3904
3904
A. Lange & Söhne
A FINE AND RARE WHITE GOLD JUMP HOUR AND MINUTE WRISTWATCH WITH CONSTANT FORCE ESCAPEMENT AND POWER RESERVE INDICATION CIRCA 2010 LANGE ZEITWERK
Estimate
380,000420,000
LOT SOLD. 680,000 HKD
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3904
A. Lange & Söhne
A FINE AND RARE WHITE GOLD JUMP HOUR AND MINUTE WRISTWATCH WITH CONSTANT FORCE ESCAPEMENT AND POWER RESERVE INDICATION CIRCA 2010 LANGE ZEITWERK
Estimate
380,000420,000
LOT SOLD. 680,000 HKD
JUMP TO LOT

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A. Lange & Söhne
A FINE AND RARE WHITE GOLD JUMP HOUR AND MINUTE WRISTWATCH WITH CONSTANT FORCE ESCAPEMENT AND POWER RESERVE INDICATION CIRCA 2010 LANGE ZEITWERK
• cal. L043.1 manual winding three-quarter plate gilt lever movement with constant force escapement, 68 jewels, mono-metallic balance, patented barrel, fly governor • black matte dial, apertures for jump hour and minute, fan-form sector for power reserve indication, subsidiary seconds • 18k white gold case, crown at 1 o'clock, sapphire crystal display back secured by 6 screws • case, dial and movement signed • with an 18k white gold A. Lange & Söhne buckle
diameter 42 mm
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Catalogue Note

With an A. Lange & Söhne Certificate, Instruction Manual and a presentation
box with outer packaging.

The A. Lange & Söhne Zeitwork resurrects traditional watch making
techniques, typically employed in clocks and pocket watches, and never before implemented in a wristwatch. A seemingly simple digital display elegantly conceals a highly complex mechanism composed of 388 parts. The constant force escapement is cleverly used to generate the switching impulse for the jumping hour and minute displays and also to drive the balance with even power. A patented mainspring barrel delivers the immense power needed to drive the movement. Another device, the fly governor, absorbs and dissipates energy unleashed from the jumping discs when they accelerate and brake.

The Zeitwork represents the pinnacle in German horological
aesthetics and craftsmanship. Sculpted from German
silver, the time bridge indicates the hours, minutes and
seconds in a shared frame. The dial features Lange's
signature oversized date first implemented in the
Lange 1 upon its launch 15 years ago. The
Zeitwork won the L'Aiguille d'Or Grand Prize at
the 2009 Grand Prix d'Horlogerie de Genève,
demonstrating A. Lange & Söhne's
commitment to the highest standards of
horology.

According to our research, this is the first time the
white gold version of this model has ever appeared
in the auction market.

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