A. Lange & Sohne



Innovative Cabaret Tourbillon from A. Lange & Sohne
Tourbillon, an amazing horological complication invented about 200 years ago, is still one of the most fascinating features a timepiece may offer. A. Lange & Sohne has developed the new Cabaret Tourbillon peculiar for the first stop-seconds feature ever implemented in a tourbillon caliber. The timepiece has incorporated a manually wound Lange manufacture calibre L042.1.

The Cabaret Tourbillon encompasses the following functions: hours, minutes, and small seconds; power-reserve indicator (for 120-hour power-reserve); one-minute tourbillon with patented stop seconds. The crown is used for winding the watch and setting the time. The pushpiece at 2 o'clock is necessary for date correction.
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New A. Lange & Sohne Grand Lange 1
In 2003, A. Lange & Sohne unveiled the Grand Lange 1 created exclusively for the aficionados of sophisticated mechanical timepieces with slightly larger cases. The latest version of the watch features a new monochrome dial design.

The new Grand Lange 1 is developed in yellow gold, pink gold, and platinum with matching monochrome solid-silver dials in champagne, argente, and rhodie. The watch is equipped with an exclusive manually-wound movement finished to Lange’s highest quality standards. The mechanism with the twin mainspring barrel provides a power reserve of more than three days. The timepiece demonstrates the progressive power-reserve indicator, and the patented outsize date.
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A. Lange Sohne Recreates Datograph Perpetual in White Gold
A. Lange & Sohne has unveiled a new version of its Datograph Perpetual watch. Now the sophisticated timepiece is available in white gold and with a nicely matching grey dial.

The Datograph Perpetual, featuring a unique combination of a flyback chronograph and a perpetual calendar, fascinates by its supreme elegance. The timepiece has maintained the distinctive features of a Lange chronograph watch - the flyback function, the precisely jumping minute counter and the classic column wheel mechanism.

The perpetual calendar of the A. Lange & Sohne watch displays the day of the week, the month, leap years, and the moon phase, the outsized date, and a day/night indicator. It is remarkable that the perpetual calendar mechanism doesn't need any correction until 2100. read more





A. Lange Sohne Reveals Richard Lange "Pour le Merite"
The new A. Lange & Sohne Richard Lange "Pour le Merite" is created as a perfect reflection of the company's outstanding horological heritage. The exquisite timepiece provides the rare technical pleasure of a fusee and chain transmission.

The new A. Lange & Sohne watch impresses by its classicism and elegance. The case crafted in platinum or rose gold reveals a stately white Roman dial with blued steel hands. read more


A. Lange Sohne Ursa Major - Join Fine Horological Traditions
The revived A. Lange Sohne Company attracted attention of watch collectors and aficionados, as well as simple customers in search of a luxurious and reliable timekeeping device. The 'Made in Germany' timepieces of the brand also enjoyed well-deserved success abroad, especially in Italy and America read more


Lange Zeitwerk Watch - Time in Epoch of Change
Very often a new face serves as a symbol of the beginning of new times. After Europe got over its rift, it happened this way with A. Lange & Sohne. The brand's iconic model Lange 1 broke the ground for its coming back. Fifteen years ago the kingdom of horology was glad to welcome A. Lange & Sohne brand-new concept and an outstanding technical prowess.

Now, A. Lange & Sohne introduces its new outstanding timepiece, the Lange Zeitwerk watch, destined to mark a new era in the watchmaking industry.

Exploring new horizons in the horology world and getting inspiration from the renowned French painter Paul Gauguin and his creative catchphrase I shut my eyes in order to see, the Lange’s calibre engineers and designers had an ambitious goal to create an absolutely ground-breaking concept watch. read more


A. Lange and Sohne Supports Salzburg Whitsun Festival
For the fourth time, the illustrious watchmaker A. Lange & Sohne is honored to pledge its support to the prestigious Salzburg Whitsun Festival. It is a logical partnership, since the spirit of this cultural event is in direct connection with the overall personality of the company.

The Festival has focused on Neapolitan Baroque and the early classical era since 2007. Under the title Salzburg goes Napoli, the famous conductor Ricardo Muti refers to the long and tradition-steeped connection between the Austrian and Neapolitan cultures. An opera at the beginning, an important oratorio at the end, top-level concerts in between is a concept on which Salzburg's Whitsun Festival is based.

