A Lange & Söhne announced yesterday that they will unveil four new timepieces in the third Watches & Wonders Haute Horlogerie Exhibition in Hong Kong.
The first one out is the new 1815 Chronograph Boutique Edition, which will make your wrist wet. The new entry-level chronograph from the German high-end brand comes in at 39.5mm in an 18k white gold case featuring blue numerals and a pulsometer scale.
A. Lange & Söhne has basically done the same thing with this as the dial from the first iteration of the 1815 Chronograph, which featured a pulsometer scale graduated to 30 pulsations.
The rhodium covered gold hands for the hours and minutes and the blued steel for the chronograph sweep seconds, minute-counter and subsidiary seconds hands draw attention to the argenté-coloured dial.
The see-through caseback shows us the precious Calibre L951.5 which has been slightly modified to have a sleeker look, featuring a flyback chronograph and precise jumping minute counter. The manually wound movement offers more than 60 hours of power reserve and beats at 18,000 vibrations per hours.
The A. Lange & Söhne 1815 Chronograph Ref. 414.026 will be available in only the 15 official A. Lange & Söhne boutiques worldwide.
For more info, please visit alange-soehne.com
- Movement: Lange manufacture calibre L951.5; manually wound, crafted to the most exacting Lange quality standards, decorated and assembled by hand; precision-adjusted in five positions; plates and bridges made of untreated German silver; balance cock engraved by hand. 306 parts. 34 jewels (including 4 in screwed gold chatons). Diameter: 30.6 millimeters; height: 6.1 millimeters
- Oscillator: Shock-resistant balance wheel with eccentric poising weights; balance spring manufactured in-house with a frequency of 18,000 semi-oscillations per hour, precision beat-adjustment system with lateral set screw and whiplash spring.
- Power reserve: 60 hours
- Functions: Time indicated in hours, minutes and subsidiary seconds with stop seconds; flyback chronograph with precisely jumping minute counter; pulsometer scale
- Case: 18k white gold – Diameter: 39.5 millimeters; height: 11.0 millimeters
- Hands: Hours and minutes in rhodiumed gold; seconds, chronometer sweep seconds and minute counter in blued steel
- Strap: Hand-stitched alligator leather strap, dark blue, White-gold prong buckle
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