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Pre-SIHH 2015: Saxonias, Sleek lines and flawless perfection

Pre-SIHH 2015: Saxonias, Sleek lines and flawless perfection

At SIHH in January 2015, A. Lange & Söhne will present three models of the SAXONIA watch family with a new dial design that further enhances their intrinsic gracefulness: SAXONIA, SAXONIA AUTOMATIC, and SAXONIA DUAL TIME.  “Never stand still” is not only Walter Lange’s personal motto, it also motivates the product developers...
Summit meeting of the whirlwinds

Summit meeting of the whirlwinds

Gravity is probably the most elusive of all physical phenomena and has piqued the curiosity of the human mind since time immemorial. In H. G. Wells’ book “The First Men in the Moon”, which was published in 1901, an eccentric scientist named Cavor develops a mysterious material that cancels out gravitational forces. Unfortunately, or...
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...
The Art of Enamelling

The Art of Enamelling

Making enamel dials at A. Lange & Söhne First of all, the basic raw material, a special kind of glass, is reduced to microscopic fragments by rubbing and crushing in a mortar, so that it can then be sieved or applied wet with a brush....
Icon of freedom

Icon of freedom

The fall of the Berlin Wall on 9 November 1989 marked the beginning of a new era for A. Lange & Söhne. German reunification opened the door for the successful re-establishment of the company and with it came the rebirth of Saxon fine watchmaking. On 3 November 2014, the company is commemorating this historic connection with an...
Major awards for A. Lange & Söhne

Major awards for A. Lange & Söhne

In Geneva, the RICHARD LANGE PERPETUAL CALENDAR “Terraluna” by A. Lange & Söhne was winner of the “Calendar Watch Prize” of the well-established Grand Prix d’Horlogerie on 31 October 2014. Lange CEO Wilhelm Schmid received the prize awarded by an international jury composed of 25 watch experts during a...
20 Years LANGE 1

20 Years LANGE 1

About 140 guests from 26 countries had come to Dresden on Friday, 24th October 2014, to celebrate the 20th anniversary of Lange’s first collection. Back then, the LANGE 1 was launched as one of four models. With its unique combination of classic style elements and technical innovations, it has epitomised the core and the identity of the re-born A....
F. A. Lange Watchmaking Excellence Award 2014

F. A. Lange Watchmaking Excellence Award 2014

The “F. A. Lange Watchmaking Excellence Award” for the year 2014 was presented on 24 October. Torsti Laine, a student of Kelloseppäkoulu – The Finnish School of Watchmaking – received the prize of EUR 10,000 for his design of a moon-phase display that also emulates the earth phases from the moon’s...