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Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Geneva, May 14, 2017

LOT 22

LANGE & SÖHNE B-UHR WORLD WAR II GERMAN AIR FORCE (LUFTWAFFE) Lange & Söhne, Assembled by Fischeru Trabandt, Pforzheim, No. 211493, Instrument No. 127-560 A-1. Made in 1942. Very fine and very rare, oversized, anti-corrosion matte nickel military pilot's wristwatch with indirect center seconds.

Three-body, matte gray, inclined bezel, concave lugs, large winding crown, snap-on case back, band engraved "FL 23883". Black with luminous 60-minute Arabic numerals and baton indexes, concentric 12 hour graduation with luminous Arabic numerals, outer minute/seconds division. Luminous blued steel lozenge hands. Cal. 48.1, 2/3 plate, gilt brass, straight-line lever escapement, cut bimetallic balance, blued steel Breguet balance spring, swan neck micrometer regulator.

CHF 3,000 - 5,000

HKD 24,000 - 40,000 / USD 3,000 - 5,000

Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 3-11


Slightly worn

Movement: 3*


Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-01


HANDS Original


Case and movement signed. DIAM. 55 mm. THICKNESS 19 mm.