The watch is a masterpiece that sums up Lange & Söhne’s amazing precision, ingenuity and design. Moon phase, perpetual calendar, date and an extreme power reserve all make this watch extra special. The three smaller faces on the main face is a design well rooted in a history going as far into the past as 1807.
On the back of the case is the moon phase display where you can see the earth’s position in space in relation to the moon, something no watch has ever been able to show before. The display on the back of the case is made out of three discs. The watch has constant power for two weeks, and at the 6 on the face is a power indicator that tells when it’s time to wind the watch again.
Ferdinand A. Lange, watchmaker from Dresden, started his workshop in 1845 and the older pocket watches are highly sought after by collectors from all over the world. The company was expropriated after World War Two and the name A. Lange & Söhne was forgotten. In 1990, Ferdinand A. Lange’s great-grandchild Walter Lange had the courage to reintroduce the brand. Today Lange & Söhne produces a few thousand gold or platinum wristwatches annually. They all have in-house movements assembled by hand, and in only 20 years the company has developed more than 40 calibers. They are definitely among the top ten in the world when it comes to quality and innovation. Since 2003, Lange has been a member of the exquisite little group that can produce balance hairsprings, and their movements have finishes and engravings that are truly impressive.