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Layout Lange 1 Tourbillon Perpetual Calendar, configured in a giant scale, decorated stand Saxon brand A.

Lange & Sohne Geneva cabin SIHH-2012.

Unfortunately, it was only a copy of the body, and through the back cover could not see the true treasure hour: automatic caliber L082.

1 with tourbillon and perpetual calendar.

The most complicated watches in all 18 years of the Lange 1, the famous collection with asymmetrical face.

Moreover, these watches have incorporated all of the inventions and innovations manufactory A.

Lange & Sohne since its revival.

In this case, each of the embedding technology differs true German rationality and the desire to make the clock as much as possible convenient for use.

Synergy Lange 1 Lange 1 appeared in 1994, becoming the debut manufactory A.

Lange & Sohne in modern high mechanics, a kind of declaration of intent.

The Declaration has turned out impressive.

Manufactory caliber L 901.

0 combines the best features of the tradition of watchmaking with its own Glashütte finds masters A.

Lange & Sohne: bridges neylzibera, double drum with a power reserve of 72 hours, branded Saxon three-quarter platinum (in the mechanism set 53 stones, of which 9 are placed in gold chatons, blued screws attached), balance adjustment swan neck and, finally, an unusual asymmetrical arrangement of the display on the dial, make room for the panoramic big date.

Lange 1 immediately became the hallmark of manufacture and still justifies its first number, heading the lists of best-selling brand.

Lange 1 Naturally, in the A.

Lange & Sohne began to gradually complicate the basic model, adding new features.

The millennium collection appeared the first complication of the big three» Grand Complication – tourbillon mechanism then began to grow into astronomical and calendar functions, while in 2012 there was not a model that connects to one mechanism as much as two magnificent complications: a perpetual calendar tourbillon.

Lange 1 Tourbillon Perpetual Calendar is a historic landmark A.

Lange & Sohne, not only because it is the most complex mechanism in the Lange 1 today, but also because the complexity is a result of synergy – the interaction of multiple technologies and modules previously tested masters A.

Lange on separately in other models.

Study the family tree» Lange 1 Tourbillon Perpetual Calendar – exciting activity that allows you to understand the laws of contemporary watchmaking art and the history of the most A.

Lange & Sohne.

calendar branch According to the technical director of the Manufactory Tino Bobe, the design of the new model could not break the classic look of the dial Lange 1, includes four main elements: Asymmetric index hours and minutes; seconds hand side; Big date at a mark of 1:00; power reserve indicator at the level of 3 o’clock.

In this case, it was necessary to somehow accommodate the calendar indicators and ensure the readability of all readings.

The first victim of these conditions was the traditional tourbillon window that allows you to monitor the hypnotic dance of the whirlwind.

The Lange 1 Tourbillon Perpetual Calendar Tourbillon can only be seen through the glass on the case back.

Tourbillon Lange 1 Tourbillon Perpetual Calendar is only visible on the reverse side of the mechanism Search solutions for the display of perpetual calendar proved to be more difficult.

First Perpetual Calendar A.

Lange & Sohne – Langematik Pepreptual – was established in 2001 and distinguished characteristic of this informative model saturated dial.

In addition to proprietary big date design Langematik Pepreptual has little to do with the Lange 1, so the base model for building vechnika Lange 1 Lange was chosen DAYMATIC 1, the first automatic model collection, released in 2010.

Then, to immediately distinguish the automatic watch by hand, masters of Glashütte come up with an unusual move: dial Daymatic became a mirror image of the classic Lange 1.

The hours and minutes have moved to the right, which was the added convenience of determining the time (quite a bit to move the cuff), in addition, not too correct in automatic clock power reserve indicator has been replaced by retrograde day of the week.

And mirror the dial and hand of the day of the week and find their place in the Lange 1 Tourbillon Perpetual Calendar.

Lange 1 Daymatic After the date and day of the week following a mandatory attribute of the perpetual calendar – month.

It seemed impossible to come up with a window with the index of 12 months, which would not destroy the integrity of the dial Lange 1.

A very unexpected solution was found in the design of Lange 1 Time Zone, first presented in 2005.

In this clock with the global time dial ring 24 surrounds cities that pressing the button and cranks changed second time zone.

The Lange 1 Tourbillon Perpetual Calendar instead of the cities on the ring appeared names of the months, and the current bill specifies a triangle at at 6 o’clock.

Furthermore elegant art solutions, the peripheral ring is distinguished by its unique design compounds with calendar mechanism.

On the inner surface of the recess are made of different depths ring, which depends on the duration of the relevant month.

On the control device of the calendar mechanism was filed patent application.

Peripheral management months ring has recesses of varying depth that depends on the duration of the month In addition to the peripheral ring at the Lange 1 Time Zone has been borrowed a small pointer time of day, a very pertinent in hours with a complex calendar.

He found a place in the lower part of the dial in hours and minutes.

Another small but significant touch – leap year cycle window delicately positioned just above the indicator of the month.

In this case, this box has the shape of a trapezoid and visually complements the shape of a triangle.

The principle of a peripheral display of the current month was borrowed from models Lange 1 Time Zone Finally, the last component of the perpetual calendar – Moon phase indicator.

Precision Lunar pointer is one of branded complications A.

Lange & Sohne 2003.

In Lange 1 Moonphase model has been used a complicated wheel system, continuously rotating lunar disc, but due to a more accurate indication of the gear ratio error is only 1.

9 seconds per day or night for 122 years.

The model was accompanied by a spectacular, but true slogan: Index Moon needs periodic updating.

About once every four generations.

lunngo calendar module has been moved in the Lange 1 Tourbillon Perpetual Calendar, and place the display remains the same – on the dial side of the second hand.

