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    Sale 7801

    The Dubai Sale: Jewels and Watches

    28 April 2009, Jumeirah Emirates Towers Hotel

  • Lot 46

    *A. LANGE & SÖHNE, CABARET TOURBILLON

    PLATINUM MANUALLY-WOUND 5-DAY-GOING TOURBILLON WRISTWATCH WITH PATENTED STOP-SECONDS MECHANISM, DATE DISPLAY AND POWER-RESERVE INDICATION

    CASE 170001, MANUFACTURED IN 2008

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    *A. LANGE & SÖHNE, CABARET TOURBILLON

    PLATINUM MANUALLY-WOUND 5-DAY-GOING TOURBILLON WRISTWATCH WITH PATENTED STOP-SECONDS MECHANISM, DATE DISPLAY AND POWER-RESERVE INDICATION
    CASE 170001, MANUFACTURED IN 2008

    Calibre L042.1, three-quarter plate form movement, 45 jewels, 2 diamond endstones, 9 screwed gold chatons, tourbillon regulator with patented stop-seconds mechanism, twin mainspring barrel, hand-engraved intermediate-wheel and tourbillon cocks, matte solid-silver dial, subsidiary seconds, power-reserve indicator, patented outsize date, four-part case, brushed and polished, transparent case back fastened by six screws, platinum Lange deployant clasp, case, dial and movement signed
    Dimensions: 29.5 x 39 mm.


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    The CABARET TOURBILLON represents a breakthrough in the tourbillon's two hundred-year existence. It is the first timepiece of its type that can be set precisely to the second, allowing an accurate synchronisation with an external time source. This horologically challenging complication is achieved with Lange's patented stop-seconds mechanism.
    When the crown is pulled, a complex mechanical motion brings a stop lever with two V-shaped spring arms into contact with the outer rim of the balance wheel, which immediately causes it to stop. The delicate two-armed steel spring is hinged at one of the brake lever's rotation points, avoiding any one of the tourbillon cage's three posts. The asymmetric geometry of the two spring ends ensures they exert optimal pressure regardless of the spring's position in relation to the balance wheel.

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    Pre-Lot Text

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