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A.Lange & Söhne 2014 New Watch Series

At the Geneva International Haute Horlogerie (SIHH) held from January 20 to 24, 2014, the Saxony fine watch brand Lange, based in the German watch town Glashütte, exhibited 2014 Seven new watch creations of the year, including Richard Lange Perpetual Calendar “Terraluna” with full-timer, trajectory moon phase display and 14-day power reserve movement, 1815 Tourbillon for the first time with a stop-second tourbillon and zeroing function, with Grand Lange 1 Moon Phase with eye-catching moon phase display, 1815 with new 38.5mm case, new rose gold style with Lange 1 Tourbillon Perpetual Calendar and Lange Zeitwerk Striking Time, and two Saxonia wrists with 18K white gold case with diamonds The new design of the watch continues to promote the brand’s unique watchmaking philosophy of ‘tradition makes it unique.’

Richard Lange Perpetual Calendar “Terraluna”

 The Richard Lange Perpetual Calendar ‘Terraluna’ watch complies with Lange’s multiple benchmarks in precision, innovation and design aesthetics, and is another important work the brand brings to the field of precision watchmaking. This watch is equipped with trajectory moon phase display, perpetual calendar with Lange large calendar display, 14-day power reserve and constant power escapement system, which is the pinnacle of Saxony’s watchmaking technology. Whether on the surface or on the case back, this watch is equally stunning. The watch is available with a 45.5mm 18K rose gold or 18K white gold case, and the front of the dial shows the layout of the timepiece unique to the precision scientific watch. A large minute ring is placed at the top of the dial, while the hour and second small dials are located below and to the right and left, respectively. First seen in the Lange large calendar display of the Richard Lange watch series, there are small windows on the left and right sides respectively, and the circular power reserve indicator is set at 6 o’clock. On the case-back movement side, you can see the latest achievements of Lange’s creativity-track moon phase display. It consists of three disks, showing the position of the moon relative to the earth and the sun, and can accurately reproduce the new moon in 29 days, 12 hours, 44 minutes, and 3 seconds. It will not be corrected for one day until 1058.

          Richard Lange Perpetual Calendar ‘Terraluna’ Watch (18K Rose Gold)

 Richard Lange Perpetual Calendar ‘Terraluna’ Watch (18K White Gold)

1815 Tourbillon

 For the first time, the Lange 1815 Tourbillon combines a stop-second device and a zero reset function in the tourbillon. The interaction between these two patented devices makes this new watch’s stop and set functions accurate to the second. The 1815 Tourbillon is designed for extremely precise time functions-when the crown is pulled out, the balance wheel in the tourbillon frame will immediately stop and the second hand will jump to the zero position. In this convenient and quick way, the watch can be synchronized with another reference watch or time signal. Its minimalist design ensures that all displays are legible, and of the complex mechanics of the entire watch, only the tourbillon is visible. The tourbillon has a diameter of 13.2 mm, an increase of about 1 mm compared to earlier models. The axis of the one-minute tourbillon is accompanied by a small blue-steel seconds hand, and the combination of Arabic numerals and classic train track minute scales is reminiscent of the long-standing Lange pocket watch. The watch is equipped with an 18K rose gold or platinum 950 case with a diameter of 39.5 mm. It is equipped with a Lange-made L102.1 movement in a proper proportion. Platinum 950 models are limited to 100.

                   1815 Tourbillon Watch (18K Rose Gold)

 1815 Tourbillon Watch (Platinum 950)

Grand Lange 1 Moon Phase

 The eye-catching moon phase display of the new Grand Lange 1 Moon Phase watch occupies a prominent position on the main dial and is connected to the hour wheel to closely follow the actual trajectory of the moon. It continues to run like a moon and can accurately run for 122.6 years. The patented coating of the moon phase disc brings a lifelike shape to this astronomical complex, striking. The Grand Lange 1 Moon Phase combines the eccentric dial, large calendar display and the perfect movement made by the watchmaker, to capture the features of Lange’s most famous watch series. The power reserve of up to 72 hours is pushed by a mainspring, making the movement less than 4.7 mm thick. The exquisite case is available in 18K rose gold, 18K yellow gold and platinum 950, with a diameter of 41.0 mm. The Lange-made L095.3 calibre brings together all the traditional functions of Lange, so that connoisseurs around the world can reflect on Saxony’s watchmaking craftsmanship and precision technology while looking closely at the watch.

