Firstly of the yr, A. Lange & Söhne introduced that 2019 can be devoted to celebrating the 25th anniversary of the Lange 1. A complete of 10 anniversary fashions are resulting from be unveiled this yr, celebrating the important thing milestones of the Lange 1 watch household. To this point, we’ve seen been handled to the Lange 1 “25th Anniversary” and Lange 1 Moon Section “25th Anniversary” fashions. Now we’re getting our first have a look at the Little Lange 1 “25th Anniversary”.
A watch that wants no introduction, the Lange 1 was one of many 4 cornerstone fashions of the model’s rebirth in 1994. Over time it has advanced to develop into a stand-alone assortment in its personal proper. 4 years later, the Little Lange 1 joined the line-up as a everlasting member. Equivalent in nearly each option to the unique, the Little Lange 1 provides a case that’s 1.7mm smaller, a terrific choice for these with smaller (or extra slender) wrists.
It stands to motive than that the Little Lange 1 “25th Anniversary” version appears precisely the identical as its elder sibling. Meaning a white gold case, measuring a svelte 36.8mm x 9.5mm, paired with a placing argenté-coloured dial in stable silver with deep-blue printed numerals and markers. Recessed matte areas and raised borders across the sub-dials and indications give the brand new dial a way of depth and actually spotlight the beautiful asymmetry of the Lange 1 dial. The numerals of the outsize date show are additionally blue, and all palms on the dial are in blued metal.
On the reverse, a sapphire caseback provides a view of the gorgeously completed, manually wound calibre L121.1. Launched into the Little Lange 1 final yr – it’s been powering the Lange 1 since 2015 – it boasts an in-house steadiness and hairspring, and a exactly leaping outsize date show with newly formed bridges (nonetheless with the signature three/four plate). Providing 72 hours of energy reserve when totally wound, it’s comprised of 368 parts, together with a hand-engraved steadiness cock with blue accents. There’s no specifically engraved hinged caseback on this model however the quantity “25” seems in blue, relief-engraved within the steadiness cock as a reminder of the anniversary.
The Little Lange 1 “25th Anniversary” comes on a blue hand-stitched alligator leather-based strap with a contrasting seam in gray. It will likely be restricted to only 25 numbered items and retail for EUR 35,500. Extra particulars at alange-soehne.com.