richard lange

  • A. Lange & Sohne Richard Lange Tourbillon “Pour le Merite” Watch Hands-On

    A. Lange & Sohne Richard Lange Tourbillon “Pour le Merite” Watch Hands-On

    One of the best surprises at SIHH 2011 was how much I enjoyed the A. Lange & Sohne Richard Lange Tourbillon “Pour le Merite.” The regulator style watch took influence from a pocket watch made in the Dresden area a while back. It had three overlapping subdials, with one for the hours, minutes, and seconds. Lange took the concept and added to it some very complex mechanical… Read More

  • A. Lange & Sohne Richard Lange Tourbillon “Pour le Merite” Watch

    2011 will experience the release of this new fusee and chain transmission watch from Glashutte, Germany based A. Lange & Sohne. To be honest, fusee and chain movement watches excite me a lot more than tourbillons. Not that they are mutually exclusive, but I really love the idea that there is a tiny hand-made (bicycle style) chain in a watch helping to move power from the mainspring to… Read More