Dispatched in 2016 with a specialized dark dial, the A. Lange & Söhne Datograph Perpetual Tourbillon combines a noteworthy measure of highlights: a section wheel chronograph with flyback work and a hopping minute counter, a perpetual schedule with moon-stage show and the regular Lange outsize date, a one-minute tourbillon with licensed stop seconds and a force save pointer.
The underlying 100-watch version in platinum with dark dial is presently trailed by a second release of 100 watches in white gold with an interesting dial made from strong pink gold, a tone that isn’t frequently utilized by the Saxon watchmaker.
The 41.5 mm white gold case and the rhodiumed gold hands and appliques make a dazzling difference with this warm and rich tone.
From a specialized perspective, the Datograph Perpetual Tourbillon brings to extraordinary complexity perhaps the most appreciated chronographs at any point created, the Datograph.
A name that has become exceptionally respected by watch fans and authorities, Datograph is promptly related to a segment wheel chronograph with flyback work combined to the regular Lange outsize date. The component includes a bouncing moment counter that permits the wearer to unmistakably peruse the halted times. Its dial format, in which the Lange outsize date and the two auxiliary dials structure a symmetrical triangle, made this model quickly unmistakable and meaningful of the brand.
In this model, the auxiliary dials are marginally bigger to accomodate the presentations of the perpetual schedule. The auxiliary seconds, the day of the week and the day/night marker are on the left side, while the unequivocally bouncing moment counter, the months, and the jump year pointer are on the right.
Three recessed correctors on the caseband make it conceivable to change the moon stage, the day, and the month independently. An all inclusive catch at 10 o’clock progresses all schedule shows by and large.
Composed of 729 (!) fastidiously completed parts, the Lange-make hand-wound type L952.2 can be respected gratitude to the sapphire gem caseback.
Wiping out the impact of gravity on the escapement inside its pen, the tourbillon instrument with the escapement pivoting about its own hub once brief takes the spotlight at 12 o’clock. The equilibrium beats at a pace of 18,000 vibrations each hour (2.5 Hz) rather than the customary 21,600. Thusly, halted times can be shown with an exactness of one-fifth of a second. The 55-hour power-save marker is coordinated toward the finish of the tachymeter scale.
The A. Lange & Söhne Datograph Perpetual Tourbillon with pink-gold dial (ref. 740.056) has a demonstrative cost of Euro 290,000. alange-soehne.com
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