Important Modern and Vintage Timepieces

Geneva, Mar 11, 2012

LOT 260

LANGE & SÖHNE REF. 127 B-UHR WORLD WAR II GERMAN AIR FORCE (LUFTWAFFE) Lange & Söhne, No. 97504, Instrument No. 127. Made in 1940. Very fine and very rare, oversized, center seconds, anti-corrosion matte nickel military pilot?s wristwatch with indirect center seconds and the original aviator?s very long leather strap. Accompanied by the Certificate of Origin and Documents.

CHF 6,000 - 10,000

USD 6,500 - 11,000 / EUR 5,000 - 8,500

Sold: CHF 11,875

C. Three body, matte gray with bronze colored protective paint to the outer, concave lugs, large winding crown, snap-on case back, band engraved ?FL 23883,? back engraved with movement number 97504. D. Black with luminous Arabic numerals and baton indexes, outer minute/seconds division. Luminous blued steel lozenge hands. M. Cal. 45, 2/3 plate, gilt brass, straight-line lever escapement, cut bimetallic balance, blued steel Breguet balance spring, swan neck micrometer regulator. Case and movement signed. Diam. 55 mm. Thickness 19 mm.

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Grading System
Case: 2

Very good

Movement: 2*

Very good

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 2-01

Very good

HANDS Original


It is very rare to fifi nd the A. Lange & Sohne Calibre 45 model with original bronze colored protective covering to the case.