Four Lange’s Four Legendary Watches Travels In Asia

Since 1994, only four Lange complication watches have been named ‘Pour le Mérite’-Germany’s highest honor for artistic and scientific achievements. To commemorate the launch of the new RICHARD LANGE TOURBILLON ‘Pour le Mérite’ model, this respected German watch brand brings together all the ‘Pour le Mérite’ models for an exclusive exhibition in Singapore.
Lange ‘Pour le Mérite’ family map
    The RICHARD LANGE TOURBILLON ‘Pour le Mérite’ watch debuted at this year’s Haute Horlogerie in Geneva, joining the ranks of its pioneering watches: LANGE TOURBILLON ‘Pour le Mérite’ (1994), TOURBOGRAPH ‘Pour le Mérite’ ( (2005) and RICHARD LANGE ‘Pour le Mérite’ (2009). From July 13th to 19th, 2011, Singapore watch connoisseurs gathered in the luxury watch boutique L’Atelier in the ION Orchard mall, managed by Singapore’s famous watch retailer The Hour Glass, up close Appreciate four extraordinary watches in this collection.
LANGE TOURBILLON ‘Pour le Mérite’ (1994)
    Driven by famous explorer Alexander von Humboldt, King Prussian Frederick William IV proposed the establishment of the ‘Pour le Mérite’ title in 1842. To this day, this honor is still used to praise the outstanding work of great scientists and artists. The Lange intricate watch with unparalleled craftsmanship, mechanical innovation and artistic value is worthy of this high honor.
TOURBOGRAPH ‘Pour le Mérite’ (2005)
    The main feature of the Lange ‘Pour le Mérite’ watch is its sesame chain transmission system, which ensures that the movement is always driven by constant power regardless of winding and power reserve. The system also includes a planetary gear transmission, which can continuously and stably transmit power to the traveling gear train even when winding up. The sesame chain transmission system was first seen in Lange’s rare pocket watches and marine chronographs in the 19th and early 20th centuries, and its history can be traced back to Leonardo in the early 16th century. A painting by Leonardo da Vinci.
RICHARD LANGE ‘Pour le Mérite’ (2009)
    Since the first ‘Pour le Mérite’ watch, Lange has equipped this series of watches (such as the RICHARD LANGE ‘Pour le Mérite’) and other sophisticated watches with a sesame chain drive system (such as with a one-minute tourbillon and chase needle). TOURBOGRAPH ‘Pour le Mérite’ watch with chronograph and LANGE TOURBILLON ‘Pour le Mérite’ watch with tourbillon device). The RICHARD LANGE TOURBILLON ‘Pour le Mérite’ watch launched this year has a tourbillon and a patented stop-second device in addition to the sesame chain drive system.
RICHARD LANGE TOURBILLON ‘Pour le Mérite’ watch (2011)
   As the focal point of the exhibition, the creation of the RICHARD LANGE TOURBILLON “Pour le Mérite” watch was inspired by the pocket watch made by Saxony watchmaker Johann Heinrich Seyffert, the original pocket watch On the dial of the watch, three intersecting circles show the time, and the movement is equipped with a sesame chain drive system. All the above-mentioned features are reproduced in the RICHARD LANGE TOURBILLON ‘Pour le Mérite’. Just like its exquisite appearance, the innovative dial switch design, in addition to showing its tourbillon frame through a small circular window, can also extend the hour dial to cover the small window when the hour hand moves into the small window range, When clearly displayed.
    In order to let the visitors know more about ‘Pour le Mérite’, the watchmaker of Lange presents the advantages of the sesame chain drive system in person. In addition, Lange presents the book ‘Pour le Mérite’ by Peter Chong, founder of the Lange Owners Group, which explains the inner workings of Lange watches and the profound impact of classic timepieces.

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