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Gnomon and Steinhart Watches: A Collaboration of Innovation

Gnomon and Steinhart Watches: A Collaboration of Innovation

Gnomon Watches has been an authorized dealer of Steinhart for decades. Explore the journey of the partnership between the two companies here!
May 13, 2024

In the watchmaking industry, where craftsmanship meets precision, collaborations between collaborations have become increasingly popular. One such remarkable partnership has formed between Gnomon Watches and Steinhart. In this Gnomon Steinhart review, we’re going to explore the fascinating collaboration between the two companies. 

Just like what the founder of Steinhart said, Gnomon Watches and Steinhart are like a married couple, meaning they are inseparable. With expertise and passion, the two industries are committed to deliver the finest timepieces to their loyal customers.

Introduction to Gnomon Watches and Steinhart

 

Founded in early 2002, Gnomon Watches has established itself as a trusted name in the watch industry, specializing in sourcing and curating timepieces from reputable brands worldwide. 

With a strong emphasis on quality, aesthetics, and functionality, Gnomon Watches has garnered a loyal following of watch enthusiasts who appreciate their discerning curation.

Speaking of Steinhart, it is a German watch manufacturer known for its exceptional craftsmanship and attention to detail. The company has been making waves in the horological world since its inception in 2001.

Inspired by iconic timepieces of the past, Steinhart combines vintage aesthetics with modern engineering, resulting in classic and contemporary timepieces. 

During an interview with Gnomon, Gunther Steinhart as the founder mentioned that Steinhart is dedicated to making well-built Swiss-made timepieces at an honest price. 

The collaboration between Gnomon Watches and Steinhart was a meeting of minds that sought to create something truly special. With a strong passion for quality and innovation, both Gnomon Watches and Steinhart make the best duo for their loyal customers.

As the first and only authorized dealer for Steinhart in Singapore, Gnomon Watches has built a strong partnership with this renowned brand for more than two decades. 

Combining Gnomon Watches’ deep understanding of customer preferences and Steinhart’s technical expertise, the partnership aimed to develop timepieces that would resonate with watch enthusiasts around the globe.

Read also: A Day at Steinhart Headquarters

Steinhart’s Exclusive Watches for Gnomon

The collaboration between Gnomon Watches and Steinhart has birthed some remarkable timepieces that have quickly gained popularity among watch enthusiasts. 

From vintage-inspired dive watches to elegant dress watches, each model exudes a unique charm while maintaining the highest standards of performance and reliability. Let’s check out these marvelous watches below.

Ocean 39 Vintage GMT

The first Gnomon Exclusive timepiece that you shouldn’t miss is the Ocean 39 Vintage GMT. The watch is made to the highest Swiss standards, allowing for a reliable GMT watch. It is driven by a Swiss Made SW330-2 Elaboré automatic movement accompanied by a high 300m water resistance.

Ocean 39 Vintage GMT
Ocean 39 Vintage GMT

Talking about the appearance, it features a full 316L stainless steel paired with a 20mm stainless steel bracelet. The result is a sporty yet versatile timepiece for everyday companions. 

The watch can track two time zones with the help of the GMT hand and GMT bezel. The markers also come in high contrast for extra legibility. 

Price: $699.00 USD

Ocean 39 Marine Blue

Moving to the diving collection, the Ocean 39 Marine Blue would be a nice addition to your collection with its appealing blue dial. The color brings the beauty of the ocean to your wrist for a full experience of enjoying the sea.

Coming from a long lineage of iconic timepieces, the Ocean 39 Marine Blue is the breathtaking result of Gnomon Watches’ continuous collaboration with Steinhart. Powered by a reliable automatic ETA 2824-2 / SW 200 élaboré movement, the watch flaunts the utmost performance.

Ocean 39 Marine Blue
Ocean 39 Marine Blue

The overall appearance radiates a sense of adventure and a reliable tool watch that will satisfy your collector’s needs. Pairing the watch is a satin-brushed oyster bracelet with screw links and a flip-lock that will perfectly fit on your wrist.

Price: $559.00 USD

Ocean 39 Explorer

Looking for a rugged outdoor timepiece that flaunts a classic charm? The Ocean 39 Explorer is a good fit for that matter. The watch bears the vintage charm of the 1960s dive watches.

Ocean 39 Explorer
Ocean 39 Explorer

It comes with a unique dial combination of three Arabic numbers along with standard baton hour markers. Regardless, the legibility works at its finest, especially with the great contrast between the matte black dial and gold gilt markers.

As for the bezel, it has the classic diver bezel, with a luminous pip at the 12 o’clock position. The knurling is clean and deep, allowing you to get a good grip for easy bezel operation. 

Price: $539.00 USD

Yachtimer – Gnomon Exclusive

Let’s get more complex with a chronograph complication on the list. The Steinhart Yachtimer is an exceptional timepiece that extends the collaboration between Gnomon Watches and Steinhart.

This Yachtimer watch pays tribute to a momentous event in watchmaking history. It was during the late 20th century when yachting was increasingly rising in popularity, watch manufacturers were in the race to develop sports timepieces for yachtsmen.

Yachtimer – Gnomon Exclusive
Yachtimer - Gnomon Exclusive

Steinhart Yachtimer is one among others that offers practical and functional features for yacht racing. It comes with a substantial screw-down crown and a set of pump chronograph pushers.

Moreover, time recording appears as the most important feature of yachting watches – similar to racing timepieces. Further, the watch also features a tachymeter scale for the approximate measurement of speed over a fixed distance.

Price: $1,259.00 USD

Read also: Sailing Time: Top Yachting Watches for Your Next Regatta

Ocean Vintage Military 39

The next exclusive collection from Steinhart to Gnomon Watches is the Ocean Vintage Military 39. It bears a close resemblance to the much-recognized Ocean Vintage Military but not without some differences. 

The bezel itself is a homage to the British military watch issued in the 1970s and has full markings that go around the bezel. It also has a good grip and is easy to operate, thanks to the deep and clean knurling on the side of the bezel. 

Ocean Vintage Military 39
Ocean Vintage Military 39

Moving on the dial legibility, you can clearly see how clean the view on the dial is. It features a sapphire crystal with an inner anti-reflective coating for added clarity under different lighting conditions. 

Further, the watch has a very deep matte black dial, allowing for a perfect contrast against the markers. The hour markers are filled with old radium-looking SuperLuminova. Similar SuperLuminova luminous is applied as well to minute, hour, and second hands.

Price: $539.00 USD

Ocean One GMT Black/Red – Jubilee Bracelet

Last but not least is the Ocean One GMT Black/Red which is set to amaze. This special timepiece can track three timezones, thanks to the help of the GMT hand and GMT bezel. Powering the watch is an SW330-2 movement.

Ocean One GMT Black/Red – Jubilee Bracelet
Ocean One GMT Black/Red - Jubilee Bracelet

That movement allows the wearer to set the GMT hand independently without messing up the primary time. Measures 42mm in diameter, the watch comes in a tasteful dimension and perfectly fits almost any wrist size. 

To further enhance the tool watch’s reliability, it features a Steinhart signed 6.5mm screw-down crown and water resistance for up to 300m.

Price: $590.00 USD

Final Thought

The partnership between Gnomon Watches and Steinhart has created an exciting synergy in the world of horology. This collaboration serves as a shining example of the innovation and creativity that can arise when industry leaders join forces, leaving a lasting impression on watch enthusiasts and collectors alike.

Read also: Steinhart Ocean 39 GMT Watch Review: A Captivating “Pepsi”

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