Monday, September 21

Watches and Wonders 2015: A. Lange & Söhne 1815 “200th Anniversary F. A. Lange” Honey Gold

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A Lange and Sohne gave a sneak peak with the reveal of the 1815 Chronograph Boutique Edition just before Watches & Wonders.  Today we bring you a new release from Watches & Wonders.  Introducing the A. Lange & Söhne 1815 “200th Anniversary F. A. Lange” Honey Gold

2015 marks the 200th of birthday of Ferdinand Adolph Lange the founder of A. Lange & Söhne.   In his honour the commemorative 1815 “200th Anniversary F. A. Lange” edition in platinum with a black dial was launched last February.  This new limited edition pays tribute to founder of Saxon precision watchmaking with a 40mm case made from Honey Gold and specially textured dial.

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The Limited Edition A. Lange & Söhne 1815 “200th Anniversary F. A. Lange” Honey Gold

The solid-silver dial of the new 1815 “200th Anniversary F. A. Lange” is endowed with a finely textured argenté-grainé surface. The dial is reminiscent of the silvery dials found in historic observation watches and marine chronometers & showcases a rare and traditional finishing technique.

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The finely textured argenté-grainé dial of the A. Lange & Söhne 1815 “200th Anniversary F. A. Lange” Honey Gold

The movement is the manually wound calibre L051.1 & has a power reserve of 55 hours.  It features the hallmarks of a Lange movement which include the three-quarter plate made of untreated German silver, the hand-engraved balance cock, the classic screw balance, the precision beat-adjustment system with lateral set screw and whiplash spring, and five gold chatons that are secured with thermally blued steel screws.

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The wonderfully finished manually wound calibre L051.1

The A. Lange & Söhne 1815 “200th Anniversary F. A. Lange”  Honey Gold is limited to 200 pieces.

For more information please visit A. Lange & Söhne

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