15 November 2004
A. Lange & Söhne. A fine silver half hunter case quarter repeating keyless lever watch
Signed A. Lange & Söhne, Glashütte B/Dresden, No. 28363, manufactured in 1890
Cal. 43 Quality 1A three quarter plate gilt-finished fully jewelled lever movement, screwed gold chatons, blued screws, bimetallic compensation balance with gold screws, gold lever and escape wheel, finely engraved balance cock, diamond endstone, quarter repeating on two polished steel hammers onto two gongs, missing glazed dust cover, silver cuvette, the white enamel dial with blue Arabic numerals, gold Louis XVI hands, sunk subsidiary seconds with blue Arabic numerals, in plain circular Jürgensen case with inlaid blue enamel Arabic numerals to the aperture in the front, pink gilt hinges and crown, gilt repeating slide in the band, case, cuvette and movement signed and numbered, dial signed
55 mm. diam.
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Die Lange Liste by Martin Huber, p. 166.
According to Mr. Reinhard Reichel, Glashütter Uhrenmuseum, the present watch was made in 1890 and sold on 29 April 1890 for the amount of 690 Goldmarks to Baden-Baden.
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