This year’s vote for Goldene Unruh (Golden Balance) has resulted in a first prize for A. Lange & Söhne: The ZEITWERK DATE wins in the highest category “watches priced over 25,000 euros”.
The award for the mechanical digital watch with its peripheral date display was received by A. Lange & Söhne’s Brand Manager for Germany, Stephanie Schulze.
Lange CEO Wilhelm Schmid was pleased with the good performance in one of the largest read-ers’ polls in the watch world: “The award is a welcome demonstration of the continued high reputation our timepieces enjoy in our home market Germany, while we move forward on the international road to success.”
Readers of the German trade journal Uhren-Magazin and registered users of Focus Online, the internet portal of the German news magazine of the same name, voted among 243 mechanical models to determine “the best watches in the world” in five categories. Since 1998, the first year of the competition, A. Lange & Söhne has won 37 different prizes in this coveted award.
About A. Lange & Söhne
Dresden watchmaker Ferdinand Adolph Lange laid the cornerstone of Saxony’s precision watchmaking industry when he established his manufactory in 1845. His precious pocket watches remain highly coveted among collectors all over the world. The company was expropriated after World War II, and the name A. Lange & Söhne nearly vanished. In 1990, Ferdinand Adolph Lange’s great-grandson Walter Lange had the courage to relaunch the brand. Today, Lange crafts only a few thousand wristwatches per year, predominantly in gold or platinum. They are endowed exclusively with proprietary movements that are lavishly decorated by hand and assembled twice. With 64 manufacture calibres devel-oped since 1994, A. Lange & Söhne has secured a top-tier position in the world of watchmaking. Brand icons such as the LANGE 1 with the first outsize date in a regularly produced wristwatch, and the ZEITWERK with its precisely jumping numerals display, rank among the company’s greatest successes. Exceptional complications such as the ZEITWERK MINUTE REPEATER, the TRIPLE SPLIT, and the so far most complicated model, the GRAND COMPLICATION presented in 2013 in a six-watch limited edition, reflect the manufactory’s determination to achieve ever new pinnacles in its tradition-steeped horological artistry. Launched in 2019, the sporty-elegant ODYSSEUS marks the beginning of a new chapter for A. Lange & Söhne