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A. Lange & Söhne, Glashütte
AN EXCEPTIONALLY RARE GUN METAL AND GOLD DOUBLE DIALLED TWO TIME ZONE HALF-HUNTING AND OPEN-FACED WATCH WITH BOX AND CERTIFICATE CIRCA 1904 NO. 47201
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A. Lange & Söhne, Glashütte
AN EXCEPTIONALLY RARE GUN METAL AND GOLD DOUBLE DIALLED TWO TIME ZONE HALF-HUNTING AND OPEN-FACED WATCH WITH BOX AND CERTIFICATE CIRCA 1904 NO. 47201
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Details & Cataloguing

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

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A. Lange & Söhne, Glashütte
AN EXCEPTIONALLY RARE GUN METAL AND GOLD DOUBLE DIALLED TWO TIME ZONE HALF-HUNTING AND OPEN-FACED WATCH WITH BOX AND CERTIFICATE CIRCA 1904 NO. 47201
Movement: 1a quality, 20''' cal. 45 gilded ⅔ plate, gold lever and escape wheel, bi-metallic compensation balance, some jewels carried in gold screwed chatons, diamond endstone, swan-neck regulation, signed and numbered A. Lange & Söhne, Glashütte B/Dresden, 47201
Dial: first: open-faced, white enamel, Roman numerals, blued steel hands, outer minute track • second: half-hunting, white enamel, Roman numerals, blued steel hands, outer minute track, sunken subsidiary seconds • each signed A. Lange & Söhne, Glashütte b/ Dresden
Case: "Lucia" gun metal, the front with open-faced dial, pink gold rim to the blued steel bezel, the back with glazed aperture and pink gold inner rim, inner pink gold bezel surrounding the dial, pink gold bow, hinges, crown and olivette for adjusting time to open-faced dial, slide beneath half-hunting cased dial bezel for adjusting time, case numbered 156, 217227
Accompaniments: with an A. Lange & Söhne presentation box and a certificate numbered 47201
diameter 55.5mm
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Provenance

Sotheby's Geneva 14 May 1996, lot 360

Bibliographie

Otto Harbinger, Klassik Uhren, April 1983 Ed. 2 pp.163-164
Martin Huber, Die Uhren von A. Lange &  Söhne, 1988, p. 120 pl.98 
Reinhard Meis, A. Lange & Söhne, the Watchmakers of Dresden, 1997, p.230 figs.601-602
Martin Huber, Die Lange Liste, 2000, pp. 118-119 table 30

Description

Accompanied by a certificate of origin from the Deutsches Uhrenmuseum, Glashütte confirming the date of sale on 5th December 1904 to Huber Frères, Constantinople for 700.-M.

The present lot no. 47201, made in 1904, is one of only three double dial dual time zone watches made by A. Lange &  Söhne, and the only one produced in steel.  To the best of our knowledge, the present lot is the only one that has ever appeared at auction.  

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

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