The A. Lange Söhne 1 is a perfect example of how a 165 years ago, an company like A. Lange und Söhne in Saxony can grow to become the manufacturer what is possibly the best watch in the world. Dating back 165 years to F.A Lange, A Lange & Söhne Company has been producing arguably the best watches in the world. The finisseurs at A. Lange and Söhne watches manufactory can easily spend up to two hours just to give the surfaces of a whiplash spring the mirror polishing that it has. This is a manually applied finish using an abrasive peg using a special rotary tool. Case, dial and movement signed A. Lange & Sohne.
One of which is the special Lange-style floral pattern. The 38.5mm case is a great size for a watch like this, which strives to be a pure, true dress watch with an exceptionally finished movement inside. The case wears really nicely on the wrist and the slim profile means it serves the purpose of a true dress watch very well, sliding easily under a shirt and jacket cuff. The historic, traditional German watchmakers, Lange & Söhne, represents the greatest technological and aesthetic revolution in prestige watchmaking. Many unique hand engraved patterns can be found throughout the A. Lange and Söhne watch which include flower petals and other floral patterns. Perlage, a decoration resembling overlapping clouds can be found on the surface of bridges and plates.
The three-quarter plate also has many distinct qualities and characteristics. This is A. Lange & Söhne’s biggest investment to date and is a testament to their investment in the company’s future and underscores their commitment to the environment and commitment to Glashutte as a site for production. The Lange 1, with its asymmetrical dial, enlarged date and impeccable movement finishing, is one of the brand’s ambassadors. With the new 38.5mm 1815, Lange has actually reduced the case size by 1.5mm but opted to produce both versions of the watch side-by-side, allowing customers to choose which size works best for him or her.