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.

Watchstars Awards Go to Tudor, A. Lange & Sohne, MB&F and Omega Watches

As the year winds down, the winners of the Watchstars Awards 2015-2016  have been named. Winners of the awards are selected by a panel of watch experts via  independent voting. The expert panel consists of more than 70 international experts, and watches were nominated in five categories. Winners: Classic Stars:  Omega Globemaster. This watch model, which was…

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Introducing the A. Lange & Sohne 1815 Tourbillon Handwerkskunst 2015 (Pre-SIHH 2016, prices,past versions)

Today in Dresden, A. Lange & Sohne unveiled the all-new 1815 Tourbillon Handwerkskunst at the jubilee celebration of the 200th anniversary of the birth of Ferdinand A. Lange, founder of the Saxony brand. The new 1815 Tourbillon Handwerkskunst (the fifth in the series started in 2011) embraces two patents from the Saxony brand: Zero-Reset (first launched…

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

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

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…

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What Has 771 Parts, Retails for Just about $450,000 and Is Coming to Stores Very Soon? Up Close with the A. Lange & Sohne Zeitwerk Minute Repeater

By Gordon Henderson When A. Lange & Sohne launched the Zeitwerk line in 2009 and unveiled its digital display, the brand created an aesthetic that was something truly different from not only it’s other lines, but also from the high end watch community as a whole. The bold numbers that display the time via rings…

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Be Among the First Consumers to See this Year’s Top Watches — Don’t Miss Madison Avenue Watch Week this Week in NY

This week in New York City, you can be among the first consumers ever to see, touch and try on some of the hottest watches of the new year. All week long, top Madison Avenue watch boutiques are showcasing new products that are just arriving in stores this spring and summer. Additionally, some brands are offering…

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