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Walter Lange (1924–2017)

Walter Lange (1924–2017)

At an age when most people are retiring, Walter Lange took it upon himself to found a company. He was 66 years old when the reunification of Germany in 1990 gave him the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to revitalise the manufactory of his forefathers. Within a period of only four years, he succeeded in bringing Germany’s most famous watch brand back to life.

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1815 “Homage to Walter Lange”

1815 “Homage to Walter Lange”

In honour of company founder Walter Lange, who passed away in January 2017, A. Lange & Söhne is enriching the 1815 model family with an extraordinary complication: The 1815 “Homage to Walter Lange” has a stoppable jumping seconds hand that dates back to a 150-year-old invention conceived by Ferdinand Adolph Lange.

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