The key focal point of this event is the premiere of Betulia Liberata, an oratorio written by Mozart, who was just fourteen at that time. This amazing creation narrates the Old Testament story of Judith in two acts. read more


A Lange and Sohne Presents Richard Lange Referenzuhr Watch
The Richard Lange series from A. Lange & Sohne has been recently joined by a new member, named Referenzuhr. The watch is a worthy successor of the technically exclusive Richard Lange Pour Le Merite watch with fusee and chain, unveiled in 2009. One of the strongest features of the novel A. Lange & Sohne watch is its Zero-Restart function, an innovative seconds hand resetting mechanism.

The watch manufacture A. Lange & Sohne has succeeded in creating an elegant timekeeping instrument, characterized by remarkable clarity, legibility, accuracy and resistance. This timepiece represents a potential alternative to a chronograph, utilized for measuring independent time sequences of a minute or less.

The Referenzuhr watch has been created with a 40.5mm case, sculptured in platinum or 18-karat pink gold. Faithful to Lange tradition, the platinum case features a brushed central section, polished lugs and a bezel. The pink gold interpretation, meanwhile, is entirely polished. read more


GRIEB & BENZINGER: High End watches based on historic movements
GRIEB & BENZINGER craft unique wristwatches based on exceptional historic movements. With its mostly historic special machinery, the workshop reminds of an industrial museum and the spirit of Abraham-Louis Breguet.

Original movements with complications such as minute repeaters originally made by the greatest old masters of horology such as Patek Philippe built from around 1880 to 1920 are restored and modified here, using traditional handcraft from the old days when the historic movements have been built to create unique GRIEB & BENZINGER PLATNUM style timepieces on customer’s request.

Classic old watches are thus turned into new exclusive fine platinum masterpieces. Amongst other things, the conception is based on traditional – and nowadays very rare – techniques of craftsmanship for the finishing of the movements: skeletonising, engraving and guilloché by hand.

There are no more than a handful of specialists world-wide to master this art of traditional handcraft today. Thus only a maximum of ten restored timepieces per year are created in this classic and explicitly time-consuming way, each single one of them a true unicum.

The latest GRIEB & BENZINGER one-off is based on an Patek Philippe Minute Repeater movement built around 1887. This special movement has been modified into a GRIEB & BENZINGER style regulator – restored, guilloché, hand-engraved and coated with blue platinum to be ready to turn into a new exclusive solid of 130 g platinum case timepiece. read more


A. Lange and Sohne Presents Exceptional Lange 1 Daymatic Watch
The exceptional Lange 1 Daymatic watch from A. Lange & Sohne will definitely become one of the most welcomed models to be presented at the SIHH 2010 industry exhibition. Reminding the brand’s conventional Lange 1 timepiece, the Daymatic watch, however, boasts its own peculiarities: an automatic movement, which happens to be the first introduced in the line and completely reversed iconic Lange 1 displays.

The Lange 1 Daymatic watch, featuring the time display on the right and the date indicator on the left, represents a mirror effect of the display featured by the Lange 1 watch. The latter reveals the time on the left and indicates the date on the right. The dial of the Lange 1 Daymatic watch is completed with a small seconds counter and a graceful retrograde scale, which serves to show days of the week instead of the customary power reserve indicator. read more


A. Lange and Sohne Reveals Tourbograph Pour le Merite in Diamonds
The highly respected watch manufacturer A. Lange & Sohne unveils a one-of-a-kind diamond-studded interpretation of its complex Tourbograph Pour le Merite watch, created against the order of the Parisian jeweler Dubail.

The precious timepiece boasts a unique blend of a split-seconds chronograph, a tourbillon, a power reserve indicator and a fusee-and-chain transmission, providing a constant torque delivery.

A. Lange & Sohne releases the exceptional timepiece in a special edition for Dubail. The watch price is astounding - 1.2 million Euros.

Crafted in platinum, the case and the bracelet of the Tourbograph Pour le Merite demonstrate a true art of diamond mounting. The case is paved with 201 baguette diamonds, whereas the bracelet sparkles with 175 gems. The overall weight of the stones totals to 40 carats. read more


A. Lange & Sohne Saxonia Dual Time Watch for Globetrotters
A. Lange & Sohne unveils its new Saxonia Dual Time watch created as a perfect timekeeping companion for travelers.

The highly-legible solid-silver dial of the new A. Lange & Sohne watch allows to instantly read the local and home time at a glance.

