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 features that make… Read More

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

    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 the… Read More