The brand’s latest work debuts at Baohongtang Watch & Clock flagship store in Taipei
The watchmaking brand Lange, founded in 1845, is the founder of watchmaking traditions in Saxony and Germany. While adhering to tradition, the brand is constantly striving to surpass itself and create a unique watchmaking style. Adhering to the brand philosophy of ‘Unique by Tradition’, Lange will hold an exhibition at the Taipei flagship store of Baobao Hongtang Watches and Clocks from December 1 to 8. Traditional elements and the latest extraordinary works.
The 1815 Rattrapante Perpetual Calendar is the focal point of the exhibition ‘Tradition Makes Unique’.
‘Tradition is unique’ The exhibition fully introduces the origin and history of this Saxony watch factory, the century-old outstanding craftsmanship standards that can still be found on Lange watches, and Lange launched this year at the Haute Horlogerie in Geneva, A new collection of 1815, Lange 1 and Saxonia families combining traditional elements with modern fine watchmaking. Among them, it has recently won two awards, ‘Best Complicated Function Table’ and ‘Most Popular Popular Award’ in the ‘Geneva Watch Awards’. It combines a double-track chronograph, perpetual calendar, moon phase display and power reserve. 1815 Rattrapante Perpetual Calendar with indicator function.
Before the “Tradition Makes Unique” exhibition, Lange will also hold the Lange Connoisseur Academy entitled “Time is in our hands” on November 29 and 30, allowing media friends and brand VIPs to interact with each other through interactive experiences. Lange’s craftsmanship and technology are better understood.
Lange’s ‘Traditional Makes Unique’ exhibition will be held at the Taipei flagship store of Baohongtang Clock and Watch, No. 119, Section 5, Minsheng East Road, Taipei from December 1 to 8, 2013. Watch lovers, connoisseurs and collectors must not be missed. An opportunity to appreciate Lange’s ultimate Saxony craftsmanship and get up close and personal with German watchmaking history and essence.
Hand-engraved balance splint and gooseneck lever
The engraving on the balance plate is like a fingerprint, making each Lange watch unique. The sculptor hand-drawn floral patterns on the small parts. A gooseneck lever with lateral micron screws is another characteristic feature of the movement. This device can precisely adjust the amplitude of the watch.
The classic screw balance helps control the watch’s amplitude. All four screws are adjustable. Adjust the watch in different positions to achieve the best timekeeping effect. Tighten the screws to slightly increase the speed of the watch and loosen the screws to slow it down. This device can also correct minor imbalances.
Blue steel screw
In the final assembly process, the first fixing screw is replaced by a flawless blue steel screw. Slowly heat the screw to about 300 degrees Celsius, and the screw will appear a unique hue. This process covers the steel surface with a thin layer of magnetite (Fe3O4), and the blue luster of cornflowers is formed due to interference. Compared to the polished gold sleeve and ruby bearing embedded in it, the blue steel screws are clearly noticeable on the German silver plywood and bridge.
Up / Down power reserve indicator and blue steel hands
The 1815 Up / Down dial is also one of the classic elements. Power reserve instructions with the words ‘AUF’ (meaning fully wound) and ‘AB’ (meaning unwound) are one of Lange’s traditional designs. The blue-steel hands, black Arabic numerals and well-designed train track minute scale on the silver-white dial make the watch clear and easy to read. All these features are important signs of the old Lange pocket watch, which are indispensable.