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    Sale 1348

    Important Pocket Watches and Wristwatches

    12 November 2007, Geneva

  • Lot 299

    A. Lange & Söhne. A fine and rare platinum self-winding perpetual calendar wristwatch with phases of the moon, oversized date and zero-reset function

    SIGNED A. LANGE & SÖHNE, GLASHÜTTE I/SA, SAX-0-MAT, LANGEMATIK PERPETUAL MODEL, REF. 310.025, MOVEMENT NO. 28110, CASE NO. 138'301, MANUFACTURED IN 2003

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    A. Lange & Söhne. A fine and rare platinum self-winding perpetual calendar wristwatch with phases of the moon, oversized date and zero-reset function
    Signed A. Lange & Söhne, Glashütte I/SA, SAX-0-MAT, Langematik Perpetual model, ref. 310.025, movement no. 28110, case no. 138'301, manufactured in 2003
    Cal. L922.1 three quarter plate nickel-finished lever movement, 43 jewels, 21K gold micro-rotor with platinum rim, the silver dial with applied white gold Roman numerals, white gold luminous hands, large double window for date, three subsidiary dials indicating day combined with 24 hour display, day combined with leap year indicator and phases of the moon combined with constant seconds, in large circular case with downturned lugs, the glazed display back secured by six screws, push button date corrector in the band, platinum A. Lange & Söhne buckle, case, dial and movement signed
    38 mm. diam.


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    Accompanied by A. Lange & Söhne International Guarantee, instruction booklet, setting pin, special electrical winding box, leather presentation box and outer packaging.

    The designation for Lange's self-winding movements, SAX-0-MAT, stands for "Saxony", the firm's state of origin; "0" is the numeral zero and signifies the zero-reset time-setting mechanism and "MAT" stands for automatic. Lange's patended "zero-reset" mechanism simplifies the synchronization of the watch with a time signal. When the crown is pullet out, it automatically causes the seconds hand to jump to the 12 o'clock or "zero" position.