The creators of the Saxonia Dual Time watch wanted to make the procedure of setting the time for a second time-zone most convenient. While switching from one time-zone to another, the hour hand, showing local time, can be incremented or decremented in one-hour steps with help of the push-pieces found at 8 and 10 o’clock. When the watch owner presses the upper push-piece, the hour hand moves forward by one hour. When he presses the lower push-piece, the hour hand moves back, also in one-hour steps.
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A. Lange & Sohne Unveils Richard Lange Tourbillon "Pour le Merite" Watch
The fourth A. Lange & Sohne “Pour le Merite” watch, an outstanding collector’s masterpiece, boasts a fusee-and-chain transmission and a tourbillon with a patented stop-seconds mechanism. Both horological complications improve rate stability and precision. The one-of-a-kind regulator dial of the watch reveals a fascinating pivoting segment. It was inspired by a famous historic highlight of the brand.

The creation of the Richard Lange Tourbillon "Pour le Merite" watch is closely related to Johann Heinrich Seyffert (1751-1817), a prominent watchmaker, the one who greatly contributed to the progress of precision horology in Saxony.

Seyffert’s timepieces enjoyed great success at the royal court and among scientists. The famous explorer and naturalist Alexander von Humboldt was also among the admirers of the watchmaker’s creations. He used a Seyffert chronometer during his expedition to South America.
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A Lange and Sohne Unveils Grand Lange 1 Luminous Watch
A. Lange & Sohne unveils a newly designed Grand Lange 1 “Luminous” watch. The black dial of the timepiece demonstrates brightly glowing hands and appliques. The 42mm case is rendered in white gold.

The Lange 1 joined the world of watchmaking 15 years ago. Since then, it has served as the source of inspiration for the iconic style of the brand’s watches. The Lange 1 stood out by its asymmetric dial layout, the patented outsized date, and a manufacture calibre offering a three-day power reserve. In no time, the timepiece became the most outstanding bestseller of the A. Lange & Sohne manufacture. It is also notable that the Lange 1 watch is found on the list of timepieces honored by the biggest number of awards in the history of watchmaking.

In 2003, A. Lange & Sohne unveiled the Grand Lange 1 watch destined at the design-icon fans who like larger-format watches.  read more


A. Lange Sohne Unveils 1815 Moonphase Homage to F.A. Lange Watch
The 1815 Moonphase watch has been hugely popular with admirers of the renowned A. Lange & Sohne watchmaker. Faithful to flawless classicism, the brand powered this horological creation by a luscious manually-wound in-house movement. Created in the best Glashutte traditions, the model was issued in a limited edition of 250 and 150 units, sculptured in pink gold and platinum correspondingly.

The A. Lange & Sohne watch’s particular highlight was presented by an appealing moon-phase indicator, distinguished by matchless exactitude: just 1 day of error to occur in 1,058 years. Of course, this remarkable series was snatched up in no time. Later on, some of the 1815 Moonphase watches were auctioned off at very impressive prices.

In 2010, A. Lange & Sohne is proud to unveil a new version of the 1815 Moonphase watch. As its new name suggests, "Homage to F.A. Lange", it pays tribute to the founder of the Lange dynasty. Watch connoisseurs have been extremely excited about the launch of this novelty, which boasts the identifying features of its predecessor, along with an array of innovations.  read more


A. Lange Sohne New Cabaret Soiree Watches in Diamonds
The prestigious watchmaking house A. Lange & Sohne has created two sparkling diamond-studded variations of its rectangular Cabaret watch. The timepieces perfectly match the nice colors of autumn.

The refined Cabaret Soiree Jewelry watches are animated by manual winding movements.

Crafted in 18K white gold, the case of each A. Lange & Sohne watch demonstrates a bezel, paved with 70 round brilliant diamonds. The Cabaret Soiree watch cases demonstrate refined, yet durable dials, done with mother-of-pearl. read more


A. Lange & Sohne Offers Its Rose Gold Version Of Lange 31
The horological company A. Lange & Sohne, of Glashutte, based in Germany, has just introduced a novel rose gold interpretation of the famous Lange 31. The latter, offered in a platinum case, made its original appearance two years ago. Afterwards, a major designer Martin Schetter in collaboration with his design team got down to developing a new version of the model.

