Articles about German watch brand, A. Lange & Sohne.

Three Top Jump Hour Watches

We get so used to looking at time on our watch in the typical way — with hour hands, minute hands and seconds – that sometimes we forget there are other options out there.  One of our favorite “different” timepieces is the jump hour watch. We love this because of the super elegant and intriguingly…

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Announcing the Grand Prix D’Horlogerie De Geneve 2013 Winners

On Friday, the largest and most important award ceremony in watches took place in Geneva. It was the 13t annual Grand Prix D/Horlogerie – wherein a huge number of awards were given. Indeed, it seems each year new categories are added to the prize list – so that this year the event totaled 15 awards. The…

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A moment in Time with Jerome Lambert CEO Montblanc International

About a month ago, we started a new series of interviews with new brand CEOs. In this vein, we recently interviewed new international CEO of Montblanc, Jerome Lambert. Lambert spent 15 years at the helm of Jaeger-LeCoutlre (and held top spot before that for a few years at A. Lange& Sohne).  Recently, he staked claim…

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Differentiating Between an Automatic Watch and a Hand-Wound Watch

We get a lot of questions from readers asking the difference between a hand-wound (manual-wind) watch and an automatic (self-wind) watch. While we took a look at this subject before, it may be a good time to revisit it for novice watch lovers. As most know,  a mechanical watch is a watch powered by the…

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Watch Education in Napa Valley with A. Lange & Sohne

Recently, we   had the distinct privilege of joining A. Lange & Sohne in Napa Valley for the Akademie of watchmaking – wonderful and enlightening experience. To begin with, the event was chocked with watch education and hands-on work on important elements of the luxury watchmaking world. The Akademie, started in 2007, is a watchmaking event…

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