A. Lange & Söhne Lange 1 Time Zone

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A. Lange & Söhne Lange 1 Time Zone

Post by koimaster » June 29th 2020, 10:16am

Is fifteen years a long time between changes?

There is no actual answer to this question, but in thinking about it, there’s also another thing that might be (re) considered – the perceived ‘need’ to create or present new pieces every year/ half year because of ever decreasing (horological or otherwise) attention spans.

Brands often decide to bring back old pieces in a new form, or to make changes that encompass everything from cosmetic design differences to case tweaks, to more substantive upgrades, usually of the movement. Today is about a watch that has been given a number of amendments along this continuum.

The Lange 1 Time Zone of 2005 has been updated not just with a new in-house calibre but also with some design changes that may seem small, but which actually lend themselves to a cleaner look. It does not make the 2005 look ‘outdated’ in any sense, just different enough to be noticeable. The photo below shows the original model.

https://horologium.com.au/2020/06/29/ne ... w-calibre/


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