For people who like to collect mechanical watches, the beauty created by the interaction between the gears is the most exciting. In order to allow the machinery to continue to operate, the brand relentlessly pursued. And the large power mechanical watch came into being, which was deeply loved by collectors.
A. Lange & Sohne, a German watchmaking brand with a reputation of “traditional quintessence and excellence”, is constantly seeking breakthroughs in the field of fine watchmaking. It has won numerous awards in the International Watch Competition and it is highly regarded by watch collectors and connoisseurs. There are so many outstanding works of the brand, and the most popular ones are the first power reserve around the world—Saxony Series LANGE 31 that can store a whole month of power.
This watch, which meets the power requirements of 31 days, has a unique constant power escapement system that ensures precise moments and is a breakthrough in watch manufacturing.
In the past ten years, A. Lange & Sohne Saxony Lange 31 is still the first and only mechanical watch with a power reserve of 31 days. No other models have been produced so far. The patented constant power escapement built into the Lange 31 continues to provide uniform torque. This ingenious device is located between the main barrel and the time-wheel train.
At the 2017 Geneva International Haute Horlogerie Exhibition (SIHH), A. Lange & Sohne was the first to present the new Lange 31 with a limited edition of 100 pieces.
In order to store unprecedented power, the LANGE 31 is equipped with two giant barrels that overlap. For such a strong spring winding—the “key-winding technology”, which is used in antique pocket watches.
The round 31-day power reserve indicator window is located to the right of the solid silver 45.9mm diameter dial. Although the diameter is large, the engineers carefully design the arc according to ergonomics and it is quite comfortably. The last compartment of the power reserve indicator is red, reminding the owner of the time when the watch is on the chain.The large date display is set on the left and it is symmetrical to form a harmonious and balanced visual effect.
The sapphire crystal glass bottom cover can reveal the L034.1 movement (composed of 406 parts) and people might appreciate a special winding device that uses a screw to wind up.
There is no doubt that the A. Lange & Sohne watch has all the advantages and features of the world belongs to the brand, and the Saxony Lange 31 is also available: transparent sapphire crystal case back, screw balance wheel, gooseneck spinner, hand-carved balance wheel splint, screw-mounted gold sleeve, and all the exquisite detailing finishes reflect the classic style of A. Lange & Sohne.