A. LANGE & SÖHNE. A VERY RARE, LARGE AND ATTRACTIVE STAINLESS STEEL LIMITED EDITION TWIN-BARREL WRISTWATCH WITH OVERSIZED DATE, POWER RESERVE, ORIGINAL GUARANTEE AND BOX

Lot №: 16696
Estimate: $89,296 - 145,106
14 November 2016
Sold price
$160,454

Description

A. Lange & Söhne. A very rare, large and attractive stainless steel limited edition twin-barrel wristwatch with oversized date, power reserve, original guarantee and boxSigned A. Lange & Söhne, Glashütte I/SA, Doppelfederhaus, Lange 1 model, ref. 101.026, movement no.1’526, case no. 113'561, circa 1996MOVEMENT: manual, cal. L901.0 three quarter plate, two spring barrels, 53 jewels, screwed gold chatons, finely hand-engraved balance bridgeDIAL: solid silver, off-centered engine-turned hour dial with applied lozenge-shaped and Roman numerals, large double window for date, fan-shaped sector for power reserve, subsidiary secondsCASE: stainless steel, push button date corrector in the band, glazed display back secured by six screws, 38.5 mm. diam.SIGNED: case, dial and movementBUCKLE: stainless steel A. Lange & Söhne buckle engraved LANGEACCOMPANIED BY: A. Lange & Söhne Guarantee Certificate stamped by the German retailer W. Rüschenbeck, Duisburg, and dated November 1998, product literature, original fitted presentation box and outer packaging. Further delivered with the copy of the letter of Lange Uhren GmbH dated 16 February 2000 confirming that the present watch was made in 1996 as a special edition in stainless steel case, reason why the model is not listed in the firm's catalogues. The letter also states that only few watches of this edition were made.