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How to choose a watch that worth collecting
There is an unwritten rule in the collection world: a rare number of watches are basically the best in the collection. For example, A. Lange & Sohne 1815 “Homage to Walter Lange” special steel watch for the commemoration of Mr. Walter Lange: only one piece in the world. After all, there are still very few brands that operate like this. Therefore, its uniqueness cannot be underestimated.

In fact, the 1815 “Homage to Walter Lange” series also has a watch that is worth collecting. This gold watch was issued to commemorate Mr. Lange, a total of 27 pieces. At present, high-value watches appearing in auctions was very rare in the past, and it is even rarer to survive. In addition to the above two factors, the particularity of the watch is also reflected in itself.

Like the stainless steel watch, this watch also has no chronograph, but it has a timing attribute that can be used to stop the second. With the button at 2 o’clock , the central large second hand will indicate the time in the shape of seconds. Although this feature is not an innovation of the watch, it reflects the heritage of brand.

The regular Arabic numerals, the track-style minutes and the simple small dials reflect the classical beauty of watch. Coupled with the blue steel hands of brand contrasts the white dial sharply.

40.5mm diameter case is made of rose gold or gold. Although the gold watch is a classic watch of brand, relatively speaking, the rose gold is more feminine and more fashionable. Due to the popularity of consumers, rose gold watches are relatively more popular, so the number of gold watches is relatively reduced. But sale is one thing, and collection is sometimes different.

The features show of A. Lange & Sohne 1815 Gold Watch
The polished gold case is surrounded by two brushing rounds. When plus the naturally curved lugs, the balance of the watch is very balanced. The brown crocodile leather strap is hand-stitched in order to make every watch comfortable to wear.
From the side, you can clearly see the details of the case. The gradation of polished and brushed is distinct. And the connection between the lugs and the case also has a unique concave transition, so that the watch has the sense of harmony.

Through the hollow case back, people can see the mechanical beauty of the L1924 movement. First of all, it is made of silver, gold, blue steel and blue of gems, as well as red gems. A variety of colors interlaced and orderly reflect a luxury feeling. Second, the complex but still hierarchical movement structure is eye-catching. Third, the excellent craftsmanship forms the shade of light and dark, which is classic and luxury.

The moon phase watch is a personalized watch with a moon phase display function.
Through the moon phase plate on the dial, people can grasp the changes in the moon each time, and it is very popular among people with extensive experience. Such as A. Lange & Sohne 1815 series month phase watch. But now I want to appreciate the other series watches of the brand — Saxonia collection, an annual calendar with a moon phase function watch.

Knowledge about how to choose a Moon Phase Watch
Moon phase functions are often placed in a special-shaped and semi-circular window. And this particular shape consists of a semi-circular arc and two small arcs. This well-designed shape is combined with the moon on the moon phase dial. Due to the function, it tells us more accurately the shape of the moon at the beginning or the end of a cycle.

Compared with the moon phase function, the almanac function of this watch seems to be more sought after. At the same time, this is a limited edition watch (only 25 pieces). And it is the first gray dial watch of brand with white hour markers and large calendar display window.

38.5mm diameter silver grey dial is 9.8mm in thick. The markers are white gold sticks that with the same material dots up them. Silver hands in sword shape reflect a simple and charm feeling.

The sub-dial is located at 3 o’clock, 6 o’clock, and 9 o’clock respectively, and the balanced layout provides perfect interpretation, which is the consistent feature of the A. Lange & Sohne watch. The date display window at 12 o’clock is particularly eye-catching on the dial. And such a unique design is also the breakthrough in the brand giving consumers more choices.

Faithful to the classic design, the watch features hour, minute, small seconds, almanac (month, week, date) and moon phase display. The date display only needs to be adjusted once a year at the end of February, while the moon phase display can run accurately for 122.6 years.

With patented automatic zero return device of the brand, the movement will pause just through pulling the crown. And the second hand is automatically zeroed to set the time conveniently and accurately.

Surrounded by screws, polished case is 18K white gold, which adds a vintage element to the watch.

Through the sapphire crystal case back, you can appreciate the precise operation of the movement. And the L.085.1 movement (30.4mm diameter in size and 5.4mm in thick) provides a 46-hour power reserve.

The strap of the watch is also very attractive: a bright blue alligator strap with an 18K white gold buckle securely ensures this watch stay at the wrist well.

Unknown Tips about enamel watch
Enamel was an original process of ancient Persian. At first glance, it has a porcelain feeling that belongs to both the jewel and jade.

Specifically, the enamel process is a mixture of metal oxides such as quartz. Then put in a container and add water to form a powder. Third, blended with oil to become a glass coating. Fourth, applying like a painting to a metal or porcelain. And the last, it is then fired in a kiln. So the utensils decorated with this material are enamel.

The enamel owns these characters: warmth jade, brilliance jewels and meticulousness of bone china. What’s the most important thing is that this material will not oxidize and fade, which has become a unique landscape in luxury watches.

At the end of the 15th century(Spanish and Portuguese navigators began the long journeys and adventures to explore the continents that were still unknown), the finest craftsmanship of enamel ushered in the most brilliant moments. In order to meet the needs of the era of great navigation, the craftsmanship of enamel has been widely used in the dial decoration of pocket watches.

When the enamel collides with the watch splashing the unique spark
Let’s take a closer look at A.Lange & Sohne’s watch—1815 TOURBILLON special edition. It is an extraordinary work that combines traditional craftsmanship with modern precision machinery technology.

