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The new mechanism and new dimensions of the watch Grand Lange 1 allowed them to show the true splendor.

The case diameter has been increased, the profile of hours has become more subtle, and the mechanism has been designed from the ground up, while Lange masters guided by the desire to save the new model structure subtly balanced dial Lange 1.

Since the premiere of hours Lange 1, in 1994, we began to perceive them as a masterpiece of A.

Lange & Söhne.

Watch instantly became internationally popular, and not only thanks to a special combination of traditional design features that make up the unique heritage of watchmaking Saxony – three-quarter platinum, screwed gold chatons, balance with adjusting microscrews, but also because of the incarnate hours of innovative discoveries, such as asymmetrical design of the dial and the large pointer Lange date unique design.

Watches Lange 1 shortly after the premiere became owners of many awards in the field of high-end mechanical watches, and write a new chapter in the history of watchmaking.

In addition, the clock marked the high professional watchmakers Lange and became a symbol of their commitment to the non-stop to produce flawless watches.

Eighteen years after its debut, but those first hours Lange 1 can not be called only the unshakable basis for the successful collection.

They became one milestone that initiated the development of the manufactory of many other projects.

To a large extent this also applies to innovations within the collection Lange 1, including a model Grand Lange 1.

New models proclaim the arrival of re-calculated proportions, which required carefully recycle mechanism.

Thoroughly thought-out change of location details of the mechanism of an entirely new caliber L095.

1 manual winding possible to preserve the delicate structure of the dial Lange 1, adapting it to significantly increase the size of the clock.

Hour, minute and second hands, as well as the large date and power reserve indicator placed on anufacture of solid silver dial, and at the same time they are not in the least do not overlap.

The harmonious proportions of the dial have been carefully preserved to the last detail, so that we had to increase the window of a large Lange date index – exactly the same proportion as the rest of the dial.

Moreover, the mechanism of increased diameter allowed to fit more detail at the same level, resulting in a thickness mechanism was reduced to 4.

7 mm.

It also led to the fact that an impressive 72-hour power reserve has been obtained with the use of only one winding drum.

New dimensions mechanism affected dimensions of a body made of platinum, yellow or pink gold: body diameter of 40.

9 mm, thickness – 8.

8 mm – excellent value.

Transparent sapphire case back window opens magnificent view manufacturing mechanism, carefully decorated by hand in the process of proprietary dual assembly.

Mechanism decorated banded textured grinding style Glashütte providing increased stability construction made of three-quarter platinum nickel silver.

Among the gracefully curved bridges visible balance, operating at a frequency of 21 600 pc / h, it is installed under the bridge engraved by hand.

Made in the workshops of Lange balance spring ensures highly accurate travel.

In seven screwed gold chatons secured stones made of synthetic ruby, and these stand out the details invariably attract the eye to the mechanism.

Source – alange-soehne.


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