A. Lange & Söhne

Richard Lange

232.026Richard Lange Family

The observation watch for the wrist

The RICHARD LANGE embodies the tradition of A. Lange & Söhne’s scientific observation watches from the 19th and 20th centuries. All facets of this timepiece are dictated by two goals: superior precision and the utmost in legibility. The dial is reduced to three basic elements: hours, minutes and seconds. Readings are accurate to one-sixth of a second.

$51,700

AUD / Including GST

Detailed features & specifications

This model was introduced in 2013. The dial is crafted from solid silver. The hands are made of blued steel.

With superior rate accuracy and eminent legibility, the RICHARD LANGE continues the tradition of scientific observation watches at A. Lange & Söhne. The solid-silver dial features the slender Roman numerals that were typical for scientific observation watches during Richard Lange’s epoch. In 1868, he was appointed director of the manufactory and advanced precision watchmaking with his insights and inventions.

The timepiece owes its precision to a balance spring developed and manufactured in-house that beats at a rate of 21,600 semi-oscillations per hour. The sweep-seconds hand is made of blued steel and contrasts well against the dial. When the crown is pulled, it stops instantly. This allows the watch to be set to one-second accuracy. Readily visible through the sapphire-crystal caseback, the sweep-seconds wheel train is integrated between the three-quarter plate and a separate bridge.

  • Model Number: 232.026
  • Gender: Mens
  • Material: Gold
  • Movement: Manually wound
  • Calibre: L041.2
  • Crystal: Sapphire
  • Functions: Hours and minutes; sweep seconds with stop seconds; 38 hours power reserve
  • Bracelet Strap: Hand stitched black alligator strap with Lange pin buckle
  • Power Reserve: 38 Hours

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