Just collect all the ingredients of a perpetual calendar for the perfectionists of the A.

Lange & Sohne was not enough.

Therefore, for the first time in the history of the manufactory all 5 calendar pointers were provided with instant switching.

That is, a change of the calendar indications occurs abruptly at midnight.

Here, the company is definitely useful experience in developing digital clock Zeitwerk mechanism, in which the energy storage device to switch the three disks with the numbers jump, hardly perceptible to the human eye.

Branded Lange big date consists of the disc with the figures of the discharge units and cross with tens digit branch tourbillon The first tourbillon in the modern history of A.

Lange & Sohne Lange appeared simultaneously with 1 debut in 1994.

Model Tourbillon Pour le Merite was equipped with a constant-force device fusee developed Antoni de Haas (development director A.

Lange & Sohne, responsible for the appearance of complications) together with Giulio Papi.

Collection Lange 1 Tourbillon got her six years later.

Tourbillon Lange 1 had two structural features which have been successfully used in Tourbillon Perpetual Calendar.

First, side second hand remained on his individual position, and was not aligned with the tourbillon carriage, as is common with many manufacturers.

Secondly, the reference axis tourbillon stones made of diamond – a historical feature of all handheld Lange Tourbillon, marked the highest category 1A.

Lange 1 Tourbillon An important parameter is the function of high-end mechanisms stopsekundy at the time of correction that allows you to set the clock as accurate as possible.

The complexity of the design and configuration of the tourbillon is forcing most manufacturers refuse it, thereby devaluing the efforts to move the error compensation.

In 2008, the Saxon manufactory eliminated and a bottleneck: Cabaret Tourbillon mechanism in rectangular clock has been integrated patented device shutdown balance inside the tourbillon carriage at the time of correction parameters.

In the future, this module has been used in all of the tourbillon A.

Lange & Sohne.

Thus, Lange 1 Tourbillon Perpetual Calendar received tourbillon with hidden side second hand, diamond pillars axis and a second stop.

Total L082.

1 mechanism consists of 624 pieces, the balance of the spiral is made on the most manufactory.

As used supports for axles 76 stones, 6 of which are placed in gold chatons blue blued screws.

One’s fingertips Arrows Lange 1 Tourbillon Perpetual Calendar can translate in any direction.

When rotating clockwise all calendar pointers instantly changed at midnight, and the rotation in the opposite direction will not have any effect on them.

Also the housing in addition to conventional membranes correctors individual calendar functions present additional common corrector pressing which provides transfer of all arrows day ahead.

With its help it is easy to adjust the reading if the clock for several days had been without winding.

Which, incidentally, is unlikely, because the new manufactory caliber L082.

1 features a weighty inertial sector, made of 21-carat yellow gold and decorated with relief engraved name manufactory.

And to increase the efficiency of sector oscillations at its outer arc via blued screws fastened platinum rim.

The density of platinum is 11% higher than the density of gold, so when moving the brush rim significantly increases torque sector.

As a result, even small movements of the hand will be transformed into the energy of the winding spring and the clock quickly gaining nominal power reserve.

Traditionally A.

Lange & Sohne platinum and bridges L082.

1 mechanism made of nickel silver or as it is also called German silver, also known as nickel silver.

The alloy of copper, nickel and zinc has a very beautiful color, decoration can be easily, but requires very accurate relationship.

Accidentally fell on the surface of a grain of sand leaves a trail, to remove which can only be re-machining the workpiece.

Upper bridges mechanism decorated Geneva waves, and the inner part – Perlage using 17 different grinding cups.

The upper part of the carriage tourbillon finished with extremely complicated and laborious technique flat mirror polishing.

Processing only one carriage takes up to five working days.

Traditionally, the Lange mechanism is made of nickel silver, and an inertial sector – 21K yellow gold with platinum rim Require separate description tourbillon bridge and the intermediate wheel.

The manufactory six engravers working in Glashütte, who are responsible for hand-engraved balance bridge.

Typically, the bridge is decorated with a floral design, but for complex and exclusive models the customer can order an individual engraving.

Each master on one bridge spends 50 to 90 hours, using a range of from 40 different cutters.

every owner of A.

Lange & Sohne watches can personally come to the manufactory, where he will organize a meeting with the master, the bridge is engraved his watch.

This tiny smaller than a human fingernail detail perfectly demonstrates why the A.

Lange & Sohne occupies such a high place in the hierarchy of fine watchmaking.

Ivan Gopey, published in the journal My watch» №6-2012 / 2013 magazine website My Watches ******** A.

Lange & Sohne Lange 1 Tourbillon Perpetual Calendar Ref .

: 720.

025 Housing: 41,9 x 12,2 mm platinum, sapphire crystal and caseback Mechanism: automatic L082.

1, frequency of balance operation of 21 600 pg / hour, platinum and bridges neylzibera, shockproof balance adjusting eccentrics, tourbillon with a second stop function the tourbillon bridge and the intermediate gear etched hand margin of 50 hours, adjusted balance in five positions, 68 stones Functions: hours, minutes, seconds hand side, perpetual calendar with a big date, retrograde day of the week, month and leap year cycle, the time of day indicator, a pointer to the phase of the moon Dial: solid silver, coated with rhodium, rhodium arrows Strap: Hand-stitched strap in black crocodile leather, folding clasp in platinum Lange Limit: 100 copies Price: 274,500 Euro[1]%20A.%20Lange%20&%20Sohne%20Lange%201%20Tourbillon%20Perpetual%20Calendar%20Ref.%20720.025.jpg

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