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A. Lange & Söhne, Glashütte
AN IMPRESSIVE PINK GOLD HUNTING CASED KEYLESS LEVER WATCH, THE COVERS WITH CHASED AND ENGRAVED DECORATION HEIGHTENED WITH BLACK ENAMEL CIRCA 1882, NO. 15272
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A. Lange & Söhne, Glashütte
AN IMPRESSIVE PINK GOLD HUNTING CASED KEYLESS LEVER WATCH, THE COVERS WITH CHASED AND ENGRAVED DECORATION HEIGHTENED WITH BLACK ENAMEL CIRCA 1882, NO. 15272
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Masterworks of Time: Adolf Lange, The Golden Era of Glashütte

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A. Lange & Söhne, Glashütte
AN IMPRESSIVE PINK GOLD HUNTING CASED KEYLESS LEVER WATCH, THE COVERS WITH CHASED AND ENGRAVED DECORATION HEIGHTENED WITH BLACK ENAMEL CIRCA 1882, NO. 15272
Movement: 1a quality, 18''' cal. 41 damascened German silver ¾ plate, gold lever and escape wheel, 20 jewels, bi-metallic compensation balance, diamond endstone, some jewels carried in gold screwed chatons, signed and numbered A. Lange & Söhne, Glashütte B Dresden, 15272  
Dial: white enamel, Roman numerals, outer minute ring, blued steel hands, signed A. Lange & Söhne, Glashütte B/Dresden
Case: 18ct gold 'Jürgens', the front cover chased and engraved with a lion bearing a polished scroll and surrounded by scrolling foliage against a black opaque enamel background, the back with a winged lion amidst scrolling flowers and foliage against a similar black enamel background, the bezels, band, pendant and bow with repeated geometric chased and engraved decoration, hand-set lever beneath bezel at 4 o'clock, polished gold cuvette signed and numbered A. Lange & Söhne, Glashütte B/Dresden, no. 15272 and with foliate engraved decoration, back cover numbered 15272, front cover numbered 72
diameter 49mm
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Provenance

Auktionen Dr. H. Crott, no.71, 19 November 2005, lot 554

Bibliographie

Reinhard Meis, A. Lange & Söhne Watchmakers of Dresden Vol II, 2012, p.131, figs.380-383

Description

Accompanied by a certificate of origin from the Deutsches Uhrenmuseum, Glashütte confirming date of sale on 7th March 1882 to E. Sommer, Cannstadt / Stuttgart for 466 M. "Jürgens" case design with "black enamel inlays, completely engraved and chiselled" . 

Masterworks of Time: Adolf Lange, The Golden Era of Glashütte

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