2019 marks the 25th birthday of the LANGE 1, first introduced in 1994. Its smaller sibling now comes in a special edition as well.
The LITTLE LANGE 1 has been a member of the Lange collection since 1998. In a limited edition of 25 pieces, it’s now available in white gold with a blue printed argenté-colored dial.
In the anniversary year, with a collection of no fewer than ten models that stand for the key milestones of the LANGE 1 watch family, A. Lange & Söhne pays tribute to probably its most recognizable face.
Little Lange 1 “25th Anniversary”
The LITTLE LANGE 1 “25th Anniversary” in white gold features deep-blue printed numerals and markers, blue date numerals, and a hand-engraved balance cock with blue accents. Even the relief-engraved number “25” adorns the balance cock as a reminder of the anniversary.
In terms of design and functionality, the watch corresponds with the original. This includes the off-center dial with the typical Lange outsize date and the UP/DOWN power-reserve indicator. For technical reasons, a push piece was recessed in the case for correcting the outsize date.
In 2018, the LITTLE LANGE 1 was fitted with the newly designed, manually wound calibre L121.1 and this has also been chosen for the anniversary model. It features a precisely jumping outsize date display as well as a large cam-poised balance with a freely oscillating Lange balance spring. The twin mainspring barrel delivers a power reserve of 72 hours.
The watch comes on a blue hand-stitched alligator leather strap with a contrasting seam in grey.
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