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A. Lange and Sohne Datograph Perpetual 410.025 Calendar Chronograph Platinum BRACELET RARE

(39669) A. Lange & Sohne 410.025 Datograph Perpetual Calendar Chronograph, 410025, 950 platinum case on a 950 platinum A Lange & Shone bracelet (original retail for the bracelet was $46,300), also includes an additional strap with 950 platinum deployant buckle, manual wind caliber L952.1, 36 hour power reserve, silver dial with applied Roman numerals and stick hour markers, perpetual calendar, moon phase at 6 O'Clock, 30 minute fly...

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A. Lange and Sohne 1815 730.025 Tourbillon Platinum LIMITED 2021

(39692) A. Lange & Sohne 730.025F 1815 Tourbillon 730025, limited to 100 total pieces, platinum on a strap with a platinum deployant buckle, manual wind Lange caliber L102.1 movement, 72-hour power reserve, silver dial with blued steel hands and black Arabic numeral hour markers, exposed 60 second tourbillon with blued steel seconds hand at 6 o'clock, hacking zero-reset function, sapphire crystal, water resistant, display back, dia...

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A. Lange and Sohne Datograph 405.035 Up / Down Platinum 41MM 2021

(39706) A. Lange & Sohne 405.035 Datograph Up/Down Flyback, 405035, platinum on an alligator strap with a platinum buckle, manual wind movement (Lange Caliber L951.6), 60 hour power reserve with indicator at 6 o'clock, big date at 12 O'Clock, chronograph with flyback function, sapphire crystal, display back, water resistant to 3 atm, size: 41 mm, thickness: 13 mm, Like New with A. Lange & Sohne box and papers which are dated March ...

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A. Lange and Sohne Richard Lange 232.026 18K White Gold Boutique Special Edition

(39563) A. Lange & Sohne 232.026 Richard Lange produced for one year as a boutique special edition, 232026, 18k white gold on a strap with an 18k white gold buckle, manual wind movement (L041.2), silver dial with black roman numerals, sweep seconds, sapphire crystal, display back, diameter: 40.5mm, thickness: 10.5mm. Like New with box and papers that are stamped but undated.

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A. Lange and Sohne 1815 233.026 18K White Gold Manual 40MM

(39489) A. Lange & Sohne 233.026 1815 40MM, 233026 18k white gold on a strap with an 18k white gold tang buckle, manual wind A. Lange & Sohne caliber L942.1, silver dial with black painted Arabic numeral hour markers and railroad-style minute track, power reserve of 55-hours, small seconds at 6 o'clock, sapphire crystal, water resistant to 30 meters, display back, diameter: 40mm, thickness: 8.9mm. Like New with A. Lange & Sohne bo...

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A. Lange and Sohne Lange 1 "Soiree" 110.030 White Gold Mother of Pearl Dial RARE

(38758) A. Lange & Sohne 110.030 Lange 1 "Soiree" 18k white gold on a strap with an 18k white gold buckle, manual wind, gorgeous mother of pearl dial with guilloche decoration, white gold stick markers and Roman numerals, sapphire crystal, display back, caliber L901.4, power reserve indicator, size: 38.5mm, thickness: 10mm. Like New with Lange box and papers dated May of 2001.

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A. Lange and Sohne Cabaret 118.121 Moonphase 18K Rose Gold / Bracelet RARE

(38868) A. Lange & Sohne 118.121 Cabaret Moonphase, 118121, 18k rose gold on a matching 18k rose gold bracelet, manual wind caliber 931.5 movement, silver dial, big date at 12 o'clock, sub seconds register at 6 o'clock, moon phase display in the small seconds sub dial, display back, sapphire crystal, size: 25.5mm X 36.3mm, thickness: 9.1mm. Like New with original box and papers dated August of 2008.

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A. Lange and Sohne 1815 238.026 Annual Calendar 18k White Gold

(39009) A. Lange & Sohne 238.026 1815 Annual Calendar, 238026E, 18k white gold on a strap with a matching white gold tang buckle, manual wind A. Lange & Sohne caliber L051.3 movement with 26 jewels and a 72-hour power reserve, rhodium silver dial with painted black Arabic numerals and railroad style minute track, blued steel hands, annual calendar with day, date, month, and moonphase, running seconds at 6 o'clock, pusher at 2 o'clo...

