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A. Lange & Söhne opens two new boutiques in autumn

A. Lange & Söhne opens two new boutiques in autumn

Moscow and New York are the locales for A. Lange & Söhne’s next boutique inaugurations. For Lange CEO Wilhelm Schmid, the imminent openings reflect the international success of the Saxon manufactory. “The two sites are important cornerstones of our global distribution strategy. They are guideposts along our path to establishing brand...
The moon in Saxony’s sciences – Part 2

The moon in Saxony’s sciences – Part 2

The moon, as one of the most prominent celestial bodies, has been preoccupying humankind for millennia. In Saxony, too, the earth’s satellite, its orbital progression and its influence on various spheres of life intrigued citizens, scholars and regents alike. This interest spawned countless drawings, reports and novels that even today reflect the...
The moon in Saxony’s sciences – Part 1

The moon in Saxony’s sciences – Part 1

The moon, as one of the most prominent celestial bodies, has been preoccupying humankind for millennia. In Saxony, too, the earth’s satellite, its orbital progression, and its influence on various spheres of life intrigued citizens, scholars and regents alike. Augustus, the elector of Saxony, laid the cornerstone for the discipline of astronomy and...
Blue Moon: Superbly precise, moon-phase watches by A. Lange & Söhne

Blue Moon: Superbly precise, moon-phase watches by A. Lange & Söhne

In English, the term blue moon refers to the second full moon within a given calen-dar month, a rare phenomenon that on average occurs only every two and half years. Most mechanical moon-phase indications must be corrected by one day “once in a blue moon”. This is because for simplicity’s sake, they round the period of time be-tween two...
Craftsmanship for a visionary automobile

Craftsmanship for a visionary automobile

On 25 May 2014, Lange CEO Wilhelm Schmid paid tribute to one of the most venerable competitions for classic automobiles with an exceptional prize. At the evening’s award ceremony, he presented the winner in the “Best of Show” category, Albert Spiess, with a Lange 1 Time Zone “Como Edition” for his Maserati 450 S....
In the airstream of elegance

In the airstream of elegance

“Strive for perfection in everything you do. Take the best that exists and make it better. When it does not exist, design it.” The motto on which the Rolls-Royce brand was founded in 1904 is in line with Ferdinand A. Lange’s mission statement when he formulated his ambition, some 60 years earlier, to build the world’s finest watches...
SIHH 2014: The 1815 TOURBILLON with stop-seconds mechanism and ZERO-RESET

SIHH 2014: The 1815 TOURBILLON with stop-seconds mechanism and ZERO-RESET

The 1815 TOURBILLON is designed for supreme precision. Unprecedented rate stability is assured by the one-minute tourbillon. The interaction between two patented mechanisms enables the watch to be set with great accuracy. When the crown is pulled, the balance inside the tourbillon cage stops instantaneously and the seconds hand jumps to the zero position....
SIHH 2014: RICHARD LANGE PERPETUAL CALENDAR “Terraluna”

SIHH 2014: RICHARD LANGE PERPETUAL CALENDAR “Terraluna”

The RICHARD LANGE PERPETUAL CALENDAR “Terraluna” is equally impressive on both sides. On the dial side of the 45.5-millimetre pink- or white-gold case, the watch stands out with the regulator layout of scientific precision watches. The movement side presents an innovative and useful orbital moon-phase display that depicts the constellation of...