A Lange & Sohne
Lange & Söhne is one of the premier watch brands within Richemont. Its catalog includes models such as the 1815, Lange 1, Saxonia, Odysseus, and Zeitwerk. A. Lange & Söhne is perhaps the best-regarded German watchmaker in the world among enthusiasts and collectors, thanks to its high-quality movement production, excellent finishing, and traditional German aesthetic sensibilities.
A. Lange & Söhne is a German manufacturer of luxury wristwatches that operates as a subsidiary of the Richemont luxury goods holding company. A. Lange & Söhne is arguably the most famous and prestigious watchmaker to come out of Germany. A Lange & Söhne’s collection includes models such as the Lange 1, 1815, Zeitwerk, Saxonia, and Odysseus. A. Lange & Söhne boasts a long and storied history, helping to establish the German watchmaking industry and catering to a variety of royal clients from Russian Tsar Alexander II to Kaiser Wilhelm II of Germany.
A. Lange & Söhne was originally founded in 1845 by Ferdinand Adolph Lange in Glashütte, Germany, but the brand went dormant in 1948 before re-emerging in 1990. Today, A. Lange & Söhne is still based in Glashütte, Germany, and operates a factory that produces all its movements in-house. Each of the brand’s movements is finished in the traditional German style, and many of these offer exotic complications including jumping hours, rattrapante chronographs, tourbillons, and perpetual calendars.
A. Lange & Söhne watches run the gamut from minimalist two-hand dress watches to grand complications. A. Lange & Söhne timepieces are revered by enthusiasts that celebrate the art of traditional German watchmaking, and the brand is enjoying increasing success among mainstream luxury buyers seeking an alternative to the upper echelons of the Swiss watch industry. Among enthusiasts, A. Lange & Söhne’s most popular offerings tend to come from the 1815, Zeitwerk, Lange 1, and Odysseus collections.