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A. Lange and Sohne 1815 Rattrapante 421.032 Perpetual Calendar 18K Rose Gold FULL SET

(37840) A. Lange & Sohne 421.032 1815 Rattrapante Perpetual Calendar, 421032, 18K rose gold case on a strap with a matching 18k rose gold Lange deployant buckle, manual wind A. Lange & Sohne caliber L101.1 movement consisting of 631 parts, 43 jewels, 42-hour power reserve, white dial with painted black Arabic numerals and railroad style minute track, gold hands, perpetual calendar with day, date, month, moonphase, and leap year ind...

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A. Lange and Sohne Lange 1 25th Anniversary 191.066 18k WG Half Hunter LIMITED UNWORN

(38525) A. Lange & Sohne 191.066 Lange 1 25th Anniversary, 191066. Limited Edition of 250 total pieces to commemorate Lange's 25th Anniversary, 18k white gold half-hunter case on a strap with an 18K white gold tang buckle, new A. Lange & Sohne manual wind caliber L121.1 movement, 72-hour power reserve, argente-dial in solid silver dial with blue markers and hands, big date, small seconds, power reserve indicator, half hunter displa...

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A. Lange and Sohne 1815 Homage to Walter 297.032 Lange "Jumping Seconds" 18K Rose Limited R

(38063) A. Lange & Sohne 297.032 1815 Homage to Walter Lange 297032, limited to 90 pieces worldwide, 18k rose gold on a strap with an 18k rose gold tang buckle, manual wind A. Lange & Sohne caliber L1924 with unique jumping sweep seconds, silver dial with black painted Arabic numeral hour markers and railroad-style minute track, power reserve of 60-hours, small running seconds at 6 o'clock, the large jumping seconds hand can be sta...

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A. Lange and Sohne Lange 1 18K Rose Gold / Deployant NEW MOVEMENT + Deployment

(39404) A. Lange & Sohne 191.032 Lange 1, 191.032, 191032, 18k rose gold on a strap with a rose deployant buckle, manual wind A. Lange & Sohne caliber L121.1, 72 hour power reserve, solid silver "argente" dial with applied rose gold numerals, big date at 1 o'clock, power reserve indicator, sapphire crystal, display back, size 38.5mm, thickness 9.8mm, like new with original box and papers dated December of 2015.

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A. Lange and Sohne Lange 1 Luminous 18K White Gold RARE 38.5MM

(39152) A. Lange & Sohne 101.029 Lange 1 Luminous, 101029, very rare in the 38.5mm Lange 1 case, 18k white gold on a strap with an 18K white gold deployment buckle, manual wind caliber L901.2, 72-hour power reserve, black dial with luminescent hands and hour markers, big date, small seconds, power reserve indicator, sapphire crystal, water resistant, diameter: 38.5mm, thickness: 9.9mm. Like New with Lange & Sohne box and papers dat...

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A. Lange and Sohne Double 404.032 Split Silver Dial Rose Gold 18K FULL SET

(39002) A. Lange & Sohne 404.032 Double Split Rattrapante Flyback, 404032, 18k rose gold case on the original strap with tang 18K rose gold buckle, manual wind Lange caliber L001.1, 38 hour power reserve with indicator at 12 o clock, split seconds, silver dial, tachymeter, sapphire crystal, display back displaying the depths of one of the most gorgeous wrist watch movements ever, water resistant, size 43mm, thickness 15.3mm, Like n...

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A. Lange and Sohne Langematik Perpetual Platinum Black Dial 820.036E BAGUETTE BEZEL

(38491) A. Lange & Sohne 820.036E Langematik Perpetual Calendar with Black Dial 36 Diamond Baguette Bezel, this is the only example to ever have shown up with this configuration possibly making it a unique piece, this 820.036 is a early 2000s edition of the Lagematik Perpetual (with the date pusher at 11 o clock) and was likely made by special request by an important A. Lange & Sohne collector, the platinum case is in excellent ori...

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A. Lange and Sohne 1815 Up & Down 221.021 18K Yellow Gold

(39341) A. Lange & Sohne 221.021 1815 Up & Down, 221021, 18k yellow gold on a strap with an 18k yellow gold tang buckle, manual wind Lange caliber L942.1 movement, silver dial with black Arabic numerals, blued steel hands, power reserve, small seconds, sapphire crystal, display back, diameter: 36mm, thickness: 8mm, Like New with box and papers from February 2003. This watch was fully serviced in July 2021.

