The 200th anniversary of Ferdinand Adolph Lange’s birthday will be the focus of Lange’s appearance at the third Asian Haute Horlogerie. The brand will also launch a brand new watch in Hong Kong.
1815 CHRONOGRAPH white 18K gold
Following the unprecedented successes of the past two sessions, Watches & Wonders Asia will be held in Hong Kong again from September 30 to October 3, 2015. Twelve exhibitors will gather at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre to showcase the best watches and watches, and Lange is once again the only watch brand from Germany.
Dresden watchmaker Ferdinando Adolf Lange founded the Lange Watch Factory in 1845, laying the cornerstone of Saxony’s precision watchmaking industry. ‘This year, we will celebrate the 200th anniversary of Adolf Lange. He has demonstrated the unique style of precision watchmaking in Saxony and is still clearly visible in Lange’s work today. We look forward to the ‘Watches and Miracles’ to talk to watch connoisseurs in Asia. ‘
With a long tradition, Lange Watch Factory is committed to expanding the Asia-Pacific market and establishing a more solid position in this region that values watch culture. As a thank you, Lange will present 4 new works in Hong Kong, which will give Asian watch enthusiasts and collectors a preview, including 1815 CHRONOGRAPH. This unique white 18K gold chronograph model features blue numerals and pulsometer scales. 18K yellow gold rhodium-plated hour and minute hands, in sharp contrast to the blue-steel chronograph sweep seconds, integrating dial, and small seconds, show clever dial color combinations. This watch will be limited to 16 Lange stores worldwide.
The new Pilot Automatic 36 is a new member of the Swiss watchmaker Schaffhausen IWC Pilot Watches. The case diameter of this watch is 36 mm, which is the smallest model in the current ‘echelon’ of pilot watches. It is more attractive for watch lovers who prefer elegant watches with a small size. At the same time, there will be five models with three different dial designs for watch fans to choose.
IWC reproduces the tradition of compact pilot watches, based on the legendary Mark XI watch, which also has a 36 mm case diameter, and launches a new 36 mm model: the Pilot’s Automatic 36 (Model: 3240), this wrist Watches are attractive for men and women who have thinner wrists and prefer timeless, understated designs. The dial of this elegant three-hand watch continues the clear and simple design route. The low-key, restrained inner ring is a major feature of this new pilot watch. The design makes the dial layered and more three-dimensional. The watch has a polished bezel with radial sunburst on the dial. Gently turning the watch, the sun decoration will present a dynamic ring pattern, exuding a particularly unique luxurious texture.
The Pilot’s Watch 36 is equipped with a rock gray dial with a Santoni dark brown alligator strap (model: IW324001) or a stainless steel bracelet (model: IW324002) for watch lovers to choose from. The stainless steel bracelet is composed of alternating satin and polished links, complementing the polished bezel and silver-plated dial, exuding a dynamic elegance. The Pilot’s Automatic 36 has a silver-plated dial and blue graduations, and is available with a blue Santoni calfskin strap (model: IW324003) or a steel bracelet with polished links (model: IW324004). Another silver-plated dial style features gold indexes and a dark brown Santoni calfskin strap (model: IW324005).
In addition to the hour, minute and second hands, the pilot automatic watch 36 also has a date display that can be set quickly. All functions are driven by the extremely reliable 35111 self-winding mechanical movement, which provides a 42-hour power reserve, and the movement is equipped with an antimagnetic soft iron inner case. The central second hand can be stopped by the crown. Double-sided anti-reflective sapphire glass ensures that the watch is always legible at any angle. In addition, this watch is water resistant to 6 bar.