A. LANGE & SOEHNE

Looking for the perfect A. Lange & Soehne watch (also known as A. Lange & Sohne)? Find A. Lange & Soehne news and reviews for A. Lange & Sohne watches. A. Lange & Soehne is one of the top luxury watch brands based in Glashutte, Germany. Among the top Lange watches are the A Lange Zeitwerk, Lange 1815, and Lange 1. A. Lange & Sohne is also known under the brand Lange watches, or A. Lange & Soehne watches. WatchTime magazine is your source for information on A. Lange & Sohne and its Lange watches, like the new Lange Zeitwerk Luminous edition and the Lange Grand Complication as well as other Lange watch models.

5 Mechanical Watches Under $2,000

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At the Swiss watch fairs, the attention-grabbing releases are often the most astronomically priced timepieces with the most complex movements. But what about those who are seeking a more "entry-level" timepiece without compromising on the mechanical movement? We've compiled a list of watches with automatic movements that might have flown under the radar. While less complicated and less expensive, at under $2,000 each, these watches won't break the bank. First seen at Baselworld 2013, the … [Read more...]

WatchTime Presents 7 Of The Most Expensive Watches Over $1 Mio

New York City (NY); Watchtime.com, the website of America’s best-selling watch magazine, WatchTime, presents seven of the world's most expensive luxury watches over $1 million: http://www.watchtime.com/blog/million-dollar-watches/ This unique list of amazing timepieces includes: Vacheron Constantin Tour de I’Ile, a limited edition watch of only seven pieces, which celebrated the brand’s 250th anniversary. It has two faces to make room for its many displays, including a second time … [Read more...]

Watch Wallpaper: 8 A. Lange & Söhne Watch Images from SIHH 2014

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We continue our series of wallpaper images from SIHH 2014 with Saxon luxury watch brand A. Lange & Söhne, which introduced several notable new timepieces at the fair. Many of these new Lange watches won’t be available at retail until later this year, but until then, you can download these eight photos of new Lange watches (and one very pretty Lange movement) for your desktop. … [Read more...]

Video: A. Lange & Söhne Richard Lange Perpetual Calendar Terraluna

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The A. Lange & Söhne Richard Lange Perpetual Calendar Terraluna was one of the most talked-about new timepieces at SIHH 2014. (Click here to read technical editor Mike Disher's first impressions of the watch.) The Terraluna combines a sophisticated orbital moon-phase display with a perpetual calendar featuring Lange's traditional outsize date, and also boasts a 14-day power reserve and constant-force escapement. During the watch's presentation at SIHH 2014, Lange showed us a brand video … [Read more...]

SIHH 2014: A. Lange & Söhne 1815 Tourbillon

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The tourbillon has long been something of an enigma. It is offered as the ultimate in timekeeping precision, and its owners pay dearly for a watch that is supposed to be the ultimate in accuracy. Yet because of its construction, tourbillon watches are almost impossible to set precisely – to the second- with the current time. That’s because they lack basics like stop-seconds and zero reset functions. Until now. With the 1815 Tourbillon, Lange presents the first tourbillon armed with these … [Read more...]

SIHH 2014: Richard Lange Perpetual Calendar Terraluna

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There is never any doubt about which watch is A. Lange & Söhne’s  “hero” each year at SIHH. The brand presents it proudly in the center of its booth, scaled up to proportions even Panerai would not dream of. This year, it is the Richard Lange Perpetual Calendar Terraluna, though CEO Wilhelm Schmid told us that the 1815 Tourbillon gave the Terraluna a run for its money. … [Read more...]

Watch Wallpaper: 5 Amazing Views Inside the A. Lange & Söhne Cabaret Tourbillon

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In the photo essay "Through the Looking Glass" in WatchTime's December 2008 issue, we took readers inside the micro-mechanical wonderland of A. Lange & Söhne's Cabaret Tourbillon. Now these exclusive images by photographer Jorg Wischmann are available as downloadable wallpaper for your computer's desktop. … [Read more...]

Pre-SIHH: 3 New Watches from Panerai, Lange, & Jaeger-LeCoultre

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Geneva's SIHH watch fair is only a month away, and the luxury watch brands exhibiting there continue to offer sneak peeks at several of their new timepieces set to debut in 2014. This week we take a look at three new watches from Panerai, Jaeger-LeCoultre, and A. Lange & Söhne. … [Read more...]

Audio: Watch Insider Chats With A. Lange & Söhne’s Wilhelm Schmid

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At this year's Munichtime (one of the world's leading watch exhibitions, held in Munich, Germany) Wilhelm Schmid, CEO of one of the exhibiting brands, A. Lange & Söhne, sat down for dinner with me, your Watch Insider. On my blog, Watch-Insider.com, I share some audio from our after-dinner discussion. Click HERE to listen to a nearly 16-minute excerpt in which we discuss Lange's growth in the manufacturing and retail areas and the excitement surrounding the delivery of the first Lange Grand … [Read more...]

