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    Sale 1357

    Important Watches

    17 November 2008, Geneva

  • Lot 138

    A. Lange & Söhne. A very fine and rare 18K pink gold rectangular wristwatch with oversized date and black dial

    SIGNED A. LANGE & SÖHNE, GLASHÜTTE I/SA, CABARET MODEL, REF. 107.031, CASE NO. 114'005, MANUFACTURED IN 1997

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    A. Lange & Söhne. A very fine and rare 18K pink gold rectangular wristwatch with oversized date and black dial
    Signed A. Lange & Söhne, Glashütte I/SA, Cabaret model, ref. 107.031, case no. 114'005, manufactured in 1997
    Cal. L931.3 rectangular nickel-finished lever movement, 30 jewels, screwed gold chatons, finely hand-engraved balance bridge, swan neck regulator, black dial, applied pink gold lozenge-shaped and baton numerals, large double window for date, subsidiary seconds, rectangular case, glazed display back secured by six screws, 18K pink gold A. Lange & Söhne buckle, case, dial and movement signed
    43 mm. overall length


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    With A. Lange & Söhne Guarantee Certificate dated June 1997 stamped by W. Becker, Hamburg, original sales tag, pink gold setting pin, photocopy of the Bill of Delivery dated 30 June 1997, operating instructions, original fitted black leather presentation box and outer packaging.

    According to the photocopy of the A. Lange & Söhne Delivery Note dated 30 June 1997 to their retailer W. Becker & Cie. KG in Hamburg, the present watch appears to be the Cabaret model with the lowest case number.

    Introduced at the 1997 Basel Fair, the Cabaret is another classic by A. Lange & Söhne, featuring a rectangular case and the patented outsized date display.