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A. Lange and Sohne Saxonia 105.021 Manual Wind 18K Yellow Gold

(39384) A. Lange & Sohne 105.021 Saxonia, 105021, 18k Yellow Gold on a Strap with an 18k Yellow Gold Buckle, Manual Wind Caliber L941.3, Small Seconds at 6 O'clock, 18k yellow gold Hands, Big Date at 12 O'Clock Set with a Push Button Located at 2 O'Clock, Display Back, Diameter: 34 mm, Thickness: 9mm, Sapphire Crystal, Excellent condition with Original Box and papers dated January 1999

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A. Lange and Sohne Saxonia Rose Gold Manual Wind 37MM

(39217) A. Lange & Sohne Saxonia 215.032, 18k rose gold on a strap with an 18k rose gold buckle, manual wind, silver dial with rose gold-tone index hour markers, small seconds at 6 o'clock (stop seconds for accurate time setting), display back, size: 37 mm, thickness: 7.3mm, sapphire crystal, 45 hour power reserve, water resistant to 30 meters, circa 2010, like new with Lange box and papers; which are undated.

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A. Lange and Sohne Saxonia 384.026 Moon Phase 384.026 Automatik 18K White Gold / Silver Dia

(38836) A Lange & Sohne 384.026 Saxonia Moon Phase Automatik, 384.026, 18k white gold on a strap with an 18k white gold buckle, automatic movement, silver dial with white gold index hour markers, small seconds and moon phase display at 6 o'clock, hacking seconds, display back, sapphire crystal, 72-hour power reserve, water resistant to 30 meters, size: 40mm, thickness: 9.8mm. Like New with Lange box and papers dated October 2017.

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A. Lange and Sohne Datograph Perpetual 410.032 Calendar Chronograph 18K Rose Gold

(38410) A. Lange & Sohne 410.032 Datograph Perpetual Calendar chronograph, 410025, 18K rose gold with an 18k rose gold Ttang buckle, manual wind caliber L952.1, power reserve 36 hours, perpetual calendar, moonphase at 6 o'clock, 30 minute flyback chronograph, day / night indicator, big date at 12 o'clock, off white dial with applied rose gold Roman numerals, sapphire crystal, display back, size: 41mm, thickness: 13.5mm. Like new w...

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A. Lange and Sohne Lange 1 101.039 18K White Gold Silver Dial

(38888) A. Lange & Sohne 101.039 Lange 1 101039, 18K white gold case on a strap with an 18k white gold tang buckle, manual wind Lange caliber L901.1 movement, white dial with applied white gold Roman numerals and hour markers, luminous hands, big date, power reserve indicator, small seconds, display back, sapphire crystal, water resistant to 3 atm, diameter: 38.5mm, thickness: 10mm, Like New with Lange Box and Papers; which are sta...

History of Lange & Söhne

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The Lange Family History

This fascinating journey started in Saxony, and its capital Dresden, which was a center of European culture, renowned for its technicians, inventors, art collections, and monumental architecture. Elector Frederick Augustus I (called Augustus the Strong) was a staunch booster of scientific measuring, outstanding craftsmanship, and especially clocks. Two generations of the Saxon Court Clockmaker’s Guild led to the genesis of the Lange watchmaking family tree.

Dresden, Saxony

Patriarch Ferdinand Adolph Lange – preferring to be called Adolph – began his life with a most unfortunate family situation and a dubious future. He was born in Dresden on February 18, 1815, to an uncouth gunsmith, Samuel Lange, who physically abused his wife until she ran from him when Adolph was a small child. The lad was frail but quite intelligent, and was given over to foster parents who raised him. Recognizing his potential, they apprenticed him as a fifteen-year-old teenager to the most famous clockmaker to the royal Saxon court, Johann Christian Friedrich Gutkaes. From this master, Adolph, learned that the most important innovations in timekeeping were being developed in France and England. He studied the languages of both countries in night classes at the Dresden technical college, enabling him to take an assistantship in Paris with renowned watchmaker, Josef Thaddäus Winnerl, who had been the brightest student of Abraham-Louis Breguet. Adolph earned the grade of werkemeister in three years and then returned to Dresden and married his mentor’s daughter, Charlotte Gutkaes in 1842. He soon became the partner and principal force in his father-in-law’s workshop.

