A. LANGE & SÖHNE, GLASHÜTTE. A RARE GOLD QUARTER REPEATING KEYLESS LEVER WATCH WITH DEAD CENTRE SECONDS, THE SECONDS WITH STOP/START PUSHER, THE GOLD CASE LATER PURPOSE BUILT IN THE STYLE OF A. LANGE & SÖHNE MOVEMENT CIRCA 1890 NO. 28592, CASE CIRCA...

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Lot №: 50568
Estimate: $11,162 - 11,162
11 November 2019
Sold price
$12,557

Description

Movement: 1a quality, cal. 43 gilded ½ plate, lever escapement, gold lever and escape wheel, bi-metallic compensation balance, decoratively engraved balance cock, diamond endstone, precision swan-neck regulation, the dead seconds work mounted and visible to the backplate, some jewels carried in gold screwed chatons, polished steel hammers repeating on coiled gongs, signed and numbered A. Lange & Söhne, Glashütte bei Dresden, no.28592  
Dial: white enamel, Arabic numerals, outer minute ring with red Arabic numeral five-minute divisions above, gold Louis XV style hands, gold dead centre seconds hand, signed A. Lange & Söhne, Glashütte B/Dresden
Case: later pink gold, custom made in the style of a Lange & Söhne "Louis XV" case, polished covers with stepped bezels, plain polished gold cuvette, the pusher to the crown activating the start/stop of the centre seconds whilst the cover is open, repeating slide to the band, lever for hand-set beneath bezel at 2 o'clock
diameter 58mm