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New York, Oct 17, 2008

LOT 87

1815 Oeding-Erdel Edition Cuvette A. Lange & Söhne, Glashütte i./Sa., 1815 Automatik SAX-O-MAT, No. 27/38, No. 57127, case No. 167127, Ref. 323.046. Made in a limited edition of 38 pieces in 2006. Very fine, elegant and very rare, self-winding, 18K white gold wristwatch with zero reset function and an 18K white gold A. Lange & Söhne buckle. Accompanied by the original box, certificate and manual. To be sold without reserve

USD 20,000 - 30,000

EUR 14,000 - 21,000 / CHF 22,000 - 33,000

Sold: USD 20,400

C. Three-body, solid, polished, transparent case back with 6 screws, hinged cuvette to view the movement, sapphire crystals. D. Solid silver with painted Arabic numerals, outer minute track with 5-minute Arabic markers, subsidiary seconds dial. Blued steel alpha hands. M. Cal. L 921.2, fausses cotes decoration, 36 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance adjusted to 5 positions, shock absorber, self-compensating flat balance spring, swan neck micrometer regulator, 21K gold micro-rotor with platinum segment, hand-engraved balance bridge. Dial, case and movement signed. Diam. 40 mm. Thickness 10 mm.

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Grading System
Grade: AAA


Case: 1

As new

Movement: 1

As new

Dial: 1-01

As new

HANDS Original


To celebrate the 100th anniversary of Oeding-Erdel Jewelers in Münster, Lange made its first modern wristwatch with cuvette. Only two sets of 38 wristwatches (38 in pink gold and 38 in white gold) were produced. This is the first time this limited edition appears at auction