They invested more than two years of painstaking effort in creating a novel interpretation. Such lengthy period of work is easily explained by the brand’s attention paid to every little detail in terms of quality and design. The results are always worth waiting for, since A. Lange & Sohne is notable for its spectacular watches all over the world.

The Lange 31 watch is the first mechanical timepiece in the world, able to offer a 31-day power reserve, as well as a constant-force escapement, which provides the going train with constant torque delivery.

The huge amount of energy, necessary for the timepiece to function properly, is delivered to the movement by means of a winding key and stored then in a twin mainspring barrel. Thus, the balance gets an equal amount of energy every ten second, irrespectively of the state of wind of the springs.

The movement, boasting such a respectable power reserve, measures 37.3 mm in diameter and is 9.6 mm thick. The case of the Lange 31 model is oversized. Actually, this is the largest watch ever proposed by A. Lange & Sohne.


The brand’s timepiece cases are usually from 38 to 42mm wide and from 9 to 14mm thick. The case of the model in question features the dimensions of 45.9 mm x15.9 mm, with the width and thickness indicated respectively.
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Mytime Magazine's Award Bestowed On Little Lange 1 Soiree Watch
A German watch magazine “Mytime”, whose main audience is women, has bestowed its special award on the renowned watch-making house A. Lange & Sohne. The voting resulted in the luxury Little Lange 1 Soiree watch by A. Lange & Sohne winning the jury’s top prize in the "Extravagant" category.

The word “Extravagant” perfectly describes this model, which represents a fascinating mix of valuable 18K white gold, natural mother of pearl, and dazzling round brilliant diamonds. All these features turn Little Lange 1 Soiree timepiece into a distinctively feminine interpretation of the brand's conventional watch.

In addition to the eye-catching watch exterior along with the unparalleled setting of diamonds, A. Lange & Sohne offers an unrivalled in-house movement, manufactured in harmony with the best traditions of Saxon horology. Thus, this watch maker provides a special delight to luxury timepiece collectors and fans.

Similar to its larger counterparts, the Lange 1 Soiree model’s case, measuring 36.8 mm, demonstrates a sapphire crystal exhibition window in its white gold case-back.

This case-back display opens to view the acclaimed Calibre L901.4 movement, equally notable for its impeccable functionality, which includes such technical components as indication of the power reserve, off-centered time display, and the patented Lange oversized date, and its high degree of aesthetic value.

The hallmarks, giving the German watches the recognition they so richly deserve, are bridges in German silver, featuring a ribbed finish, a hand-etched balance cock with a swan-neck fine adjustment as well as jewels studded in golden chatons with graceful triads of blued steel screws.

Enjoy a nice range of A. Lange & Sohne watches:

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A. Lange & Sohne Introduces Its Petite Lange 1 Watch
German watch manufacture A. Lange & Sohne has turned its name into a synonym of both exterior and interior beauty.

The extremely charming watches for ladies, produced by this watch making house, symbolize a fusion between the impeccable functionality and the irresistibly attractive appearance.

The women’s interpretation of the brand’s famous Lange 1 timepiece, the Petite Lange 1 model features a moon phase complication and a top-quality mother of pearl dial with a choice of white or dark blue color.

Sculptured in 18k white gold, the 36.8 mm wide case exposes the bezel set with 58 brilliant diamonds.

A. Lange & Sohne is especially famous for its in-house designed and manufactured movements, distinguished by a far richer embellishment than that of the timepiece appearance.

The Petite Lange 1 moon phase model is equipped with a hand-wound Calibre L901.9 movement composed of 403 parts and offering a power reserve of three days. Both hands and markers of the watch are performed in white gold.

A. Lange & Sohne creates its supremely graceful and spectacular watches to be just as unrivalled in terms of their functionality.





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A. Lange & Sohne Presents Grand Lange 1 “Lumen” Watch
A. Lange & Sohne unveils its new Grand Lange 1 “Lumen” watch. The novelty demonstrates a semi-transparent dial that reveals the ingenious mechanism of the first luminescent outsize date display created by the brand.

The timepiece, presented in a platinum case, is available in a limited number of 200 pieces.

The initially introduced Lange outsize date display on the asymmetric dial enjoyed great success in the world of watchmaking and has been more than once imitated by other watch producers. The brand’s models with this kind of display have become true icons of classic design. Yet, the solid-silver dial concealed the secret behind the sophisticated mechanism that provided the unique date display.
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