SIHH 2019 In Review: From Watches To Exhibition Space, Events And More

 |  January 23rd, 2019

If you were in attendance at this year’s SIHH, then — as the saying goes — “if you know, you know.” For those who weren’t there, however, we take you behind the scenes for a look at what went on at the 29th annual SIHH and around Geneva from January 13-18, 2019 — the good, the bad and the ugly. SIHH 2019 in Review: Right off the bat, I have to say that this was one of the most successful…

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A. Lange & Sohne Celebrates 25th Anniversary of the Lange 1 With Special Edition Watch

 |  January 10th, 2019

It was in October of 1994 that A. Lange  & Sohne unveiled the Lange 1 watch. The epitome of the German brand’s style elements and technical prowess, the Lange 1 turns 25 this year and still remains a coveted timepiece in all of its newest iterations thanks to the asymmetric dial and strong personality. In fact, it was on October 24, 1994 that A. Lange  & Sohne founder Walter Lange, along with watch industry great Gunter Blumlein, presented the first…

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Introducing The A. Lange & Sohne Datograph Up/Down Lumen In Platinum (price)

 |  October 24th, 2018

Taking a true classic and making it new isn’t always easy, but German watch brand A. Lange & Sohne makes it look easy time and again. Now the brand unveils a new twist to it beloved Datograph — releasing the platinum cased Datograph Up/Down Lumen. The Datograph, the brand’s first proprietary chronograph caliber with column-wheel design, jumping minute and flyback function was unveiled in 1999, and fast became an icon as a beloved timepiece by collectors. In 2012, A. Lange…

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Introducing the $200,000 A. Lange & Sohne 1815 Tourbillon With Enamel Dial And Two Patents in Mechanism

 |  July 12th, 2018

If you are a regular reader of ATimelyPerspective, you know that I have tremendous respect and affinity for German watch brand A. Lange  & Sohne. This brand experienced its re-birth around the time I was just starting in the watch industry, so I have witnessed its tremendous growth and success. Each year, the brand surprises me with new timepieces that either offer pioneering technology or stunning classic aesthetics. Now, the brand once again delights us with the A. Lange &…

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Introducing An American Special: The A. Lange & Sohne Saxonia Annual Calendar U.S. Boutique Edition (Price)

 |  April 25th, 2018

Easily one of the best-selling timepieces for German watch brand A. Lange  & Sohne is the incredibly beautiful Saxonia Annual Calendar watch.  Since it was first introduced to the world eight years ago in 2010, this model has been a benchmark in the realm of calendar watches thanks predominantly to its oversized date feature. Now, A. Lange & Sohne moves forward with three firsts for this watch: A US Boutique exclusive model that features the outsized date with white numerals…

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Storage Wars: The Best (And Worst) USB Keys From SIHH 2018

 |  January 23rd, 2018

We are into our sixth year of our much-loved Storage Wars coverage. Each year since 2012, we have taken a close look at the USB keys that we receive at the shows — mentioning the stand-out sticks that carry a powerful punch. Each USB key holds all of the important press releases and images released by a brand at the show. Some of those keys are — sometimes — even as creative as the watches that appear when the stick…

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New Year, New SIHH 2018: 35 Exhibitors Slated To Show At First Watch Exhibition Of The Year, See What’s Changed

 |  January 7th, 2018

Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie (SIHH) is around the corner. Beginning officially on January 15 ,2018, and running through Friday January 19, the SIHH is becoming the “it” show. This year marks the 28th edition of the fair, which I have been attending since it first began (with the exception of missing just one show the year my daugther was born). I have watched the exhibition grow, morph and bloom over the years and am particularly excited about this…

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