Sinn 6200 Meisterbund I Limited Edition in White Gold

SKU: SI-411

Watch Brand: Sinn

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German Craftsmen Series

Designed and built by three of Germany's most respected ateliers with proprietary movement
• Case diameter (mm): 40.0
• Case thickness (mm): 9.3
• Case lug width (mm): 20
• Case back: Transparent
• Case finish: Mixed
• Case metal: 18K solid white gold
• Dial color: Anthracite
• Front crystal: Sapphire
• Movement: UWD Calibre 33.1
• Manufacturer's limited warranty: 2 years
• Warranty service: RGM or Sinn
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WatchBuys Direct Price: $15,460

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Sinn 6200 Meisterbund I Limited Edition in White Gold
Sinn 6200 Meisterbund I Limited Edition in White Gold
Product Details

Limited Edition of 55 Pieces

This is a brand new release and is the second in their series of Meisterbund watches featuring the new UWD movement and SUG case.

This watch is limited to 55 pieces, and the case is in 18K solid white gold.

This is a limited edition of 55 pieces celebrating the 55th anniversary of Sinn, founded in 1961.

Lothar Schmidt, CEO and owner of Sinn (and SUG in Glashutte) has a history of producing some of the finest watches in the world. 

His past association with IWC and Lange & Sohne, along with his 22 years with Sinn, have provided a background in watchmaking that few can match.

And one day he had an idea.

That idea was to form a cooperation between three of Germany's leaders in watchmaking to create a new watch - the Meisterbund I Series.  Meisterbund translates to "Master Association", and the three companies involved with the production of this watch are:

  • Sachsische Uhrentechnologie GmbH Glashutte (SUG)
  • Uhren-Werke-Dresden (UWD)
  • Sinn Spezialuhren Frankfurt

The 18K White Gold Case - SUG, Glashutte

SUG is based in Glashutte, Germany and is known for producing some of the highest quality watch cases in the world.  SUG produces cases not only for Sinn, but also for a number of very expensive brands with which you are quite familiar but we are not allowed to mention.

The case is made from solid 18K white gold, and is beautifully finished with both polished and satin surfaces.  All surfaces are hand polished, and sapphire crystals are used on both sides.

The Movement - UWD 33.1, DresdenSinn Meisterbund I Movement

This watch features a manufacture calibre produced through a collaboration between Sinn and Uhren-Werke Dresden (UWD).

UWD is a German independent movement manufacture located near Glashutte in Dresden, Germany.  The Sinn 6200 Meisterbund I is the first watch in serial production to use this movement and represents a collaboration between the two companies.

The movement design and production are all made in Germany - it is not an adaptation or modification of an existing movement and does not use a modular construction.  

UWD's hand-wound calibre UWD 33.1 is made of nickel silver with a spring barrel supported on one side, also referred to as a flying spring barrel, and features a 55-hour power reserve.

The movement can be adjusted by shifting the eccentric weights in the balance system. This also offsets the imbalance in the complete oscillating system of the watch.

The decoration and finishing on this movement are amazing.  The plates and cocks are matte finished with diamond-planed edges. The combination of matte and polished surfaces gives the movement an exquisite feel, while the diamond profiles underscore the high level of quality.

Other features of this movement include:

  • Manufacture hand-wound movement UWD 33.1
  • Flying spring barrel
  • Power reserve of 55 hours
  • Balance system with six eccentric weights
  • Regulator system enables zero-play precision adjustment
  • 19 bearing jewels
  • 21,600 semi-oscillations per hour
  • Hack feature for accurate time adjustment
  • Anti-magnetic as per DIN 8309

The Watch - Sinn Spezialuhren, Frankfurt

Once the case is completed in Glashutte by SUG, and the movement is finished in Dresden by UWD, final production of this watch takes place in Frankfurt at Sinn Spezialuhren.

Although the design of this watch is more traditional and classic, Sinn adds a number of their in-house designed technological features to ensure that it meets Sinn's advanced technical requirements.

First, Sinn's D3 crown design and special seals provide a water resistance to 100 meters without the need of a screw down crown.  Next, the watch is designed to be low pressure resistant to provide stability to the sapphire crystals at high altitudes.

The watch is finished with a guilloche anthracite dial and applied numerals and indices which is finished in such a way as to protect against damage from the sun over time.

This watch includes a wooden presentation box with Sinn strap, solid white gold tang buckle, loupe and metal warranty card.

How Can I Purchase This Watch?

This is a limited edition watch which will first become available in early summer 2017.

Because of the hand work required to finish the case and proprietary movement, Sinn will produce only a small number of these watches each month and deliver them to us as they are completed. We will fulfill orders in the exact order in which your reservation is received. 

