German watch brand A. Lange  & Sohne has a rich history that dates backk to the 19th century. Its roots were plucked, though, when the  brand was expropriated after World War II. It was Walter Lange, the great-grandson of the original brand founder, Ferdinand Adolph Lange, who brought the brand back to life in the early 1990’s with the help of watch industry veteran Gunter Blümlein. Today, the brand is one of the most sought-after by collectors. Established in the Saxony region of Germany, A. Lange  & Sohne has developed 65 mechanical calibers to date and offers a host of beloved  collections, including the Lange 1, the Zeitwerk and more.

Top 6 Men’s Watches of 2017: Our GPHG Picks

Top Six Men's Watches of 2017:A. LANGE & SÖHNE LANGE 1 MOONPHASE

This week we continue our close-up look at the final pre-selected watches for the GPHG 2017 – with the awards taking place on November 8 in Geneva. Last week we looked at the Sport Watch category. Today we take a look at the Top six men’s watches from 2017 that are contenders for the GPHG…

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Introducing the A. Lange & Sohne 1815 Rattrapante Perpetual Calendar Handwerkskunst 2017 Watch, And a Complete Look at All Six Historical Handwerkskunsts (slideshow)

The stunning dial of the A. Lange & Sohne 1815 Rattrapante Perpetual Calendar Handwerkskunst 2017 watch features a celestial theme with stars and moon phase indication accurate for 122.6 years.

This year marks the sixth year in a row that German brand A. Lange & Sohne unveils a limited edition Handwerkskunst watch. The Handwerkskunst watches are all about honoring the arts the brand has mastered, including finishing, engraving, relief work, and more, as well as watchmaking. This year’s Handwerkskunst is a stunning celestial rendition of…

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20 Top Watches for Father’s Day

Montblanc 1858 Chronograph Tachymeter Limited Edition

Looking for the perfect gift for Dad this year? All week long we have featured some amazing watches that would suit any father or husband in true style. However, since we know that Father’s Day is Sunday and you may want a few more ideas, we bring you 20 top picks for Father’s Day gifts. Watches…

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Meet the People: A Dozen of the Wealthiest Swiss Watch “Families” Today, and How I Know Them

Some of the wealthiest Swiss watch families and individuals are worth billions.

  Sure, Forbes has its billionaire lists and its highest-paid athletes/CEOS/celebs lists, but they don’t have the list that is currently out and circulating of the richest people in the Swiss watch industry. The wealthiest Swiss watch families include names we are all too familiar with, including Rupert, Hayek, Stern and Scheufele. Here we bring…

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

The A. Lange & Sohne Tourbograph Perpetual Pour Le Merite watch is a study in technical excellence.

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…

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