Pocket chronometer no. 27885 is one of approximately 34 pieces made by Lange & Söhne from 1883-1936. For a list of these pocket chronometers including the present lot, see Martin Huber, Die Lange Liste, 2000, pp. 100-101, table 19. This piece is also illustrated op. cit., p.105, pl.8, where the sale information of 27 November 1895 for 950 Marks to C. Schmutzer, Munich is recorded.
For a similar A. Lange & Söhne pocket chronometer no.25085, see: Dr. H. Crott., A. Lange & Söhne Glashütter Uhren, lot 92, 27th April 1991.
To the best of our knowledge, only ten pocket chronometers have appeared at auction, and this is the first time the present lot has appeared on the market.
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