If you would like to reserve a piece, please click here to learn more about the reservations process.

When you purchase your new Sinn watch from WatchBuys, you'll not only get a finely engineered timepiece with excellent value for money, you'll also benefit from the WatchBuys Sinn Advantage.

WatchBuys Advantage #1

Because we are the official and authorized North American Sinn distributor, your name and watch serial number will be automatically registered in our database for a Sinn manufacturer's limited warranty which we pass through.

This means that should your watch require service during the Sinn manufacturer's limited warranty period, service will be provided by Sinn in Germany when you return your watch to them. This Sinn manufacturer's limited warranty is transferable to subsequent owners as allowed by Sinn.

You are responsible for paying the shipping charges to Sinn, and all repairs that Sinn approves under its warranty are at no charge. Sinn will also pay the return shipping charges to the address you specify.

The Sinn manufacturer's limited warranty period is as follows:
  • Watches in the EZM Series: 3 years
  • Watches marked AR containing inert gas: 3 years
  • Watches in the DIAPAL Series: 5 years
  • All other Sinn models: 2 years

WatchBuys Advantage #2

As an added benefit to those who purchase Sinn watches from WatchBuys, you may choose to have your warranty repairs serviced through our US service center, RGM Watch Service located in Mount Joy, Pennsylvania. This added service saves our clients the time and effort of returning their watches to Germany for repair. This benefit is transferable to subsequent owners who purchase directly from the original registered owner.

Please note that you are responsible for paying shipping and insurance charges for sending your watch to RGM. Once they reach your watch in the service queue they will determine which repairs are covered under Sinn's warranty.

It is important to note that oil-filled quartz Sinn watches must be repaired in Germany (EZM 2, Hydro and UX series). If your watch meets one of these conditions and requires service under warranty, please contact us and we'll provide instructions for shipping the watch to Sinn in Germany.

WatchBuys Advantage #3

Your watch will be repaired at no cost to you other than shipping charges to either Sinn or RGM during the warranty period. Sinn watches purchased through the "grey market" (non-authorized sources) may carry no warranty from Sinn. Sinn watches purchased through authorized overseas retailers are governed by the warranty policies of those dealers and/or Sinn, and typically must be sent to either the overseas dealer or Germany for repair.

WatchBuys Advantage #4

You'll be wearing your new Sinn watch soon after your order is placed since we stock Sinn watches and ship free using FedEx Air. Plus, since we are located in the United States, there are no "hidden charges" for shipments to US residents as is the case with most overseas dealers. Such charges can add up to 15% to the cost of your new watch, and include credit card surcharges, foreign exchange credit card bank fees, import duties and taxes, and custom's broker charges.

WatchBuys Advantage #5

WatchBuys offers a comprehensive return policy with no restocking fees to US residents. Overseas dealers, including those involved in the grey market, typically don't offer a return policy, and if they do, returning a watch under the policy is both complicated and expensive due to import/export and custom's requirements. Restocking fees are also common and may range up to 15%.

Learn more about our return policies.

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Please note that to pay by credit card, debit card or PayPal your account and/or card must be issued by US or Canadian financial institution and billed to a confirmed US or Canadian address.

WatchBuys Advantage #7

When you purchase your new Sinn watch from WatchBuys, you'll earn WatchPoint Rewards which accumulate and may be redeemed against future purchases.

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Sinn watches feature a number of cutting edge technologies, many of which are unique to Sinn. Please note that not all Sinn watches, including the watch on this page, use all of these Sinn technologies.

Among the more notable Sinn technologies are:

Tegimented Hardened Cases

Many Sinn watches are fitted with Tegimented cases produced in-house by Sinn's case making affiliated company in Glashutte, Germany.

Standard steel used by most watch companies has a hardness of between 200 and 240 HV (Hardness Vickers is a common scale used to measure material hardness). The Tegiment process produces a hardness of at least 1,200 Vickers which is five times harder than standard steel (and on some Sinn models up to nine times harder than standard steel).

The Tegiment process is not a coating consisting of a foreign material; instead the steel itself that has been hardened using a special engineering process that creates a hardened barrier. The base material is a type of stainless steel also used for surgical implants, and the stainless steel resistance to corrosion is further improved by the Tegiment hardening process.

The primary advantages to a Tegimented case are extreme resistance to scratches and other case abrasions, as well as increased resistance to corrosion.

Please note that certain Sinn watches are fully Tegimented (case, bezel) while others are Tegimented only on the bezel. Use the links below to view both categories.

  • View Sinn watches with fully Tegimented cases.