Testing the Lange Zeitwerk, a Groundbreaking Watch from A. Lange & Söhne

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Download this FREE article to read our test of the Zeitwerk. This WatchTime Spotlight falls on A. Lange & Söhne watches, as we test the Lange Zeitwerk. The Zeitwerk is a mechanical digital watch that combines a groundbreaking design concept with classic Lange features. Many will compare it to one of the most successful A. Lange & Söhne watches, the Lange 1. WatchTime tested the Lange Zeitwerk in its February 2010 issue; you’ll find the results in this FREE article. If you’re … [Read more...]

Watch Wallpaper: 7 Moon-Phase Timepieces

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In "Going Through a Phase" in WatchTime's November-December 2013 issue (on sale October 29), executive editor Norma Buchanan explores this year's crop of new moon-phase watches. Here are photos of seven of them that you can download as desktop wallpaper. … [Read more...]

WatchTime “Inside Basel.Geneva 2013″ Tour Kicks Off in Chicago

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WatchTime's "Inside Basel.Geneva" (IBG) series of watch-collector events, held in cooperation with noted collector and watch expert Jeff Kingston and featuring more than a dozen luxury watch-brand sponsors, was held last week at Chicago's elegant Drake Hotel. Click here for photos from the event. … [Read more...]

A. Lange & Söhne Lays Cornerstone for New Factory Extension in Glashütte

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German luxury watch brand A. Lange & Söhne took the next step in the expansion of its manufacture in Glashütte, in the state of Saxony, this week, with the laying of a cornerstone, which also contained an engraved time capsule, by Lange CEO Wilhelm Schmid and company founder Walter Lange. … [Read more...]

WatchTime’s September-October Issue is On Sale Now!

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The September-October issue of WatchTime is on newsstands now (and also available on Nook, Kindle, and the WatchTime app for iOS and Android) featuring our exclusive test of the Panerai Radiomir 8 Days Ceramica, a blockbuster section on the Baselworld watch fair featuring more than 60 new watches, interviews with Swatch's Nick Hayek and Patek Philippe's Thierry Stern, and more. Click here for highlights from the issue... … [Read more...]

Big Numbers: Testing the A. Lange & Söhne Zeitwerk

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In this feature from our February 2010 issue, WatchTime tests A. Lange & Söhne’s mechanical digital watch, the Zeitwerk, which combines a groundbreaking design concept with classic Lange features. Photos provided by Lange and by WatchTime's Marcus Kruger. … [Read more...]

Watch Wallpaper: A. Lange & Söhne Watches in Basic Black

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Like many luxury watch brands, Germany's A. Lange & Söhne has embraced the all-black color scheme as a sleek, elegant look for several of its timepieces. Click here to find downloadable wallpaper images of popular Lange watches staged with black background elements, including inkwells, classic cameras, chessmen, and phonograph records. … [Read more...]

A. Lange & Söhne Begins Construction in Glashütte

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A. Lange & Söhne has begun construction on its new manufacture building in Glashütte, scheduled to open in two years. (WatchTime.com covered the groundbreaking last September.) The new facility will be heated by means of an environmentally friendly technology that extracts heat generated naturally from the Earth's crust. Glashütte is located in the Erzgebirge mountain range, an area particularly suitable for geothermal heat extraction. A total of 57 geothermal boreholes, 125 meters … [Read more...]

A. Lange & Söhne Sponsors Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este 2013

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For the second year in a row, A. Lange & Söhne is sponsoring the Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este, the exclusive competition for historic vehicles and concept cars. Originating in 1929, the Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este celebrates the design of classic automobiles. As with last year's competition, the owner of the winning automobile will receive a special version of the A. Lange & Söhne Lange 1 Time Zone watch. From May 24-27, the park surrounding the Villa d'Este … [Read more...]

Rare A. Lange & Söhne Tourbillon “Pour le Mérite” Sold At Antiquorum

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At Antiquorum's "Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces" auction in Geneva, held on March 17th, a version of A. Lange & Söhne's Tourbillon "Pour le Mérite," featuring a very rare combination of a white gold case and a blue dial, was sold for 275,710 euros. The watch is part of a 1994 limited edition of 200 pieces. Fifty of these watches were cased in platinum and 130 were presented in 18-carat gold cases. Only 19 had a case of white gold. Sold at 275,710 euros, the watch not only … [Read more...]

A. Lange Söhne Wins Timezone.com Award

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The Lange 1 Tourbillon Perpetual Calendar has been awarded “Watch of the Year 2012” on Timezone.com, the online community of watch enthusiasts. The A. Lange & Söhne watch, launched last year, was voted for by 38% of the website's registered users. Seven models were nominated by the moderators of the different brand forums at timezone.com. It is the second time that a watch from the brand has won this competition. The Lange Zeitwerk received the prize in 2009. “We accept this … [Read more...]