A. Lange & Sohne have been making prestigious watches for men since 1845. The company is synonymous with quality craftmanship – each timepiece embodying quintessential German watch manufacture. The designs are all carried out from start to finish in A. Lange & Sohne’s Glashutte-based manufacturing facilities and have been ever since great grandson of Ferdinand Adolph Lange, Walter Lange revived the company after the original house of manufacture was bombed during the Second World War. The company is famous for its flagship model – the Lange 1 which has become the face of the company and gained an almost cult-like status for its classic beauty and technical mastery. Men’s A. Lange & Sohne watches are also loved for their eye-catching aesthetics. Artisan designers and talented craftsmen working at the company’s design house dedicate their time and efforts towards making timepieces that not only look unique but feel one-off once adorned to the wrist.
Men’s A. Lange & Sohne watches feature cases crafted from materials like gold and platinum and bear dials that have been adorned in luxurious golden carved hands and blued steel elements. Our collection of favourite men’s watches from our A. Lange & Sohne here at Owen & Robinson, features the likes of the 1815 models – steeped in history and a tribute to the birth year of Ferdinand Lange himself. The Saxonia collection is another popular collection. It pays respect to the small village in Glashutte where German watch manufacturing began. Saxony in Germany is known world-wide for its authentic and traditional approach to timekeeping, many A. Lange & Sohne’s watches of which helped to assist academics, researchers and explorer of the 18th and 19th century.
Men’s A. Lange & Sohne watches are beautifully manufactured with classic coloured dials and meticulously developed movements that are put on show through the back of an exhibition case, crafted from sapphire crystal glass. Models like the Saxonia Thin watch span a discreet diameter of 39mm. The white gold hand wound variation features a solid silver dial faced with copper-blue gold flux which creates an almost galactic-style look. Mixed with the deep midnight blue tones of the dial, the white gold elements which feature as the hands make for a beautiful contrast. The simple two handed design showcases 12 individually applied stick batons for the hour markers – each one of which is placed around the hour track with ultimate precision. Other simple dial layouts feature in models such as the men’s Richard Lange watch crafted from solid 18ct rose gold with a traditional Roman numeral hour track.
Other men’s A. Lange & Sohne watches are perfectly tailored towards the tastes of those who prefer their watch to offer something more than just the time. Complications and technical innovation are a speciality at A. Lange & Sohne. Designs like the A. Lange & Sohne Lange 1 Time Zone watch are packed with features that will assist the professional businessman, the traveller and the retired gentleman. With enough functions to play about with, the watch is sure to become the gentleman’s favourite pastime. The off-centre main time keeping dial is adorned with Roman numerals whilst the second time scale is presented in Arabic numerals. The watch provides two day & night indicators, a power reserve indicator and a track with the 24 time zones featured around the periphery of the dial.