appreciated when you are designing the watch yourself.

A photo from the other side. For good measure.

The black riveted pilot strap is a nubuck/sueded finish, and complements the watch REALLY well. I think aside from possibly a Dark grey/Black nubuck Crocodile rivet strap, there wouldn’t be anything I prefer more with the possible exception of a Bracelet maybe.

The Diamon crown isn’t machined as well as an IWC Big Pilot.. but its not bad. I wouldn’t mind an Onion crown as an option however.. I like the big round onions too.

A nice shot of the ETA/Unitas 6497 movement, with Cote de Geneves striping and beveled gears. Its a step up from the base level Unitas Movements that I have owned before. It also has my name, and the Limited Edition of 15 number engraved on the back as well. Very nice!

Thanks to Altair and Gunter for putting this one together!