A. Lange & Sohne Tourbograph Perpetual Pour Le Merite Watch Review

 |  February 22nd, 2017

Retailing for just about half a million dollars, the A. Lange & Sohne Tourbograph Perpetual Pour Le Merite watch is truly something to marvel at. The mega-complicated watch now also includes a perpetual calendar. The A. Lange & Sohne  Pour le Mérite line was first launched in 1994 and has seen a number of additions to the family since then, with each new piece more daring and innovative then the last. The first piece ever released was the Tourbillon Pour Le Merite, and it came equipped with fusée-and-chain transmission. Then, 2005 saw a new model released with the complications of the original and the addition of a chronograph with Rattrapante function. The release was the manufacturer’s most complicated watch at…

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A. Lange & Sohne Unveils 100-Piece Lange 1 Time Zone in Honey Gold

 |  October 25th, 2016

This morning in Germany, A. Lange & Söhne unveiled a very special timepiece: the Lange 1 Time Zone in proprietary honey gold. The timepiece makes its debut today, as this is the exact date – 22 years ago – that the brand unveiled its first Lange collection in Dresden. The new timepiece is being created in an exclusive edition. Retailing for $64,300, it is a stunning work of technology and craftsmanship – offering the perfect blend of aesthetic balance and harmony for which this brand is known. The watch features a rotating city ring with the 24 main time-zone cities on it, with a twist: Central European Time is represented by the city of Dresden (instead of the traditional Berlin)…

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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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