The production of enamel dial requires approximately 30 manual processes. The red “12” marker (printed and fired) and other details independently show the traceability of brand to historical roots. Combination of blue steel hands, Arabic numerals and classic train track minute scales further highlights the classic style.

The overall design of this watch is clear and concise, but the large window at 6 o’clock reveals its complexity: a one-minute tourbillon overhanging under a black polished bridge. This tourbillon not only counteracts the effects of gravity, but also has two patents (In 1997, it was first applied to LANGEMATIK and the patented zeroing device in 2008 cooperated with the stop-second function of tourbillon to ensure the stop and set time of watch to the second).

39.5 mm diameter case (numbered 001/100 to 100/100) is made of platinum 950 forming a fascinating frame that complements the white enamel dial well.

Through the sapphire crystal case back, people can carefully observe the self-made L102.1 mechanical movement of watch factory with fine decoration and precision.
The precision movement is meticulously decorated and screws on the quadruple wheel bridge are fixed with gold sockets setting with diamonds and hand-engraved.

The black hand-stitched crocodile strap and the solid platinum 950 clasp give the user a comfortable experience.

It is limited edition and there are only 100 pieces. Don’t wait and hurry up to own one.

Top chronograph watch, like one of the most authentic champagnes or a cigar that has been preserved for a long time. And it can only know the taste in a quite appreciative way. This kind of charm hidden deeply in the source is the most pure. The top chronograph watch works smoothly, which is also in the turbulent flow of precision structures.

As the Classic style, A. Lange & Sohne 1815 Chronograph watch depends not only on its rail-type time scale, but also on the sub-dial that is symmetrical, and the aesthetic proportion including a small seconds on the left and a 30 minute accurate jump score on the right. Engraved with Arabic numerals and Alpha hands, the secondary dials have the same color on both sides. Against the backdrop of the lights, the dial of 1815 Chronograph is mysterious and sophisticated.

With the 39.5mm diameter in size and 11mm in thick, the 18K white gold case reflects the strength and energy of men. And the same material of crown is engraved with the logo of A. Lange & Sohne.

No matter from which angle that you have a look at this watch, the high-quality texture of this watch bringing to people is very exciting. And the charm of the pointer is different under different angles.

Through the sapphire crystal watch mirror, the hollow case can offer a clear view of the function that people can appreciate the extraordinary structure and fine decoration of movement, and they can also see complex and precise switching sequences. As we all know that measuring time is always very practical and it is one of the most eye-catching mechanical watch functions. What’s more, it is fascinating to watch the collaborative operation of the parts of the chronograph.

Engraved with the cal.L951.5 movement, the watch has almost 60 hours power reserve.

Designed with a black crocodile leather, the strap has the hand-sewn technology. And the buckle also uses a classic pin buckle to coordinate with the overall of the watch.

The heart rate is displayed on the outer ring of the dial. And the scale is range from 40 to 200. When heartbeat measuring to the 30th, the peripheral scale indicates the heart rate per minute. The comparison of light and dark is one of the design features of this new 1815 series.

This black and white watch is the only white gold watch in the A. Lange & Sohne 1815 Chronograph watches. With pulsometer function, it’s perfect. Due to the smooth timing experience, balanced symmetrical panels and beautiful Lange movement, this chronograph watch becomes a favourite element that makes people fall in love at first sight.

May 13 this year, at Fu Yisi Spring Auction, the A. Lange & Sohne 1815 “Homage to Walter Lange” steel bracelet watch was sold at a price of 852,500 Swiss Francs. And it became the most valuable Lange watch in history and created the new auction record of the Lange watch. However, the proceeds from this auction will be donated to the “Children Action Foundation”. This shows that the brand is very keen on public welfare.
Overview about the Children Action Foundation
The Foundation is committed to improving the physical and mental well-being of underprivileged children and adolescents around the world. Bernard Sabrier, a Swiss businessman, founded the foundation in 1994. And the Maxim of Foundation is that “Every child has a right to childhood”. Perhaps for this reason, the Foundation has been supported by many brands around the world since its inception.
A. Lange & Sohne 1815 “Homage to Walter Lange” steel case watch
Although this watch looks simple, it is actually a very special watch. As the Lange has produced many complicated watches and large complex watches from ancient times to the present. However, the Lange 1815 “Homage to Walter Lange” can exceed these complex watches being the most valuable Lange watch that is enough to illustrate the specialness of this watch.
Lange 1815 “Homage to Walter Lange” is a Special Edition Watch to commemorate the Walter Lange. Though this is no a chronograph watch, it has a pauseable second hand pointer. A second second hand is added to the 1815 small three-pin, which can be activated or stopped by a button. With the button at 2 o’clock, the central large second hand will indicate the time in seconds. And it can be used to measure heart rate that is perfect function.
A. Lange & Sohne 1815 “Homage to Walter Lange” steel case watch has polished curved bezel, satin-polished mid-shell case and the naturally curved lugs. The whole style is both a soft side and a steel side, which is very balanced and very shaped.
The newly developed movement of this brand is specially named L1924 representing the birth year of Walter Lange, and it has 60 hours of power storage space that is enough for daily life.
This 1815 “Homage to Walter Lange” watch was created to commemorate the founder of the brand, Walter Lange ( 1924-2017).
Walter Lange, a short four years after rebuilding the watch factory, made Lange a blockbuster in Basel. This shows how powerful and intelligent he is. Walter Lange should be a bridge connecting the history and reality of Lange. His legendary experience is closely linked to wonderful and tortuous history of brand. He is the history of Lange and the irreplaceable spiritual leader. Although I have not seen Mr. Walter Lange himself, I sincerely admire him still.