A. Lange & Sohne, F.P. Journe and Others Offer First-Time Look at New Watches During Madison Avenue Watch Week

 |  April 10th, 2016

Starting this Wednesday, April 13 and running until April 20, watch lovers visiting New York City can expect to see things they’ve never seen before in the U.S. market. In fact, many top brands and retailers are offering first looks at their newest watches (just unveiled in Switzerland earlier this year) during the 6th annual Madison Avenue Watch Week. During this event, which includes retailers residing on Madison Avenue between 57th and 86th Street, more than a dozen premiere brands will preview their newest  timepieces, host cocktail events, offer demonstrations and discussions.  Fabergé, for instance, will showcase its Grand Prix winning Lady Compliquée Peacock and  men’s Visionnaire Flying Tourbillon watch and Chopard will present a special collection of high-end watches flown in from Geneva. F. P.…

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Top Watch Brands Receive WatchStars Awards at Baselworld 2016 (A. Lange & Sohne, MB&F, Omega, Tudor)

 |  April 6th, 2016

This year at Baselworld 2016, executives were on hand from A. Lange  & Sohne, MB&F, Omega and Tudor to receive their Watchstars Awards (2015-2016).  Selected by an international panel of experts voting on five categories, these winners received their accolades during an evening event during the show.  The expert panel, which consists of over 70 international watch experts, voted for the following winners: Classic Star:  Omega Globemaster, which was launched in 2015, succeeded to establish itself against its competitors with its Co-Axial Master Chronometer movement and METAS certificate. Technical Star: Watches with additional function(s) saw the  Zeitwerk minute repeater from A. Lange & Söhne as a clear winner with its technical assets such as: jumping hours and minutes combined with a decimal minute repeater.…

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Up Close with the A. Lange & Sohne Datograph Perpetual Tourbillon 2016

 |  February 25th, 2016

We here at A Timely Perspective love A. Lange & Sohne. I mean, love them. While the German brand was walled off from the world for a portion of its existence, it didn’t stop it from coming back like gangbusters. This company offers some of the most advanced technical watches with superb stylistic elements that propel its complications, and arrangement of complications, to all new heights. This year is no exception thanks to the unveiling of the (not yet in stores)   Datograph Perpetual Tourbillon. The latest from the house of A. Lange & Sohne  pairs three complications with five supplemental functions and a dial that displays all of that information as simply as possible. The new Datograph Perpetual Calendar Tourbillon is powered by the calibre…

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A. Lange & Sohne Unveils Stunning White Gold 1815 Chronograph at Watches & Wonders 2015

 |  September 29th, 2015

At Watches & Wonders this week, A. Lange & Sohne introduces some exciting new timepieces, one of which is the absolutely stunning 1815 Chronograph in  a special boutique edition in 18-karat white gold with a argente’  dial and blue numerals and pulsometer scale. The new case/dial color combo is both bold and alluring. Since 2010, the 1815 Chronograph, with Arabic numerals and railway-track minute scale, has stood as a benchmark, a design winner that blends the charisma of A. Lange & Söhne’s coveted pocket watches with today’s wrist watches.  The new watch, in honor of the 200th birthday of Ferdinand Adolph Lange, features an argenté-colored dial made in solid silver. The pulsometer, used to measure heart-rate, is activated by stopping the time while counting 30 heartbeats. Then, on…

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A. Lange & Sohne Interprets the Understated Elegance of Black and White with Datograph Up/Down

 |  September 21st, 2015

Sometimes a beautiful picture really does say a thousand words. A. Lange & Sohne understands this and, as such, has taken some stunning imagery of the Datograph  Up/Down, a watch that has become an icon for the brand since the first Datograph unveiling in 1999. That watch incorporated the brand’s first proprietary chronograph caliber and features such technical advancements as the column-wheel design, jumping minute counter, oversized date and flyback function. In 2012, the brand incorporated a  power reserve indicator for the 60 hours of power reserve — marking the debut of the Datograph Up/Down (power reserve high or low). This version, crafted in platinum, has a captivating appeal — so much so that the brand has captured its essence…

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