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Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Geneva, May 12, 2013

LOT 173

EMIL LANGE ? 1815 MOON PHASE A.Lange & Söhne, Glashütte i/SA, ?1815 - Emil Lange - Moon Phase?, No. 4/250, case No. 124004, Ref. 231.031. Made in a limited edition of 250 pieces in 2000, sold on April 7th, 2000. Very fine and rare, astronomic, water-resistant, 18K pink gold wristwatch with moon phases and an 18K pink gold Lange buckle. Accompanied by a Lange & Söhne fitted box, Certificate, instruction manual, hang-tags, push-pin and service documents.

C. Three-body, solid, polished, transparent case back with 6 screws, engraved around the edge ?Hommage a Emil Lange 1849-1922?, curved straight lugs, sapphire crystals. D. Black with applied pink gold dot and star indexes and an Arabic ?12?, outer minute track, subsidiary off-center seconds dial at 5, aperture for the moon phases decorated with a constellation of stars at the sides. Pink gold alpha hands. M. Cal. L 943.1, maillechort, fausses côtes and oeil-de-perdrix decoration, 26 jewels, including 6 in screw mounted gold châtons, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance adjusted to 5 positions, shock absorber, self-compensating flat balance spring, swan-neck micrometer regulator, hand-engraved balance bridge. Dial, case and movement signed. DIAM. 36 mm. THICKNESS 8 mm.

CHF 23,000 - 33,000

HKD 190,000 - 270,000 / USD 25,000 - 35,000

Sold: CHF 37,500

Grading System
Grade: AAA


Case: 2

Very good

Movement: 1*

As new

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 1-01

As new

HANDS Original


This watch was serviced by Lange & Söhne in 2012.