The wristwatches produced by Mühle-Glashütte not only stand out due to their maximum level of precision, but also due to their robustness and reliability. The best example of these properties is the S.A.R. Rescue-Timer, which has been the wristwatch of choice on the rescue cruisers of the German Maritime Search and Rescue Service (DGzRS) for nearly 20 years. As can be expected, the cases of our timepieces and above all their mechanisms must be able to withstand the mechanical stress and strain involved when used in such a setting.
In 2003, we therefore developed our own fine regulation, which ensures the accuracy of our mechanisms even under the hardest conditions. All of the watch mechanisms that we have developed ourselves are fitted with our woodpecker neck regulation. We also use our regulation in field-tested watch mechanisms that we obtain from Swiss manufacturers and then modify and finish in accordance with our high standards. Below you will find a selection of these watch mechanisms and information on their most important functions.
Where can I find technical details for my Mühle wristwatch?
The most important technical information on watches in our current collection can be found on our website by visiting the “Wristwatches” page and selecting your collection and model. Technical details for your model can also be found in the instruction manual for your watch. If you have any further questions, especially regarding older models, please feel free to contact us.
What precision can I expect from my Mühle wristwatch?
It is normal for mechanical watches to display a certain amount of tolerance because fluctuating temperatures, the tension of the winder springs or the position in which a watch is stored or worn can all affect its operation and accuracy. As we do not know how a watch will be worn, we always regulate our watches so that they are slightly fast, with a precision of between 0 and max. +8 seconds per day. Why? Because we want to ensure that Mühle watch wearers are never too late because of their time measuring instruments.
How often does my mechanical Mühle wristwatch need to be serviced?
Mechanical watches should be serviced from time to time. Over the years, the processes taking place inside the movement cause a certain amount of abrasion due to parts wearing. This abrasion contaminates the oil and sometimes forms deposits, which may cause the precision of the watch to deteriorate. We therefore recommend that our watches be fully serviced every four to five years. We advise wearers to get the watertightness of their watches checked every two years.