 Grand Lange 1 Moon Phase Watch (18K Rose Gold)

 Grand Lange 1 Moon Phase watch (18K yellow gold)

                   Grand Lange 1 Moon Phase Watch (Platinum 950)

1815

 The 1815 watch with its new 38.5 mm case incorporates Lange’s design signatures, and is an ideal example of mechanical chronograph. It continues Ferdinando. Adolf. Lange adheres to the watchmaking standards, and the watch is named after Lange’s birth year. Available in 18K yellow gold, 18K rose gold, and 18K white gold, this exquisite watch is elegant and noble. The new version comes with a 38.5 mm diameter case, which is popular with many watch connoisseurs, while the existing large version with a diameter of 40 mm continues to be sold. The solid silver dial’s double-layer design and small seconds at 6 o’clock reminiscent of the long-established Lange pocket watch. The train track minute scale, black Arabic numerals and blued-steel hands all highlight the classic look of this watch, while making its silver-white dial more legible. The watch is equipped with the L051.1 manual-winding movement, which provides a 55-hour power reserve. The movement parts are finely modified by hand, revealing Lange’s famous watchmaking technology.

1815 watch (18K yellow gold)

1815 watch (18K rose gold)

 1815 watch (18K white gold)

Lange 1 Tourbillon Perpetual Calendar

 The perpetual calendar display of the Lange 1 Tourbillon Perpetual Calendar is neatly arranged around the time display, and various information can be read at a glance. This masterpiece with a tourbillon and perpetual calendar is now available in 18K rose gold. The Lange 1 Tourbillon Perpetual Calendar combines two classic and complex devices, and injects the extraordinary design of Lange’s famous watch series. At the periphery of the time display, the calendar display and month display ring clearly indicate the time and date information at a glance. All perpetual calendar displays can be advanced instantaneously, allowing the wearer to read the precise day, month, leap year and moon phase displays at all times. This perpetual calendar only needs to be adjusted one day forward in 2100, and the moon phase display can only show an error of one day after 122.6 years of accurate operation.

 Lange 1 Tourbillon Perpetual Calendar

Lange Zeitwerk Striking Time

 At every hour, the Lange Zeitwerk Striking Time watch makes a deep musical sound, and then ringes the quarter clock with three high-pitched tones. This first-time Lange wrist performance is presented in 18K rose gold with a silvery white dial and 18K rose gold hands. The main ringing device components of Lange Zeitwerk Striking Time are meticulously integrated into the dial design. Black steel polished hammers can be found on both sides of the small seconds dial, and the hour is clocked at the hour and quarter. Two gongs are striking in the groove between the dial and the bezel. The L082.1 self-winding movement produced by the watch factory makes one of the gongs sound every 15 minutes, and it emits a high tone at the quarter clock and a deep music at the hour. The beeping device has a pause function to avoid any interference from the watch at night or during meetings. When the button at 4 o’clock is pressed, the hammer is lifted and the watch’s beeping function stops. This process can be observed through the sapphire crystal when the device is turned on or off.

                 Lange Zeitwerk Striking Time

Saxonia

 Two new Saxonia white (model 878.029) and brown (model 878.038) Lange women’s watches with 18K white gold case with diamonds combine precision, superb craftsmanship and elegant femininity. The slender hands and bar-shaped hour markers made of 18K yellow gold rhodium plated on the glittering surface set with white or brown mother-of-pearl, clearly show the hours, minutes and small seconds display. The bright 18K white gold highlights the beautiful contours of the double case and the glittering light emitted by 60 round diamonds. The white or brown crocodile leather strap and dial tone blend with each other, showing the extraordinary charm of the watch. The Saxonia watch is equipped with a factory-made L941.2 manual winding movement, which can provide 45 hours of power reserve when fully wound, and can ensure that the timekeeping function of the watch is extremely accurate.

 Saxonia watch (model 878.029)

 Saxonia watch (model 878.038)