A. Lange & Sohne Saxonia 216.026

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  • Condition: Excellent
  • Model: 216.026
  • Movement: Manual Wind
  • Strap Length: Adjustable
  • Scope: Original Box
  • Year: C.2011
  • Case Width: 37mm
  • Listing ID: SD021813
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Model
216.026
Year
C.2011
Scope Original Box (No Papers)
Movement Manual Wind
Case Width 37mm
Strap Length
Adjustable
Listing ID
SD021813
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Submit your watch

The Saxonia is the purest distillation of A. Lange & Söhne's design and watchmaking DNA. These time-only pieces are deceptively simple, yet contain numerous nods towards the brand's heritage and expertise. Everything that comes to mind when you think of Lange is present - from the exquisitely finished movement (complete with a hand-engraved balance cock) to the intricately constructed case and down to the thoughtfully designed typography.

This watch is in excellent condition, with light scratches on the case and pin buckle.

Comes with inner box, registration and polishing cloth.

A. LANGE & SÖHNE

From the ashes of the Cold War, A. Lange & Söhne's relaunch in 1994 reintroduced the world to both the brand and the concept of fine German watchmaking. When its first four watches debuted, they formed the crest of a resurgent wave of high-end watchmaking. This period marked the high tide of the watchmaking renaissance that began in the late 1970s as a response to the Quartz Crisis. Perhaps unsurprisingly, Lange has since gone from strength to strength, building up a highly-focused range of watches that show off its signature complications and Teutonic aesthetics.

While other brands look to their own history for inspiration, Lange takes a broader view. The brand prides itself in being a thought leader, being one of the first manufactures to produce an in-house manually wound chronograph from scratch a full decade before Patek Philippe. At the same time, Lange also draws design cues from its surroundings, with the most famous example being the 'outsized date' window being inspired by the Five-Minute Clock at the Semper Opera House in Dresden.

This unique combination gives Lange a unique position. While the brand is part of a large luxury group and produces more watches than the highly-revered independent watchmakers, Lange collectors are arguably more passionate than their contemporaries who focus on other brands. The brand's positioning as a challenger while adhering to traditional watchmaking created an alluring combination that managed to excite even the most cynical of collectors, and continues to do so over 25 years after its revival.

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The Saxonia is the purest distillation of A. Lange & Söhne's design and watchmaking DNA. These time-only pieces are deceptively simple, yet contain numerous nods towards the brand's heritage and expertise. Everything that comes to mind when you think of Lange is present - from the exquisitely finished movement (complete with a hand-engraved balance cock) to the intricately constructed case and down to the thoughtfully designed typography.

This watch is in excellent condition, with light scratches on the case and pin buckle.

Comes with inner box, registration and polishing cloth.

A. LANGE & SÖHNE

From the ashes of the Cold War, A. Lange & Söhne's relaunch in 1994 reintroduced the world to both the brand and the concept of fine German watchmaking. When its first four watches debuted, they formed the crest of a resurgent wave of high-end watchmaking. This period marked the high tide of the watchmaking renaissance that began in the late 1970s as a response to the Quartz Crisis. Perhaps unsurprisingly, Lange has since gone from strength to strength, building up a highly-focused range of watches that show off its signature complications and Teutonic aesthetics.

While other brands look to their own history for inspiration, Lange takes a broader view. The brand prides itself in being a thought leader, being one of the first manufactures to produce an in-house manually wound chronograph from scratch a full decade before Patek Philippe. At the same time, Lange also draws design cues from its surroundings, with the most famous example being the "outsized date" window being inspired by the Five-Minute Clock at the Semper Opera House in Dresden.

This unique combination gives Lange a unique position. While the brand is part of a large luxury group and produces more watches than the highly-revered independent watchmakers, Lange collectors are arguably more passionate than their contemporaries who focus on other brands. The brand's positioning as a challenger while adhering to traditional watchmaking created an alluring combination that managed to excite even the most cynical of collectors, and continues to do so over 25 years after its revival.
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