Important Watches: Part I

Important Watches: Part I

View full screen - View 1 of Lot 29. Lange 1, Reference 101.030 | A white gold wristwatch with digital date display and power reserve indication | Circa 2003.

A. Lange & Söhne

Lange 1, Reference 101.030 | A white gold wristwatch with digital date display and power reserve indication | Circa 2003

Auction Closed

May 12, 11:39 AM GMT

Estimate

20,000 - 30,000 CHF

Lot Details

Description

Dial: grey

Calibre: cal. L901.0 manual winding, 53 jewels

Movement number: 39’778

Case: 18k white gold, sapphire crystal display case back secured by 6 screws

Case number: 153’697

Closure: 18k white gold A. Lange & Söhne buckle

Size: 38.5 mm diameter

Signed: case, dial and movement

Box: yes

Papers: no

Accessories: A. Lange & Söhne Certificate and presentation case with outer packaging


Please note the leather strap derived from endangered species is for display purposes only and is not sold with the watch. The watch will be shipped with a Sotheby’s branded calf leather strap.

With its extraordinary dial design and patented oversize date, the Lange 1 is A. Lange & Söhne's most well known watch collection. The present watch features the striking combination of a white gold case and a restrained grey dial, creating a distinctive monochromatic appearance which has deservedly given it a cult status among collectors, produced between 2003 and 2007, it represents one of the most versatile and rare executions of the early Lange 1 design.