Horological Homage

If you’re a fan of watches with a story, a $49,800 story to be precise, A. Lange & Sohne has a tribute watch that may fit your style. In a tribute to Walter Lange, who sought to help rebuild Germany after World War II, the 1815 Homage to Walter Lange timepiece offers a class and elegance that is hard to come by in the fast paced world of 2018.

This limited edition watch is crafted in 18-karat gold with options available in yellow, pink or white. Although this is a tribute watch, the technology is state of the art. This watch is calibrated at L1924, a salute to the birth year of Walter Lange. Accompanied with a hand stitched alligator leather strap, this watch is an appropriate tribute to a visionary.

If this sounds like the watch for you, it may be hard to come by. Only 145 watches will be available in 18-karat white gold, celebrating 145 years since the company’s founding. 90 watches will be made in 18-karat pink gold, a salute to the company’s reestablishment in 1990 and 27 watches can be found in 18-karat yellow gold marking 27 years since the company’s rebirth.

$49,800; www.alange-soehne,com


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