|Quick specs A. Lange & Söhne 1815 Tourbograph Perpetual Pour le Mérite
Price: € 480.000 | approx. $ 522,000 | approx. £ 403,000
Size: 43 mm
The brand A. Lange & Söhne is the undisputed master of German watchmaking. After the relaunch of the brand in 1994, A. Lange & Söhne has reached the same heights as the big names in Switzerland. A number of collectors even put more value in Lange than its Swiss counterparts. This is seen very clearly in this the A. Lange & Söhne 1815 Tourbograph Perpetual Pour le Mérite. Almost a Grande Complication, but not quite.
The A. Lange & Söhne 1815 Tourbograph Perpetual Pour le Mérite is Lange’s fifth masterpiece in the Pour le Mérite series. Back in 1994 the Tourbillon Pour le Mérite was the first wristwatch with a fuse-and-chain transmission and a tourbillon. In 2017, we get a truly impressive watch in the same line with five complications.
The A. Lange & Söhne 1815 Tourbograph Perpetual Pour le Mérite is limited to 50 pieces
First of is a perpetual calendar which will indicate the duration of each month until the year 2100. You only need to do a one-time correction during this secular year. After this the calendar will be good to go for another 100 years. Other impressive features are the chronograph, with rattrapante function (for measuring split timing), tourbillon and a fusée-and-chain transmission. This transmission enables constant torque and provides a superb rate accuracy. Read this article about the A. Lange & Söhne Richard Lange Pour le Mérite to find out more about this classic complication.
A magnificent piece with an even more impressive price. The A. Lange & Söhne 1815 Tourbograph Perpetual Pour le Mérite is available in platinum in a limited edition of 50 pieces. Interested in recently launched tourbillon watches? Check this summary.
technical data A. Lange & Söhne 1815 Tourbograph Perpetual Pour le Mérite
706.025 (limited to 50 pieces)
A. Lange & Söhne L133.1 | Hand-wound | Diameter: 32 mm | Thickness: 10.9 mm | Frequency: 21,600 vph (3 Hz) | Jewels: 52 | Components 684 | Tourbillon | Fusée-and-chain transmission | Hours, minutes, perpetual calendar with date, day, month and leap year, moon phase, rattrapante chronograph | Power-reserve: 36 hours
|Case & dial:
43 mm | Platinum | Thickness: 16.6 mm | Sapphire crystal with internal and external anti-reflective treatment | Solid silver dial | Hands in rhodiumed gold, blued steel and gold-plated steel
Hand-stitched black alligator leather | Deployant buckle in platinum
|Price A. Lange & Söhne 1815 Tourbograph Perpetual Pour le Merite:
€ 480.000 | approx. $ 522,000 | approx. £ 403,000