Adolph was a brilliant visionary, and hadn’t been satisfied with French technology; there was too much trial and error, lacking consistent quality. He had also visited Switzerland and England, where he learned metric conversions and higher standards; he initiated his "Glashütte Project," named after his town in Saxony that was the center of German watchmaking. He mated the Swiss cylinder watch with the more durable and precise English lever movement, an important but relatively expensive innovation that made German watchmaking leap ahead. He opened his own workshop on December 7, 1845, calling it a "manufactory." In an act of entrepreneurial charity, he reinvigorated the poverty-stricken Ore Mountain area South of Dresden by outsourcing the talents of their casemakers, gilders, and engravers for his watches, providing them with educations and jobs. Later, he also promoted them to three other studios, owned by people he had trained. For the next thirty years, Adolph grew his company and gained tremendous prominence in the Glashütte community of clock and watchmakers.

Ferdinard Adolph Lange

Adolph suddenly died of heart failure in 1875, at the age of 60. He had been mayor of Glashütte for 18 years; a black marble monument was erected to honor his long list of merits. He and Charlotte had two sons – Richard and Emil – both of whom had learned watchmaking from their father. In 1868, before his death, they had become the commercial and technical managers of the company, which Adolph named A. Lange & Sohne. After the United German Empire was formed in 1871, there was an economic boom. During the ensuing affluence, beautifully ornamented and complicated timepieces were in high demand, producing forty years of epic prosperity for the Lange manufactory. Eldest son, Richard, was a technological genius like his father, and spent his life in scientific Horology research, working into his dotage. He designed 27 patents and utility models, creating innovations such as his groundbreaking metal alloy watch balance spring, the first watchmaking company to make their own. Kaiser Wilhelm commissioned Richard’s crowning glory, one of the most magnificent pocket watches of the 19th century, in 1898. It was presented to the Ottoman Sultan during a state visit to Germany.

World War I destroyed the luxury watch market, but the company still survived, making precision marine chronometers for sailors and the German navy. Afterwards, the third generation of the Lange dynasty, brothers Gerhard, Otto, and Rudolf, assumed control of the company up to World War II, keeping alive their reputation for horology excellence. Walter Lange, Adolph’s great-grandson, was born on July 29, 1924, and of course, studied watchmaking until the war began. He was drafted into the army and was severely wounded, returning home in time to see his family’s manufactory nearly destroyed in an Allied bombing raid, just as the ensuing firestorms decimated most of nearby Dresden. The post-war Socialist government expropriated what was left. Escaping to the Western sector to avoid certain brutal labor under the Russians, Walter finally returned to Glashütte forty years later, in 1989, after the German reunification and the end of the Socialist regime.

Walter, the fourth generation of Lange horologists, reinitiated the family business for the second time on December 7, 1990 – exactly (to the day) 145 years after his great-grandfather founded it. Several years later, with a small group of new employees, he introduced a line of four, brilliant new wristwatches. They were immediately successful and created new jobs in Glashütte, reanimating the industry there and making it once again the center of precision German watchmaking, as it remains today.

Walter Langes New Era Timepieces

Walter Lange's first collection of watches stand out as post-war masterpieces. All four models had superb craftsmanship, innovative movements, and the kind of precision and classic beauty that had always defined the company:

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THE LAGNE 1

This was the very first watch of the new era. Manually wound, it contained many of the traditional Lange components, such as the German silver three-quarter plate, the magnificent fan-shaped hand-engraved balance cock with the horseshoe-shaped precision whiplash index adjuster, and screwed 14K gold chatons. (101.021)
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SAXONIA

This was Walter Lange's manually wound, elegant homage to Saxony and his family's lineal heritage. (216.021)
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THE TOURBILLON "POUR LE MÉRITE"

The first manually wound Lange tourbillon after nearly fifty years had a novel going train moved by a new fusee-and-chain transmission. There were only 200 made – 50 in platinum and 150 in 18K gold. (701.001)
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ARKADE

This is an 18K gold ladies watch with a rectangular face and radius corners, manually wound, with a large date window and has become extremely rare. (103.035)
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Contemporary A. Lange & Söhne Watches

These are the watches that are currently being produced. They are known as some of the finest timepieces in the world and are offered in an array of different variations and complications:

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LAGNE 1

The movement of this 18K yellow (101.021), white (101.039), pink gold (101.032) or platinum (101.035) watch contains the traditional elements found in the Lange pocket watches, using the three-quarter plate fashioned from untreated German silver, the signature screwed gold chatons, the omega-shaped whiplash precision index adjuster, and a hand-engraved, fan-shaped balance cock.
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SAXONIA

This watch honors the Saxony tradition of craftsmanship inspired by Augustus the Strong, and the technical artistry of Court Clockmaker Johann Gutkaes, mentor, father-in-law, and eventually the partner of Adolph Lange. The dials of this masterwork are legible and clear, and the movements have all the traditional Lange innovations. It's available in 18K white (216.026), pink (216.032), and yellow gold (216.021).
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DATOGRAPH"

The movement of this platinum watch contains an extremely complex chronograph mechanism with an accurately jumping minute counter, a flyback mechanism, a column wheel control, and Lange's patented oversize date window. The watch was introduced in first in a 39mm case in rose gold (403.032) and platinum (403.035) case and was later enlarged to a 41mm with power reserve indicator, named the "Datograph Up & Down" (405.035).
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1815

This distinctive, manually wound timepiece has stop seconds, a 55 hour power reserve, and is an homage to Adolph Lange, the founder and pioneer of precision German watchmaking, by commemorating his birth year of 1815. Available in 18K white (233.026, 206.029, 206.027), yellow (233.021,206.021, 221.021), or rose gold (303.032, 221.032, 233.032), and platinum (233.025, 221.025).
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DOUBLE SPLIT

This 18K pink gold rattrapante minute counter is the first mechanical wristwatch to perform comparative time measurements for as long as 30 minutes, making it supremely functional for contemporary uses. Rattrapantes were traditionally limited to 60 seconds. It’s a manually wound, Flyback chronograph with accurately jumping minute counters and a 38 hours power reserve. The watch was Introduced in rose gold (404.032) and in platinum (404.035).
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THE "HOMAGE TO F. A. LANGE" EDITIONS

2010 was the 165th anniversary of Adolph Lange’s founding of his manufactory in 1845, during the peak of the industrial revolution. To commemorate this, great-grandson Walter brought out three small edition masterpieces, the 1815 MOONPHASE "Homage to F. A. Lange", (Reference 212.050. Edition: 265 watches), the LANGE 1 TOURBILLON "Homage to F. A. Lange," (Reference 722.050. Edition: 150 watches), and the TOURBOGRAPH "Pour le Mérite." (Reference 712.050; Edition of 50 watches). These are all constructed from a novel, honey-toned gold alloy that is extremely hard and beautiful.
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CABARET

This is a manually wound, 18K yellow gold (107.021) watch with a gorgeous rectangular case, the patented outsize date display, small seconds hand and stop seconds, and a 42 hour power reserve. The watch was also introduced in rose gold (107.032, 118.032, 107.031), platinum (107.035) and white gold (808.029).
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LANGE ZEITWERK

This innovative manually wound watch has an all-mechanical display for hours and minutes, with a new kind of disc design. It has a jumping numbers mechanism, highly legible numerals, and a constant-force escapement to drive the switching steps. The watch was introduced in 18k yellow gold (140.029), white gold (140.029), rose gold (140.032) and platinum (140.025).
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LANGE 31

This platinum watch has a patented constant-force escapement and an incredibly formidable power reserve of 31 days, with energy brought to the movement by a winding key and contained in a twin mainspring barrel. The watch was made in platinum (130.025) and in rose gold (130.032).
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RICHARD LANGE

This is an inspiration from the 19th century, an easily legible, precision watch for navigators and purveyors of scientific measurements. The three-complication regulator is reminiscent of the pocket watches by Dresden horologist Johann Heinrich Seyffert, with a stop-seconds indicator, a tourbillon, and a fusée-and-chain transmission for incomparable time measurement, in platinum (232.025), yellow (232.021) or rose gold (232.032).
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LANGEMATIK PERPETUAL

This elaborate, self-winding perpetual calendar watch with moon-phase display, in platinum (310.025) yellow gold (310.021), or rose gold (310.032) has an outsize date that can be advanced both collectively and manually, making it unusually simple to synchronize through the year 2100 and after. It has a zero-reset mechanism and a bidirectional rotor.
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JEWELLED WATCHES

These custom orders are lavishly ornamented with mother-of-pearl faces and quality diamonds. The Little Saxonia, the Cabaret, and the Saxonia Automatic are particularly outstanding
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