  • View Sinn watches with Tegimented bezels only.

Dehumidification Technology

A number of Sinn models feature cases filled with inert gas. Sinn has found that filling the case with inert gas can help prevent the introduction of moisture and humidity to the case, as well as provide a more stable environment for the oils that lubricate the movement.

The proper care of any mechanical watch movement mandates that these oils maintain both their viscosity and lubrication properties.

  • View Sinn watches with dehumidification technology.

Copper Sulphate Capsules

A number Sinn models use one or more copper sulphate capsules to absorb humidity trapped inside the case. Over time these capsules will gradually turn dark blue indicating that humidity has been absorbed.

The primary benefit to these copper sulphate capsules is a more dry and stable environment for both the movement and the lubricating oils. Together with Sinn's inert gas treatment these capsules form the basis of Sinn's Dry Hold Technology.

This technology not only provides a more stable environment for the movement, but also prevents fogging of the crystal when going from hot to cold environments or from humid to non-humid conditions (such air conditioned buildings).

  • View Sinn watches with copper sulphate capsules.

Extreme Antimagnetic Protection

Magnetism can cause dramatic swings in the timekeeping of a mechanical watch movement. People are often exposed to magnetic fields without even being aware - frequent high altitude flying, metal detectors, audio and video equipment, medical equipment and computer equipment can all cause problems with magnetism.

Many Sinn watches offer extreme protection against magnetism up to 80,000 A/m. Sinn achieves these results using a number of different technologies, including special case and case back construction, soft iron components in the case and protective rings surrounding the movement.

  • View Sinn watches with extreme antimagnetic protection.

DIAPAL Oil Free Escapement

Sinn caused quite a stir when they first released their DIAPAL technology. Beginning in 1995, Sinn began work to create an oil free escapement. With any mechanical watch movement, the aging of oil, especially in the escapement can create long term problems for that movement. Additionally, as movement oil ages, required service intervals become more frequent.

Sinn's early analysis to this problem provided a quick solution (at least in theory) - if you don't use oil, it can't age. The process began by exchanging the ruby escapements for diamonds (the word "DIAPAL" derives from the German name for diamond escapements) in order to achieve the desired effect. The designation stuck, even though today Sinn works with solutions taken from advanced nanotechnology rather than diamonds.

The result is a movement that proves so reliable that Sinn offers an unprecedented five year warranty on their DIAPAL watches.

  • View Sinn watches featuring the DIAPAL oil free escapement.

Hydro Oil Filled Technology

Sinn has developed a technology termed "Hydro" in which the entire watch case is filled with oil. Watches using this technology are based on quartz rather than mechanical movements.

By using this type of movement, Sinn is able to fill the watch with oil, which has the joint affect of greatly enhancing the readability of the dial and time from any angle (including under water), and increasing the water resistance of the watch even at great depths.

  • View Sinn watches with Hydro Oil Filled technology.

Submarine Steel

Sinn has created a line of watches featuring cases made from German submarine steel (the U Series). The steel was procured by Sinn from a steel supplier to Emden GmbH, one of Germany's North Sea shipbuilding yards who construct submarines from the very same steel.

Because of the special steel used from the submarine steelmanufacturer, the case resists the effects of exposure to salt waterand salt water environments.

These cases are produced in-house by Sinn's case making affiliated company in Glashutte, Germany.

This special steel is also amagnetic which means that is does not have magnetic properties and cannot itself become magnetized. The watch movement itself is protected from magnetic fields up to 4,800 A/m.

  • View Sinn watches built from German submarine steel.

EZM Mission Timers

Sinn is a partner for manufacturing watches for the German Special Forces, including SWAT, Customs, FBI, helicopter police, GSG9 and other units.

Beginning with the now highly collectible (and valuable) Sinn EZM 1, Sinn has grown this collection to some of the most durable and highly functional watches made and they remain among the most popular in the collection.

  • View Sinn watches in the EZM Series.

TESTAF Certified Pilot's Watches

Lothar Schmidt, Sinn's CEO and owner had long been disturbed by a lack of technical standards for defining a "pilot's watch". As an engineer, Mr. Schmidt was fluent in standards for diver's watches, anti-magnetic watches and the many other technological standards used to manufacture watches.

A widely used reference for standards is DIN, or the Deutsches Institut fr Normung (German Institute for Standardization). Oddly, he discovered there were no DIN standards to cover pilot's watches where such standards existed for example for diver's watches.

The new "Technical Standard for Pilot's Watches" (TESTAF) was developed by the Aachen University of Applied Sciences and establishes the suitability for professional use as a pilot's watch.

  • View Sinn watches in the TESTAF Series