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Important Collectors' Wristwatches, P...

New York, Jun 11, 2009

LOT 127

Lange 1 Tourbillon A. Lange & Söhne, Glashütte i. Sachsen, "Lange 1 Tourbillon", No. 49/250. Made in a limited edition of 250 pieces in 18K pink gold and 150 in platinum circa 2000. Extremely fine and rare, 18K pink gold wristwatch with visible one-minute tourbillon regulator, off-center hour dial, oversized date, power-reserve and an 18K pink gold A. Lange & Söhne deployant clasp. Accompanied by a fitted box and a certificate. To be sold without reserve

C. Three-body, solid, polished and brushed, rounded bezel, transparent case back with 6 screws, push button at 10 to correct the date, sapphire crystals. D. Satiné, solid silver, subsidiary off-center hour dial with applied pink gold radial Roman numerals and dart indexes, outer minute divisions, subsidiary seconds dial at 9, sector for the up-and-down indication at 3, apertures for the oversized date at 1 and for the tourbillon regulator under a polished steel bridge at 5. Pink gold luminous alpha hands. M. Cal. L 9611, Glashütte 3/4 plate, maillechort, fausses cotes decoration, 49 jewels including 7 in screw-mounted gold châtons, 2 diamond endstones in screw-mounted gold chatons, lateral lever escapement with one-minute tourbillon regulator, cage with 3 equidistant polished steel arms, monometallic balance adjusted to 5 positions, shock absorber, self-compensating Breguet balance spring, hand-engraved balance bridge. Dial, case and movement signed. Diam. 38 mm. Thickness 10 mm.

USD 80,000 - 100,000

EUR 60,000 - 75,000 / CHF 90,000 - 115,000

Sold: USD 90,000

Grading System
Case: 2

Very good

Movement: 1

As new

Dial: 1-01

As new

HANDS Original